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Hoppin' Frog / Amager (Bryghus) Frog Hops From Amager - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

60 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Stinkypuss on 01-09-2013)
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csustar001

New York

5/5  rDev +26.9%

01-29-2013 10:52:41 | More by csustar001
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Dbrag

Maine

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

10-19-2013 15:07:42 | More by Dbrag
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Hoptometrist

Oregon

4.7/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Served on tap into a mini 8 oz nonic glass.

A- Black as night with a very dark mocha colored frothy head (darkest head I've ever seen on a beer) that left dense splashy lace.

S- Big dark fruit, very roasty, and rich chocolate notes.

T- Huge dark fruit, raisin, and whiskey soaked cherries. Very roasty malt character with a lot of coffee like bitterness, rich dark chocolate, and a hint of vanilla.

M- Coats the mouth, full bodied, creamy, silky, dry finish, and big warming but no alcohol burn.

O- This is a killer imperial stout from Hoppin Frog and I look forward to trying many more of their imperial stouts. Very complex, perfect mouthfeel, and appearance for the style. Tastes like an incredible extra foreign stout.

Serving type: on-tap

06-30-2014 01:17:58 | More by Hoptometrist
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brewdlyhooked13

Ohio

4.63/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance - thick oily pour, two fingers of dark mocha foam. Stiff and sticky, it leaves heavy lace patterns on the glass.

Aroma - plenty of dark roasted malt to go around and some mild to moderate bittersweet chocolate as well.

Taste - sweet and malty, some light char as the swallow clears. Char leads to some hop drying and dark chocolate, along with notable alcohol warming.

Mouthfeel - silky smooth, huge body, makes the 7.8% feel closer to 9 or 10.

Overall - the frog just knows how to do a big impy stout. Another stellar brew from Akron, with a fine assist from Amager.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2013 04:49:07 | More by brewdlyhooked13
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tbryan5

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

01-12-2014 04:37:54 | More by tbryan5
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pathman

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

01-11-2013 02:05:57 | More by pathman
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Beerrenda

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

01-16-2014 00:14:36 | More by Beerrenda
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

06-27-2014 21:12:51 | More by sammyg832
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.28/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

The beer is near black with a half inch of dense beige head. The aroma is more Danish than American, offering rich, roasted, dark malts and chocolates with a hint of smoke. A delicious beer. These two breweries both make great imperial stouts, so it's no surprise that this collaboration turned out well. Smooth on the palate with soft carbonation. A delicious beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2014 02:29:08 | More by Huhzubendah
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

04-20-2013 14:57:16 | More by Zachtheporter
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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

11-11-2013 02:00:37 | More by thebouch01
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ChrisKuhns

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

11-26-2013 22:08:57 | More by ChrisKuhns
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

10-21-2013 21:54:13 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

HOPPIN' FROG / Amager
European Tour Series : Edition 3/3
Chocolate Wheat Imperial Stout

LOOK: 22oz bomber into a pint glass. Pours an oily dark brown. Ominous tan brown head. Leaves a sheet of foam lace.

SMELL: Chocolate malt aroma, sweet smelling. Chocolate banana. Mostly chocolate.

TASTE/FEEL: Richly malty with a delicate smoothness. Rich creamy feel. Smoke, tar and chocolate are all well represented with an ashy finish. The wheat is downplayed but adds to the sweetness. Roasty and bitter, with an earthy, piney dry hop bite.

OVERALL: Enjoyable, smooth as hell, American Stout Beer. Complex stuff, the flavors evolve.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2013 02:55:08 | More by Stinkypuss
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wvsabbath

West Virginia

4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Serving Type - 22oz bottle

Apperance - Dark tan/black with a nice creamy foamy 1 inch head and tons of lacing. Looks great.

Smell - Roasty malts, hops, some brown sugars, molassess, rasin, dates, plums, some caramel and toffee. Honey, some coffee and the musky wheat aroma.

Taste - Starts off with roasty chocolate malts, some bitter hops, then the wheat comes in to mellow everything out. Hops are citric and sweet, yet the coffee, chocolate and chalky wheat counter the bitterness. Some added sugars sweeten up things some. In the finish you get some bitter coffee.

Mouthfeel - Malts coat tounge, along with some hops and wheat. The palate gets more of the same with added sugars and fruits. The aftertaste is malty, dry and wheaty.

Overall - Nice beer, Kind of the in between beer from a dry stout/american stout and a russian imperial stout. Has many flavors, each has its moment, and balances out well. Alcohol is masked really well. This is my favorite from the three colab releases, and id buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2013 06:15:45 | More by wvsabbath
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JackieTH

Minnesota

4.01/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours rich, oily, like used motor oil. A thin skein of mocha foam forms and settles out into wisps of froth that coat the inside of the glass. Smell is rich milk chocolate with a hint of roast malt. Taste is chocolate right up front, mildly bitter, smooth, creamy and rich. Some roast elements emerge. It seems lightly sweet but isn't at all sugary in character. Perhaps a little bit milk stout like in nature. Medium heavy body and very smooth overall very drinkable. The bottle plainly states 'contains no chocolate' so they worked the chocolate magic with malts. Very enjoyable but not overly complex.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2013 04:54:52 | More by JackieTH
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Lanstrum

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-09-2013 00:40:12 | More by Lanstrum
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oso

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%

03-18-2014 04:17:04 | More by oso
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itracy63

Alaska

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-28-2013 07:17:40 | More by itracy63
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ALLISON01

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.5%

04-14-2013 18:37:08 | More by ALLISON01
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metter98

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

12-28-2013 20:01:03 | More by metter98
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atone315

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.5%

03-16-2013 17:20:47 | More by atone315
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The fine brewers of Amager and Hoppin' Frog hook up for a love beer that is bold, robust, full of character and one that doesn't shy away from American influences.

Its heady pour billows with a sandy-tan froth that errupts from its ominous black body beneath. Its pour is silky, smooth and lush to the eye while its head character struggles to stand through the later portions of the session and trickles with random lace above.

Its rich aromas abound with lavish dark-roast coffee, dark chocolate, burnt caramel and an off-smoke scent of burnt embers. Lightly of pine cones and bark, these spicier tones are backed by burnt toast, roasted walnut and a milky yogurt-like twang.

To taste, its the culmination of burnt sugars, french-press coffee and bitter chocolate that frame the beer's robust and lavish taste. Its bready-sweet underpinnings are of the same charred toast, nutty and woody flavors of the nose. Its finish is deeply bitterness, seemingly of pine needles with their slight sappiness.

Full bodied, the beer's lower-lying carbonation allows its velvety malt textures to brush against the palate with a silky smooth sensation. Fuller and richer than drier American stout but not as brazen or viscous as Imperial stout, Frog Hops to Amager lands right smack-dab in the middle and highlights its chcolate wheat character perfectly. Finishing warm, roasty and spicy with hop dryness the ale echoes with chocolate and char.

Without overstating any sense of complexity, the stout is focused on chocolate, coffee and hop bitterness. Its a straigh-forward taste and texture that's dangerously drinkable yet greatly rewarding to the taste buds.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2014 18:29:08 | More by BEERchitect
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superspak

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into snifter, bottled in December 2012. Pours dense pitch black color with a small dense tan head with good retention, that reduces to a thin lace cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big cocoa, dark chocolate, roasted malt, wheat, toast, coffee, orange zest, floral, pine, and roasted earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of roasted malt notes with a good amount of hop presence; and good strength. Taste of cocoa, dark chocolate, roasted malt, wheat, toast, light coffee, light smoke, floral, light pine, and roasted earthiness. Fair amount of roasted pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of cocoa, dark chocolate, wheat, toast, roasted malt, light pine, floral, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of roasted malt flavors with a good amount of hop presence; and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a creamy, slick, and slightly chalky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice imperial stout. All around nice balance and complexity of roasted malt flavors with moderate hop presence; and quite smooth to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2013 04:07:12 | More by superspak
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Appaz

Sweden

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-14-2014 22:22:31 | More by Appaz
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Hoppin' Frog / Amager (Bryghus) Frog Hops From Amager from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
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