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Hopothermia - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

636 Ratings
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Ratings: 636
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.18%
Wants: 26
Gots: 114 | FT: 1
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:
Beer added by: sprucetip on 11-28-2012

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.
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the tap.

The beer is a rich, amber colour. Very light nose, hoppy, citrus, and clean. The taste was not as bitter as expected, but had a citrus and hop flavour. Very clean, balanced, and not intense. Slight bitter aftertaste.

Would I buy it again? Yes.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Alaskan Hopothermia Double IPA

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a shaker pint glass. Served chilled.

A) Golden amber with nice clarity. Good finger of head with excellent retention. Several rings of lace clinging to the pint.

S) Light pine and tangelo. Heavy citrus peel. Slightly floral...

T) Quite a bit of citrus rind, piney, very earthy hops, decent malt backing, which is primarily a mild caramel sweetness. The 8.5% ABV is well hidden.

M) Medium bodied brew with moderate carbonation, which creates a crisp lively feel. Bitter citrus rind finish.

O) An enjoyable beer for sure... I'd go for this again... Cheers!

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4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A clear, handsome, rusty amber, with a fluffy head that sticky's up the glass with lacing.

In the nose comes a biscuit-pine softness, with some wine-like fruits, navel orange and pineapple. Not getting the sweet malt aroma I like in other IIPA's.

In the mouth the orange/pineapple turns to tart lemonade. Chewable vitamins. White grapefruit rind bitterness. Still very little sweetness. The 8.5% alcohol seems nonexistent.

Very drinkable, and at $7.99/4-pk, a bargain.

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Hopothermia from Alaskan Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 636 ratings.