1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Hop Stoopid - Lagunitas Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Hop StoopidHop Stoopid

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.

5,997 Ratings

(view ratings)
Ratings: 5,997
Reviews: 1,939
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 184
Gots: 549 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Hop Stoopid Alström Bros
Ratings: 5,997 | Reviews: 1,939 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of amajors8
4.16/5  rDev -0.7%

amajors8, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of BalancingBrooms
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

BalancingBrooms, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of Baab200
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Baab200, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of GAMB1T
4.67/5  rDev +11.5%

GAMB1T, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of jrschaef
4/5  rDev -4.5%

jrschaef, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of kingsuecac
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

kingsuecac, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of moe2670
4.56/5  rDev +8.8%

moe2670, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of Tuck_leepulin
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

22oz brown bomber with pry-off cap bottled on July 1, 2014. Poured into a snifter.

Appearance: Pours a clear, golden amber with 1 finger of head

Smell: Hop forward with a lot of citrus and spruce

Taste: Hop flavor comes right out and punches your tastebuds but its not the bitterness that overwhelms; there is a strong pine note with some grapefruit rind then finishes very crisp and clean with no booziness

Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation and medium body; but what really surprises me is the sheer amount of hop flavor without being very thick or resiny

Overall: For the price range, this is very tough to beat. There is so much hop flavor that isn't overshadowed by bitterness or a syrupy mouthfeel that few other DIPAs Ive had that can claim. A damn good beer.

Tuck_leepulin, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of sirhc3034
4.4/5  rDev +5%

sirhc3034, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of Rage-83
4.16/5  rDev -0.7%

Rage-83, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of Renegawam
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Renegawam, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of drchaseums
4/5  rDev -4.5%

drchaseums, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of Roguer
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Extremely clear orange brew, topped with a thin snow white head. Retention and lacing are good.

Very green hoppy aroma, primarily pine resin with some citrus.

Flavor follows, with a very subtle pale and crystal malt backbone providing a platform for the ample hopping. As in the nose, pine dominates, with a smaller amount of citrus pulp and peel. Slightly unbalanced and quite bitter, but not in a bad way.

Very lively, with medium sting and an oily retention of hops, with a semi-dry finish. Very drinkable.

This beer has a flavor profile that absolutely reminds me of PtE. I've heard that before, and having now had Hop Stoopid fresh on draught, the same connection came to me. It's less fruity than the hopfather, but has a similar punch of green piney hops.

Roguer, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of yamcarts
1.66/5  rDev -60.4%

yamcarts, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of MichaelPiazza
3.85/5  rDev -8.1%

MichaelPiazza, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of thenearestdoor
4.6/5  rDev +9.8%

thenearestdoor, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of SDRedDevil
3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

SDRedDevil, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of Grodd87
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Grodd87, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of Coastal_Brew
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Coastal_Brew, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of burntgraphite
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

This ipa is an excellent demonstration of one of the less understood bits about hops; just because the IBU count is high, doesn't mean it is mouth puckering bitter. Don't get me wrong; this is indeed a bitter brew; but it has more hop flavor and essence than anything else.

burntgraphite, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of Cycle69
4.78/5  rDev +14.1%

Cycle69, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of brm300
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

brm300, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of twenteone
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

twenteone, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of pholla666
4/5  rDev -4.5%

pholla666, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of John_Beeryman
3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

For a DIPA, not great. Just not hoppy enough. From the description, I expected a hop gravy, but it was very light and crisp. Good for drinkability, but just not what hop heads want. Is this really 102 IBUs?

John_Beeryman, Sep 01, 2014
Hop Stoopid from Lagunitas Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 5,997 ratings.