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Hop Stoopid - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,748 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,748
Reviews: 1,924
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10%
Wants: 173
Gots: 441 | 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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Reviews by Lauthaha:
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Lauthaha

Michigan

4.85/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a deuce-deuce into a beer glass.

Appearance: Pours a pure-golden color with a nice off white head. Head recedes to a thin but present coating on the surface, leaving very light lacing; there is very light carbonation visible through the glass.

Smell: Stupidly hoppy, hahaha...as the beer is advertised as "Hop Stoopid," I think it fits swimmingly. Superbly bitter, with just a small hint of floral sweetness. Not a whole lot else.

Taste: Oooh! A truly thick and bready malt is the primary focus here; a surprise which is very welcome. Sweet bread, grapefruit, and the hops (which smelled so very distinct) come in softly but steadily. Aftertaste is super-pleasant, just some general sweet and bitterness. Alcohol is extremely well-hidden. Couldn't be any better for a Double IPA.

Mouthfeel: Thick and chewy. As the beer warms slightly on the palate, the carbonation takes full effect. As the bubbles fade away, the beer rinses smoothly, no harshness whatsoever.

Drinkability: Yes. In every facet, this beer is drinkable.

I was blown away by this brew...perhaps I had an aged bottle, but it was truly a blessing. I would suggest this beer to IPA lovers.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2011 01:29:50 | More by Lauthaha
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Mattmiller21

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mvanaskie13

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4.09/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Taste is very clean, crisp with solid but not cloying hop and malt flavors: malt flavors are biscuit, caramel and light toast, but not sweet, more the presence and notes; hop flavors are similar to the aroma resinous, piney, with some grapefruit peel... strong but not mouthshattering. Very clean, yet strong flavors, with no booziness.

Mouthfeel is powerful, but not overpowering: clean flavors and moderate carbonation create a pleasant strong bitter beer mouthfeel.

Overall a very bitter dipa that has some unique flavor qualities: strong resinous flavors from the hops and clean fermentation and clean malt flavors with no oversweet or cloying presence.

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4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
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The 22 ounce bomber just seemed to call out to me at Liquor Barn - how can you go wrong with "Hop Stoopid". Turns out I didn't. Enjoyed this with an Italian meal. The hop aroma with the mix or citrus and pine was almost overwhelming and the flavor profile didn't let me down. Although the label claims 102 IBU, the sweet malt backbone still comes through with a very nice balance between the hop and malt. This stood up quite well to spicy Italian food but I think it would be good with just about anything.

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Serving type: bottle

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Hop Stoopid from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,748 ratings.