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Hop Abomination - Dry Dock Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

121 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 121
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dry Dock Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
IBUs: 70

(Beer added by: Domingo on 06-03-2011)
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

02-03-2014 04:28:07 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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mtbdonn

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.5%

02-02-2014 01:43:34 | More by mtbdonn
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MisterNic

Wyoming

3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance-Hazy amber, 1 finger head that sticks around

Smell-Dank, citrus, pine hops, grapefruit, smells like a bag of hop pellets

Taste-Sweet malt, pine up front, citrus, pine middle, dry grapefruit, pine finish

Mouthfeel-Full-bodied, sweet malt balanced by hop bitterness, just a little alcohol warmth

Overall-Good ipa, balanced and hoppy, would buy again

Serving type: can

01-21-2014 19:26:51 | More by MisterNic
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev -40.6%

01-18-2014 23:37:55 | More by Stevedore
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pagesofphotographs

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-15-2014 23:13:53 | More by pagesofphotographs
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.6/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

a solid ipa, but it has some flaws. for one, it has barely any head retention. i like a nice lacey rich ipa, and this one looks the part for just a minute but then recedes into a hazy honey colored flat brew. the nose is great, a mix of all the hop characters, leaning toward tropical fruit, but with some definite woodiness and bitterness as well. my second real problem with this beer is that by packing so many different hop styles into this beer, its lost any real hop identity, a hop abomination indeed. none of the families are allowed to really come out, and as a result the taste is a muddles mix of all of them, which is less flattering than it sounds. still juice and fresh in the west coast vein, which makes it still darn good, but its confused. my third problem is that i want more bubbles, this beer seems a bit heavy, especially after a few of them. its got a lot of flavor but not enough momentum, more carbonation would solve this. overall though a tasty ipa from dry dock, but i think their double ipa is a superior brew in many ways.

Serving type: can

01-11-2014 06:11:17 | More by StonedTrippin
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hilgart1

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

01-01-2014 20:20:00 | More by hilgart1
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Salter714

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

12-29-2013 05:08:22 | More by Salter714
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maltlikker

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -34%

12-24-2013 01:09:57 | More by maltlikker
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danwho

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

12-20-2013 01:23:01 | More by danwho
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ZoomanCru

Colorado

3.19/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

App: Cloudy copper like that of an old penny. Massive amounts of hop sediment makes this beer impossible to see through. One finger off white head that dissipates quickly with some reluctant low lacing and those tell-tale pale ale divots in the middle.
Smell: Good hop nose, fruity, sweet, sour, and bitter. Some smoke and pine like hints in the background. Not as massive as I was hoping. Little bit of heat.
Taste: Hoppy, but honestly a bit underwhelming. Some grapefruit and lemon, well balanced with malt flavors but malt is rather unpronounced. Sweet enough to counterbalance the hops without adding their own special characteristics. Slight woody characteristic up front. A little algal, kind of like Nori. Not bad at all, but not memorable.
Mouth: Nicely carbonated with enough body to stand up to the addition of hops. Good carbonation. Pretty easy drinking.

Serving type: can

12-07-2013 01:34:01 | More by ZoomanCru
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Dimitri

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-29-2013 18:21:10 | More by Dimitri
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TickleMeTony

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-17-2013 04:41:50 | More by TickleMeTony
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grubefresh

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-13-2013 02:16:41 | More by grubefresh
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AlaskanYoung

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-12-2013 23:52:24 | More by AlaskanYoung
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DenverBigRed

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-10-2013 07:39:50 | More by DenverBigRed
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deanhead

Vermont

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-07-2013 13:04:49 | More by deanhead
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gcamparone

Rhode Island

4.54/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz can into a pint glass.

A- Pours a hazy, unfiltered dull golden-orange body with an off-white head that reduces at a medium rate. Leaves little lacing.

S- Wow, super tropical and fruity. Grapefruit and pineapple, citrus, some piney, resinous aromas. Very inviting.

T- Holy balance. Juicy, fruity, citrusy, tropical hops, sweet caramel, ends fruity with grapefruit and pineapple. Slight bitter, creamy finish. This is AWESOME.

M- Medium body, medium-low carbonation.

This is one of the most underrated beers I've ever tasted. The balance and explosion of flavors work awesome. It's raw, unfiltered character and hop profile mimic the best IPAs out there. A must try.

Serving type: can

11-04-2013 01:07:42 | More by gcamparone
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GetTheYayo

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-28-2013 19:39:13 | More by GetTheYayo
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famous_mortimur

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-27-2013 05:20:41 | More by famous_mortimur
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durlta

Iowa

4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-25-2013 03:12:16 | More by durlta
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mychalg9

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

09-21-2013 01:05:38 | More by mychalg9
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rxthree

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

09-17-2013 02:27:25 | More by rxthree
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T-RO

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

09-13-2013 16:30:22 | More by T-RO
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mrskunk

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

09-10-2013 19:32:25 | More by mrskunk
Hop Abomination from Dry Dock Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.