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Hop Dam Triple IPA - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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Hop Dam Triple IPAHop Dam Triple IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

308 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 308
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 36
Gots: 16 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: imaguitargod on 02-14-2010)
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RayOhioFelton

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

02-24-2013 15:22:41 | More by RayOhioFelton
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JArmour15

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

01-23-2014 22:27:17 | More by JArmour15
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bvlaminck

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

12-08-2013 12:21:19 | More by bvlaminck
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Matthewpakula

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

03-08-2014 03:00:52 | More by Matthewpakula
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regspeir

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

bottle into a Duvel tulip
Taste is led by the nose. Grapefruit, pine, citrus, some sweetness but mostly hops and alcohol. Body is average for this style. I would love to describe the subleties of this beer but they are lost on me. As much as I love hoppy, these are intense and overpowering anything and everything else. As far as drinkability or sessionable - nope. The combination of the hops and the alcohol (and the expense) render this a one-time thing.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2010 00:23:59 | More by regspeir
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gregshead

California

3.38/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed on 3/29/11. Reviewed from notes

A: Pours a thick red color, slightly hazy w/ a half finger head. Dissipates quickly

S: Tropical fruit/berry smell in the hops. Some fruit caramel as well.

T: A very prevalent caramel malt along with a nice strong hop flavor, more subtle than grapefruit, more straight citrusy. Not as bitter as other DIPAs but no boozy taste either. As it warms a little bit of heat is noticeable.

M: Definitely a little syrupy. Good carb as well

O: Very drinkable for 10%. A solid DIPA but nothing outstanding on this one.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2011 22:59:50 | More by gregshead
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chaz01

Ohio

3.4/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a Belgium fishbowl glass. Not fresh off the shelf, but should be less than a year old (no date on bottle).

A: Cloudy, murky orange color with a small off-white head.

S: Funky, resiny, floral aroma. I didn't find it citrusy or piney, just lot's of woody resin aroma with a bit of alcohol.

T: Some piney hop flavors, but again I get a resiny taste that dominates. It's certainly a bold hop flavor that hits you up front.

M: Medium to full bodied, low carbonation.

D: This doesn't feel as smooth to me as a Hopslam or even the HF Double IPA. More of a sipping beer for the diehard hop fan.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2011 09:44:58 | More by chaz01
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mcallister

Ohio

3.45/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Crimson colored with a minute white head that fades into a thin whispy top with bubbly sides.

Christ hop dam indeed. This is layers of citrusy, piney hops, gooey hops, and more. Rich caramel but then it's all drowned out with the hops.

Good beer hoppier than hell but not much balance. Reminds me of Moylans hopsicle. Just a tounge biting bitter bruiser of hopmouth enamours. Citrus, pine, grapefruit, aspirin, more bitter hops a hint of malt and more hops.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2010 22:29:02 | More by mcallister
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xdefeatsy

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

04-27-2012 17:05:27 | More by xdefeatsy
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dailyminefield

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

05-20-2014 16:37:17 | More by dailyminefield
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wellsnb

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

04-12-2014 18:13:32 | More by wellsnb
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

06-15-2012 07:57:05 | More by GRG1313
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jjf3792

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

07-19-2013 17:44:05 | More by jjf3792
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freduardo

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

02-02-2012 06:39:16 | More by freduardo
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JayDub12

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

02-08-2012 16:16:30 | More by JayDub12
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

11-29-2012 02:00:20 | More by Kahlerbock
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kguard

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

07-11-2014 13:23:31 | More by kguard
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ohtheguilt

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

02-13-2012 23:56:27 | More by ohtheguilt
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moonknight31

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

05-21-2013 14:22:23 | More by moonknight31
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betterbgood

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

first of all they did call this a triple IPA, so i can't expect too much balance, you'll see what i'm talking about in a few...

I paid 13.99

I poured the 22oz bomber in a duvel tulip, the head was about a half inch thick,

But before i poured it, i could see a lot of the sediment acting very lively at the bottom, so i was warned to pour carefully, i did that just to see how long it would take before the sediment started to fight its way into the glass. I should of drunk the rest out of the bottle but i didnt, so the glass was kind of cloudy,,that was my fault.

the color was a red,orange,gold,

The smell was of earth,pines,and how can i explain it almost funk or pleasant mildew

the taste was bitter as expected but enough malt sweetness to try and fight back.

this IPA is definitely for those who like bitter dominant beers, you will get your moneys worth.

Mouthfeel is astringent, this could cure a sore throat.

Drinkability is a about one bomber, if you want to evaluate what you just digested. the chemistry that went on in here packs a punch.

In the end i would by a another bottle just to break bread with my partnas.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2010 15:23:04 | More by betterbgood
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Ilovelampandbeer

New York

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

05-22-2014 16:49:41 | More by Ilovelampandbeer
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browniewithnuts

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

06-30-2013 02:20:58 | More by browniewithnuts
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WesM63

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

01-28-2014 03:48:58 | More by WesM63
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Dagsy

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

06-30-2013 17:24:02 | More by Dagsy
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pixieskid

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

05-17-2013 19:57:32 | More by pixieskid
Hop Dam Triple IPA from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.