Hop Trip (Bond Street Series) | Deschutes Brewery

BA SCORE
92
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1,299 Ratings
Hop Trip (Bond Street Series)Hop Trip (Bond Street Series)
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
38 IBU

Added by TheBungyo on 10-08-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,299
Reviews:
478
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
9.98%
 
 
Wants:
208
Gots:
147
For Trade:
0
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Photo of hoppymcgee
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of CowsandBeer
4.42/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz single picked up from Devlin's Wine & Spirits. Sweet label artwork that makes me wish I could get stuck behind a truck carrying hops. Poured at refrigerator temperature into a Tallgrass Brewing Cervoise glass. Best by date of 12/24.

Appearence: A gentle pour reveals a two finger head of tight, kahaki colored head. Clean amber colored body. A thin cap of head remained during consumption. Left some nice lacing on the sides of the glass. Overall a nice looking pale ale.

Smell: A very juicy smelling beer. Bright, floral citrus and a bit of pine. Peaches and orange. Fresh hops. Smells like a fruit basket. Sweet malt backbone.

Taste: Starts strong with the juicy, fruity hops. A wave of the more citrusy notes, that sticky, sweet malt backbone and a bready finish.

Mouthfeel: Thin, smooth mouthfeel which makes the beer very refreshing. Very hoppy but never bitter. No mention of the abv.

Overall: A very easy drinking, hoppy beer. Amazing hoppy nose and taste. Very strong citurs and fruit notes from the fresh hops. I made the mistake of only picking up a single. I should have picked up a six pack. Highly recommend. I could easily drink several of these in a night.

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Photo of goochpunch
4.66/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours out a hazy orange body with a frothy head. Smells like some funky hops. Oniony, citrusy, piney. I get some caramel and toasted bread from the malts and a touch of fruitiness from the yeast. Taste is way bigger on citrus rind than I would have imagined. I don't get as much funkiness in the flavor as I do in the nose, but those huge orange, tangerine, and grapefruit notes and delicious. Malt is certainly there, providing a sweet background with some caramel and toasted malts. Toast doesn't go overboard. My only complaint in the taste is that the sweetness can get to be a bit too much. Very minimal bitterness. Mouthfeel is about perfect for what the flavors bring. Creamy and a little fluffy, but, when left in the mouth, the carbonation picks up and strips the tongue of the hop resins. This is a great beer. It's hard to put down.

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Photo of Chucker17
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of Hophead717
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Cramerican
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of Bsetz
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of st9647v3
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of justintcoons
4.15/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Golden amber with 1 finger of bone white head. Good retention and clarity. Low-moderate carbonation.

Nose
Grapefruit, tangerine, caramel and pine.

Taste
White grapefruit, tangerine juice and honeydew melon. Hints of pineapple and papaya. Well malted backbone of caramel and honey. Residual sugars stick around in the finish along with hints of pine resin.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, crisp, juicy and semi-dry.

Overall
Well balanced and quite the easy drinker. A nicely put together Fresh Hop Ale.

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Photo of jeff1973
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of KevT
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of laglocal
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of Ribsandwhiskey
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of rolltide8425
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Pintofbrown
3.23/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Served in a shaker pint.

Clear amber body with lighter highlights, white foam barely covers the cap of Hop Trip.

Whoa, those aromas are different, and I am not sure in a good way: a combo of pepper, caramel malt, green onion and pine poke at my nostrils.

The dank scents are back with a vengeance on the palate, huge green onion and pine profile. It almost becomes minty by the finish. And oh...that finish, slightly herbal and sweet from the malt. The sweet is what derails this trip for me, unbalanced.

The beer is a little lighter feeling than I would personally like, and more slick than creamy.

This range of flavors does not mesh well: green onion, tea-like, pine, caramel malt. It does not flow. I am sure others may find this beer refreshing, just not for me.

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Photo of attometer00
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Houser
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of SocalKicks
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of oldvines
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of TrojanRB
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of lonewolfcry
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of sansho
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of TastefulNudity
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Hopinista
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Hop Trip (Bond Street Series) from Deschutes Brewery
4.11 out of 5 based on 1,299 ratings.
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