Hop Stoopid - Lagunitas Brewing Company
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3.94/5 rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Pours a clear golden straw color into a tulip with a foamy, bright white 3 finger head that fades pretty fast and leaves spotty lace.
Lots of citrus hops undercut by a sweet floral note. Grapefruit, mango, lemon zest, a little peach, a touch of sweet malt and some floral hops in the nose.
There's a sweetness to the brew from start to finish that is quite nice. It's a caramel malt taste that meshes very well with the hops. The hop profile follows the nose, with interplay between juicy citrus (peach, grapefruit, lemon) and floral. I also get an onion/garlic flavor (in a good way) in the middle of the mouth and into the finish. A dry pine bitterness finishes out the beer.
Medium bodied, slightly creamy, very dry finish. Leaves an almost cotton-mouth feeling, which I've never experienced before. A little too dry for my liking, but the rest of the mouthfeel is solid. Slight warming alcohol that doesn't detract from drinkability.
At $5 a pop for a bomber, this is a really solid DIPA. Nothing mind-blowing, but a super reliable and tasty brew. A great go-to when you want a nice DIPA that you don't have to hunt down or take out a second mortgage for.
Serving type: bottle
03-01-2013 04:17:24 | More by cjoc83
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Hop Stoopid from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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