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Hop Heathen - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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BA SCORE
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199 Ratings
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Ratings: 199
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 32
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: VncentLIFE on 04-15-2012)
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smccann

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

12-20-2013 01:08:10 | More by smccann
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Mugenlude

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

12-05-2013 03:59:01 | More by Mugenlude
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.4%

12-04-2013 23:01:30 | More by Cynic-ale
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Spider889

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

12-01-2013 22:46:04 | More by Spider889
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vermilcj

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

12-01-2013 22:45:49 | More by vermilcj
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Lanstrum

Ohio

3/5  rDev -26.8%

11-29-2013 20:09:10 | More by Lanstrum
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erlenmeyer

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

11-17-2013 02:08:47 | More by erlenmeyer
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Mark5252

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

11-10-2013 22:34:04 | More by Mark5252
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BurgeoningBrewhead

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into 34oz mug; jet black with a moderately thick tan head that descends very slowly leaving dense lacing.
Smell is loads of piney hops, almost gin-like, over top of dark malt with notes of cocoa.
Taste is piney and spicy hops, with dark cocoa and dark bready malt.
Mouthfeel is medium, but smooth.
Overall, a good flavorful black IPA.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2013 05:41:56 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
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DudMan

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

11-06-2013 15:03:01 | More by DudMan
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maximus_rebel

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

10-27-2013 19:45:13 | More by maximus_rebel
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beer-thirty

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

10-27-2013 01:28:13 | More by beer-thirty
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timesnewspartan

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

10-20-2013 04:19:40 | More by timesnewspartan
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AOShabaz

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.4%

10-17-2013 21:52:52 | More by AOShabaz
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

10-12-2013 03:55:43 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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CoolEthan

California

4/5  rDev -2.4%

10-11-2013 14:20:17 | More by CoolEthan
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BB1313

Ohio

3.81/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Fresh 2013 vintage. 22oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours black with subtle brown hues coming though; khaki head that eventually fades but leaves really nice retention and lacing. There's some sediment that shows up as you get towards the end of the bottle. The aromas start off pretty dank with lots of roasted chocolate malts. There are also hints of grapefruit and pine needles. The flavors are pretty bold and robust. Tons of dark chocolates along with the hops give this one a solid bitterness. Flavors aren't too sweet. Slightly soapy. Very earthy and leafy. More pine resin which really stands out as well. Mouthfeel is full-bodied and heavy, but still comes off as watery due to the low carbonation. It's still a very smooth drinking beer, despite feeling heavy at times. Alcohol goes unnoticed.

I'm glad Hoppin' Frog decided to brew this one again. It's a very good Imperial Black IPA. Well crafted. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2013 17:33:41 | More by BB1313
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Lukass

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

09-15-2013 14:42:29 | More by Lukass
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Bobby_Gray_84

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

09-15-2013 00:35:55 | More by Bobby_Gray_84
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akttr

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.4%

08-25-2013 01:59:46 | More by akttr
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

08-13-2013 14:48:52 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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meltroha

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

08-07-2013 23:30:47 | More by meltroha
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jivex5k

Florida

5/5  rDev +22%

07-30-2013 18:38:11 | More by jivex5k
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Smokee

Massachusetts

3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle to a tulip. An inch or so of light tan head over a very dark brown body. Smells of malt chocolate, prune, burnt butter(?)

Tastes chocolate coffee, less hoppy to me than others have mentioned(ill need to check the age). Very tasty but a slowish drinker(pretty hot on my back porch tonight so that may have something to do with it). Overall, very good variation on the style. Absolutely a black ale and not a black ipa(at least to me)

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2013 02:51:50 | More by Smokee
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Gavage

New Jersey

4.23/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: pours a black color with a 1" head that slowly falls to a thick surface covering.

Smell: pine, citrus, and dark chocolate rise from the glass into the nose.

Taste: big malty profile here. Dark chocolates, pine, grapefruit, prunes, and a hearty bitterness create a nicely flavored ale. Alcohol is well hidden here too.

Mouthfeel: medium-heavy in body. Lightly crisp throughout with some dryness late.

Overall: a slower sipping beer from the great flavor profile. Defintely worthy of a try from anyone who likes the style.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 21:04:31 | More by Gavage
Hop Heathen from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 199 ratings.