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Hop Crisis - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,162 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1,162
Reviews: 426
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 69
Gots: 79 | 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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biglobo8971

Minnesota

3.8/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured from can into a pub glass. Beautiful pour, color almost glowing golden yellow, great head, great lacing. Smell is of balanced hops and sweetness, with a hint of pine resonance. The taste rides a wave, first is the hops, then the citrus sweetness, then the pine. Decent mouth feel, easy to drink, with the pine resonance lasting almost until the next drink. Solid beer, get this brewery distro'ed to MN, just never had this one. Solid brew, would mos def drink again.

Serving type: can

11-11-2011 03:59:59 | More by biglobo8971
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I lived 10 years a block from this brewer, a good friend is an investor, and I love their work. But, as solid as this is, it's not as good as the DIPA from my home town.

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a - Pours a clear apricot amber with 2 fingers of fluffy white head, lots carbonation, and lots of lacing.

s - Smell is too subtle! What's here is of hops pine and citrus hops, tropical fruit, malts, and a bit of alcohol.

t - Taste follows smell. Hops forward! It's puckering as it zings your palate with pine and citrus hops, resiny, sweet malts, and tropical fruits. Long, heavy, peppery, zingy finish.

m - Clean finish. Nice feel! Medium bodied DIPA w low carbonation. Much bitterness, long finish, and pretty easy to drink. A bit too strong though for me.

o - Great mouth feel. SOMA San Francisco must enjoy this great, and growing, home town brewer.

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Hop Crisis from 21st Amendment Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 1,162 ratings.