Definition of hoppy
: having the taste or aroma of hops —used especially of ale or beer
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There's the hoppy West Coast IPA and there's the juicy East Coast IPA.
Whether the waves are mackin’ or the sun is blasting at Ponto Beach, this crisp and hoppy session IPA always does the trick.
The students’ beer, now aptly named Underdog IPA, is a very hoppy pale ale.
One of the standouts is Jungle Boogie, a pale wheat ale that boasts not only a top-notch name, but also fun in a bottle: This hoppy wheat ale with rooibos tea always reminds me of Juicy Fruit gum.
Portland Beer Week kicks off on Thursday, starting an 11-day celebration of all things hoppy, malty and sudsy.
Details: Hoppy wheat ale, 5.4 percent alcohol, 35 IBUs.
Usually, as with hoppy beer, different means worse as oxidation dulls flavors and produces new and distracting flavor compounds.
Legendary Vermont brewery, the Alchemist, introduced the world to the hazy, massively hoppy New England-style IPA with Heady Topper, and that vaunted brew could just as easily take Focal Banger's place on this list.
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: having the taste or smell of hops
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