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Hoppus Maximus - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

388 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 388
Reviews: 236
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 3
Gots: 18 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

muskiesman, Jul 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

CorgiDad, May 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

MikeWard, May 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

rxthree, May 06, 2014
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3.63/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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.

Flavor is dominated by toasted, bready malt, slightly sweet caramel, which finishes a bit resiny and bitter. Tart, indescernible citrus adds contrast.

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.

barczar, Apr 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

krampert11, Apr 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

ttylicki, Apr 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

RyanAU, Apr 06, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear medium amber with a slight red hue. Nice head with ample lacing that retains well. Nose is of mild pine and citrus hops over caramel. Light medium body with a somewhat smooth texture. Above average carbonation level with a nice bit of effervescence. The flavor profile is well balanced, but not very complex. It begins with citric and pine hop flavor, then flows to a bitterness with citrus zest aspects against a slight pine background. The crisp finish effervesces with a touch of caramel sweetness in the background of a grapefruit zest bitterness. Quite tasty.

tillmac62, Mar 27, 2014
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Hoppus Maximus from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 388 ratings.