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Hopsickle Imperial India Pale Ale | Moylan's Brewery

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Hopsickle Imperial India Pale AleHopsickle Imperial India Pale Ale
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4.11/5
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1,657 Ratings
Hopsickle Imperial India Pale AleHopsickle Imperial India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Moylan's Brewery
California, United States
moylans.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by LongBeachHopHead on 08-11-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,966
Reviews:
942
Ratings:
1,657
pDev:
11.44%
Bros Score:
4.56
 
 
Wants:
157
Gots:
126
Trade:
2
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,657 |  Reviews: 942
Photo of troutmask96
4.7/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DaveDay5
4.67/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TomChiari777
4.37/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikey55
4.96/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Outstanding. All I can say except carbonation on the first bottle was a bit low. Second was fine. A bit odd, but nothing against the beer.

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Photo of Tracs
4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Look: yellow maybe a bit more Amber than the average IPA.

Smell: lots of complex hops. Floral and resinous. Not much citrus if that's your thing.

Taste: unique and complex from the start. Not very sweet. There are surprising notes of chocolate and coffee. Finish is bitter as the tomahawk hops come through

Feel: medium bodied. Not crisp but not overwhelmingly sticky.

Overall: a very distinct imperial IPA. Strong hops and not afraid to let the bitterness fly. Fans of sweeter IPAs might not be a fan but overall a very enjoyable drinking experience.

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Photo of mrebeka
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rabiddawg
4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jpuetz
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamFuel
4.33/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thampel09
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jdaddy
3.79/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TRiGS
4.29/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Must have got a relatively fresh bottle as I didn't notice any lack of carbonation or muted flavours like some of the other reviewers. Great beer. Bready, malty, with a pleasant bitterness. Excellent mouthfeel. Bitterness balanced quite nicely with malt flavours.

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Photo of BPMeyer27
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beaverapproved
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerLover99
4.43/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pat61
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L: Hazy amber gold with a persistent 3” clingy white foam cap. S: Malty nose with some hops, citrus. T: Intense hops with grapefruit, citrus, melon. F: Medium to medium full body, medium low carbonation. O: A big, intense hoppy elixir.

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Photo of a77cj7
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thebeerprincess
3.53/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BEER88
4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aussiebeer
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hop_God
4.19/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SortaAmbivalent
4.31/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of deakin
3.86/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spacecake9
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bready earthy aroma. Surprised by the maltiness. Medium thick. Fairly bitter. Good beer but it did not live up to my hopes.

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Hopsickle Imperial India Pale Ale from Moylan's Brewery
Beer rating: 4.11 out of 5 with 1,657 ratings
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