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Death By Hops - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

374 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 374
Reviews: 164
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.82%


Brewed by:
Olde Hickory Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ROBORB on 09-22-2010)
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Reviews by jamie2dope:
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jamie2dope

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A big thanks goes out to mikesgroove for throwing in this extra in our recent trade. A hazy orange color this beer is, with a finger of white heading. Spicy hops come to mind first with the aroma, followed by fruit: peaches and pineapple especially. The hop flavor is very prominent in the beginning of the taste. They start off very spicy, and then become more fruity as it settles. The alcohol can definitely be detected, but it isn't a deterrent. I would have guessed the ABV was higher than 7%. At the same time I really like that they placed this right on the border between regular and imperial IPA. This beer definitely gets the point across as far as hops and flavor. I very much look forward to trying more beers from Olde Hickory.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2011 02:00:58 | More by jamie2dope
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Death By Hops from Olde Hickory Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 374 ratings.