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Hopageddon Imperial IPA | Napa Smith Brewery

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Hopageddon Imperial IPAHopageddon Imperial IPA
BA SCORE
3.69/5
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356 Ratings
Hopageddon Imperial IPAHopageddon Imperial IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Napa Smith Brewery
California, United States
napasmithbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
144 IBUs not for the faint of heart with hopiness

Added by corby112 on 02-08-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,864
Reviews:
59
Ratings:
356
pDev:
14.63%
Bros Score:
3.8
 
 
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4.2/5  rDev +13.8%

Pours two fingers of foamy head on a hazy straw colored body.
The aroma is bold pine and grapefruit with a little pineapple and mango in the background.
The taste is big and bold with pine, lemon and grapefruit bitterness exploding though balanced out with some dose of malt.
The texture is smooth.
Quite good.

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I disagree with some reviews I've read of this beer. It's not a mess and not overly hopped for the sake of hoppiness. It's not that bitter despite what the IBUs say. The sweet malt and citrus and mango pulled from the hops really balances this beer in my opinion. It's quite delicious and underrated. It's definitely a huge IPA with a big mouthfeel and lots of hops, but it knows what it's doing with them. Good cold and at room temp. The alcohol wasn't noticeable to my mouth either, maybe my body. Granted I'm a hop head and drink my fair share of double and triples but one reviewer said this was too hoppy even for hop fanatics... nope... It's just right!

Don't be shy. Go and Try.

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Hopageddon Imperial IPA from Napa Smith Brewery
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 356 ratings
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