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Hop Stoopid - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,753 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,753
Reviews: 1,924
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10%
Wants: 174
Gots: 445 | 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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canders0927

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

05-21-2013 13:22:13 | More by canders0927
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PlinyBeMiney

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

05-21-2013 06:59:17 | More by PlinyBeMiney
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SiriuslyB

New York

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

05-21-2013 04:59:14 | More by SiriuslyB
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4.34/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: It has a nice deep golden/orange color to it. It has a nice off-white head that dies down moderately and leaves nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of piney resins, grapefruit, citrus and a touch of sweet caramelly malts. Loving it so far.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some resiny pine, grapefruit, citrus, some earthiness and sweet caramelly malts.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium/high carbonation with a very nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with great flavors and aromas. My first beer from Lagunitas and I want more!

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 20:46:07 | More by SebD
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tipfortap

New York

4/5  rDev -4.8%

05-20-2013 17:10:28 | More by tipfortap
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CrazyEasyBartender

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

05-20-2013 15:58:07 | More by CrazyEasyBartender
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blindnil

Oregon

4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours orange glass with a foam that fades.

Smells like a bouquet of flowers with spruce. This is a hop bomb.

Hops knock your pallet like George St. Pierre. on the mat. Pleasant sweetness and bitter grapefruit balance the hop bitterness with grassy notes and a saccharine finish.
Very nice for a beer with IBU's this high.

Tangy and sweet syrup MF with a lingering tang.

Great IIPA and the availability and price make it approachable. Hop extract used at its best.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 06:54:03 | More by blindnil
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.8%

05-20-2013 04:03:00 | More by Kmat10
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drgonzo2k2

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

05-19-2013 23:18:02 | More by drgonzo2k2
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ShreddedThumb

Michigan

4.26/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

The Dorm Room Review

My burgeoning fascination with Lagunitas products inspired my purchase of Hop Stoopid, but the attractive bottle placed itself in my hand before I knew it. At 102 IBUs and 8% ABV, I'm A-OK to try this beer ASAP.
This review was written while listening to Death Grips' album, "The Money Store".

No date on the bottle (c'mon, Lagunitas).
Poured into an orange solo cup.

Appearance: Hop Stoopid pours amber, but in my solo cup, it's difficult to see for long, considering the extremely aggressive head erupting from the pour. The head is off-white and has character, complete with hills and valleys. Imagine a glacier dragged along the surface of the cup, leaving an eroded landscape of foam.

Smell: The spirit of Bruce Lee bicycle-kicked me right in the olfactory system. Super hoppy, astringent, tingly feelings. Hop Stoopid certainly has an amazing smell. The long dry-hopping process Lagunitas employs is extremely apparent.

Taste: After I waited for the gargantuan head to dissipate, I was able to sip the aromatic beer. Surprisingly smooth and drinkable; I'm concerned that Keystone will sue. Yet, Hop Stoopid has much more character than a 'Stone. Bitter astringency up front, in the middle, and in the back of the tongue, this is another classic DIPA. While I expected more fruit notes from a Lagunitas product, there's some grapefruit and tropical fruit tastes floating around in the beer. Strangely easy to drink for 102 IBUs; perhaps my taste buds have been fried from frequent Stone Ruination experimentation..

Mouthfeel: Just like the smell: tingly, fizzy, full of character and DIPA goodness. Fills the mouth with bursts of hoppiness. The carbonation is apparent, but it's pleasant. I wish more beer was this interesting.

Overall: I'm very glad I was able to try this beer. At it's core, Hop Stoopid is a multi-talented Double India Pale Ale that dazzles the nose and tongue. I am left wanting more in the realm of taste, since Hop Stoopid feels sort of one-dimensional. Yet, a one-dimension Lagunitas DIPA is better than most of the market's offerings, especially beers that don't have the same amazing smells and feels that Hop Stoopd unleashes upon the brain. If you can find it, buy it. The experience is worth far more than the cheap $3.99 price tag.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 22:42:45 | More by ShreddedThumb
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bcuz7

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

05-19-2013 21:59:22 | More by bcuz7
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Kreko7

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

05-19-2013 15:50:05 | More by Kreko7
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ShawnMH

Indiana

4/5  rDev -4.8%

05-19-2013 15:46:31 | More by ShawnMH
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

05-19-2013 15:01:08 | More by rydev24
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Photekut

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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archero

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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Artjsantos

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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MagnusThunnus

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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alanv

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

05-18-2013 21:34:17 | More by alanv
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jbarletto

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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kustard

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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Boilerfood

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

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jono0101

Missouri

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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NJB145

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.8%

05-18-2013 12:15:36 | More by NJB145
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Nyknick1

New York

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

05-18-2013 10:19:41 | More by Nyknick1
Hop Stoopid from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,753 ratings.