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Hop Henge Experimental IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,074 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,074
Reviews: 800
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.93%
Wants: 220
Gots: 131 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is their new version of Hop Henge Imperial IPA, the hops have been modified as of 1/2009.

Available: January to April
Alc. by Vol.: 8.5 - 9.0% range
IBUs: 95

(Beer added by: SurlyDuff on 01-21-2009)
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

ithinkimasofa, Mar 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

marine1975, Mar 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

paxchristi, Mar 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

piclee, Mar 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

juliusseizure, Mar 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

durrrr, Mar 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

osboxc, Mar 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

woodenbones, Feb 29, 2012
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4.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled served in a pint glass

A - Clear bronze amber with a fluffy khaki 2 finger head with good retention and excellent lacing. A beauty.

S - Hoppy nose of grapefruit and floral hops

T - At 95 IBUs it starts off a less bold than I expected with a smooth floral hops flavor and malty sweetness with almost a barleywine sweet bready finish with a touch of EtOH.

M - Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O - A nice smooth and fairly light hitting double IPA.

williamjbauer, Feb 28, 2012
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1/5  rDev -75.8%

batl77, Feb 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

kylemckinnis, Feb 27, 2012
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2/5  rDev -51.6%

RGinKC, Feb 25, 2012
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3.95/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Coppery and clear, nice big, lasting head, good lacing. Citrus and floral notes come up first, followed by some pine. Taste is oily with hops, plenty of citrus, pine, and earthy malts. Body is medium and oily with a slightly sweet finish. Very tasty stuff!

AlCaponeJunior, Feb 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

iskeptopotamus, Feb 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

joshwalt, Feb 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Texasfan549, Feb 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

jag21, Feb 21, 2012
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shelby415, Feb 21, 2012
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

xxcarpxx, Feb 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Whiskeydeez, Feb 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Archimedes, Feb 20, 2012
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3.95/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22 oz bomber pours a medium amber with great head and lacing. Heavy citrus aromas prevalent with sweet cotton candy malt. Papaya, lemon, oranges in the hop profile. A little sweeter than I'd prefer, but not overwhelmingly so.
Resinous mouthfeel, dry finish. A very nice imperial IPA, would like to see a little more bitter and a little less sweet.

coldriver, Feb 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

jfcaa193, Feb 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

EinWeizenbitte, Feb 19, 2012
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IrishColonial, Feb 18, 2012
Hop Henge Experimental IPA from Deschutes Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 2,074 ratings.