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Hop Henge Experimental IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,086 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,086
Reviews: 801
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.93%
Wants: 219
Gots: 137 | 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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Ratings: 2,086 | Reviews: 801 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Chilly_E, Aug 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of jellikit
4.03/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: orange. Clear. Thick, foamy, white head. Excellent lacing.

S: sweet bubblegum followed by mango and citrus.

T: sweet malty tastes up front. Grapefruit. Biscuit.

M: medium carbonation. Medium body. More dry than sweet.

O: good IPA. Well balanced. Hops work well with balance between malts and booze.

jellikit, Aug 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

Brocklanders7, Aug 02, 2014
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2/5  rDev -51.6%

Silentasknight, Aug 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Westyn, Jul 31, 2014
Photo of utfiero
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Color- cloudy gold. Huge head.

Aroma- lemons, grapefruit, and hints of grass and honey.

Taste- starts hoppy and clean, then gets a little heavy and sweet in the middle, finishing on notes of bitter greens and grapefruit rind with a lingering and long dry aftertaste. Purchased at Costco for $3.99. Drink by date 7/15/14. Tasted on 7/15/14.

Poured from 650 ml bomber into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass).

utfiero, Jul 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Buttstallion, Jul 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

BlueAndBrew, Jul 30, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

mostfadedone, Jul 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Tyecko, Jul 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

woopigscotty, Jul 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

BuzzFee, Jul 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

gelasin, Jul 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Ashinpaugh, Jul 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

ryko, Jul 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

JothHu, Jul 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of jngrizzaffi
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours hazy golden color with 2 finger width foamy head. Head retention is decent. There is a good amount of lacing on the side of the glass. The aroma really isn't that strong. Most of what I can make out is apple. On tasting, there is a slight malty taste, quickly followed by a hoppy explosion. I can taste a hint of apple at the end. Kind of a bitter, soapy aftertaste. The taste is good, but there is something a little off, and it may be the soapiness at the end. I will say that I drank this a little over a month after the date on the bottle, so my review may have been different if I drank it earlier.

jngrizzaffi, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Captnlhook, Jul 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Stum-pub, Jul 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

pbridges, Jul 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

MarvinSnyder, Jul 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

jeffaroo95, Jul 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

_morandi_, Jul 14, 2014
Hop Henge Experimental IPA from Deschutes Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 2,086 ratings.