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Hop Head IPA 7 | Bitburger Brauerei

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Brewed by:
Bitburger Brauerei
Germany | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by sfprint on 11-12-2013

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 9
Reviews by Intrinsic:
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3.94/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very nice light orange colour, but the little head that was there disappeared very quickly. Carbonation is lacking. The smell really reminds me of Schneider Weisse Tap 5, which is interesting for a beer that's supposed to be an IPA. Citrus, peach, and what seems like a Belgian style yeast are the strongest odours. The taste, again, is very similar to Tap 5. The hop profile is incredibly complex, obviously attributable to the 7 types of hops in this brew. Pine, citrus, very slight floral - it's all there. The carbonation is very creamy and this beer goes down like water (except for the incredible acidity, which burns my weak stomach). This beer is very good for a German American IPA. They're getting better at it!

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Photo of sfprint
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bitburgers attempt at faking being a part of the craft scene

Very cloudy bright orange with huge chunks of floating sediment. Not much visible rising carbonation but a healthy 2 finger head.

S: It does smell like an IPA, but with a funny, maybe metallic sourness. scent is fairly faint.

T: good, light IPA, but still has this weird, semi artificial citrus flavor. like minty orange.

M: Very smooth and light. slight sour zing

O: better than many german IPAs

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Photo of k3ve
3.91/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rredshift
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Antiantianti
3.88/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of moose1980
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It has a weird, yolky sediment that I've seen in a few other German IPAs. Very unappealing. Aromas are grassy and a bit of caramel malt. Taste is also of grassy hops with strong malt support, but still with a moderate bitterness at the end.

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Photo of mlstorm50
3.88/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of samEBC
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of DuncanMcBommer
3.8/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hop Head IPA 7 from Bitburger Brauerei
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