Hopageddon Imperial IPA | Napa Smith Brewery

Hopageddon Imperial IPAHopageddon Imperial IPA
BA SCORE
54.5%
Liked This Beer
3.58 w/ 354 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:
#29,841
Reviews:
58
Ratings:
354
Liked:
193
Avg:
3.58/5
pDev:
15.08%
Alströms:
3.8
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
58
Trade:
0
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Photo of crapuccino
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ummswimmin
3.49/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dsshuck
3.44/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JDW4195
4.03/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brentk56
3.39/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a hazy copper color; the head is impressive and leaves a goodly amount of lace

Smell: Rather malt forward aromatics, with a lot of caramel and stone fruit; pine recessive

Taste: Caramel and stone fruit, up front, with a growing grassy/piney bitterness that devolves into pure bitterness, after the swallow and into the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation; somewhat oily

Overall: Bought this a few weeks ago but now realize that the bottle has a year or so of age on it; perhaps the hops were more interesting when the beer was fresher but this is more like a hoppy Barleywine today and not a very good one, at that

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Photo of TheRougeBastard
3.83/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rand
3.16/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A big, giant hop-bomb, but kind of a mess. Dank bouquet with edges of overripe fruit. The flavors are bitter and sweet, but not harmoniously. Orange pith and resin define the profile. So many huge IPA out there that are far more drinkable, I wouldn't seek this out again.

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Photo of SparkChaser
2.76/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Too much malt for a "hoppy" IPA

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Photo of sdeese21
3.56/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DOCRW
3.51/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mrose78
4.5/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Awesome beer. Hoppiness overload! Would definitely have again.

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Photo of 2beerdogs
3.78/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thampel09
3.54/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of spycow
3.33/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BrewsBr0ther
4.09/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MikeCross
3.43/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of IPA_Gator
3.34/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Bugcatcher
4.4/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Very good beer not very hoppy fpr an ipa but I like it. It reminds me a lot of the Mendocino imperial ipa but a very enjoyable beer.

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Photo of BEER88
3.63/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of IckyT2012
4.31/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CNoj012
3.58/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerswag
1.9/5  rDev -46.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Lots of malt, heavy mouthfeel. Tastes like an English imperial ipa. Aroma is dried apeicot, and lots of malt. Funked and not the freshest bottle seems like. No bottle date.

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Photo of whatsajessica
2.13/5  rDev -40.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Unnecessarily bitter. Flat, creamy, and funky.

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Photo of alienlifeforcecube
3.27/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Very boozy one dimentional. Just malt. okay.

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Hopageddon Imperial IPA from Napa Smith Brewery
Beer rating: 54.5% out of 100 with 354 ratings
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