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Hopothermia - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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88
very good

386 Ratings
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Ratings: 386
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 15
Gots: 28 | 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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akjustin

Alaska

5/5  rDev +27.6%

10-03-2013 00:56:28 | More by akjustin
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Jameswoody

Montana

5/5  rDev +27.6%

04-08-2014 01:19:25 | More by Jameswoody
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neckbeered

Montana

5/5  rDev +27.6%

05-12-2014 15:46:05 | More by neckbeered
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JPWestCoastIPA

Washington

5/5  rDev +27.6%

02-10-2014 16:23:28 | More by JPWestCoastIPA
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stogirelli

Florida

5/5  rDev +27.6%

03-24-2014 01:50:54 | More by stogirelli
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RockAZ

Arizona

4.83/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A fine beer, and for me, a little unexpected from this brewery. 1/2 bbl at my home so I have had a few days with it. Very strong grassy hop nose, a lot of body, and the sweet alcohol comes through the very fruity smell. Apricots? A very earthy taste I enjoyed, highly recommend this beer.

Serving type: on-tap

01-06-2013 06:36:21 | More by RockAZ
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rhinonau

Wyoming

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

02-18-2014 14:42:03 | More by rhinonau
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IchLiebeBierZu

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

03-12-2014 23:03:04 | More by IchLiebeBierZu
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Snow81

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

02-16-2014 00:07:45 | More by Snow81
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x0darap

California

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

06-19-2014 17:06:17 | More by x0darap
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methtlcai

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

04-17-2013 02:16:17 | More by methtlcai
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Dexterityviking

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

04-19-2014 04:28:41 | More by Dexterityviking
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Syngates333

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

04-28-2014 21:05:26 | More by Syngates333
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Kuaff

Alaska

4.54/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Cellar temperature in a tulip.

It has a pretty, transluscent golden-amber body and a soft, two-finger white head.

An inviting aroma of bready malt, spruce trees, and orange peel here. A nicely dank hop smell.

The flavor has a great initial burst of zesty citrus which gradually dries into resinous pine needles and biscuity, bready maltiness. An excellent harmony of IPA flavors presented in sufficient imperial intensity.

For feel, it has a bright carbonation which brings the hoppiness to life, and a medium to full body. Feels right.

A delightfully well-done DIPA.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2014 00:32:07 | More by Kuaff
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nick_asian

Nevada

4.51/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: Super clear with just a shade under amber. Fluffy beige head.

S: Earthy pine with orange peel and grapefruit. Some apricot and a bit of mango.

T: The sweetness from the apricots and mango leads the palate and leads into the earthy pine bitterness. Finish stays with you for a while before the next sip. Really solid hops, though it's not as robust as other DIPAs.

M: Really solid carbonation. Exactly where I think it should be. Medium bodied. Bit oily on the mouthfeel during the finish, but it drys up quickly.

O: Really solid DIPA. Keep hearing people comparing this to Pliny the Elder and I can see why because of the body/bitterness/carbonation, but the hops are more aggressive here and you get less of the citrus fruits. Other than that, awesome. Totally worth $8 for a four pack.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2014 04:59:09 | More by nick_asian
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Codester

Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

01-30-2014 04:44:02 | More by Codester
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En29356

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

02-20-2014 02:42:08 | More by En29356
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Cooper

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

02-01-2014 18:49:30 | More by Cooper
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serebeerdrinker

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

03-08-2014 04:57:34 | More by serebeerdrinker
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Chilly_E

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

07-27-2014 03:34:01 | More by Chilly_E
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ddavison

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

02-15-2014 22:13:58 | More by ddavison
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

03-06-2013 18:42:10 | More by bigbeers84
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Cramerican

North Dakota

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

03-25-2013 04:19:18 | More by Cramerican
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atone315

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

01-06-2014 23:51:58 | More by atone315
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TS057

North Dakota

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

05-26-2014 01:36:52 | More by TS057
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Hopothermia from Alaskan Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 386 ratings.