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Hop Stoopid - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,753 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,753
Reviews: 1,924
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10%
Wants: 174
Gots: 445 | 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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Poured into an ale chalice: color is completely transparent gold, fine bubbles; head is tanish white, very dense and thick on first pour, then reduces to a solid thin top with some lacing down the glass.

Smell is definitely bitter and has some clean malt presence with a touch of caramel, biscuit and toast; hop notes seem provide a unique aroma, very resinous, piney with strong notes of grapefruit rind.

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Hop Stoopid from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,753 ratings.