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A10 Hop Hog | Copperpoint Brewing Company

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20 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Copperpoint Brewing Company
Florida, United States
copperpointbrewingcompany.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by cyrushire on 06-24-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,618
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
20
pDev:
11.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 20 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of Papa_johnp
4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Acforster2
3.84/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BEERchitect
3.77/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Red meets pale along with a swift hoppy kick to the pants as Copperpoint Brewing Company rolls out a red IPA, one that celebrates a mosaic of hop flavor and with a toasty grain balance to boot.

A10 Hop Hog comes with a deep bronze austere and topped with a whipped white froth. Its scent is woven together with tropical fruit, herb and the toasted sweet scent of peanut skins and slightly scorched caramel. Flavor pick up on those caramel, nearly toffee ready taste. Nutty, bread crust and a toasted sweetness splashes against the tongue in anticipation of the hop complexities to come.

While the malt sweetness drifts effortlessly away, the toasty and nutty remnants of grain persist and join the hoppy fray. the flavors of Mosaic hops run the gamut of under ripened orange, lemon and white grapefruit before trending juicy with passionfruit, gooseberry and pineapple. Its herbaceous bitterness highlight's the hops curious not to chive, geranium and fresh grass clipping before a malty dry finish.

Medium bodied and toasty, the beer's dryness is met with the toasty acidity of lightly charred grain. Hop bitterness trends herbal with sassafras and spruce in a mild gin-and-tonic kind of way while the tandem of toast and spicy resins join forces in a long and clean aftertaste.

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Photo of Griphon
4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Franziskaner
3.78/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Copper colored with a fingernail of tan. Moderate lacing. The aroma is packed with citrus and I also get some light malt. The taste is packed with citrus and grapefruit in the front of the palate. There's light malt in the back of the palate. The mouth is lightly chalky and resinous with a slight astringency.

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Photo of uturn
4.01/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MJSFS
3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Colemantanner
2.91/5  rDev -29%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JohnSand
4.38/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Excellent Red IPA. Great mix of hop flavor, wonderful balance, very drinkable. Had it on tap at the brewery, brought a growler home. I highly recommend visiting this brewery.

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Photo of ejohnson654
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Delraypete
4.95/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This has been my favorite beer for the past 6 months. Had it multiple times at the brewery and taken home a 64oz growler that disappeared probably too fast.

Bright, clean, fruity hop palette, and not very bitter, well at least to my somewhat hop burned palette. This beer has helped me learn that I love the Mosaic hop.

Incredible balance. Love it.

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Photo of Lare453
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gqueen34
5/5  rDev +22%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of WunderLlama
4.3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On rotation at El Camino

Tap poured into a pint glass, clear amber, micro carbonation , one finger white foam cap, great lacings

Tropical notes

Hop taste on the side of the tongue

Smooth, almost creamy , gentle hop bite lingers nicely on the back of the tongue

Very good beer

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Photo of Dare2DrinkWell
4.66/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Beautiful red fruit on the tongue and solid hop through out. Picked up a growler if this from the brewery and it was an amazing choice. I definitely see copper point doing big things in the future.

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Photo of Chicowdy
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

By far one of the best beers I've ever had. It has all the qualities of a top red IPA and then some. Tasted super fresh, was perfectly balanced and totally refreshing. Best way to describe it is "juicy". An absolute must try for any IPA fans.

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Photo of Jobin_24
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ELS
4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The first time I had this beer I was most impressed. Nice clear reddish brown color with a thin half inch of foam. The taste really grabs you with a nice mix of mild hops with what I'm guessing is rye because you get a distinct rye taste that definitely works for this beer. The second time I had it either the allure of the rye taste wore thin with me or the beer wasn't "dialed in" for this particular batch. It just didn't have the same umph! Still, a good beer that you must try if you go to the brewery. Had it a third time and it was much better. This beer may be inconsistent but my rating will reflect the better batches I have tried.

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Photo of oldbassman
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cyrushire
4.04/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A10 Hop Hog from Copperpoint Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 20 ratings
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