Hop Stoopid - Lagunitas Brewing Company
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4.8/5 rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Hop Stoopid is a great pour. Nice light amber-golden body, solid head, sticky lacing.
Smell is very aromatic. Juicy, and sticky with a tropical pineapple/papaya sweetness. Lots of hop leafiness, with a blast of pungent cannabis. The raw hop oil/leaf complexity is astounding. This is one damn fine smelling beer. I honestly can't stop smelling it, addicting as all hell. Definitely one of the better aromas I've had the pleasure of smelling in quite some time. It's a high just from inhaling the gorgeous dank fragrance.
With a nose like that, this is looking extremely promising. First sip is very juicy, yet still well-balanced. Upfront has a nice juicy tropical hop profile, with loads of tangy sweet pineapple. Which is quickly balanced by some nice bitterness - aggressive hop oil, sappy pine, and waxy leafiness. Flavors blend really well together, working nicely with a semi-sweet malty backbone.
Loads of hop complexity here, awesome aroma, nice balance. Very high quality DIPA from Lagunitas. Definitely worth seeking out.
Serving type: bottle
08-11-2009 03:06:33 | More by HoustonTX
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