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Gangster Frog IPA | Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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Gangster Frog IPAGangster Frog IPA
BA SCORE
4.23/5
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396 Ratings
Gangster Frog IPAGangster Frog IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Crisp and satisfying American I.P.A. with a skillfully assertive American hop aroma & flavor. Bright spicy citrus hop character up front, with a distinct orange & tropical fruit hop bouquet to add a welcome complexity & strike the perfect balance. It’s all about the hops with Gangster Frog I.P.A.

Added by InebriatedJoker on 04-11-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,098
Reviews:
63
Ratings:
396
pDev:
8.04%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
55
Gots:
64
Trade:
2
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 396 |  Reviews: 63
Photo of chrismattlin
4.31/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tillmac62
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Clear amber pour with a dash of garnet. Outstanding head volume, world class lacing and retention.

Outstanding nose of pineapple, orange and mango over biscuit with a touch of caramel and a subtle spicy spruce.

Light body with a smooth texture. Slightly below normal carbonation level with a hint of effervescence in the middle and a stronger finish.

Outstanding flavor profile that is well balanced, complex and laid back a bit in intensity. It begins with a wave of citrus and tropical hop flavor (orange, mango and a hint of pineapple) that is over a subtle bready biscuit sweetness. The middle yields a bit of pine and spicy spruce aspects over a somewhat light moderate bitterness. The bitterness is rind and pine based. The finish is a slow fade of orange rind that is slightly dry. Alcohol remains completely covered.

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Photo of Cnoonan73
4.03/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabtos
4.17/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Gold orange with a moderate white head that leaves behind an insane grid of lace.

Very powerfully dank, sticky aromas, with SweetTarts and orange-pineapple juice.

Taste is sweet malt with lemony hops, Froot Loops, and a delicate bitterness.

Gangster Frog has a sort of wet, pillowy soft finish that you rarely if ever get in an IPA. Often you look for a dry finish, but this is so luxurious and easy to put down that it's a plus.

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Photo of NoYouDidnt
4.64/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Really enjoyable. Nice juicy hoppy flavor. Little bitterness. This was really tasty. A very drinkable quality to this. My first taste of Hoppin a Frog beers. I was impressed. Seek out again, NYD.

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Photo of WoodBrew
4.09/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The Gangster Frog was good. It poured a clear copper with white head and spotty lace. The scent was bitter and citrus. The taste was fairly even but had enough bitterness to make it an ipa. There was some citrus and pine. The mouthfeel is medium in body with good carbonation. Overall this was quite nice.

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Photo of jhlosito75
4.06/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lanciloti
3.75/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beef_Curtains
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of doc_logic
4.04/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TooHop4U
4.13/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Geobus
4.33/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jpinoniemi
3.75/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of teamwiggum
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BINGEBOT
3.46/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gregcordle
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wizzle32
4.36/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hozersr
4.31/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wheels2532
4.28/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ozzylizard
3.59/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Undated bottle at 42 degrees into snifter
$ 9.99/shelf temperature bomber at Giant Eagle, Hermitage, PA
Aroma too weak to detect
Head small (two cm, aggressive pour), white, frothy, diminishing to two mm ring and partial layer
Lacing excellent – complete rings of tiny bubbled curtains
Body medium orange, chill haze, effervescent
Flavor weak, bordering on dank but still some citrus; no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate light to medium, slightly oily, lively carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 2.5, Flavor 4, Palate 4, Overall 3.75

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Photo of EXScotT
4.15/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of reizorc
4.96/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Brown120
3.99/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jaywalsh20
4.21/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TopherBreski
4.13/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Never even heard of this beer or brewery until last week when I started looking at the 24 0zs my fav craft beer store seS and my girlfriend made me buy this because she liked the bottle despite me not liking IPAs. Looks and smells great. Very hoppy taste with out that bitter IPA aftertaste. Excellent in your face beer.

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Gangster Frog IPA from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 396 ratings
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