Tröegs Hop Knife Harvest Ale | Tröegs Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
troegs.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hop Knife Harvest Ale recognizes the tradition of hand-harvesting hops at their peak. Our HopCyclone process creates a spiral of hop dispersal during fermentation, releasing a bounty of citrus, resin & tropical aromas. #3 of 4 in our Hop Cycle seasonal series.

Added by orangesol on 07-05-2014

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1,338
Reviews:
184
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
8.89%
 
 
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3.87/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of cambabeer
4.14/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheIPAHunter
3.84/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Timtac
3.84/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.51/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a pint glass from the bottle.

Appearance: Transparent light amber with medium bubbles on the body and off-white head rising maybe half a finger's length. Drops to nada with zero lacing.

Smell: Smells like nada, maybe lighter malt.

Taste: Sweet citrus, grapefruit and floral fee is actually thirst quenching. It's bitter of course but super smooth.

Mouth: Medium carbonation but definitely full bodied. After-taste sticks pretty well coming off a bit chewy.

Overall: Descent beer and honestly money well spent. Should satisfy most connoisseurs and future ones. Always in a glass...Salud!

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3.96/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RAFH
4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AtrumAnimus
4.38/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Thie one pours a nice umber color with a tinge of cloudiness to it. The head settles slowly leaving a complex bit of lacing down the glass.

The nose is peppery and earthy with hints of mint, vanilla, camphor, grapefruit and lemon peel.

The taste is a wonderful experience with a somewhat fruity malt bed that is dominated by the complex blend of 6 different fresh picked hops. There is a lot of complexity here and a nice sharp bitterness with some elderflower, apples, pine, wet grass and bread.

The mouthfeel is just right for the style. allowing the rich flavors to coat the palate.

Overall an exceptionally drinakaple hopped experience. I highly recommend it.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured in the "perfect IPA glass". L: Medium golden, and clear, with white head. S: Prominent hop aroma of pine and resin. T: High hop flavor, a hint of citrus, more pine and resin. Lighter malt backbone, which I prefer, and nice bitter finish. F: Medium-light body. O: Fresh hoppy and bitter. Great American IPA that I'd drink again!

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4.09/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.29/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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4.14/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ocelot2500
4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear, burnt orange color with a tight, white head that leaves little bits of lacing.

Smells of bright hops with notes of citrus mostly.

Tastes of the bright hops layered over a solid malt base. Hops lead off with grapefruit and floral notes mostly along with a bit of tropical fruit and pine. Fairly bitter. Malts come in next with caramel and a bit of nuttiness. Finishes with a bit of lingering hops.

Mouthfeel is medium with a smooth amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is a nicely done fresh hop IPA.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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3.96/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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