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Hop Stoopid - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,743
Reviews: 1,923
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10%
Wants: 173
Gots: 440 | FT: 6
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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.

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eat

Quebec (Canada)

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Picked up in Halifax at Premier Wine and Spirits. A hard pour yields a big, airy off-white head, which leaves some sticky lacing as it recedes. Hazy amber body.

Tropical fruit up front on the nose, mostly pineapple and guava, with light pine, minerals and a significant sugary caramel malt. Nice enough, though not as big as I had hoped.

The bottle lists 102 IBU but there's no way I would have guessed that; seems more like 80-ish to me. Tropical fruit shows a little but the hops in the mouth are more about earthy pine and grass. Hops dominate, though there is an adequate malt presence hiding out in their shaddow. Alcohol blends in among the hops but is still noticeable. Resiny hop oils coat the palate on the finish, leaving a lingering grapefruit pith flavour.

I'm pretty into the feel; fairly viscous medium body with a light carbonation. I don't come across too many IPA/DIPAs with a great feel like this. If an otherwise-great IPA is going to disappoint it's usually here but the feel might be the highlight.

Decent double IPA, even if I've had much better. At this price I wouldn't buy it again unless I could verify that it was extremely fresh. The bottle doesn't list a date of any kind and it was sitting on the shelf unrefrigerated, so I suspect this probably isn't in the greatest of shape. Premier Wine and Spirits has such a well-chosen beer selection you'd think they would extend their efforts to include refrigeration for the hoppy brews at least.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2011 02:56:26 | More by eat
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tbraun1

Maryland

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bomber to mug

A - Deep, golden, somewhat amber hues and just a tad cloudy. Nice, white, two finger head off the pour that was barely contained by the large oktoberfest mug I used. Lacing was excellent as I enjoyed this brew.

S - The hop extract they used jumps out at the nose; a citrus smack in the face. Also, there is a subtle, sweet/biscuity malt undertone that also comes through.

T - Wow. Excellent balance for a DIPA. The alcohol is well hidden and was not as bitter as some other DIPA's I have sampled over the years. Nice, assertive, hop's get you on the front end but such a smooth, somewhat biscuity aftertaste.

M - Medium bodied with a bit of carbonation; A pleasant dry finish.

D - Some DIPA's that approach the 10% ABV are a bit much to enjoy more than one or two in a session but this brew was so well crafted I wish I had another bomber. A value at $3.99!!

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2011 00:00:55 | More by tbraun1
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FeDUBBELFIST

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

From bomber to oversized wine glass. Coding available on the bottle but I'm not going to bore you with the string of numbers. Less than $4-5 for the bomber. As far as bang for the buck goes, I'm not sure it gets any better than that.

A: One and a half fingers of pure white head composed of big and small foamy bubbles. Short retention. Eventually even the collar and surface film disappear. The body is golden ochre in color and med-light in intensity. There is minimal visible carbonation although a few active streamers line the edge of the glass. Pretty extensive patchy lace.

S: Light malts of bread and caramel. Huge hops of orange rind and herbs plus flowers, resin and pine. The bitterness is literally wafting out of the glass.

T: The aromas present themselves as flavors as well. Additionally, pineapple skin, orange bell pepper and dust. There is definitely a hint of a vegetal quality plus a bit of alcohol poking through.

M: Medium body with a slick texture and tongue biting carbonation. Lightly sweet at the front end of the palate and HARSHLY bitter mid to back end. The extreme bitterness probably accentuates the dry finish.

D: Great in the bottle. Far superior on draft (and COMPLETELY different in my opinion). At 120 IBUs, it's no surprise that Hop Stoopid is the hop bomb/bitter bomb that it is. This one should be reserved for the truest hops heads only.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2010 14:09:08 | More by FeDUBBELFIST
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wedge

North Carolina

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a bright, gauzy golden orange with a small head of tight, creamy bubbles. Smells hoppy, but not knock-me-over hoppy. Lively grapefruit and orange over sugar cookies. Pineapple, lemon, and a hint of pine too. Tropical fruit coats the tongue, followed by sweet floral hops, citrus pulp, peaches, pine resin, mint, and a certain special dankness. Mmmmm. Lots of hops and not a whole lot of malt...which is the point, I believe. Sweet and rindy overall. Medium bodied, bitter, and quite drinkable.

Hop Stoopid. Yup...

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2009 04:42:36 | More by wedge
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vrazionale

Vermont

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 fl. oz. bottle at refrigerator temperature poured into a snifter.

A - Pours a pretty clear copper-colored body with a modest, low-density head.

S - The sweet pungency of citrusy, piney hops. Tangerine, papaya, lychee, and meyer lemon are the fruit notes that stand out most prominently, with a pleasant herbal/pine resin character to balance out the bright aromas.

T - Again, the fruit profile stands out the most - pineapple, tangerine, and lychee. The bitterness develops slowly at first, then explodes onto the palate. After the bitterness subsides, a pine-resin taste acts as a complement to the lingering tropical fruit flavors.

M - The carbonation doesn't make itself well-known, but the rolling bitterness from the hops helps to clear the palate. One of those brews that you can't help but salivate long after you've swallowed.

D - An enjoyable DIPA, to be sure. I love the tropical fruit aromas and flavors going on here. The brighter fruity and floral qualities are well-balanced by the herbal piney flavors from the hops. A great DIPA for quaffing on warm summer evenings!

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2009 03:42:01 | More by vrazionale
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ritzkiss

Ontario (Canada)

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle from Premier Gourmet in Buffalo, no bottling date which is an annoyance. Pours a light golden honey color with small suspended particles in it, head of bone white head which leaves rings of lacing down the glass.

Nose is floral and citrusy, a little muddled and subdued says I. Hint of pine and a generous caramel sweetness.

Quite a drinkable hop attack. Caramel and honey bread sweetness which is perhaps higher than average. Tropical fruits, citrus, floral hops all there, a nice long bitter finish. ABV is there but somehow the sweetness and the bitterness work in tag team and the glass disappears too quickly. Rolling carb, nice weight - well done and will gladly seek it out again, a good value as well.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2011 02:12:17 | More by ritzkiss
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WalterSobchak

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip glass, medium honey to caramel color with a light haze...quite enticing.
Big pine.balsam nose after it settles in the glass with a consistent clover and citrus.
This is a great beer, nice big hops and honey flavors but not over the top. However they got the hops in there, I heartily approve of their efforts. Finishes medium dry, which is not my favorite, but works OK with this one.
At this price point ($6.96/22oz) it's hard to beat this choice. I'm a fan of the Lagunitas brews and this one is no exception. Even putting a few in the cellar.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2009 00:36:22 | More by WalterSobchak
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bambam2517

Arizona

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Orange-copper in color, an aggressive pour leads to a 1 finger head that dissipates into a nice sticky lace ring. Coated the glass all the way down.

S - A heavy dose of Citra hops, and a caramel sweetness.

T - Bright and tangy. Much sweeter than I expected, hop notes are there, but the bitterness is not. I even pick up an almost strawberry flavor, delicious.

M - Easy drinking, especially at this ABV. Just sweet enough, not cloying at all. Finish is fresh and wet.

O - A West Coast IIPA suitable for hot weather drinking around here. Not so weighty feeling that I have to wait for cooler times, and I really appreciate that.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2013 21:51:24 | More by bambam2517
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Zorro

California

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Clear amber colored beer with a small white head. Looks civilized for a 102 IBU Beer.

Smells sweet with lots of tropical fruit smells like pineapple. Corn syrup and pineapple with papaya, ash and a little onion. Smells great but lacks in complexity.

Starts out sweet with a mild pineapple jelly flavor. Onion bread flavor comes next. Little bit of melon and garlic flavor, quite a wild hop ride here.

Mouthfeel is full.

The 102 IBUs are pretty mild here. A good beer but just not as complex as something like a Dreadnaught. Still this is super mild for its strength.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2009 04:16:02 | More by Zorro
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KeefD

Minnesota

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pale orange, steady stream of large CO2 bubbles, white head and decent lacing. Big time pine sap aroma. Mmm mmm, this is how I like my DIPAs. Yes, there's some sweet maltiness in the nose, but it's completely out done by the pine and light citrus. Flavor is pretty good. For 102 IBUs I was expecting a lot more bitterness, but this is more hop flavor than bitterness to me. It's mostly pine with maybe some hints of citrus, and solid pale malt backbone with a biscuit/cracker like character. Medium to full bodied, average carbonation. Pretty easy to drink actually, and the 7.7% ABV doesn't weigh you down. A nice DIPA, but nothing great.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2009 02:48:29 | More by KeefD
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clean orange-ish / yellow color with an off white head. Aromas of, well, all hops, citrusy and grapefruit. In the taste, tons of grapefruity hops, and a sweetness with those hops. A bitter hop mouthfeel and a dry hoppyness in the aftertaste. Its kind of like chewing on hops, so citrusy almost a minty burn. A fantastic beer.

Serving type: on-tap

10-04-2007 15:12:31 | More by OWSLEY069
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mulder1010

Australia

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into a tulip

A-- Poured a clear golden color. Very clear color and no visible carbonation showing besides the head. Head was a bright white color, two fingers at height but quickly faded to just white spots, leaving a finger of soapy lacing on the sides of the glass. On swirling a one finger head and also dies off rapidly.

S-- Candied orange, grapefruit and pine. A little bit of peach blossom and orange peel. Slightly sweet and resiny. No ABV smell at all. Good nose, very good nose.

T-- Bitter grapefruit and bitter orange peel backed with a good amount of sweet malt. Really offsets the bitterness and really smooths it out well and hides the IBU's very well.

M-- Low carbonation and medium feel. Really it is fruit and pine in the front ( bitterness levels really pick up with air) and the sweetness in the back. Sort of sweet mixed with some grapefruit bitterness in the back. Like that it is bitter up front and smooth and sweet in the back. Slightly oily all the way through.

O-- IBU's do creep up on me halfway through on this but really well crafted as not massive up front. ABV is almost nonexistent in this. Get halfway through the first and start craving a second. That is a good sign.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2011 15:39:02 | More by mulder1010
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into a snifter

Appearance
Golden straw with 2 fingers of off-white head that dissipates quickly. Excellent clarity and moderate carbonation.

Nose
Dank, pineapple, papaya, tangerine, lemon and candy sugar.

Taste
Candied citrus, pineapple, papaya, tangerine and lemon. Thin candy sugar backbone with drops of caramel and toast. Dank resinous pine and lemon zest finishes it off.

Mouthfeel
Light-medium bodied, crisp and dry.

Overall
Packed full of hops with just a tiny malt profile to balance things out. Very quaffable for 8.0% and a great value at $5.99/22oz bottle.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2013 12:47:43 | More by justintcoons
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Redrover

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz brown bomber poured into an imperial pint glass. The beer is a very hazy apricot with a dense off-white head. Good lacing.

Huge nose of citrus (mainly grapefruit) pine resin and grains.

The hops lead the way with a one-two punch of citrus and more citrus. Caramel malts in the aftertaste and then some pine. Lots going on here. You will notice a bit of alcohol, but it does not distract from the beer. Hard candy sweetness at the midpoint of the glass.
The mouth is oily and coating with low carbonation.

Drinkability is a tougher call. I like it and will buy again, but man this is almost the anti-session beer. Well done!

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2010 00:28:46 | More by Redrover
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice dark golden color and exceptional aroma...hops and a lot of subtle floral and piney notes. The smell and the somewhat creamy mouthfeel are really the best aspects of this beer. The taste is quite good but the bitterness dominates to a degree, overpowering the other more delicate flavors here. Finish is a bit long for my taste, but hopheads may find it to be just what the doctor ordered. Drinkability somewhat compromised by the high ABV...whaddaya want, it's a DIPA.

Good beer but not my favorite of the style. I prefer a little bit more balance in the palate w/o so much bitterness but others may not mind quite as much. I really like to taste what I"m smelling though!

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2011 01:03:06 | More by tobelerone
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Powderhornphil

Minnesota

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Revisiting a beer that I probably haven't had in three years, but one I drank alot of when getting into craft beer.

Looks great. Golden with a lot of lacing as the head recedes.

Smells a bit catty to me, not alot of fruits etc.

Still tastes good to my palate. finishes big, bitter and dry. Some malt sweetness. This beer probably had a lot to do with deveolping my beer palate.

Nice to meet you again old friend.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2013 03:29:30 | More by Powderhornphil
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jsprain1

Minnesota

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Golden amber. Head is one finger and white. REtains well at a quarter finger. A couple wisps of lacing.
S- Smell is of citrusy hops, a bit of pine and a bit of pale malt swetness. Good aroma, but it is lacking in depth for me.
T- Tastes much better than the aroma suggested it would. Initially citrusy, with pale malts starting to fill in. Finish in more piney and slightly resinous than citrus. Grapefruit and a definite orange flavor at first though.
M- Roughly medium bodied, maybe a touch fuller than style standard. Carbonation is pretty low, a bit lower than I would like.
O- It's a worthy double ipa, I'd recommend it, but it's not the first one I'd recommend.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2011 01:47:54 | More by jsprain1
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NolanGTI

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Is there such a thing as an entry level DIPA? If so, this is it. Slightly paler than most DIPAs, fairly clear with a nice firm off ivory head. Nose that isn't quite as bold as would be expected, mellow fruit essence. Mostly pineapple. Hop notes are somewhat subdued for style, no malty sweetness in the nose. High carbonation for a light mouthfeel with a solid hop presence and a solid balance of malty characteristics to round this out. Not one I would seek out, but a DIPA I would gladly drink. Average+ for the style.

Serving type: on-tap

09-11-2007 02:05:59 | More by NolanGTI
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pokesbeerdude

Colorado

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Picked up a 22oz single from Liquor Depot in Rock Springs, WY. Around $4.

A: Light copper/orange color with a giant off white head, extremely dense, crystal clear with a fair amount of bubbles moving up from the nucleation point in the glass. Excellent looking beer.

S: Hmmm, hops! "Herbal" hops, piney, and earthy, pretty fair smack of citrus, grapefruit rind too, underneath that is a faint hint of caramel, and some bready flavors, but yeah, this one is hittin the ol' hop button really hard!

T: Big time hops, with a nice sweetness, quite bitter, grapefruit, but not peel, like eating a grapefruit, I really can't distinguish much more than that. A slightly sweet malt, flavor, but is really more reminiscent of over-ripe citrus fruit.

M: Thick, really really thick, nice carbonation though, and extremely dry. Actually no alcohol heat, but at 7.7% I guess that isn't surprising.

D: Not too shabby, for 102 IBUs it isn't nearly as intense as I figured, a really tasty beer, and I'm glad I bought more than one! I'll recommend this one.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2009 02:58:10 | More by pokesbeerdude
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chicagobeerriot

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle into pint glass. Pours deep gold with only a slight veil. Resiliant head that gives off a strong pine smell with a little grapefruit underneath. The beer displays truth in advertising: The flavor initially is a pure pine bomb with only a slight malt sweetness to provide balance. After the hops put on their prolonged one-note show of rich bitterness, the complexity emerges. The finish takes on your taste buds from all sides, giving your throat a dry smack with a bit of citrus sweetness on the tongue. If you don't enjoy a big hop show, give this one a pass. I usually prefer a little more malt balance in a DIPA, but I like this one. If you enjoy a beer that mixes brute force with just a bit of grace, Hop Stoopid is well worth your time. Pair with sweet & sour pork or a sweeter Thai dish such as pad see ew.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2009 01:39:31 | More by chicagobeerriot
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freescribbles

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Nice amber color and the head seemed to just float on top as it settled.

A pleasant aroma that clung to the nostrils with each sip. Mostly pine but slight citrus tones. Surprisingly mellow for a strong IPA. Any initial bitterness faded quickly and the overall mouthfeel came across with a very smooth texture, pleasing to my tongue.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2009 02:28:20 | More by freescribbles
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FickleBeast

New Jersey

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle poured into a Chapter House, Ithaca, NY pint glass

A - Pours crystal clear golden color - lighter than I would have expected. Two fingers of head quickly dissipates with a bit of lacing.

S - This smells just like fresh cut grass. Huge hop aroma

T - Very nice. It it hoppy for sure, but the bitterness doesn't offend the palate. The 102 IBUs are nicely hidden, but suprisingly I don't get much sweetness. I really like the way this beer is balanced.

M - A bit thinner and lighter than I expected, but feels good nonetheless.

D - Excellent. Lagunitas has done a good job of cramming in a ton of hop flavor and aroma without completely killing your taste buds. Very refreshing for 8% ABV.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2009 01:45:22 | More by FickleBeast
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Arbitrator

California

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Chilled bomber into a glass.

A: Pours a clear orange with yellow highlights when held to the light. Has some lazy carbonation up the glass. Develops a finger of head that lasts for a short time, receding into a mild film on top of the brew. Some lacing down the sides.

S: An aromatic blend of grapefruit/orange and pine hops, with a minor component of bready malt. A hop bomb through and through.

T: Following the nose, a blast of citrus (grapefruit, orange, possibly even tangerine) and the dank taste of wet pine needles assault the palate first. Malt is caramelly and lightly bready, though I'm not going to suggest it's balanced in any way. A good hop bomb. My complaint is that the finish carries a chalkiness to it that persists in the aftertaste; it's pretty subtle, but once I notice it I can't ignore it.

M: Medium-bodied. Good carbonation. Has a slightly sticky feel to it; the hop oils (and some chalk) coat the palate strongly in the aftertaste. I'm not a big fan of this effect but I know many people are.

D: This is an excellent value. But I'm sorry to say that 90% of the time, I'll still pick up Pliny the Elder at the same price (even though it's a smaller bottle). Hop Stoopid is not a perfect substitute. However, I will say this: it's one of my gold standards for a high-value DIPA, and it makes me ignore those $8 and $10 bombers completely.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2010 08:24:41 | More by Arbitrator
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cooncat

Ohio

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured at fridge temps into a std. pint glass. A vigorous pour yielded an apricot/orange colored brew ... looks like a pale ale color-wise. The head is really quite nice ... rich, creamy and full. Its sort of an eggshell white and has decent retention, especially for an 8% brew. Lacing is excellent .. just painted on the glass.

Nose is pretty pungeant with hops. Trying to figure what they are, but cannot put a finger on it. Certainly grapefruit and other citris notes, but also a good amount of pine.

Taste is fairly well balanced for a DIPA. Up front are the aforementioned citrus and pine hop notes in spades. Perhaps a little pineapple in there to boot. Just enough malty sweetness to keep it from being mouth puckering. Its a bready type of malt sweetness, which works pretty well with the hop flavors. Mouthfeel is medium-full to full ... again pretty big. This is a very drinkable beer for a DIPA. Its not insanely (or Stoopidly) hopped, so its quite drinkable. Not sayin' its a session beer by any means, but I could quaff a few of these in a session, the same way I'd have no problem with, say, a 90 Minute. This has a MUCH bigger hop profile than 90 Minute, and just now getting some good hop burps to let me know I'm getting my dose of humulus lupulin.

Nice job on this one, Lagunitas. I must say that I've not been that impressed with many of the Lagunitas brews I've tried, but this one hits the target ... maybe not the bullseye, but in one of the inner rings. Recommended to hop-heads everywhere.

Na Zdravje!

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2010 22:59:19 | More by cooncat
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setexascustoms

Texas

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle into a pint glass.

A- Golden amber, clear with two fingers of foamy off white head. Retention is fair, wonderful lacing with big patches stuck to the glass.

S- Floral hops, a lot of citrus and the faintest malt undertones.

T- A lot of hops with a pleasant bitterness, although not as much as I was expecting with the 120 I.B.U. 4 U. on the label. To me it's actually fairly balanced, with a decent malt presence. Bitterness continues into the long slightly dry finish.

M- Medium body with the enjoyable slick feeling I get from heavily hopped beer. Carbonation seems just right.

O- Well balanced and easier to drink than you might expect, despite the high IBU and ABV (Might want to be careful with this one). I enjoyed it, would recommend it and will certainly buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2011 01:34:44 | More by setexascustoms
Hop Stoopid from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,743 ratings.