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Hopzeit Autumn IPA | Deschutes Brewery

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Hopzeit Autumn IPAHopzeit Autumn IPA
BA SCORE
3.81/5
Very Good
327 Ratings
Hopzeit Autumn IPAHopzeit Autumn IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States
deschutesbrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Tradition takes a turn for the new with this modern ale inspired by the old-school flavors of a Märzenbier, combining classic malt with the latest German hop varietals. Herbal and balanced, this Americanized blend of Bavaria is a perfect Autumn IPA for your backyard biergarten this fall season.

Added by jhartley on 05-10-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,993
Reviews:
97
Ratings:
327
pDev:
8.4%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
68
Trade:
0
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4.21/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Proteus93
4.34/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Now that Deschutes has made its way into Virginia, the stores are pushing product and we consumers win!

A: It pours a pretty, rich amber colour with a fast-forming, rolling head. A mild haze, presumably due to the bottle conditioning rather than chill, as it was given a little time on the table top to warm.

S + T: Both the bouquet and the flavour feature a very nice balance of toasted malts and some fruity aromatics of hops. There's a note of spiciness that is apparent more in flavour--quite pleasant.

M: The palate feeling is solid--a medium body, but very clean. I'm not finding much of a 'slick' feeling that often appears in a number of brews. The carbonation is nice, giving just that little sting on the tip of the tongue and a refreshing finish.

O: I think one of my favourite aspects of this beer is how well balanced it is between malts and hops. Interestingly, the marzen style provides an interesting and, honestly, quite good dynamic to the IPA--which it certainly is. It does have some of the qualities of an English IPA, though there's a spiciness that is notable in a number of marzens that sets it aside and gives this a rather unique flavour. I enjoy this and will be adding it to the rotation.

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Hopzeit Autumn IPA from Deschutes Brewery
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 327 ratings
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