Hop Gusher
Spindletap Brewery

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From:
Spindletap Brewery
 
Texas, United States
Style:
American IPA
Ranked #1,955
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
87
Ranked #16,091
Avg:
3.89 | pDev: 9.25%
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
94
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 06, 2024
Added:
Apr 23, 2016
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  17
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Rated: 4.26 by Beergod420 from Michigan

Feb 06, 2024
 
Rated: 3.68 by sjones5045 from Pennsylvania

Jul 13, 2023
 
Rated: 3.75 by Mattias from Sweden

Apr 20, 2023
 
Rated: 3.8 by beeragent from Texas

Dec 11, 2022
 
Rated: 4.16 by Boone757 from Virginia

Sep 26, 2022
 
Rated: 3.84 by RPBeerdude from Colorado

Jul 15, 2022
 
Rated: 4.16 by beaulabauve from Louisiana

Jun 21, 2022
 
Rated: 3.77 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Apr 29, 2022
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Reviewed by imnodoctorbut from Texas

4.18/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
can dated 2/10/21; today is 4/9 - not exactly "fresh"

hops advertised are Mosaic, Citra, and Amarillo

pours a slightly hazy gold body with a cream colored frothy foam head that has moderate retention, peaking at just thicker than a finger and leaving a moderately high amount of thin sticky lacing behind as it slowly settles to a rocky halo

aroma is grapefruit, berry, melon, resinous pine, and mango with a sweet and bready malt backbone that truly balances the whole thing.

taste follows the nose but pushes citrus a little more forward, offering additional layers of lemon and orange. it's bready, slightly aggressive, with tropical and citrus leanings and an earthy, resinous evergreen hop finish. slightly more fruity West Coast nod, in essence.

mouthfeel: mid-level carbonation and body, with a slight lean more towards "watery" than "full" that finishes dry and has an earthy grapefruit aftertaste that feels more herbal as it warms

overall:
focusing on three classics (citra, amarillo, and mosaic) it's a solid, decent, impressive nod to the OG West Coast crew with a spike in tropical fruit interest. the balance offered by the bready and slightly sweet malt backbone helps pull the thing up into the upper echelons of hoppy greatness, creating a damn easy hop delight that is crazy consistent with an interesting complexity thanks to a solid landing in the use of Mosaic for it's berry notes. it's a Texas favorite that you shouldn't miss, and if you are particularly fond of Mosaic hops, this is a master class in how to use it to boost the profiles as a team member rather than hog the ball.
Apr 10, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by SViterileroux74 from Texas

Jan 03, 2021
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Reviewed by Thankin_Hank from Texas

4.24/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured an amber color with nice hoppy fragrant head. Tasted wheatie right up front and then the hop bitterness and it's a nice blend. This can dated 12/12 from a taproom in 16 ounce crowlers. The hop bitter crowd will enjoy this nice brew.
Dec 27, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by Hazed from Texas

Dec 03, 2020
 
Rated: 4.23 by TXRobbo from Texas

Aug 23, 2020
 
Rated: 3.5 by archero from Texas

Aug 09, 2020
 
Rated: 3.98 by mfigueroa713 from Texas

Jun 18, 2020
 
Rated: 3.01 by K-Perry from Texas

Jun 13, 2020
 
Rated: 3.81 by Magery from Kentucky

Apr 24, 2020
 
Rated: 3.75 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Apr 06, 2020
 
Rated: 3.59 by SMH_NWI from Texas

Mar 16, 2020
 
Rated: 3.97 by SicemWT from Texas

Jan 29, 2020
Hop Gusher from Spindletap Brewery
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 94 ratings