Hop Showers | Other Half Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Other Half Brewing Co.
New York, United States
otherhalfbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Citra, Amarillo, and Ahtanum hops

Added by SkiBum22 on 02-22-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,962
Reviews:
79
Ratings:
567
pDev:
7.11%
 
 
Wants:
107
Gots:
115
Trade:
5
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Photo of JamFuel
4.28/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy orange with fine, soft head.

Smell is juicy and tropical with notes of pineapple, mango, and hints of grass and vanilla.

Taste is soft and juicy, with notes of mango and pineapple. Moderate bitterness with nice bite and a grassy finish.

Mouthfeel is medium, soft and pillowy, well carbonated.

Overall, a very nice NE IPA, balanced but with some bite.

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Photo of GreenMind
4.4/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StonedTrippin
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

other half does these juicy dry hoppy east coast ones as well as anyone in the game, really they do, and its cool they did a tap event and can release at trve this weekend, the first i have really seen of their beer in the state here, i hope it keeps up. this is a citra forward multigrain ipa, with some oats and wheat in the mash i would think, its feel is so important to how the hops are tasted, at least for me, especially in this style, where the creamy, effervescent, fuller bodied softness really carries the hops, it doesnt need bitterness with this texture, i love it. a concentrated freshness, almost a cryo intensity, with lemon and lemongrass notes, some grassiness, fresh pineapple, and a little crystalline sort of sweetness to it, like a confection of hops, but just for a second, fresh and juicy to the max, but not unbalanced, as the grain has some flavor as well. it could be a touch drier and much more drinkable as a result, but as a sipper of an ipa, this is better than most. an intense hop flavor, quite tropical, super fresh, and while not the most dramatic or unique of the beers i had from other half this weekend, i really thought it was excellent!

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Photo of Gerred
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RaulMondesi
4.34/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I find this beer to be quite stupendous. Poured a beautiful orange glow like it was graced by the hands of angel; flavor is just supreme; real light, but deep juicy hops as good as Angela Lansbury solving her latest crime. Would I “Gaslight” Ingrid Bergman to get my hands on another o e of this beers? I think I would

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Photo of strohme2
4.31/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16 ounce can, no date seen. Poured into tulip pours a hazy lemon yellow, with peach highlights. Spotty lacing covers the entire insides of the glass. Beautiful nose of tangerine, orange, guava, lemon meringue pie. Much of the same in the taste-lemon zest, pine tree, pineapple, grapefruit pith.
Clean, smooth, crisp dry finish.
My first OH, delicious!

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Photo of vabeerguy
4.37/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StJamesGate
4.34/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

CAN
Milky tan; mint, ganga, grapefruit rind, + herb; speck of wheat, Seville orange, bits of ganga, grass, + herb, peachy esters, a kronik comeback and ringing grapefruit linger; oily + soft.

4 4.25 4.5 4.25 4.25

Ahtanum, Amarillo, Citra

All the smells and 11 different subtle nuances wrapped up in a pillowy body. Not their best, but with OH that’s still better than 95% of NEIPAs. Fine flagship that brings the juice.

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Photo of Moestavern
4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of psweendogg
4.24/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of abrahamvonduzen
4.34/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wvsabbath
4.27/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Futbolmanby
4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LinksusMaximus
4.37/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SiepJones
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brian1357
5/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Hyptochrons
4.65/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

drinking this at well over a month old and holy shit im blown away. had this alongside DDH mosaic daydream and ddh mylar bags from the same batch, this one easily stands out as the best which surprised me. pours out a ridiculously beautiful hazed golden orange color, bright white head is creamy and has some soapy bubbles atop. nose is bubblegum, pulpy OJ and a hint of danky pine. on palate it is insanely ripe mango, pineapple, guava, orange creamsicle, lcyhee, melon, peaches, grapefruit, lemon, super creamy and sugary bread notes, hit of bubblegum sweetness and some subdued pine on the finish. mouthfeel is fluff, insanely delicious stuff!!

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Photo of brentk56
4.3/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours a murky honey color with a sturdy inch of foam; plenty of lacing hangs around

Smell: Guava, papaya, pineapple, mango and tangerine

Taste: Guava and papaya forward with the stronger tones of mango and pineapple building; tangerine adds some bitter tones into the middle but the finish is a tropical melange

Mouthfeel: Medium body with creamy, moderate carbonation

Overall: One of the more quaffable NE IPAs from Other Half that I have tried; very enjoyable

Thanks, , JBYRD64, for the opportunity

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Photo of Drhall36
4.2/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jstuart23
4.39/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of madelf66
4.23/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
4.24/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eppie82
4.32/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Juicy aroma and flavor but with a good bitter bite at the end to offset the jucuines.

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Photo of Phineasco
4.24/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikey2333
4.08/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Hop Showers from Other Half Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.22 out of 5 with 567 ratings