Red Brick Hoplanta | Red Brick Brewing Company

Red Brick HoplantaRed Brick Hoplanta
BA SCORE
45.9%
Liked This Beer
3.63 w/ 582 ratings
Red Brick HoplantaRed Brick Hoplanta
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Red Brick Brewing Company
Georgia, United States
atlantabrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
It’s Hoppier then a bullfrog with a stubbed toe: Yup, you read correctly. Red Brick now has a year round IPA called HopLanta! Look for HopLanta in 1/2 barrels, 1/6 barrels and 6 packs. Be sure to look for it in stores and restaurants near you!

Added by Thur123 on 11-27-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,768
Reviews:
103
Ratings:
582
Liked:
267
Avg:
3.63/5
pDev:
11.57%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
156
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 582 |  Reviews: 103
Photo of batt6343
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dpelst11
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mklisz
3.27/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.07/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a murky dark honey orange with a foamy beige head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Tiny streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, earth, and slight citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with malt, earth, and subdued citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an average beer that is quite malty and fairly boring for the style.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of VaporDome
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of RblWthACoz
3.77/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

You know, sometimes I don't mind a malty IPA. This certainly fits that bill. Of course more hops is always good. But this is a decent enough brew, in spite of the very heavy malt base.

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Photo of Gryphon69
3.06/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SaltofOH
3.15/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Can date 3-25-15. Threshold Beer Glass.

Appearance: Pours a hazy dark gold with lots of sediment and floaties. 1 finger just off-white head, turns to a modest cap; very good retention. Some visible carbonation, but hard to see through all the sediment. Excellent lacing.


Aroma: Very sweet and citrusy. Fruit punch. Would not be surprised if this is hopped with Mosaic.


Taste: Dry, resinous and bitter arrival. Piney. Gasoline and resin across mid-palate - where is the sweetness I smelled? Big bang of bitterness at the ending, and lingering medicinal/piney. The fruit was only on the nose, there is no fruitiness or sweetness anywhere on the palate. Amazing in the contrast between aroma and taste.


Mouthfeel: On the lighter side of midweight. Fairly light on the carbonation. A little astringent on the finish.


Overall: Definitely a bold IPA. If I lived in Atlanta, I'd probably drink it fairly regularly. But it's not available where I am, and there are better examples of the style to me. Bitterness was a bit harsh. A pretty good IPA.

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Photo of StevenMilligan
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy orange.
Smells very sweet. Like biscuits and honey, like pineapple hops. Tastes much more bitter than it smells. Nothing earth-shattering, but it's full flavored, not watery, and it's hoppy. It's got less of a malty presence then it smells like it would. Tasty though, would have it again. I wonder what it's like on tap.

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Photo of ArchimedesSox
3.67/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Hazy light orange, large fluffy off white head,

S: Sweet malts, floral hops

T: Floral hops hit the tounge right away, astringent bitterness on back of the mouth, I get a slight malty sweetness but not nearly as much as I suspected after the smell

M: Medium, good carbonation

O: A pretty decent IPA. Nothing overly exciting but I would have again given the chance.

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Photo of rogerdclark
3.74/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gatorlove
3.42/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Too much residual sweetness andesters. Not my cup of tea

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Photo of thehoppylady
3.78/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Hop punch to the mouth, and I like it! Aroma of citrus with hints of native pine balanced by a crisp malt backbone with a clean finish.

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Photo of chadschrage
3.85/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bisonfort
2.81/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Was not impressed with a bottle of this. Will try a draft at some point

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Photo of MPSTARR
3.62/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MrJuengling
4.1/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.18/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of helios7
2.58/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Boring, generic IPA. Absolutely nothing interesting to speak of.

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Photo of EZE123
3.61/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of justinthegypo
2.59/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

New formula isn't any better unfortunately.

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Photo of BostonJustin
3.84/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GTJayG
3.71/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Justdoit1234
3.66/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Billolick
3.78/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Red Brick Hoplanta from Red Brick Brewing Company
Beer rating: 45.9% out of 100 with 582 ratings
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