Hopside Down India Style Pale Lager | Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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560 Ratings
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Hopside Down India Style Pale LagerHopside Down India Style Pale Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
widmer.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BradMacMullin on 03-27-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
560
Reviews:
99
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
10.3%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
61
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 560 |  Reviews: 99
Photo of claybob43
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bombventure
4.32/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 81tillinfinity
3.39/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DOCRW
3.22/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.48/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BEER88
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gregcordle
3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of sinodux
3.7/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TX-Badger
3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a clear golden color with white head. Light pine and citrus with some malty notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with light bread and light fruit notes. Average.

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Photo of TrueMetalJake
3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jpuetz
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beaulabauve
3.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MattTastrophee
3.95/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jmikepow
4.1/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dictator
3.61/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlexFreudenberg
4.08/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of B_G
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of J_Chavez15
4.14/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Taste like any other IPA. I pick up the Citrus, Malt, and the Hops. Light to medium body. It is crisp and refreshing. Really good beer. Would drink again.

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Photo of Mooslerfitness
3.8/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jesster0
3.45/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thebooyakid
3.81/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dertyd
3.27/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jeff1973
3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Libeertarian
3.76/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Clear golden yellow with larger flecks sinking to the bottom, smaller flecks floating throughout, and a fine cloudiness clinging to underside of the delicate, dissipating, whitish cap of bubbles. Depending on how you pour, some of the dregs may end up resting atop the head. Hops smell both piney and citrusy, accompanied by just noticeable pasta/cracker like pale malt aroma. It's a little maltier on the tongue, especially toward the back where crackers meld with the pepper and spice of the hops. It's still piney, herbal, rindy, dank even, but really only citrusy on the nose. Medium bodied, slightly watery. Smooth for the level of carbonation, and plenty crisp. A great choice for the Summer.

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Photo of sabinelr
4.5/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I decided to try this today. I supposed I would find some hoppy version of standard beer, but I am very happy to report that this is an excellent brew with pleasant hoppiness and a soft happy buzz. I could drink this all day until they take me away.

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Hopside Down India Style Pale Lager from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
3.69 out of 5 based on 560 ratings.
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