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Hoptimus Prime - Legacy Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

261 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 261
Reviews: 228
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 9.48%
Wants: 55
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Legacy Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ggaughan on 07-29-2006)
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kwakwhore

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4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Golden pour, white head with good retention and lacing.
Hops dominate the aroma, grapefruit especially.
Taste is again dominated by hops, grapefruit bitterness with an undertone of malt in the middle, not as much as I would expect from a DIPA. Makes me think more of a really well hopped IPA than a DIPA.
Nice creamy mouthfeel, and the alcohol is well masked in this beer.
For me this beer doesn't quite fit the typical DIPA profile because of the lack of a malt backbone. It seems to fit somewhere in between a really strong IPA and an Imperial IPA. But if you're a hophead, you will definitely like this beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2009 14:09:15 | More by kwakwhore
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Hoptimus Prime from Legacy Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 261 ratings.