Hop Craic XXXXIPA | Moylan's Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Beerandraiderfan on 02-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
222
Reviews:
43
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
11.79%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
31
For Trade:
0
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Photo of larryarms847
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a light amber orange-yellow with a thick two finger head of sticky foam.

Grass, pine, grapefruit, pineapple, and caramel.

Strong tropical notes of mango and pineapple, caramel malt, and some grass and pine notes.

Medium-heavy bodied, medium-high carbonation, slightly chewy, strong hop bitterness.

Overall, the pungent hop aroma works its way into a very bitter citrusy and earthy hop bitterness. Not well balanced, but tasty nonetheless.

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Photo of ShadyRigglesbee
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tbryan5
3.67/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Slatetank
3.71/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

thanks to my brother tenderbranson69 for sharing this with me, enjoyed chilled from the bomber in a tulip.

The color is amber with rosy tinge and thin tan head crowns with fine bead and waves of lace stick. the smell is very tangy/fruity almost tropical from the hops with floral and woody odors in the smell with mild alcohol aroma. The feel is tangy and fruity with intense bitterness and medium high carbonation with mild sweetness and semi-dry finish with moderately high alcohol warming and long residual bitter finish.

The taste starts tangy juicy with grapefruit and mango with a light acidity in the hop with woody bitter herbal gently tropical flavors with moderately strong alcohol in the taste with an almost candy coated hop type taste with extremely bitter and drying effect from alcohol with nice citrus aspect in the finish. Overall -AssKicker! not one to take lightly or drink on a clean palate perhaps(haha)the XXXX is for bitterness level and alcohol -but overall this is a very decent Imperial IPA

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Photo of kscaldef
3/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Heavy body. Very bitter without much aroma or flavor to balance it.

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Photo of superdoopersauce
4.3/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Drknight
4.09/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aquazr1
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RyanK252
4.02/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at BC's Pizza and Beer

A: Pours deep golden amber with a creamy off white head that settles and laces well.

S: Citrus hops, some tropical fruit, caramel malt sweetness, and a little light alcohol.

T: Citrus hops up front, grapefruit and a little orange, tropical fruit, mango, strong caramel malt sweetness to back it, and a light bit of alcohol on the back end.

M: Medium to full body, moderate carbonation, a little alcohol warmth.

O: Pretty tasty, but nothing super special. Just a well done brew.

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Photo of oldvines
3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Baab200
3.64/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sammy
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of martyl1000
4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at The Caribou, Madison.

Had a hard time finishing this, it was so intensely bitter.

Don't know why this is listed as "retired." Not only did I have it on tap last night, it's also just been released in bottles.

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

Photo of heytomcat
4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cfitterer
4.46/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bobbyhands
4.56/5  rDev +12%

Photo of kell50
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of baklo
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of AWB3
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of vonnegut21
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of ncelauro
4.29/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of Batmitestar
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of ZEB89
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of spycow
3.5/5  rDev -14%

Hop Craic XXXXIPA from Moylan's Brewery
4.07 out of 5 based on 222 ratings.
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