Hop Dam Triple IPA | Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Ohio, United States
hoppinfrog.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by imaguitargod on 02-14-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
347
Reviews:
139
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
11.96%
 
 
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42
Gots:
24
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3
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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of regspeir
3.25/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

bottle into a Duvel tulip
Taste is led by the nose. Grapefruit, pine, citrus, some sweetness but mostly hops and alcohol. Body is average for this style. I would love to describe the subleties of this beer but they are lost on me. As much as I love hoppy, these are intense and overpowering anything and everything else. As far as drinkability or sessionable - nope. The combination of the hops and the alcohol (and the expense) render this a one-time thing.

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Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.25/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gregshead
3.36/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed on 3/29/11. Reviewed from notes

A: Pours a thick red color, slightly hazy w/ a half finger head. Dissipates quickly

S: Tropical fruit/berry smell in the hops. Some fruit caramel as well.

T: A very prevalent caramel malt along with a nice strong hop flavor, more subtle than grapefruit, more straight citrusy. Not as bitter as other DIPAs but no boozy taste either. As it warms a little bit of heat is noticeable.

M: Definitely a little syrupy. Good carb as well

O: Very drinkable for 10%. A solid DIPA but nothing outstanding on this one.

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Photo of Sabtos
3.39/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

As I've grown to be more of a hop head over the years, attempting to see what the populist craze was really about, this beer has become more decadent to me. Although, still to this day, the obsession of overly hopped brews still gets on my nerves.

Most recently had on draft 2/15/16, this pours an orange-ish copper with a moderate white foamy head, aromas of dank hops with orange and grapefruit aggressively assault the senses.

A nicely balanced dankness hits on the nose as well as the tongue, to the point it almost develops a sour profile. To me, I appreciate sour more than the overwhelming bitterness some double/"triple" IPAs produce, so this is actually quite a tasty, pleasant beer.

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3.4/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of chaz01
3.4/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a Belgium fishbowl glass. Not fresh off the shelf, but should be less than a year old (no date on bottle).

A: Cloudy, murky orange color with a small off-white head.

S: Funky, resiny, floral aroma. I didn't find it citrusy or piney, just lot's of woody resin aroma with a bit of alcohol.

T: Some piney hop flavors, but again I get a resiny taste that dominates. It's certainly a bold hop flavor that hits you up front.

M: Medium to full bodied, low carbonation.

D: This doesn't feel as smooth to me as a Hopslam or even the HF Double IPA. More of a sipping beer for the diehard hop fan.

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3.43/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mcallister
3.47/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Crimson colored with a minute white head that fades into a thin whispy top with bubbly sides.

Christ hop dam indeed. This is layers of citrusy, piney hops, gooey hops, and more. Rich caramel but then it's all drowned out with the hops.

Good beer hoppier than hell but not much balance. Reminds me of Moylans hopsicle. Just a tounge biting bitter bruiser of hopmouth enamours. Citrus, pine, grapefruit, aspirin, more bitter hops a hint of malt and more hops.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Hop Dam Triple IPA from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
3.93 out of 5 based on 347 ratings.
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