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Hopped-Up Goose Juice - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

223 Ratings
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Ratings: 223
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.87%
Wants: 14
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
American hops dominate this Rye I.P.A, creating an assertive citrus and passion fruit character. An old-world flavor from rye malt adds the perfect compliment to Goose Juice’s big, satisfying hop flavor and aroma. Originally home-brewed by our beloved brewer Goose, its wonderful combination of flavors inspired us to brew this specialty I.P.A.

60 IBU

(Beer added by: Greencoat on 06-15-2012)
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Birdog

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-21-2014 01:53:11 | More by Birdog
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Brew33

Ohio

3/5  rDev -20.8%

06-17-2014 13:53:03 | More by Brew33
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Lelampp

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-14-2014 20:58:21 | More by Lelampp
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clay23

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-09-2014 00:02:22 | More by clay23
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spw109

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-07-2014 17:45:02 | More by spw109
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Greywulfken

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

A: dark thickly clouded amber ale with a solid few fingers of foam above

S: muted citrus amid the dry rye spice; some suggestions of dank herb

T: rustic and rugged rye, edged with spice, matched to the dark pith of a pale citrus fruit; presents some earthy and muted "brown" flavors, with a watery brown sugar sweetness

M: medium-light body, some tickle of spice and carbonation, mellow bitterness

O: nothing I'm particularly fond of, nothing that I didn't like. a decent entry into the field. Perhaps fans of rye ales and IPAs, and the mellower, darker IPAs would like this more than me.

06-06-2014 00:28:53 | More by Greywulfken
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sneaks2210

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-04-2014 00:30:36 | More by sneaks2210
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Hopmarc

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-28-2014 23:45:30 | More by Hopmarc
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ToddHolder

Illinois

4.05/5  rDev +6.9%

Was expecting a over-the-top hop blast given the name. But turns out to be a very well-balanced IPA. Tons of sweet malt to go with piney/citrus hop flavor and aroma. Didn't get the anticipated spice from the rye though. Overall a very nice IPA. Would drink again and recommend highly. If you are expecting tons of hop bitterness you will be disappointed.

05-25-2014 05:45:43 | More by ToddHolder
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-24-2014 01:10:54 | More by Latarnik
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smartassboiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.8%

05-19-2014 12:50:52 | More by smartassboiler
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09robejo

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-17-2014 21:53:18 | More by 09robejo
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-05-2014 17:39:03 | More by Whiskeydeez
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-04-2014 12:48:53 | More by sgttibbs
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cd_beer_disapear

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

04-25-2014 23:40:46 | More by cd_beer_disapear
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

04-25-2014 00:20:53 | More by ummswimmin
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insaini11

Ohio

4.03/5  rDev +6.3%

I wish I had the beer infront of me so I could give the full description, but I'll give you my first impression. The name "Hopped-up Goose Juice", when I read it out loud I had to try it. Hell of a name for a beer, I love saying it. I didn't examine the color of the beer as I did with the smell and taste. Smell was absolutely amazing, reminded me of some"stankey danke dank"(marijuana), smell was Subtle though, very sweet smell. The taste was great as well. I remember the taste being like having a mouthful of smoke after hitting a freshly packed bowl. Taste of it lasted through out and never lost its flavor. I suggest it to those who favor a more lighter tasting IPA. You can't go wrong with trying a mouthful of flavors, don't associate marijuana with it, it was just the first impression it had on me so get it, twist it and have a dab at it.

03-28-2014 17:44:38 | More by insaini11
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

03-07-2014 15:40:44 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

03-04-2014 19:54:15 | More by Knoxrb12
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msquared36

Ohio

3.51/5  rDev -7.4%

Medium pour yields a foamy, root beer float-like head. Orange and hazy. Tiny bubbles continuously flow from the bottom of the pint glass.

Fruity aroma of light citrus and berries.

Mild bitterness up front. Follows with a citrus taste unique to IPAs, a lemon-lime crispness.

Expected more noticeable carbonation based on the appearance. Fairly smooth.

Overall a pretty good beer. Refreshing and drinkable. Not particularly complex, but tasty.

02-15-2014 01:11:34 | More by msquared36
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ZachKelly

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

02-10-2014 00:30:21 | More by ZachKelly
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mhammo129

Ohio

5/5  rDev +31.9%

02-04-2014 07:54:01 | More by mhammo129
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

02-02-2014 18:20:39 | More by bacher468
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ck132286

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

01-28-2014 21:51:40 | More by ck132286
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev -10.3%

$9.99 at Giant Eagle
Bomber at 45 degrees into goblet
Aroma strongly citrus
Head average (3 cm), creamy, off-white, mostly diminishing
Lacing fair
Body medium orange, hazy
Flavor begins lightly sweet, with the rye slightly overbalancing the hops (60 IBU). Rye spiceyness is evident throughout. No alcohol, no diacetyl tasted. Ends slightly sweet with no chalky astringency.
Palate medium, slightly oily, carbonation lively.

Overall, a nice interpretation of a hoppy rye ale, but not worth the 10 bucks.

01-28-2014 12:41:03 | More by Ozzylizard
Hopped-Up Goose Juice from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 223 ratings.