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Hop Stoopid - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,248 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 5248
Reviews: 1899
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10%


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 deadonhisfeet:
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deadonhisfeet

Kentucky

4.28/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle with no visible freshness info into a Bell's tulip. The pour is very clear with a nice effervescence from a good level of carbonation. Color is bright orange. There is a perfect, tight, dense white head with outstanding retention and really nice lacing. This beer simply looks as good as a bottled beer can. The nose has intense tropical fruit notes of orange, grapefruit, and a hint of sweet, syrupy pineapple. Very nice!

Medium body and fairly firm (slightly thin) feel. Doesn't drink as bitter as I thought it would. The malt backbone easily supports the hop. There's a brief marmalade-like sweetness up front and then, ever so slowly, the hops rise up and challenge. Sharp, dank, floral hop flavors prevail to a lingering, resiny finish. Some chutney-like sweetness remains to protect your palate.

102 IBUs? You could have fooled me! This beer is certainly bitter, but very well-balanced, refreshing, and drinkable. The pleasant, fruity sweetness isn't medicinal at all. It reminds me of Stone's Ruination, only with a slightly thinner feel and a tad more sweetness. I can see why it's a Beer of Fame.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2014 18:21:19 | More by deadonhisfeet
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if Hop Stoopid didn't exist, man would have had to create him... or something like that. This beer is a winner, and not as pricey as the other big bottles on the shelf. Bitter was never so sweet. Pair with spicy food of choice and wash those scoville units to hell.

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Hop Stoopid from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,248 ratings.