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Hopageddon Imperial IPA - Napa Smith Brewery

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Hopageddon Imperial IPAHopageddon Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

260 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 260
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 8
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Napa Smith Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

144 IBUs not for the faint of heart with hopiness

(Beer added by: corby112 on 02-08-2012)
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3.12/5  rDev -15.2%

Fordknox, Today at 04:49 AM
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3.9/5  rDev +6%

Old bottle (8-12) months. Suprisingly smooth with peppery taste. Better than expected. Think aging helped this beer.

Kevinpitts, Today at 04:46 AM
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3.76/5  rDev +2.2%

Cobrabob428, Oct 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

JoshuaShort13, Oct 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

KnowYourCraft, Oct 07, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +26.1%

Jfgaddis, Oct 04, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +14.1%

Pours two fingers of foamy head on a hazy straw colored body.
The aroma is bold pine and grapefruit with a little pineapple and mango in the background.
The taste is big and bold with pine, lemon and grapefruit bitterness exploding though balanced out with some dose of malt.
The texture is smooth.
Quite good.

Fatehunter, Sep 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

IPAchris, Sep 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Washuffizi98, Sep 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

st9647v3, Sep 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

BigJohnShow, Sep 09, 2014
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3.36/5  rDev -8.7%

EddieB, Sep 06, 2014
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Skagnetti, Sep 04, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +23.9%

jaramilr, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

durlta, Aug 24, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev +13.9%

I disagree with some reviews I've read of this beer. It's not a mess and not overly hopped for the sake of hoppiness. It's not that bitter despite what the IBUs say. The sweet malt and citrus and mango pulled from the hops really balances this beer in my opinion. It's quite delicious and underrated. It's definitely a huge IPA with a big mouthfeel and lots of hops, but it knows what it's doing with them. Good cold and at room temp. The alcohol wasn't noticeable to my mouth either, maybe my body. Granted I'm a hop head and drink my fair share of double and triples but one reviewer said this was too hoppy even for hop fanatics... nope... It's just right!

Don't be shy. Go and Try.

samtrillo, Aug 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

thkrb99, Aug 18, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +14.1%

Aleshka, Aug 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

kell50, Aug 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

LarryMyers, Aug 12, 2014
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2.52/5  rDev -31.5%

ChrisSantana, Aug 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

jaredkc889, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Chuffbomb, Jul 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

heytomcat, Jul 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

tclipse, Jul 17, 2014
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Hopageddon Imperial IPA from Napa Smith Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 260 ratings.