Hoptical Illusion, an American IPA by Blue Point Brewing Company

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Hoptical Illusion is an American IPA brewed by Blue Point Brewing Company, and for the purposes of this craft beer review, the ale was served in a tulip pint glass from a bottle.

Appearance

The IPA pours a tawny hue and is topped by an off-white cap of foam. The head lingers briefly before reducing to leave a smattering of lacing on the glass.

Aroma

Aroma is a mix of orange, honey, floral hops, and a hint of booze.

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Flavor

The palate opens with a hoppy bite that’s herbal and earthy, backed by a hefty amount of malt. The taste profile finishes sweetly with orange marmalade.

Mouthfeel

Its feel has a body that’s less than medium with moderate carbonation.

Overall

The Hoptical Illusion is a nicely balanced, yet imperfect IPA. Most glaring, its body is too thin for the style.

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