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Death By Hops - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

375 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 375
Reviews: 164
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.56%


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 wedge:
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wedge

North Carolina

4.38/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoy By: April 2012

Golden orange under a towering frothy off-white head. Solid sheets of lace. Deep, fresh hoppy nose...ripe, juicy orange and tangerine zest, flowers, pine sap. Potent hoppy flavor. Orange and grapefruit juice, heavy piney bitterness, mango, light floral notes in the background. Some caramel running through the middle, but I wouldn't call this malty or balanced in any way. Medium bodied, bitter, and slick with oily lupulin goodness. Super-fresh and super-tasty!

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2011 01:48:43 | More by wedge
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Death By Hops from Olde Hickory Brewery
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