Smooth Hoperator - Stoudts Brewing Co.
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Reviews by HopEnthusiast:
4.05/5 rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Pours orange/copper with ruby hues with a nice off-white color head. Retention is decent.
Has an aroma of fruits, peach, mango, grapefruit.
Taste is very flavorful, all of the aromatics can be found on the palate, hops, mango, peach, pears, grapefruit, pine and hints of toasted malts as well. Not sure it fits the category, but very interesting and very enjoyable!
Serving type: bottle
01-16-2009 23:28:32 | More by HopEnthusiast
More User Reviews:
3.45/5 rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Yeah, I liked this, but not nearly as much as I thought I would. Somewhat watery for a dopplebock I thought. Nice earthy and hoppy flavor up in the middle however. No real hint of the alcohol and not a whole lot of nose. This came recommended from the bartender, but I just wasn't that impressed. Had some nutty and woodlike notes, but overall, just not a lot of flavor. Nothing else really bad about it, the taste that was there was good.
Serving type: on-tap
06-21-2014 01:34:18 | More by cambabeer
3.89/5 rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
A-Pours brown with dense, cushiony, white head. Head retains very well. Random lacing.
S-Hoppy but layered in its maltiness. Hops are green and grassy and the malt is toasty and caramelly. It's smells like a hopped-out Doppelbock. Maybe it's the yeast that preserves that Doppelbock personality.
T-Hops come on quite strong on the first half my first sip. Then, the maltiness and yeast character kicks in. After the pine agp d grassy and generically bitter hops wash over, the caramel and brown maltiness and unique yeast start talking.
M-Medium bodied. Quite bitter. Medium carbonation.
O-Smooth Hoperator is a very unique brew. A hoppy Doppelbock is a neat idea. Decently entertaining label as well.
Serving type: on-tap
06-06-2014 02:04:21 | More by VelvetExtract
Smooth Hoperator from Stoudts Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 429 ratings.