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Hop Abomination - Dry Dock Brewing Co.

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85
very good

119 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 119
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.11%
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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gueuzegossage

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

09-04-2013 13:28:46 | More by gueuzegossage
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freemanj

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-25-2013 19:14:14 | More by freemanj
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teamwiggum

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-19-2013 04:10:22 | More by teamwiggum
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beatenbyjacks

Colorado

3.64/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - out of a can I cannot see much, but having had this on tap it pours nicely

Smell - nice citrus notes with a great malty backbone

Taste - lots of malt for sure. Not much littering from the hops with just a slight floral note to it.

Mouthfeel - pretty easy drinking beer.

Overall - nothing special, but still a very drinkable IPA

Serving type: can

08-19-2013 03:37:09 | More by beatenbyjacks
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Hoppy_McMalt

Washington

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-15-2013 05:16:15 | More by Hoppy_McMalt
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.76/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A big thanks to the legendary woodychandler for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a deep golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of hops, lots of fruits. Taste is well balanced hops and malts, fruity, dry at the finish and tasty. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

Serving type: can

08-14-2013 11:48:17 | More by tone77
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Shumania

Virginia

3.68/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce can poured into a harpoon ipa tumbler

A: dark amber murky glowing color, small white fluffy head

S: huge punch of tropical hops! Orange rind, mango, pineapple

T: the taste lacks the tropical hops from the smell. Balanced taste between the hops and malts. Good bitterness to this ups.

M: fairly easy to drink

This is another take on an ipa, good and fairly straightforward, the best part was trying a local option from another part of t jhu e country

Serving type: can

08-11-2013 00:25:42 | More by Shumania
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spoony

Colorado

3.86/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From an undated 12 oz can into a tulip.

A-A hearty pour produces about one finger of off-white head that drops quickly into a patchy cap and then to a collar. The brew is sort-of ugly, but inviting in that IPA way with a reddish, honey color and murky appearance.

S-Stong floral and pine scents hit my nose almost as soon as I poured this into the glass. Seriously, the scent filled my small kitchen. There is a bit of orange and tropical fruit, too, but aside from a low level of bitterness and a slightly sweet character, this smells mostly like an old-school IPA. A bit of doughy malts balances things out.

T-The taste is less impressive than the smell, but still worth the time. I get lots of earthy, soapy pine, with a hint of garlic. The bitterness levels are low -- this brew is surprisingly sweet -- but the taste lacks the little whiff of citrus and tropical fruit that made the smell so inviting.

M-The feel is chewy with very soft carbonation. Weight is medium. This brew feels like it looks.

O-If smell was all that mattered, this would be a great beer. It also tastes alright, especially if you are a fan of earthy, pine-forward IPAs. Unfortunately, it is sort of homely and odd on the palate. With so many other great IPAs out there it is hard to justify buying more of this beer, even if it is a solid effort.

Serving type: can

08-08-2013 03:48:29 | More by spoony
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-30-2013 18:59:43 | More by TheMrFarnham
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kylemckinnis

Oregon

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-22-2013 01:55:53 | More by kylemckinnis
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minterro

Colorado

3.91/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought at Little's liquor and wine

A&S: Very sweet maltyness (similar to a double ipa), fruity hops (passion fruit, mango, pineapple). Very hazy dark orange colored beer. Off-white head with pretty good retention and lacing. Lots of unfiltered specks riding the lively bubble current.

T&M: Lots of citrus in the taste. Very heavy on the malts. Not super complex. Taste holds on a long after the taste is a sort of negative way, super malty. Medium to full body, medium carbonation.

Overall: For being pretty highly malty, its still very easy to drink.

Serving type: can

07-21-2013 04:54:46 | More by minterro
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birchstick

Colorado

3.74/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - pours caramel in color with a white head that settles to form a thin layer on top and leaves a good lacing down the side of the glass

N - onion, earthy, citrus hops rise out of the glass to the nose

T - taste follows the nose. Starts off with a touch of citrus hop, which quickly moves on to a caramel malt base. The hop abomination next ensues, with earthy, citrus, dank hops overwhelming the back end of the palate and leaving a bitter finish.

M - creamy, yet a little light

D - overall, this is a nice IPA. Nice balance between the malts and hops, but there is no mistaking the style in this - the hops are aromatic in the air and bold on the tongue. Solid beer!

Serving type: can

07-21-2013 00:51:09 | More by birchstick
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rkarimi

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-06-2013 03:49:31 | More by rkarimi
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carteravebrew

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-05-2013 14:18:25 | More by carteravebrew
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DenverHopHead

Colorado

3.65/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy orange with very little head. Leaves some traces of lacing, but not much. Aroma is decent, somewhat appealing, but certainly not all that I hope for in an IPA. The smell does improve towards the end of the glass.
Taste and mouthfeel are fairly well done, but there's still something missing.
Overall this is worth a try since you can get it at a decent price and in a can which can be convenient.

Serving type: can

06-29-2013 02:16:50 | More by DenverHopHead
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

06-28-2013 15:35:24 | More by JohnK17
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pinnser

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

06-20-2013 23:56:00 | More by pinnser
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

06-20-2013 15:57:42 | More by DrinkSlurm
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3/5  rDev -20.6%

06-18-2013 03:09:06 | More by Dave_Treat
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ajmitch4

Colorado

3/5  rDev -20.6%

06-13-2013 21:06:16 | More by ajmitch4
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dachp

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

06-09-2013 20:51:21 | More by dachp
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azdback

Arizona

4/5  rDev +5.8%

06-09-2013 07:21:34 | More by azdback
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Jasonrm72

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

05-25-2013 22:20:13 | More by Jasonrm72
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.81/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Cheers to SteveO fo this one!

Pours a hazed apricot with a thumb of cream colored head. Good lacing & above average head retention

S: Pine & faint breadyness, plus orchard fruit

T: Pine, lemons, breadyness & pears up front. Some peppery & woody hops, a kiss of caramel & dryness as this warms, plus some grapefruit. Finishes dry, fruitty with grapefruit & woody hops

MF: Medium bodied, slight carbonation, good balance

A pretty good AIPA, was hoping for better from these guys

Serving type: can

05-22-2013 02:36:59 | More by russpowell
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crobinso

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-19-2013 14:36:06 | More by crobinso
Hop Abomination from Dry Dock Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 119 ratings.