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Hoppus Maximus - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

381 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 381
Reviews: 236
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 3
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mattcrill on 01-16-2006)
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Photo of leantom
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

I'm expecting a hoppy amber ale. Here goes:

A: Very lovely, actually. A light reddish-brown that allows a good amount of light to penetrate the beer. Very well carbonated and pours a huge head with a ton of lacing. The beer was bursting forth upon opening the bottle. 4.5/5.0

S: Grassy hops that give way to a light malt backbone. For an amber ale, this one is pretty hoppy. I was expecting a stronger malt presence, but it's still good. 3.75/5.00

T: Beer is far maltier than the nose indicates. Grassy hops consisting of lemon and mild grapefruit give way to a strong malt backbone, one comprised of amber and caramel malts. Very toasty and sweet. Overall very balanced between the malt and hops. 4/5

M: Can't complain. Very well carbonated and thick. 4.5/5.0

O: I enjoyed this beer a lot. Great taste that's complimented by a great balance of American hops and lightly-kilned malt.

leantom, Saturday at 09:24 PM
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3.72/5  rDev +2.5%

belzo35, Thursday at 03:50 AM
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

hozersr, Aug 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Doomcifer, Aug 16, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev +2.2%

The color for an amber should be coppery brown and this one is orange with golden hues. It's lovely , hazy and pastel with a fat head fo off white foam that lasts. Hops are definitely prominent on the palate and it offers some downright heady pink grapefruit, In fact I am in love with that. it's so authentic. It's perfumey and it has a bit of pith and peel. There is a caramel malt with some light and dry biscuit on it. A touch of herbal in the background faintly. The taste is lovely. Light caramel, smooth dry flaky biscuit, a bit of tartness and then the perfumey sweetness of the pink grapefruit translates to the palate. Earthy, fruit peel. A medium mouthfeel . No astringency but a moderate bitter that surprisingly leaves plenty of that pink grapefruit to linger with it's provocative sweetness and a light bit of caramel

I liked this one a lot.

utopiajane, Aug 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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Hoppus Maximus from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 381 ratings.