Hopothermia - Alaskan Brewing Co.
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Reviews by nickapalooza86:
4.35/5 rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
I do not know why, but I am really excited to try this one
Pours a deep amber with a finger of off white head, clear, nice lacing
Smell is sweet malt, pine, citrus, herbal hop, sweet oranges, juicy tropical vibe
Taste is citrus grapefruit, oranges, sweet bready malt, orange juice sweetness, tropical fruit - Pineapple mostly, herbal hop bitterness, finishes with a nice bitter grapefruit.
Mouthfeel is medium full, oily resin from the hop, finishes pretty dry
Wow, not anywhere as sweet everyone has mentioned.
A welcome DIPA to the WI market, I here this is gonna be year round! At 7.79 a 4 pack I will always have it on hand, there are better out there and there are certainly way worse!
Give it a shot, just got released so you know it is fresh!
Serving type: bottle
01-16-2014 20:17:07 | More by nickapalooza86
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3.89/5 rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.
A: Clear copper with tons of carbonation. Frothy, offwhite head with lots of little bubbles poking through. Head drapes off the sides of the glass until the end.
S: Caramel, toffee, biscuits, and some grapefruit and pine as well.
T: Stinging grapefruit citrus and bite of bitter hop resin dominates up front. That bitterness keeps coming back, and is never fully overcome by the sweetness impart by the malt. Some tobacco and pepper in between. Finishing flavor is a bit flat though, not sure if that's because taste buds have been scorched.
M: Bitterness reigns, but never ventures into undrinkable territory. Malt backbone is there just doesn't transition between bitter and sweet when needed. Good warm boozy feel at the end though, and head is fairly creamy.
O: An adventurous beer that isn't firing on all cylinders. Still a good beer, with a few tweaks could be a very good beer.
Serving type: bottle
07-09-2014 23:59:31 | More by blindtiger24
Hopothermia from Alaskan Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 379 ratings.