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South Of Eleven - Hoof Hearted Brewing

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14 Reviews
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Reviews: 14
Hads: 66
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 11
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hoof Hearted Brewing visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: modern on 11-26-2013

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Reviews: 14 | Hads: 66
Photo of ChupoChupo
4.6/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Nice balance between some softer stone fruit and a blast of tropical fruit. Hidden somewhere int he beer is 11% alcohol which is tough to believe because this baby was gone in no time. scary sh*t (195 characters)

Photo of BillBabbitt
4.52/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had a draft at the new Hoof Hearted Taproom in Marengo. A big IPA at 10.2%, but not a big alcohol taste. I love it with a meal, but it can overwhelm a little by itself. I have also had it in their new 16 oz can. (214 characters)

Photo of WesMantooth
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

5 oz draft pour.

Reminded me quite a bit of Bodhi in flavors. Seems like a much bigger (stronger and fuller) beer though. Lots of tropical fruit and pine with a solid malt base that really smoothes out the bitterness and the feel. There is just something I didn't care for lingering in the aftertaste that kept me from putting this in the same class, along with Hop Ju Ju, and El Lupulo Libre. (395 characters)

Photo of BaronRVH
4.87/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Complex beer that hides the alcohol completely, smooth, funk, bright, integrated sweetness, lingering favors, amazing finish. The color oh this is hazy yellow-gold-that perfect straw-gold color. The nose is amazingly refreshing with the notes of fruit, funk and brightness. Outstanding! (286 characters)

Photo of buschbeer
3.76/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

1 PINT can
Served in tulip glass

This beer pours amber in color with golden highlights. It is topped with three inches of creamy white head that leaves plenty of lacing.

The aroma is citrus, featuring grapefruit, with a healthy dose of malt.

The taste has lots of citrus flavors with alcohol and some malt.

Surprisingly, creamy and smooth.

I wanted to like this beer more than I did. I am hoping I will love it on tap since the taproom with be a half hour away. It had more malt in the flavor than I would have expected. It was good, but I have had few Hoof Hearted beers and loved Wangbar. If nothing else a four pack will kick you ass! (644 characters)

Photo of KSOZE
4.46/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Fantastic tropical/citrusy DIPA with some hefty booziness as it warms. It's overall a finely crafted imperial that I would stack up against the best across the country. Ohio hops are supremely underrated - add this to the mix with Hop JuJu, White Rajah, Head Hunter, Bodhi, etc. that showcase the West Coast style and are bursting with tropical hop flavors. (357 characters)

Photo of ThePorterSorter
4.39/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Canned within the past 2 weeks
The beer pours a clear golden yellow and is topped by a few fingers of fluffy white head that laces. However, the label art has much room for improvement (...drawn at about my own personal skill level...). The nose is ripe with tropical fruits and has a west coast-like malty sweetness that closely follows. I'm most impressed by the fact that this beer has no detectable alcohol in the nose, yet boasts a 10.2% abv. Similarly, the taste is pungent citrus and bready sweetness, followed by a lingering (but never unpleasant or overly-bitter) sugar coated grapefruit in the finish. It's a big DIPA that has a rich malt backbone, one which stacks up well against an overwhelming hop presence. Furthermore, this beast has incredible drinkability as a result of its superb balance, foamy carbonation, and a not so overly sweet finish. This beer is the real deal and totally worth the $13/4 pint price tag. (932 characters)

Photo of buckeye795
4.84/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This brewery has churned out some impressive beers during its short existence, and this one is no exception. I would put this beer up against the best Vermont has to offer; nothing in Ohio compares. It has officially replaced Bodhi as the #1 DIPA out of the state of Ohio in my humble opinion. (295 characters)

Photo of ONUMello
4.17/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

16oz can poured into a Teku glass
A: Dark orange with a not quite one-finger head
S: Layers of hops. All sorts of citrus, some bread dough, tropical fruit, a bit of pine and toasted malt
T: Again lots of citrus, a bit of sweet bread, some mango with pine on the finish
M: Full-bodied, a bit sweet, a bit bitter
O: A mighty fine DIPA that hides its abv well. My only wish is that it were a touch less sweet but still very enjoyable (430 characters)

Photo of InebriatedJoker
4.17/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pleasantly surprised by this one ,
Nice citrus , well balanced between the hops and malt
Slight sweetness but doesn't distract from the hops just
Compliments them .. The high abv is well hidden and
it goes down pretty easy. Nice job on this beer Hoof Hearted . (265 characters)

Photo of Sludgeman
3.97/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Columbus Brewing Restaurant
A - A window clear orange 4.5
S 3.75
T - The high ABV is not evident - 4
MF 4
O - This beer is better than Bodhi - 4 (154 characters)

Photo of madelfonatree
4.64/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Look - Bright, golden orange. Head is almost white. Not too much. Good lacing.

Smell - There is more bread than a normal DIPA. It is actually pleasing and the taste is still there.

Taste - Classic dank double IPA. Citrus finish.

Feel - Plump and smooth. Doesn't explode too much with the swallow.

Overall - Great IPA from Hoof Hearted. Just because it isn't the dankest, doesn't mean it isn't good. (402 characters)

Photo of Dontlikebud
4.2/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From a tap into a pint glass. Very little head that dissipated quickly. Nice orange golden color. Surprised by how little nose this beer has (especially after tasting it). Incredibly smooth given the ABV. Not boozy at all. Very well balanced. Caramel is the first flavor that hits the palette then an awesome mix of hops and malt. The finish is velvety and smooth with small amounts of citrus. I really like this beer. I can't believe it's 10.9%! Be careful! (461 characters)

Photo of modern
5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My favorite style of beer is DIPA and this one is perfect. It is perfectly carbonated, looks, feels and smells amazing. Really a wonderful hop blend of Australian Galaxy & Simcoe, or so says their Facebook page. Big fruit flavors, mango, pineapple, some other citrus flavors, blended with the perfect amount of that dank hop undertone.

I have had a lot of world class DIPA (most of them) and this one stands with the best of them. This is an amazing beer from a small Ohio brewer that I think will probably be not small for long. How long did the Vermonter's get to drink Double Sunshine before the rest of the world found out? (629 characters)

South Of Eleven from Hoof Hearted Brewing
92 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.