Saturday, January 19, 2019

Hopworks Urban Brewery Totally Chill Fresh Hop Hazy IPA

Beer Name: Fresh Hop Totally Chill
Brewery: Hopworks Urban Brewery (Portland, OR; Vancouver, WA)
ABV: 6.0%
How sold: 12 oz. cans; on draft
Where bought: Belmont Station (Portland, OR)
Price: Unknown (I forgot to take down the price on this one)

Date Canned: August 30, 2018
Date Purchased: September 15, 2018
Date Drank: September 25, 2018
When brewed? Limited-time beer. Released early September 2018. Part of fresh hop season (late August through early October).

Where distributed: Hopworks ships to six U.S. states (AK, CA, ID, OR, UT, and WA), Canada (BC and Alberta only), Japan, and The Netherlands. Click here!

Appearance (5%): Poured hazy orange into a pint glass. Unfiltered. White head, some lacing. 4.5/5

Smell (25%): Tropical sweet citrus (orange, tangerine, grapefruit) with creamy malt. 4/5

Taste (40%): Follows the nose. Assertive sweet citrus from start to finish. Slight creamy malt presence in the middle. More sweet tropical on the aftertaste. 4.25/5

Mouthfeel (10%): Medium bodied, good carbonation. Very juicy with trace dry tongue. 4.5/5

Overall (20%): An awesome to excellent IPA. Got to a few fresh hop beers during Fresh Hop Season (late August through early October). Delicious tropical here made me want to buy more of these cans. 4/5

Final Weighted Rating: 4.175/5

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