Hopfather | Russian River Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company
California, United States
rrbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by mjl21 on 08-08-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
166
Reviews:
48
Avg:
4.37
pDev:
7.55%
 
 
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165
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15
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Photo of wethorseblanket
4.31/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the source. Poured into a pint glass at happy hour for $3.75, a light golden color with a one-inch thick white head which lingers long. Aroma is floral and bright citrus. Flavor is clean and very hop forward. Bitter finish. Packs quite a hop punch. Easy drinking. Seek this out.

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Photo of HaveUSeenMyCellar
4.52/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hop_God
4.33/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Golden to pale yellow. Thick large loose bubbles. 3 fingers.

S: grass. Resin. Pine. Citrus juice. Honey dew. Cantaloupe. Biscuit.

T: Grass cantaloupe lemon zest resin melon honeydew Graham cracker biscuit bubblegum subtle spicy herbs

F: mouth feels soft upfront good coating on the pallet multi sweetness on the finish but not cloyingly so maintains medium body better Chris bite at the end

O: very solid IPA from one of the OGs.

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Photo of Reagan1984
4.42/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Joeperl47
4.72/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of frasergrove
4.2/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CawCawCaw
4.74/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of HopsAholic79
4.6/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PSully1021
4.09/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TomFdds
4.74/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I happened to be there when they had this on tap. It really just hit all the right notes for me. Really drinkable, bright and hoppy, glad to have tried it.

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

Photo of hoyagus
4.36/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ryannaman
5/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My favorite RR Single IPA!

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Photo of Mailhouse
4.32/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of kduf
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Photo of hwy395
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Photo of AussieActor
4.68/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of lupercmda
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of AndyCowles75
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Photo of JoshMundy
4.4/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of IRONRakkasan
4/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of sourdog
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Bellybuttonjam
5/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of 21Maestro8
4.8/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of Raziel313
4/5  rDev -8.5%

Hopfather from Russian River Brewing Company
4.37 out of 5 based on 166 ratings.
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