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New Albanian Hoptimus IPA - New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House

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New Albanian Hoptimus IPANew Albanian Hoptimus IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

192 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 192
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 18.72%
Wants: 13
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mentor on 10-17-2005)
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spycow

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

08-23-2014 22:26:16 | More by spycow
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KelseyGoldman


1.32/5  rDev -63.1%

08-20-2014 03:49:51 | More by KelseyGoldman
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DaveM57


4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

08-17-2014 19:54:35 | More by DaveM57
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Riggsenater

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

08-10-2014 20:50:15 | More by Riggsenater
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pheelingIt

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-09-2014 00:18:48 | More by pheelingIt
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thereal_adam

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

08-07-2014 15:34:32 | More by thereal_adam
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Tsar_Riga

Indiana

3.76/5  rDev +5%

A - Dark copper, hazy but clear, with a short white head, reducing quickly to a thin white film and extensive lacing.

S - Big hop, with floral and slightly medicinal pine, and a malty honey note.

T - Following the nose, but with a strong bitter line from start to finish, coupled with a solid malt backbone to produce a floral honey taste that is somewhat reminiscent of a honey throat drop.

M - Decent carbonation, but hop oil does build and the drying is considerable. No sign of the high alcohol content.

O - Certainly a drinkable brew, and a powerful, floral hop explosion that couples nicely with its honey and malt counterpoint. Good, but not spectacular, and not necessarily something of which I'm looking to drink a full bomber.

07-30-2014 23:50:02 | More by Tsar_Riga
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KAF

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

07-24-2014 18:51:10 | More by KAF
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Guitars_and_beer

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-20-2014 15:07:47 | More by Guitars_and_beer
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.69/5  rDev +3.1%

My first New Albanian beer the last time I saw this was in Northern Kentucky last summer, I couldn't decide on one of these compared to their amazing selection. Appears deep caramel amber with a nice off white khaki head forming thick leaving behind fine even speckled lacing. Aromatics herbal pine, citrus pith, and crushed aspirin very floral perfume like hop notes underlying caramelized malts play a supporting role. Flavor earthy citrus bitter notes big malts expose themselves, hop burps are present after a few sips I can't believe it has 100 IBUs. 8 bucks for a 22 ounce bottle this was well worth it!!! Earthy, pine coat the palate more of the citrus/crushed aspirin alpha acid inspired notes hit the palate very straight on leaving a bit of residual sweetness there's some caramel malts to balance it out. Mouthfeel is big drinks like a bigger DIPA or barleywine, take your time and share this one with a mate or two. Carbonation is a bit low hard time carrying this big brew across the palate. Overall, I've had much better BIG IPAs, this needs some work!!!

07-09-2014 19:43:54 | More by WVbeergeek
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m_myers912


2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

07-07-2014 00:26:05 | More by m_myers912
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tykechandler

Indiana

4/5  rDev +11.7%

06-19-2014 05:10:11 | More by tykechandler
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BSuter

Indiana

4/5  rDev +11.7%

06-18-2014 14:29:20 | More by BSuter
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neckbracesub

Indiana

4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-23-2014 02:58:50 | More by neckbracesub
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RWACKO

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

05-11-2014 14:39:46 | More by RWACKO
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secondtooth

Indiana

3.91/5  rDev +9.2%

Clean deep amber poured into a pint glass at the New Vintage bar in Louisville. Fine, smooth off-white head. Little lace present here.

Nose is brash citrus hops. Nice, and definitely a welcome rush of hops before the impending Loop concert!

Taste is slightly acidic, with sharp citrus and pine hops. Dry and bitter follow through and finish. A smooth and easy to drink hop bomb here. Very enjoyable.

05-03-2014 02:14:22 | More by secondtooth
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lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-19-2014 21:29:35 | More by lilsmizzul1225
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mpenning13

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

04-19-2014 00:34:22 | More by mpenning13
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rudabegga9

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-18-2014 19:55:37 | More by rudabegga9
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ToddBeans

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

04-14-2014 02:39:08 | More by ToddBeans
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-03-2014 13:45:51 | More by Knoxrb12
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beerhast

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

03-28-2014 18:29:42 | More by beerhast
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4/5  rDev +11.7%

01-24-2014 18:53:56 | More by AndrewMichael
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guytyping

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

01-12-2014 03:18:47 | More by guytyping
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imbuckeye

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

01-01-2014 03:15:00 | More by imbuckeye
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New Albanian Hoptimus IPA from New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
81 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.