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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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chumba526

Oregon

3.53/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appears solid orange with a small off white head.

It smells of caramel malt, mild toffee, oak and citrus like and slightly grassy hops.

It tastes of grassy and citrusy hops. I get a mild vanilla like oaky flavor to the beer as well. There is a solid semisweet caramel malt bill for this beer. The oak smoothes out the beer and tones down the hop bitterness. This tastes good though I would prefer a dryer malt bill.

This has ample carbonation with a somewhat thick mouthfeel.

Overall a pretty nice mild double IPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2011 22:46:56 | More by chumba526
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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.

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