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Hoptimus Prime - Ruckus Brewing

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423 Ratings
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Ratings: 423
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 14.33%
Wants: 20
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ruckus Brewing visit their website
New York, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: celticfutblclub on 04-14-2011)
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IronDjinn

Alberta (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a 650 ml brown bottle. Pours out a cloudy ruddy amber hue, with a tall fluffy ivory head that settles to a rocky cap.

Bready malt on the nose, however aroma is mostly dominated by piney, leafy, grapefruit rind hops.

White grapefruit and rind right up front in the flavour, which continues to dominate throughout. Really it's pretty one-dimensional, however I'm enjoying what it's delivering.

Medium-full mouthfeel, velvety texture, with moderately brisk carbonation.

Highly quenching, it works for what it is and hides its alcohol well while not being overwhelming.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2013 02:59:54 | More by IronDjinn
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Undated bomber at 45 degrees into goblet; twist off cap!
Extremely faint aroma of fruity hops
Head initially < 1 cm, off white, frothy; rapidly diminishing to a partial layer approximately 1.5 mm thick
No lacing
Body is medium orange, hazy: a couple of large lumps fell into the glass when poured
Flavor begins slightly bitter with no discernable taste. This ends with a slight astringency. No malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl.
Palate medium, watery, lively carbonation.

This is not a good beer. It is contract-brewed in Wilkes-Barre, PA, possibly at The Lion. There is virtually no hoppiness nor any other flavor. The appearance and the aroma are both sub-par; only the palate is as expected. IMHO, pass this one by.

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Hoptimus Prime from Ruckus Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 423 ratings.