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Hopothermia - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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88
very good

379 Ratings
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Ratings: 379
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 15
Gots: 24 | 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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RoamingGnome

Wisconsin

3.85/5  rDev -2%
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!

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2014 20:19:01 | More by RoamingGnome
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

02-07-2014 06:14:20 | More by RangnaR
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

02-05-2014 04:40:07 | More by PA-Michigander
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-03-2014 19:11:25 | More by optimator705
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switzer

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-03-2014 06:38:22 | More by switzer
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-03-2014 04:19:28 | More by zeledonia
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

02-02-2014 19:28:58 | More by stouts4me
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Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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Minnesota

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Minnesota

3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Tap Room in Rochester.
Blended way to well with my food to be a tongue ripping DIPA. Seem closer to a slightly larger IPA than a classic DIPA. That being said is was a nice drinker. Fullness in hop flavors with a balanced enough bitterness to blend with the food (cheese and flatbread pizza) and having a clean ale finish. Attractive and appropriate for style with a slightly cloudy yellow hue. Fresh and full hops but not big or robust. Enjoyable hop fruit flavors. Fullness to the malt which rounded out the hop flavors. Slightly bigger than moderate feel and good softness.

Serving type: on-tap

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12oz single, odell snifter

Dark orange body - nice fluffy white cap with sticky retention. Hop profile is juicy and sweet without much of a bitterness bite. Lots of tangerine, clementine, sweet tropical fruit notes. A bit oily - lacking much in the way of body and depth, but pretty clean and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

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Nevada

3.36/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

American/double ipa
8.5% ABV
70 IBU

APPEARANCE: poured a clear copper orange, solid tight two fingers of off white head. Moderate chunky lacing.

AROMA: big blast of citrus and pine, I pulled out a strong aroma of apricots. Rounded out with a earthy hop presence.

TASTE: starts off by following the nose. Slightly sweet before the mellow bitterness kicks in. Went more for the sweet side then the bitter. Got a lot of apricot/mango. Not the biggest dipa I've had but still fair amount of solid hops.

MOUTHFEEL: medium body and carbonation, slightly oily with a dry quick finish.

OVERALL: a very decent DIPA. Not on the ranks of the best I've had but for sure a good beer to get into.

RAITING: 3/5 Zombie Heads!

Serving type: bottle

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Hopothermia from Alaskan Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 379 ratings.