Red Brick Hoplanta | Red Brick Brewing Company

Red Brick HoplantaRed Brick Hoplanta
BA SCORE
45.8%
Liked This Beer
3.63 w/ 581 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:
#34,699
Reviews:
103
Ratings:
581
Liked:
266
Avg:
3.63/5
pDev:
11.57%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
156
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 581 |  Reviews: 103
Photo of scotorum
3.66/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From a mixed sixpack made up at Orlando Whole Foods market. Bottled 9/25/14, so over 3 months old.

a: Slightly hazy amber topped by a half finger thick white head which shrank to thin patchy surface foam and fairly dense lacing.

s: Strong floral, nearly perfumy aroma.

t: Dank vegetal and pine resin with a significant bitter bite. Vegetal and floral finish.

m: Medium with good body and plenty of carbonation tingle.

o: A different-tasting brew, somewhat harsh but still drinkable, boosted
by the persistently pleasant flowery aroma. May have suffered from age.

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

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesStreet
3.46/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hendrick24
3.44/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mikexw
3.4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crowellbw
3.39/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Washuffizi98
3.02/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tkrane
2.96/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HiWire
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hinemk76
3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoubleJ
3.48/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Another IPA, another hop pun. Out of a 12 ounce bottle, on to the beer:

Hoplanta has a glow of orange with a reddish hue. A solid head is formed on the pour, leaving spots of lacing around the glass. The aroma brings sugar coated grapefruit to mind, also vague woody and caramel notes as well.

Vague citrus hits the palate first. Out comes a sweet and tangy tangerine. Bites of toffee add extra sweetness to this IPA. The vague citrus morphs into grapefruit, which adds a juicy aspect. Not too sweet. The beer brings a medium sized body and some chew, which I wasn't expecting in a standard IPA.

Hoplanta is hoppy enough and solid overall. It did well to clean up a spicy dinner.

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Photo of magic_swaggin
3.72/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of chrismattlin
3.93/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of jadpsu
4.04/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours slightly less than clear with a barely off white head that has very good
retention with decent side glass lacing.
Aroma: Leads with Citrus and pine nut hops.
Taste: biscuit malts lead up front providing nice balance with the citrus like malts. Hops are
moderate and do not dominate the up front malts. Ends with a hoppy bitter finish.

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Photo of wbeaver
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of Ballard7003
3.87/5  rDev +6.6%

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

Bottle > Mason Pint

A - Cloudy orange with a finger of thick foamy off white head, decent lacing.
S - Orange zest, big bready malt, some dank-ish pine and grapefruit.
T - Very east coast in style, sweet caramel and bread malt mix bitter grapefruit, orange and pine.
M - Decent bitterness, not too bad, lingers a bit too long.
O - OK IPA, very kind of run-of-the-mill

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Photo of augustwest
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Bravo_Kilo
3.4/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of Life-Love-Beer
3.8/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of WhitmansNiece
4.5/5  rDev +24%

Photo of okayeva
5/5  rDev +37.7%

Photo of JohnTurano
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of Kopps
3/5  rDev -17.4%

12 oz bottle; no date.
Beer of the month offering; a birthday gift.

A: Poured a nice single finger head with little retention; amber and a bit hazy.

S: not much aroma; slightly hoppy.

T: Slightly malty with the hops mostly citrus grapefruit front notes.

M: Medium body and carbonation.

Overall: a bit bland but drinkable.

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Red Brick Hoplanta from Red Brick Brewing Company
Beer rating: 45.8% out of 100 with 581 ratings
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