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Hop Dog Double Wheat IPA - Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

Hop Dog Double Wheat IPAHop Dog Double Wheat IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

80 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.08%


Brewed by:
Midnight Sun Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
If you’re looking for an ordinary wheat beer, you’re barking up the wrong tree. Designed to take the edge off the hot dog days of summer, Hop Dog Double Wheat IPA offers both quenching wheat character and a big hop bite.

100 IBU

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 07-23-2010)
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GIVEMEBACKMYSON

Alaska

2.42/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Medium haze golden hued whispy ale -ish head, about the appearance I would expect from something called a double wheat ipa.

Smell is all a candy dough confectioner's making. Some across the atlantic notions and vinousness are an afterthought.

Taste has the makings of a mediocre IPA but none of the "double wheat" notion presents itself to speak of. I always say expectations are premeditated resentment. I'm not resentful of the beer but i expected a twist of banana and clove esters with hops in some kind of twisted showdown freak show, and I wanted a ticket to that. Instead it's kind of a convoluted IPA that doesn't drink like an IPA should. The 100 IBUs are there i guess, but not wowing me and I haven't had an IPA in a month, so i figured my taste buds would explode. They did not.

Full ass bodied.

drinkability: This was a chore to finish. And by my estimation a double wheat IPA should not be such.

I'm a pretty darn big fan of Midnight Sun and will continue to be but this one won't be a repeater.

Serving type: bottle

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Hop Dog Double Wheat IPA from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.