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Robert Johnson's Hellhound On My Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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Robert Johnson's Hellhound On My AleRobert Johnson's Hellhound On My Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,671 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,671
Reviews: 560
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 13.49%
Wants: 92
Gots: 277 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hellhound is a super-hoppy ale that hits 100 IBUs in the brewhouse and 10% ABV. It's dry-hopped with 100% Centennial hops at a rate of 100 kilos per 100 barrel brew-length. Can you tell we're stoked for this mighty musical centennial?

To accentuate and magnify the citrusy notes of the Centennial hops (and as a shoutout to Robert Johnson's mentor Blind Lemon Jefferson), we add dried lemon peel and flesh to the whirlpool.

58 IBU

(Beer added by: jsanford on 03-15-2011)
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SeaUrchin

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4.22/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured from a bottle into an unbranded tulip

appearance - pours a golden orange with a thick head that quickly fades into a thin later on the top, light to moderate carbonation and leaves somewhat decent lacing

smell - up front a strong citrus smell, lemon, with hints of grapefruit and orange, a mild piney smell after

taste - grapefruit and lemon up front, this fades into a sweet orange, at the end is a slight piney flavor and alcohol burn in the nose, there is enough malty sweetness to balance out the "100 IBU's" not going to lie i was pleasantly surprised when i took my first sip of this bad boy

mouthfeel - slightly thicker than expected, but the slight carbonation helped to lighten this up, leaves an enjoyable feeling on the tongue a few seconds after you take a sip

drinkability - easy to drink but not a quick one, sipped on these 750 ml for quite some time, great way to unwind after a long week of summer classes

overall - above average beer, not the best imperial ipa iv ever had but damn tasty thinking of picking up another bottle to share with my brother who helped turn me on to ipas

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2011 05:46:33 | More by SeaUrchin
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Robert Johnson's Hellhound On My Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,671 ratings.