Hop Henge Experimental IPA - Deschutes Brewery
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3.86/5 rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Bottle to a RI snifter, best by 4/05, assuming it has the standard shelf life of most ipas it was bottled a week ago today. Double ipa from deschutes, pretty high expectations
Pours a dark gold with a finger and a half of foam. A few chunks of yeast floating around, whatever, not too big a deal. Moderate retention, good lacing, and low carbonation- not too bad looking. Smells of hops with a strong citrus undertone. Grapefruit, passion fruit, apricot, and some lemon. Sweet malt and a hint of alcohol make a rigid backbone bringing it all together; fruits are really what sticks out here. Taste follows the nose well, strong fruity hop first and foremost. A ton of citrus accompanied with a mild malt mask the alcohol well. Very juicy with a wet finish- nothing special besides that going on here in the mouth. Overall this beer isn't very bad, the balance is way too tilted towards the fruit for me though. I have another bottle I was going to drink tomorrow, I'm not sure I'll pick up any others though. Glad I got to try this
Serving type: bottle
01-12-2013 09:05:07 | More by lordofstarside
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