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Hoptopia - Scuttlebutt Brewing Company

Not Rated.

Educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

101 Ratings
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Ratings: 101
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.2%
Wants: 2
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Scuttlebutt Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 08-29-2010

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4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into a snifter

Appearance – The beer pours a hazy golden orange color with a one finger head of pure white foam. The thick head has a good level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave rings of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the brew is heaviest of tropical fruits of tangerine and mango with some nice grapefruit hop aromas mixed within. Along with these smells comes some other aromas of caramel and brown sugar as well as some hop of a more floral nature.

Taste – The taste begins with a sweeter and malty flavor with a decent level of caramel mixed with some tropical fruits of tangerine and mango as depicted in the nose. The hops upfront are lighter, with the strongest being more of an earthy nature. As the taste advances however, more hop joins the malty base, with the earth gaining just a hint of intensity all while a grapefruit and grassy hop taste grow quite a bit stronger. In the end, with the increase in hop mixing with the nice sweet and malty base, one is left with a thick and smooth, well balanced hop flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel- The body of the beer is on the slightly thicker and creamier side with a carbonation level that is on the lower side. For the mix of hops and sweeter malts the flavors are nicely accentuated by the feel and it makes for a nice drinker overall.

Overall – Not overly hoppy but very well balanced and a quite easy drinking IPA for a double. A nice one to try if you get the chance.

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Scuttlebutt Brewing 'Hoptopia' @ 8.0% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $6

A-pour is a pale gold from the bottle to a clear gold in the glass with a good size off-white head leaving a spotty lace along the pint

S-spicey hops , pine

T-pleasant tasting Imp IPA , has a decent booze bite , pine more than citrus

MF-lots of carbonation , nice big body

Ov-wow , I've seen this beer on so many shelves here in BC , glad I finally bought one , good possible great beer

prost LampertLand

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Hoptopia from Scuttlebutt Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.