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Hopothermia - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

478 Ratings
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Ratings: 478
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 20
Gots: 53 | 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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Ratings: 478 | Reviews: 77 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.2/5  rDev +7.1%

somalley26, Aug 17, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -10.2%

JeffONeal, Aug 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

MDDMD, Aug 17, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev +1.5%

A - Pours a clear amber with a one-finger creamy head. Very light lacing.

S - Heavy aroma of grapefruit and pine.

T - Follows the aroma with lots of grapefruit and resinous hops. There is just enough caramel sweetness to balance the bitterness.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbnation. Mouthfeel is sticky with a dry finish.

O - A nice very hop forward DIPA. Very easy drinking.

TreyIsWilson, Aug 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

godisfake666, Aug 16, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +1%

leilei143, Aug 16, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev -1%

Brewcycler, Aug 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

Zaphog, Aug 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

emile772, Aug 15, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -10.2%

boonejag75, Aug 15, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +7.1%

czillmer, Aug 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

gashmoney, Aug 13, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +16.3%

Melbatoast, Aug 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Wiscodrinker, Aug 12, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +7.1%

andrewcovey, Aug 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

ross84, Aug 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

BraveMountie, Aug 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

WillieBeamen, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of beergoot
3.64/5  rDev -7.1%

Features a clover honey colored body and a thick, sticky, white head. Orange and lemon hop aroma with a touch of malt sweetness in the nose. Hop bitterness dominates the taste; some citrus flavors; very mild malt flavor. Medium-heavy body; big carbonation feel; very dry finish.

Hop bitterness rules this DIPA. The intensity is rather overpowering and gives the beer an almost one-dimensional quality. Malt and grain character is greatly lacking in presence. Overall, the beer lacks balance and refinement but still quite drinkable if you're a glutton for bitterness.

beergoot, Aug 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

HopSavant, Aug 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

wtkphoto, Aug 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

gopens44, Aug 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Jcru33, Aug 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

kylehay2004, Aug 07, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -6.1%

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a pilsner hourglass. No bottling date that I could find.

A- Deep amber, good clarity, small slightly off-white head.

S- Light notes of floral, citrus, apricot, and spice. Getting a bit of yeast.

T- Apricot, floral, some orange, spice, finish is bitter floral.

M- On the heavier side of medium, a bit syrupy.

O- Not the most potent DIPA, the aroma is a bit muted, and the flavor profile isn't my favorite. There seems to be a yeast flavor to it that I didn't care for.

PaulyB83, Aug 06, 2014
Hopothermia from Alaskan Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 478 ratings.