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Fresh Frog Raw Hop Imperial Pale Ale - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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Fresh Frog Raw Hop Imperial Pale AleFresh Frog Raw Hop Imperial Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

76 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 76
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.62%
Wants: 15
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OldSchoolGamer on 10-30-2009)
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Reviews by RoyalT:
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RoyalT

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance – This is a gorgeous, clear brownish-orange in color with a nice, white head that showed great retention.

Smell – The dry-hopping is clearly evident here. The hop profile is very floral with some light pine but very, very fresh as sold on the label.

Taste – The hops, which I guess are locally-grown, are big at the taste as well. They impart a very different flavor though than hops from the PacNW or East Coast so tamper expectations for something different. The flavor is very raw and nasty and will be especially appreciated by the hard-core hopheads who are always looking for something a little different.

This beer is very floral in its flavor. If you’ve ever eaten fresh flowers you got the idea, and actually the leafy notes are similar to dandelion greens. If you can pick up the malt base then kudos to ya but I find it hard to identify. I can’t stress enough how fresh this beer tastes which is exactly how it is billed on the bottle.

Mouthfeel – This medium-bodied ale is only slightly bitter and has mild carbonation.

Drinkability – I found myself drinking this in gulps and fantasizing about this beer out of a keg or even better yet on cask.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2011 01:39:22 | More by RoyalT
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Fresh Frog Raw Hop Imperial Pale Ale from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 76 ratings.