Hop JuJu Imperial IPA | Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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Hop JuJu Imperial IPAHop JuJu Imperial IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Ohio, United States
fatheadscleveland.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The magical hops cast their spell, the natives chant and the drums beat... First let us confirm that there is no witchcraft used in creating this fine brew. None. Really. Well maybe a little. A supernatural beer with a powerhouse of hops creating aromas and flavors of citrus, pine and tropical fruit with a juicy resiny hop finish. Hakuna Matata.

Added by AltBock on 09-26-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,114
Reviews:
263
Avg:
4.44
pDev:
8.11%
 
 
Wants:
571
Gots:
414
For Trade:
14
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4.4/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BamfBacon
4.41/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.05/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mass32mich
4.61/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Radcpa
4/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DaveCash
4.43/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Academymike
4.49/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PGH_BeerSnob
5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mpwiemann
4.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Boxdiesel
4.24/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MarshallBirdhouse
4.24/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.34/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.31/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of raspy22
4.39/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.46/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Scott17Taylor
4.02/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours clear orange with quickly dissipating head.
The aroma is citrus and herbal hops with a light maltiness.
The flavor is sweet malt up front with a juicy and piney hop on the finish. It's a bit heavy for a 9% IIPA. It's got a thick oily mouthfeel.
Overall it's good, but it isn't anything special. I wouldn't make getting this a priority.

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5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My favorite all time!

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4.33/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fee
4.63/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A truly great double IPA. It comes in at 9%, but doesn't seem boozy at all. Gorgeous orange-copper color and pours with a strong head that lasts. Nice hope profile - not overbearing, but strong.

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4.35/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.86/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ledyard86
5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.95/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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Hop JuJu Imperial IPA from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
4.44 out of 5 based on 2,114 ratings.
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