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Gangster Frog IPA - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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Gangster Frog IPAGangster Frog IPA

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222 Ratings
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Ratings: 222
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 7.93%
Wants: 37
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: InebriatedJoker on 04-11-2013)
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Photo of Bone53
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Poured from a bomber into a snifter at around 45°F

Appearance (4.5): Orange golden color with a two finger off white head

Smell (4.25): Tropical notes with undertones of citrus and pine. Perhaps some sweet malt in there as well.

Taste (4.25): Mango is prominent upfront with grapefruit, mandarin oranges, light spices, etc. playing minor roles. Quite light tasting overall however

Mouthfeel (4): Light medium body; Low on bitterness and maybe needs a bit more carbonation. Very smooth though

Overall (4.25): This reminds me a lot of LT Limbo. Seems like it has the same hop varieties. It's a good IPA, but nothing really extraordinary. The flavor and mouthfeel seems somewhat subdued than I would prefer. Very drinkable and smooth though. I prefer the likes of Head Hunter over this by miles, and probably would never get this agaon considering how many great beers are available to me. Ive had better IPAs at half the price. The bomber was $9.99 rather than the $7.99 others claim they purchased it for, which is kind of disappointing. It is a solid IPA, however, and can't knock it too much other than the price tag.

Bone53, Today at 04:56 AM
Photo of fthegiants
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

fthegiants, Yesterday at 08:09 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Justdoit1234, Friday at 11:45 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Basoos1, Sep 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

smccann, Sep 11, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +1.6%

ncelauro, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of EgadBananas
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

EgadBananas, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

masterofsparks, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of PTEdelman
4.54/5  rDev +5.8%

PTEdelman, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of Latarnik
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Latarnik, Aug 31, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

Padow, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of Kayaker
4.4/5  rDev +2.6%

Kayaker, Aug 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

NumberNone, Aug 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Walkerjgt, Aug 22, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +9.1%

Istoner90, Aug 22, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev -3%

weeare138, Aug 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

Kegatron, Aug 16, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -17.9%

BcOneSeven, Aug 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

a_beckman25, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of CaptCleveland
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the Hoppin' Frog tasting room.

Slightly hazy, honey-orange elixir, thick 1.5 finger head of tiny, packed, white bubbles remain throughout. Copious lacing.

Thick mango, orange, earth and pine up front. Minimal biscuit malt.

The citrus predominates with the juicy mango/citrus throughout and a smooth floral aftertaste.

Medium body, perfectly carbonated.

My favorite HF IPA. Heavy on the hops, nice complex aroma, with the malt smoothing out the edges but kept well in the background.

CaptCleveland, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of Brewski
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Brewski, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of kbuzz
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

kbuzz, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of BeerZombies1
4.3/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

HAPPY IPA DAY!

Gangsta Frog IPA - Hoppin' Frog
American IPA
7.5% ABV
55 IBU

APPEARANCE: Pours a hazy, sediment filled golden raw honey color. Loose soapy egg shell colored head that stuck around just long enough for the picture before quickly dissipating. The appearance is nice looking bit nothing out of the ordinary.

AROMA: Wild flowers blowing in the wind, soft perfume fragrance. Followed by inviting citrus hops with hints of fresh lemons and odoriferous mango. Slight sweet cookie, bready malts with a back end of orange spice hot tea. The nose is really quite amazing.

TASTE: As if I'm sitting at a table drinking orange spice tea, eating sugar cookies with a piece of candied orange on top. Malt forward but not over done, hops balance out nicely with a enjoyable bitterness. More of the mango I got on the nose with additional tropical fruits swirling around.

MOUTHFEEL: Medium body until the bottom half of the glass when the sediment was noticeably bring the body to a medium plus. Light moderate carbination, slightly soft and creamy with an enjoyable mellow finish.

OVERALL: First ipa by hoppin' frog. It was all around very enjoyable and easy to drink. Definitely not a palate wrecker which is actually a nice change in pace. I think the nose on this beer was the highlight for me. Great job Hoppin' Frog!

RATING: 4.3/5 Zombie Heads!

BeerZombies1, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of AFchino
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

AFchino, Aug 03, 2014
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Gangster Frog IPA from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 222 ratings.