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Gangster Frog IPA - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

Gangster Frog IPAGangster Frog IPA

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150 Ratings
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.39%


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:
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(Beer added by: InebriatedJoker on 04-11-2013)
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Reviews by brewtus:
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brewtus

Ohio

4.64/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This was just released so its pretty fresh. Poured 22oz bomber into tulip. Pours light hazy orange with a nice two finger head that laces well as you drink. There is an enjoyable amount of sediment. S,ell is lots of tropical fruit, pine, orange, biscuit. Taste is a lot like the nose only better, tons of orange, tropical fruit, west coast style piney hops, buttery, little malt. The texture is so smooth and the hop profile is refreshing without being overly bitter or abrasive. Overall this beer was amazing, a great west coast style ipa that is refreshing and easy to drink. Has the perfect hop profile and tons of sweet fruit. This was better than I expected and I hope it ps easy to get as summer rolls on.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2013 00:21:13 | More by brewtus
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Serving type: bottle

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Drank from a 1 pint 6 fl. oz. (22 fl. oz) bottle purchased at Craft Beer Cellar, Belmont, MA
Served in a pint glass

Even with a careful pour, large chunks of yeast particles sneaked into the hazy, orangey-amber liquid. The beer was topped by a frothy, sudsy, off-white crown. Streaks of drippy lacing cascaded along the glass.

The nose was super hoppy and fragrant yet balanced. Tropical fruit notes dominated. Mango, papaya and pineapple were most noticeable. Hints of passion fruit. Somewhat dank. Overall, really solid.

Like the aroma, the flavor profile was incredibly hoppy yet very well balanced. Candied orange peel came through strong. Good amount of tropical fruitiness. I definitely picked up some mango and papaya. The beer was well anchored by a stiff yet unobtrusive caramel malt base. The finish contained notes of bitter orange peel and a touch of grapefruit zest. Hints of pine came through as well. At 7.5% ABV, the alcohol was remarkably well masked.

The mouthfeel was soft and pillowy. Creamy, frothy and smooth with a very fine and mellow effervescence.

Many of Hoppin' Frogs beers are wildly overpriced but, at $8 a bomber, this was a real bargain. Gangster Frog is a super flavorful yet immensely drinkable IPA. I would love to see this brewery jump on the canning bandwagon and offer this in six-packs.

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Gangster Frog IPA from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
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