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Hop Stoopid - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,701 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,701
Reviews: 1,922
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10%
Wants: 172
Gots: 428 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: lou91 on 03-07-2007)
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BryanCarey

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4.29/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Orange in color with a lovely head of white foam, this IPA appeals to many senses from the start. The amazing nose is one of citrus, pine, and some behind-the-scenes tropical fruit. The body of the beer is a little hazy and your senses are easily piqued to take a sip.

As expected, this IPA has a big taste, featuring grapefruit, pine, citrus, mixed tropical fruit, and alcohol. The hops are a little sticky and make their presence known from start to finish. Biscuit- like malts attempt to balance things out and they do a decent job, but the emphasis is still on the hops.

A big brew, this IPA is packed with flavor and it may not go over well with everyone at first, particularly those who are not fans of the IPA style. Hop heads, however, will fall in love immediately and may rank this among the very best. I couldn’t consume this as an everyday brew, but I agree that this is a delicious double IPA that I will certainly buy again.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2014 19:59:13 | More by BryanCarey
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Hop Stoopid from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,701 ratings.