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Hoptronix Double India Pale Ale | New Holland Brewing Company

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158 Ratings
Hoptronix Double India Pale AleHoptronix Double India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
newhollandbrew.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ichorNet on 11-03-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,140
Reviews:
38
Ratings:
158
pDev:
8%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
44
Trade:
1
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Photo of mntlover
3.62/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a lightly hazy pale golden color with tangerine hints, head is nice and creamy looking big thumb sized off white that falls slow.

Aroma is subdued for a big IPA not quite super fresh but only three months old. Light citrus fruitiness with some pine needle backing malt underneath but not much there either. Nose isn't bag just not big enough for a double IPA.

Taste is well better then the nose nice citrus fruit notes along with sweeter mango , little cuties, and lingering pine bitterness. Flavors are good not quite I2PA knock your teeth out flavor and bitterness but damn sure better then the nose. Also alcohol at 9% is well hidden not an issue maybe 62 IBU isn't enough with the malt body at that percent ABV.

Mouthfeel is nice a solid medium with fairly mellow carbonation.

Overall think I would pass on this one unless I find it on draft or super fresh bottle. That being said isn't a bad beer just not at the level I believe a double IPA should be.

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Photo of J_Arbizzle
3.6/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of SawDog505
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into a 13 oz Weyerbacher Tulip glass, not sure when it was canned but maybe 6 weeks ago. Pours a very attractive and slightly cloudy with a massive 2 finger sticky white head that leaves a thin wall of lace.

Smell is apricot, tangerine, mango, pine resin, and grapefruit rind.

Taste follows big aggressive hops, apricot, tangerine, mango followed by aggressive pine and grapefruit, West Coast style.

Mouthfeel is pretty big, plenty of zesty carbonation, a tad on the dry side, and drinkable at 9% ABV.

Overall this is a very nice offering at an outstanding price, a little highbred of West and East, but West wins.

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Photo of MonkeyPilates
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cryptichead
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sully194
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Beep. Boop. Bop. Beepity Hops.
As is tradition; one can straight to the face.
Sure, I have fancy glasses that may better suit my tasting of such offerings, but then I'd have to wash the dishes, and ultimately, time spent washing dishes is just time wasted that could be better spent on smashing beers. And I have A LOT of beers to smash through. Or try; depending on your preferred dialect. Anyway, pretty good beer. Dig the label too. Thankfully this was an all around better offering than Adam Sandler's "Pixels", despite the haunting similarities.

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Photo of Bierman9
4.17/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Over the course of 31OCt and 01NOV I had five 12oz glasses of this at The Nashua Garden. Cost was $3.50 per pour during happy hour.

It was served in a small snifter and was a clear, deep golden color, with light carbo. Head was creamy and fine, the white foam layering thinly on the beer, with a touch of lace. Aroma had sweetish fruit, like tangerine and apricot, plus rindy citrus. Mouthfeel was solid - mostly smooth and a medium body.

Flavor had some toasty malt and more of the tangerine/apricot combo. Was like a good, thick jam spread on grainy wheat toast. Had some pithy, rindy bitterness as well, but was well balanced between sweetness and bitterness. Quite tasty! Prosit!

4.17/5 rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

1973

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Photo of GratefulBeerGuy
3.87/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can serving poured into a New Belgiam tulip

Slightly hazy, golden honey color with amber highlights. A thick, frapp like white foam cap, smooth but bubbly. Small covering.

A rather delightful red and tropical fruity hop aroma, grapefruit-forward, with subtle herbs and grains mixed in. The malt of a sweet, honey tinged amber smell that fits the bill very well.

Whoa boy, this DIPA certainly lives up to the style guidlines with an abundance of tropical fruity hops, massive citrus and grapefruit that becomes seriously bitter quick. 85 IBU's seems more like 130! The 9.0 % abv is actually pretty intense, providing some depth and certainly warmth over the bold and sweet malted barley. The combo of seriously bitter hops and "in your face" style abv makes this one rather intense and a serious "sipper". The sharp citrus and grapefruit edge to the hops is most dominant.

The body is medium with a rather heavy feel, boozy heat tingle and sharp, bitter and earthy tones makes you sip this one slow, which is certainly best concidering the big abv%. Complex for sure, but also pretty extreme and intense, one of the more bitter hoppy experiences I've had lately.

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Photo of shadrack
3.79/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MGoeltz
3.88/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of WOZ81
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Very clean tasting beer has a smooth mouthfeel with a very smooth finish. A great ipa for someone who wants to get into ipa's without too much hop.

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Photo of C_Adams
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of baklo
2.82/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Zazzi82
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of adipilla8708
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
4.09/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cmurphy7
3.09/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dovers
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmd88
4.22/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BarryMFBurton
3.77/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChuckDee
4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AdamSteve
4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aclockworkchris
4.55/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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Hoptronix Double India Pale Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4 out of 5 with 158 ratings
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