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Hop Henge Experimental IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,082 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,082
Reviews: 800
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.93%
Wants: 220
Gots: 135 | 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%

DarthKostrizer, Jun 26, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

Spaz7, Jun 24, 2013
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Mersh, Jun 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

DelMontiac, Jun 19, 2013
Photo of Sark
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance- orange copper, plenty of carbonation, thin whispy head

Smell- bready and grain mixed with earthy hop notes, herbal spices and lemongrass come to mind

Taste- light caramel on the front, grain malts on the middle, and a delightful earth hop on the finish

Mouthfeel- medium body with milky texture, slow mannered fade out

Overall- Solid brew, not an extreme IPA for the hop heads, hardly noticeable alcohol warmth. The balance is key.

Sark, Jun 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

DrDaves49, Jun 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.03/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured a cloudy amber with very little to no head, slight lacing down the glass as I drink it.
Interesting nose to this - not as punchy as most IPAs, smell is mingled with caramel and malt.
That being said, it doesn't deliver the hop bitterness and is a little smoother than I thought it would be. Not a bad beer, but probably not something I would seek out on a regular basis.
Worth a purchase if you haven't had it.

mrw1zard, Jun 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

goblin7704, Jun 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

ReyG006, Jun 09, 2013
Hop Henge Experimental IPA from Deschutes Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 2,082 ratings.