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Noggin Floggin - Hopworks Urban Brewery

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52 Ratings
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 15.43%
Wants: 4
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hopworks Urban Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV: 11% IBU: 70 OG: 24 Plato

(Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 03-13-2011)
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

chossboss, Jan 18, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A deep orange amber color with a nice topper of white suds and plenty of lacing. The aroma is sort of vague citrus and alcohol, not very strong or alluring. The flavor brings sweet licorice citrus pine and woodsy caramel. I detect some candied apple malt and leafy maple. Nice. The body is solidly mid-plus with a smooth feel that offers modest carbonation. An aroma more consistent with the flavor would go a long way here , but still a solid brew.

Durge, Oct 17, 2013
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Kopfschuss, Oct 11, 2013
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KevinGordon, Jun 24, 2013
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HarmonMW, May 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

leftoverburrito, May 09, 2013
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4.73/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

The 2013 release of Noggin Floggin is my favorite yet. To me, if HUB decided to call this an imperial IPA then I wouldn't have questioned it. Maybe the only thing that makes this a barleywine is the higher ABV. For example, the color was a clear, gold with a white head. The smell was delightfully hop heavy. The reason we all love beers is because of the taste, right? Noggin Floggin blew me away in this category. The malt flavor was simple but strong and the hops... oh the hops. This is why I think this beer could be an imperial IPA. The hop flavor tilted towards citrus but was balanced by other flavors as well. Mouthfeel: wet... jk it was pretty full bodied. A very well orchestrated beer. Bravo HUB!

DanChristensen, Jan 27, 2013
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3.99/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Glass used: snifter

This beer had an beautiful dark amber appearance. Although I didn't get much out of nose other than the smell of alcohol, the flavor was really good. It has a light hops flavor with notes of malty caramel and a strong alcohol warming finish. I was really impressed with this beer.

Hawksfan79, Jan 08, 2013
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Joeyhoover, Oct 28, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: orange. Slightly Hazy. Not much head.

Scent: sweet malty smell with a faint alcohol aroma.

Taste: wonderful. Sweet with a malty/fruity flavor. Slightly bitter with alcohol added.

Mouthfeel: carbonated well. Pretty thick on the tongue.

Overall: my favorite barley wine so far.

jellikit, Aug 24, 2012
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Noggin Floggin from Hopworks Urban Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.