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Hop Crisis - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,340 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1,340
Reviews: 438
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.83%
Wants: 72
Gots: 109 | 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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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Diomede, Nov 27, 2011
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3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Well....I am trying a can of Hop Crisis...from Cold Spring, MN...however....I am putting my rating on 21st Amendment out of San Fran....so how do you answer this Beer Advocate???? The beer pours a clear yellow with thin white head that appears to be lacing. The smell is grapefruite balanced by malt. The taste includes a hop coating on the tongue makes this beer very good. The mouthfeel is a fuller body with good carbonation. Overall I would sip opn one of these....not session....to powerful.

WoodBrew, Nov 26, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

mrpibb1206, Nov 25, 2011
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4.24/5  rDev +6.8%

mirrorball, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

RyanBeer13, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

beefandbean22, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

marchnlv, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

beerman999999, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

ElGallo, Nov 21, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

TheBronze, Nov 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

dsauter, Nov 20, 2011
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5/5  rDev +25.9%

Another6Pack, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

jlordi12, Nov 20, 2011
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5/5  rDev +25.9%

rwilde, Nov 20, 2011
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2.73/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Pours a medium gold color with a thick, creamy, foamy layer of head sits, stays, and doesn't subside!

S - WEAK nose for a 9+% beer. Very light malt, mildly earthy, and smells pretty much like flavored water to me. (sorry to say)

T - Sweet crackery caramel malt up front, miniml hop character, maybe a little lemon rind, grapefruit, and oranges (and I'm really digging for that description).

M - Smooth and creamy but feels totally DEAD on the tongue.

O - I'd love to give this beer another opportunity with a fresher batch because I can detect it's potential.

jzeilinger, Nov 20, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

rab53, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

DoctorB2B, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Right off the bat, I knew something was different about this beer. I could smell a sweetness as I was pouring the beer, and I was quite excited for the first sip. I was a little disappointing at first, but then as the beer warmed up just a little, all the subtle flavors just popped. There was an awesome hop presences in the beer that was perfectly complimented with the strong oak flavor. Quite a fantastic beer, and one I'd highly recommended to everyone.

Kranders, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

bacher468, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

BeerArchivist, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

CoolGuy42, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

chcfan, Nov 17, 2011
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pest, Nov 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +25.9%

benz08, Nov 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +25.9%

sobeleg, Nov 17, 2011
Hop Crisis from 21st Amendment Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 1,340 ratings.