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Hop Stoopid - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,912 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,912
Reviews: 1,933
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 182
Gots: 511 | 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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gphillips5300

Michigan

5/5  rDev +19.3%

12-11-2011 20:12:35 | More by gphillips5300
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uziangis

Ohio

5/5  rDev +19.3%

12-11-2011 18:56:08 | More by uziangis
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daleyke

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.3%

12-11-2011 14:18:38 | More by daleyke
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mhaugo

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-10-2011 17:09:38 | More by mhaugo
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jheezee

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-10-2011 06:00:34 | More by jheezee
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maltlikker

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

12-10-2011 05:33:28 | More by maltlikker
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HardTarget

Texas

4.43/5  rDev +5.7%

Appearance: Straw yellow glass holds a bit of ropey head that laces well.

Smell: HOPS! Glorious hops! All west coast and citric, bit of pine, on a sugary malt base. All within standards and great!

Taste: Juicy fresh hop cones with just enough base to keep it from being a bitter bomb. Clean finish, just slightly yeasty and refreshing.

Mouthfeel: Oily, medium carbonation, slick texture.

Overall: A standby beer for me. Cheap, full flavor, clean, and in my area moves enough to normally be fresh.
YUM!

12-10-2011 03:30:08 | More by HardTarget
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Shango42

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-10-2011 03:06:15 | More by Shango42
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ccarney2

Georgia

4.33/5  rDev +3.3%

Appearance - Bright orange body that pours about 2 fingers of head. Small bubbles rise to maintain a small film like head on top. Lacing tracks each sip down the glass leaving fairly evenly spaced lines.

Smell - Sweet floral smell that also has notes of citrus, and tropical fruits maybe mango. Doesn't really punch you in the face, but not too terribly subtle.

Taste - Sweet start, tastes a little more of the mango, and grapefruit. Fades slowly and subtly to a more bitter finish without losing any of the sweetness. Finishes with a nice piney bitterness that isn't too dry. Perfect bitterness as far as i'm concerned.

Mouthfeel - Well carbonated, small bubbles jump off of your tongue. Not too thick, overall nice mouthfeel.

Overall - Great IPA from every aspect. The alcohol is a little bit too apparent, but still lets the flavors shine too. Compared to similarly priced beers this puts nearly all of them to shame. Great/subtle aroma and a hop profile that is truely impressive and complex.

12-10-2011 00:58:01 | More by ccarney2
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Popp24

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-09-2011 23:32:54 | More by Popp24
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JerzDevl2000

New Jersey

4.43/5  rDev +5.7%

Finally got around to trying this since it was so popular and I wanted to see what the hype was about. After downing the bomber, it's obvious that this stands out from the pack when it comes to IPA's. Not only is the alcohol barely detectable, but the flavors meld wonderfully together and this is one of the most easily enjoyable examples of the style that I've ever had.

I loved the pour and look of this beer - it shone beautifully with a bright copper hue and had a head that just wouldn't quit, to the point where it clung on the edge of my glass rather than dissipate away. The aroma was nice but not terribly strong and the taste was a great combination of mango, tangerine, and apricot. The mouthfeel was quite oily with the feel and sweetness of honey underneath the easygoing tropical fruits. Just a hint of metallic hops was present in the aftertaste, but everything meshed together so well that the presence of them didn't seem out of place.

This has a high alcohol profile to it but this beer is up for the task of being aggressive without being overbearing. It's so rare to find Double IPA that isn't a hop bomb but this certainly fir that bill and it's rare that I find a Bomber that I can't wait to buy and down by myself once again. There's no doubt that this fit that bill and for anyone who loves Nugget Nectar, a SN big bottle, or any of the Green Flash brews, this should be on his or her must-try list. Highly recommended!

12-09-2011 22:16:57 | More by JerzDevl2000
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TKHawn61

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-09-2011 05:08:24 | More by TKHawn61
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younger35

Minnesota

4.03/5  rDev -3.8%

Randomly just picked this up today. Decided that I might as well review some ‘classic’ beers that I’ve tried many times but never reviewed. Drank from my Surlyfest mug while watching Pittsburgh vs. Cleveland.

Appearance- Pours a crystal clear light orange yellowish with a fairly small foamy white cap (even from an aggressive pour). A decent collar and spotty cap remains but no lacing at all.
Smell- Very fruity and super nice. Plenty of tropical fruits right from the start with loads of mango and pineapple. That ever so present grapefruit is right there as well. A bit more of a crystal malt sweetness sneaks in than I’m used to in these big tropical IPA’s but different is good! Touches of caramel and a lightly toasted malts.
Taste- I think the nose has more of a hoppy tropical fruitiness than the taste does. Starts with a bitter bite and a surprising amount of alcohol. Not enough to ruin the beer but more than I like in my IPA’s. Tons of grapefruit pith as the raw bitterness is really potent. Touches of mango and pineapple do sneak in though (especially in the aftertaste) but for the most part I just get that grapefruit. Enough malt sweetness in the flavor to cut the bitter but definitely not as much caramel as the nose led me to believe. The finish is clean with a touch of alcohol and a nice lingering bitterness.
Mouthfeel- Nice full body with a light clean bite of carbonation. Somewhat dry too with a fair amount of warming.
Drinkability- So after reading the label I see this is all hop oils/hop extracts. I think that probably explains the raw sort of hop bitterness that seems to be sort of one dimensional. Saying that though, the beer is still really tasty. I wish the booze was toned down a touch but otherwise I enjoyed the shit out of this beer. Definitely a great brew for $5!

12-09-2011 02:32:36 | More by younger35
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bertram

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-09-2011 00:28:13 | More by bertram
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amosher13

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

12-08-2011 23:03:00 | More by amosher13
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DIPAbrewer

Delaware

5/5  rDev +19.3%

12-08-2011 20:08:35 | More by DIPAbrewer
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patmcd

New York

5/5  rDev +19.3%

12-08-2011 19:16:46 | More by patmcd
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mychalg9

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-08-2011 18:47:25 | More by mychalg9
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Yabev15

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-08-2011 16:06:50 | More by Yabev15
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stevecooks

California

5/5  rDev +19.3%

12-08-2011 09:03:49 | More by stevecooks
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-08-2011 00:21:19 | More by xnicknj
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TimRyk

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +19.3%

12-07-2011 23:28:39 | More by TimRyk
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jriggins6

Colorado

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-07-2011 19:12:38 | More by jriggins6
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crowebar14

Georgia

5/5  rDev +19.3%

12-07-2011 14:51:41 | More by crowebar14
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Unchi

California

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-07-2011 14:38:19 | More by Unchi
Hop Stoopid from Lagunitas Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 5,912 ratings.