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Hop Crisis - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,108 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1,108
Reviews: 420
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 66
Gots: 57 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: sloejams on 04-08-2008)
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CHADMC3

Connecticut

3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a pale orange to golden color with straw-like hues and a massive, foamy, off-white head that is very patient to dissipate as it leaves a dense, sticky lacing behind that clings to the top of the glass for the duration.

Great aromatics of citrus and pine hops including grapefruit, pineapple, pine, and grass. There is definitely a lot of fruit sweetness as well as some floral or perfume like hints as it warms.

Similar to the aroma, the palate is packed with pine and citrus hops featuring similar fruit notes, perhaps a touch more floral or herbal, and with more malt backbone to support all of these hops as well.

This imperial ipa has generous carbonation with a thick, oily body and a puckering finish.

As advertised, this ipa is packed with a nice hop punch and is a delight to the senses.

Serving type: can

07-29-2011 02:35:28 | More by CHADMC3
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S: Grain, caramel, orange and a hint of oak
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Hop Crisis from 21st Amendment Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 1,108 ratings.