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Hop Stoopid - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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6,492 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,492
Reviews: 1,973
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.26%
Wants: 210
Gots: 755 | FT: 8
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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4.2/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle

A: Amber color with a soapy white head that sticks around

S: Floral, grassy, tropical fruits, ripe citrus, pineapple

T: Floral, lavender, tropical fruits, herbal hops

M: Creamy, soft, not a lot of carbonation

O: Really enjoyable double IPA. Will buy again.

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3.85/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a very dark golden, light copper color with a small amount of lingering head.

S: Fairly strong skunky hop smell that one would expect from a beer called Hop Stoopid.

A: good amount of citrus scents make themselves evident. Looking forward to trying this.

T: Not a ton of taste. I don't get a lot of hops in this. I expected a lot more bitterness. Unfortunately, I also don't detect a lot citric tartness to take the place of the hop characteristics. That isn't to say that I don't get any hops or citrusy flavors at all. They are just very faint.

M: This is a very smooth DIPA. A lot less carbonation compared to other DIPAs. Easy drinking. Adds points to it in my book.

O: This is a pretty decent brew. The flavor is lacking and isn't as intense as I expected it to be.

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4.58/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On sale at Binnys.. Yeah it was $3.50 instead of $5 haha

A- Pours a nice light amber/orange with a small white head that recedes to a ring around the beer

S- First thing I told my drinking buddy was "oh damn" hops come and get you, like... "one day he break the cage and he get this!" type of get you. Tops of tropical hops in the nose, which I heart

T- Much more bitter than the nose leads on but still delicious. 102 IBUs on the bottle but I wouldn't guess that high. Not much in the way of malts but it's not called malt stoopid is it?

M- Great mouthfeel for a DIPA, pretty light without being watery

O- Have had this a few times and as far as value beer this is right up there with torpedo. Go Lagunitas!

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4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a nice semi-pale golden orange color with sediment and bubble dominating the body. An off white head of foam is on top, but falls off rather quickly, which affects the lacing. Nice feature, but not perfect or anything. The bubbles and sediment carry the appearance.

S: A surprisingly more subtle aroma that I expected. A nice blend of citrus and earthiness. The pine aroma is taking the edge over the citrus smell. What's there is solid. I was hoping for more, but quality for sure. Kind of reminds me of a Stone IPA.

T: I've heard the comparison here, and I kind of agree. The taste is similar to a Pliny the Elder. A hoppy citrus / earthy flavor the burn the palette without overwhelming it. I think the citrus is tangerines or candied oranges. There's a noticeable malt backbone, which is not something that I love. There's a solid flavor, but not a first place finish for me. But, like PtE, the finish is fabulous. It leaves my mouth full of citrus. Digging it.

M: A medium to slightly heavy body. Medium carbonation that I prefer. The chewy hops are coating the mouth. Solid feel to this beer, but nothing stands out as amazing.

O: Great brew. This is one of those beers that doesn't have anything technically wrong with it. I appreciate a beer that takes risks, and that's not present here. However, the positives of this beer best the ho-hum-ness. Plus, this beer isn't hyped like PtE -- so (as wrong as this may be) it gets points that PtE doesn't.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

650ml bottle poured into a 16oz tulip.

A - Pours with a bubbly off-white head two finger high. The color is a clean amber that looks fantastic. Not much head retention, but it still laces well.

S - Oh boy, smells like my kind of DIPA. Tons of tropical fruit upfront, with a bit of the traditional grapefruit aroma, but a huge mango character and some pineapple notes as well. West Coast pine comes through nicely as well. Caramel malt balances all the fruity and piney hop goodness out well. Straightforward but excellent.

T - Juicy tropical hop presence throughout, along with tons of earthy, piney hops as well. Caramel malt is bigger and sweeter than expected as well. Certainly a step up over the flavor profile from Maximus. Bitterness is firm in the finish, and lingers long after the swallow. The tropical hop doesn't come through quite as much as I had hoped, but this is still an excellent DIPA and for 102 IBUs it remains very drinkable.

M - Unfortunately Hop Stoopid falters a bit here. The body feel quite full, but it's too syrupy and oily for my liking. Moderate carbonation. Bitterness lingers, but at this strength, what would I expect? Slight alcohol warmth doesn't help either.

D - The more I get into big, hoppy beers, the more I find that many DIPAs come across too alcoholic and bitter compared to simple IPAs. While this one still had those issues, the fantastic flavor profile really made up for it. I'm really glad I found a bottle of this and I can say it's certainly worth the hype.

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4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into tulip.

A - Clear, shiny copper with a thin white head.

S - Pleasant aroma of tropical fruit, peaches, pine needle, and sweet caramel malt.

T - Tasty blend of bitter tropical fruit, earthy pine and sweet caramel. Hops dominant throughout, but the malt does lend some balance. Not as complex as some other double IPAs, but the flavor here is still very good.

M - Incredibly clean, smooth, and crisp. Medium bodied with decent carbonation and some stickiness. Dry finish.

O - An excellent double IPA from Lagunitas. Above average for the style, and highly drinkable. Also very affordable for such a high quality beer.

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Hop Stoopid from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 6,492 ratings.