1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Hop JuJu Imperial IPA - Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon

Not Rated.
Hop JuJu Imperial IPAHop JuJu Imperial IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.

972 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 972
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 8.97%
Wants: 342
Gots: 98 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The magical hops cast their spell, the natives chant and the drums beat... First let us confirm that there is no witchcraft used in creating this fine brew. None. Really. Well maybe a little. A supernatural beer with a powerhouse of hops creating aromas and flavors of citrus, pine and tropical fruit with a juicy resiny hop finish. Hakuna Matata.

(Beer added by: AltBock on 09-26-2009)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 972 | Reviews: 123 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Corriecrafts
4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of vince_arch_beer
3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

Photo of BrandonDZ
3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

Photo of somalley26
4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of TheyCallMeYukon
4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of evenKeelD
4/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of Agentveba
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of queerforbeer
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of StonedTrippin
4.3/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

this is amazing on so many levels. for one, all this hop character with so little bitterness, its incredible, maybe one of the most dramatic ive encountered. honey colored is fitting, because its honey textured hoppy too, extremely west coast in nature, dank and drippy with hop goodness. i dont get as much tropical fruit in this as others apparently have, more pine for me, spruce even, springy and pungent, with a real taffy sticky front end feel but fully resolving in the finish, aided by strong carbonation and a medium body that feels delicate for how big this is. i appreciate a big ipa under 9% abv too, it allows me the ability to enjoy several of them without the consequences of doing the same thing with one at 10% abv. i would describe the hop profile of this beer as less distinct than expected, given the hype. i thought for sure southern hemisphere fruitiness and all of that, but its not really there. its got more of a northwest hop character, just done better than most others, which is always great to see. this one and the head hunter are both amazing. these guys appear to be really onto it with their hoppy beers. id love to try some other stuff, looks like they do a ton.

Photo of Mac_McNelis
4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of BuckeyeBeers
4.2/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of StylinP
4.44/5  rDev -0.4%

Photo of Blazer22
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of mhpritch
5/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of Lunch
3.5/5  rDev -21.5%

Photo of eddie5721
4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of chrismattlin
2.87/5  rDev -35.7%

Photo of DMaCATO
4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of JCPinOH
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of jriggins6
4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of InspectorBob
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Bonna
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Yancey82
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of ianw87
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of HopAttack3
5/5  rDev +12.1%

Hop JuJu Imperial IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
99 out of 100 based on 972 ratings.