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Death By Hops - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

394 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 394
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 36
Gots: 41 | FT: 2
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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CMOrak

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

03-28-2014 18:23:39 | More by CMOrak
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bluetrevian

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

03-25-2014 21:04:45 | More by bluetrevian
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ChuckS

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

03-10-2014 11:08:33 | More by ChuckS
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Mojo

Alabama

4.35/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22 ounce bomber -> tulip glass

A - pours up crystal clear copper with a two finger off white head. Retention is decent and lacing is extensive.

S - very pine, resin, and earthy

T - strong caramel malt presence with very bitter piney hops on the finish. A bit spicy too.

M - thinner than I expected for a taste that big. Good carbonation

O - loved this one. Nice and bitter. Not sure what the IBUs for this one is but I bet it is in excess of 75.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2014 04:43:37 | More by Mojo
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-19-2014 04:26:12 | More by qcbrewer
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RyanAU

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

02-17-2014 19:01:28 | More by RyanAU
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ejohnson654

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-14-2014 21:55:41 | More by ejohnson654
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10%

02-14-2014 16:49:32 | More by petermethot
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OnWisconsin

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-24-2014 01:52:43 | More by OnWisconsin
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sonofliberty2

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-18-2014 04:38:57 | More by sonofliberty2
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

01-15-2014 06:01:00 | More by mattmarka1
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cwguy5

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

01-03-2014 18:24:59 | More by cwguy5
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AaronHomoya

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

12-28-2013 22:36:23 | More by AaronHomoya
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closisinthehouse

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-25-2013 02:41:21 | More by closisinthehouse
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BeersAndBears

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-19-2013 01:52:30 | More by BeersAndBears
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bomber into a shaker pint, the beer is a pale golden-copper coloring with a filmy, light, thin, white head. Aromas of subtle citrus highlights, tropical fruit notes, and a rich, malty backbone. Some toasty and bready notes in the nose, as well. Flavors are bitter forward, very bitter, with a blast of tart grapefruit, some pepper spicing, and a toasty backbone. The bitter and tart is super heavy on the front-end, but does ease up towards the end, with a lingering grapefruit tartness throughout and grassy notes coming forward. The body is smooth and slightly light, with a bitter, resinous aftertaste of cedar, cut grass, and earthy notes. The finish is slightly effervesced, with a bitter and citrus tart linger.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 02:48:05 | More by GarthDanielson
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VinsanityDiesel

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

12-10-2013 16:56:53 | More by VinsanityDiesel
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

12-07-2013 21:52:24 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Achilles811

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10%

12-07-2013 12:58:40 | More by Achilles811
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.81/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

One can't miss the sturdy foamy head produced by this darkened orange colored ale. The retention was impressive and it left clumps of foam about the edges of the glass.

Really big hops in the nose with a citrusy grapefruit and the unmistakable scent of a bouquet of flowers.

The flavors are less citrus and more floral hop cone. There is a ccramel malt backbone but the the floral hoppiness is most evident. Subtle spiciness, chive and just the barest hint of pine all make an appearance.

The feel is quite dry, relatively smooth but ultimately astringent.

This comes across as a hop bomb and that it is, just wished for more citrus in the taste.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2013 21:48:55 | More by KYGunner
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

12-04-2013 20:11:57 | More by Kmlund
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10%

12-04-2013 18:21:32 | More by Davepoolesque
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Guitars_and_beer

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-23-2013 21:50:28 | More by Guitars_and_beer
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jerefreakinmiah

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

11-18-2013 23:44:18 | More by jerefreakinmiah
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Mike

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-12-2013 05:03:09 | More by Mike
Death By Hops from Olde Hickory Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 394 ratings.