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Hoppus Maximus - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

371 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 371
Reviews: 234
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 3
Gots: 14 | 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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Reviews by SIRIUS2:
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SIRIUS2

North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.

Pours a deep golden color with an amber hue, mostly clear, but you will notice some minor sediment in the bottom of the bottle. Modest off-white head of less than two fingers, foamy, with light retention and lacing.

Aromas are an interesting mix of hops and malts. The interesting thing is that, with a name like "Hoppus Maximus", I was expecting a nose full of hops. Not so much. Plenty of earthy hops, but the surprise was in the amount of modestly roasted malts, caramel and the like. Nice.

Flavors are moderate to heavy, but full of flavor. A very nice mix of hops and malts that find a decent middle ground - nice balance for something with so much flavor.

Relatively heavy mouthfeel but not as filling as that might seem to describe. Easy to drink and very enjoyable. An interesting brew.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2010 00:21:27 | More by SIRIUS2
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Clearance shelf, no clue of age.

Pours a brilliant copper with a frothy cream head that leaves sheets of lacing as it slowly dissipates.

Sharp citrus, resin, and sweet, bready, toasted caramel malt form the aroma. There's a bit of floral hop character at the finish.

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Body is a bit watery, with slightly low carbonation adding to the watery character. There's a little slickness that lingers.

Good malt character, albeit a bit too dominant. The flavoring hops are somewhat one-note. Bitterness is too high for my liking.

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Hoppus Maximus from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 371 ratings.