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Hop Delusion - Karbach Brewing Co.

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215 Ratings
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Ratings: 215
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 10.09%
Wants: 34
Gots: 32 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Karbach Brewing Co. visit their website
Texas, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
You are in a state of full Hop Delusion, but you knew what you signed up for when you popped this bottle. You knew that it had over 100 IBUs of hop bitterness and that it was dry hopped with insane amounts of Simcoe and Mosaic hops, but you chose to drink it anyway. It's difficult to say if you will ever snap out of it, for you have been smitten with the disorder that many can never overcome.

(Beer added by: champ103 on 03-15-2013)
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4.73/5  rDev +11%

Pours a clear and crisp burnt orange with 2 fingers of sticky off white foam. Excellent head retention and some nice sticky lacing.

The aroma is exploding out if my glass. Citrus soaked pine sap with wonderful notes of melon and grapefruit as well. I almost get a sugary caramelized note as well with the caramel malt backbone.

The taste is amazing. Very citrus forward with melon and pineapple as well followed by a hop assault on my palate. The malt takes a back seat making this am absolute citrus hop bomb!

Medium bodied with an appropriate amount of carbonation. This is goin down almost too easy... Great hop dragon finish makes you thirsty for more.

Overall this is the best DIPA to come out of TX hands down. Will gladly put it up against any if the more well known hop bombs out there.

dcloeren, Jun 19, 2013
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4.65/5  rDev +9.2%

Poured into a tulip glass translucent amber with a huge thick frothy white head. Great head retention and wonderful lacing. Scent is strong with a plethora of hops. The taste isn't a wham hop wallop, but it is a good punch of a well balanced variety. Aftertaste is just a hint of caramel, but your tongue is still getting it's butt kicked with hops.

whoneeds8, Jun 22, 2013
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Hop Delusion from Karbach Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 215 ratings.