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Hopothermia - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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88
very good

382 Ratings
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Ratings: 382
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 16
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Nugget and Apollo hops added in the brew kettle provide a green, floral aroma and citrus hop base, while the later addition of Amarillo, Citra, and Centennial hops add notes of spicy grapefruit and orange - complimenting the resilient malt profile.

(Beer added by: sprucetip on 11-28-2012)
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Hopothermia from Alaskan Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 382 ratings.