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Hop Stoopid - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

6,245 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 6,245
Reviews: 1,954
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.26%
Wants: 197
Gots: 649 | FT: 7
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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Photo of Giggy
4.05/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Split a bottle with some friends at a Sunday BBQ. Hadn't purchased this one in the past because based on price I didn't think it would be good. Boy was I wrong. Good IIPA for the price, great value.

A: Bright clear golden amber hue with a creamy beige head.

S: Great citrus floral aroma. Very intense.

T: Just the right amount of bitterness. Hops overwhelms the senses but the malt kicks in after the first sip and delivers a nice caramel flavor.

M: Medium body, mild carbonation, very dry

O: Lagunitas does a good job with their beers.

Giggy, Jun 02, 2012
Photo of aztraz
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

aztraz, Jun 02, 2012
Photo of JSchock7
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

JSchock7, Jun 01, 2012
Photo of jrohrbacher
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

jrohrbacher, Jun 01, 2012
Photo of phirleh
4.33/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle courtesy of boney77 in this years CANBIF.
App - quickly dissipating head, copper colour, clingy lace
Smell - hops, pine, grapefruit, mango
Taste - citrus, lemon, grapefruit, a touch of dankness in the finish with mango and some tropical fruit. A FG of about 1.023 adds a bit of sweetness to the beer too.
Mouth - honeyish, resiny mouthfeel, carbonation is not overdone, right where it should be
Overall - a nice handfull of hoppy nose with a well rounded hop taste profile, if only I could get it here!

phirleh, Jun 01, 2012
Photo of gkindrick
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

gkindrick, May 31, 2012
Photo of millerbuffoon
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

millerbuffoon, May 31, 2012
Photo of dianimal
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

dianimal, May 30, 2012
Photo of drjman
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

drjman, May 30, 2012
Photo of KevinTK
5/5  rDev +19.3%

KevinTK, May 30, 2012
Photo of Mister_Joshy
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Mister_Joshy, May 30, 2012
Photo of aaronblain22
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

aaronblain22, May 28, 2012
Photo of djcira
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

djcira, May 28, 2012
Photo of MrMojoRising
4/5  rDev -4.5%

MrMojoRising, May 28, 2012
Photo of tmarretti
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

tmarretti, May 27, 2012
Photo of Tash2360
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Tash2360, May 27, 2012
Photo of theminutemen
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

theminutemen, May 27, 2012
Photo of DanE
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

DanE, May 26, 2012
Photo of RedMedicine
3.95/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle for $3.50. There should be a spot to rate value, because you just can't beat that.

A: light orange, okay lacing

S: the highlight, grass, dank, some citrus, really nice sweet powerful smell here

T: grass a bit of pine initially, then pretty sweet citrus, orange all the way through. A bit sweet for me and not a long enough or dry enough finish.

M: med to high carb, body could be fuller.

O: again, can't beat value, however this falls a bit short of being at the top of the DIPA class. Starts wrong but just doesn't hold it together.

RedMedicine, May 26, 2012
Photo of facundoCNB
3.8/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a very clear light amber pour with 2 fingers of head giving off great amounts of lacing. very visible carbonation.

smells sweet of honey, pine, slight citrus of grapefruit, slight hint of a soapy smell, a touch of mint on the finish.

immediate earthy bitterness turns slightly spicy then back to a dirt-like bitterness. pine, grapefruit, burnt rubber, dirt, burnt caramel, hint of honey

medium body with a seltzer like fizz throughout.. nice fizz sensation on the lips.

overall this is a pretty solid ipa with a modest abv.. a bit "bitter only" which isn't TOO bad in this case since there are a few different hop characteristics, though i think it could have used a bit more balancing with floral/aromatic hops somewhere in the mix.

facundoCNB, May 24, 2012
Photo of JPWestCoastIPA
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

JPWestCoastIPA, May 24, 2012
Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
4.23/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Great Beer...GREAT VALUE!

I bought 2 for $7.00 at Nob Hill Grocery store, bottle date 137 day of 2012, making my specimen here 2 weeks old!

A - Plenty of Activation and plenty of head, clear, not cloudy...very very good.

S - Swirl brings strawberries, fresh hops, mango, pine and orange citrus. Smells dry as well, phenominal!

T - Well...very good beer fresh I must say but lacking when it comes to the upper eschelon of the style, can you say PtE, Citra, Sculpin (single yes I know), Heady...etc... typical Lagunitas profile finish here but lingering hops makes this a marujana hops lover's dream when it comes to smacking your lips in the finish here when fresh! BOMB.

M - So dry and bitter after every sip, it keeps you begging for more...classic West Coast DIPA mouthfeel here BUT...might I say, at 102 IBU's...mouthfeel here would be a perfect 5 at OR around 95. WAY too knit-picky might I add...

O - I'd give this a 4.0 here if were typically priced as most Douche Bag DIPA prices ($6.99+) but at $3.50 a bomber, this is the benchmark of the entry level style! Much 143! Lagunitas!

RBassSFHOPit2ME, May 24, 2012
Photo of dbrauneis
4.05/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a slightly hazy golden orange to copper in color with some very light amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a quarter finger tall off-white head that reduces to a patch of extremely thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate lacing is observed.

S: Strong aromas of citrus and pine/resin hops.

T: There is a strong amount of hop flavors, both citrus and pine/resin - the hop flavors are very nice and there is some bitterness but it is not overly agressive. There is a strong malt body with some notes of caramel sweetness that really balances out a lot of the bitterness.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Very crisp.

O: A very tasty and very enjoyable beer that is somewhat easy to drink. I expected that this beer would have been tougher to drink with the massive amount of IBUs. There is a slight presence of alcohol but it is not overpowering.

dbrauneis, May 24, 2012
Photo of clutchbeyers
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

clutchbeyers, May 21, 2012
Photo of Snellgg5
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Snellgg5, May 21, 2012
Hop Stoopid from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 6,245 ratings.