Hop Stoopid | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92%
Liked This Beer
4.18 w/ 7,695 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States
lagunitas.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by lou91 on 03-07-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,088
Reviews:
2,158
Ratings:
7,695
Liked:
7,083
Avg:
4.18/5
pDev:
9.81%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
332
Gots:
1,713
Trade:
9
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of itsscience
4.8/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

It pours a gorgeous golden color with a fluffy white head. The smell shows off the entire range of hop characteristics: I get grapefruit, other citrus flavors, pine, floral, and herbal notes. Also present is a sweet malt smell. Predictably, Hop Stoopid gives a huge hop bomb on the way down, replete with citrus flavors but also quite earthy, with a malt finish that balances out the taste somewhat. It's as drinkable as the best DIPAs I've had and a stellar example of the style. I've had Heady Topper and this compares well with it, while being cheap and easy to find.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of CalgaryFMC
4.01/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

650 ml bottle with green label and unassuming appearence. The contents are anything but understated however. A dark honey copper color with around five fingers of white head greets the drinker, releasing a classic DIPA aroma of citrus, pine, green leaf/grass, a little pineapple or some other tropical note. Palate is grapefruit and tangerine, mango and starfruit, ample pine and strong menthol, some cattiness. The bitterness is interesting. At first one wonders if there shouldn't be more! What a great showcase for hop flavor ... Then as the iso-alphas accrue, you realize your mouth is getting numb and this thing is getting punishing. Its a woody, floral, and fruity hop bomb.There are culinary herb rosemary type notes and a black pepper spice in the bitter finish. The malts provide some sweet caramel balance but the hops lead the way, as they should. Archetypal DIPA. Although Lagunitas uses extract for bittering I still get vegetal flavors, presumably due to aggressive flavor and dry hop regimes. I am not complaining. Thick heavy body that leaves some sugars but the bitterness remains. Some boozy character but not unpleasant. Track it down.

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of KYGunner
4.06/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A generally light copper color meets the eye, as it sits clearly beneath a thick layer of off white foam.

The aromas are a nice balance of fruity citrus and earthy floral and pine hops. The malt scent is thick, provides a solid backbone and has some barley and caramel. The citrus hop profile holds more grapefruit, tangy and juicy, with a small bit of lemon and tangerines. The floral hops provide more flower petal and earthy vegetation aromas.

The flavor is robust and quite hearty. The citrus and floral hops are quite outrageous on the palate but the malt is dominate. That maltiness quickly overtakes the hops and provides a sweet barley finish.

This has very little alcohol feel or taste but there is a satisfying warmth that runs through the body.

This smelled really fresh but the malt was strong enough on the tongue to make me think my bottle was a few months old and some of the true hop flavor has been lost. None the less this served out to be a very good beer.

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.18/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

No date that I can find.

A: Pours a slightly hazy medium red. Big, tall, effervescent white head. Head fades slowly with top notch head retention. Dense walls of lacing to boot.

S: Lots of juicy grapefruit and pine. Surprisingly sweet too.

T: Huge, huge, huge hop bite. It actually makes my teeth hurt, funnily enough. Big grapefruit, big pine; spicy and resinous throughout. If there's malt here, I can barely tell. Maybe some dry, crackery malt towards the finish?

M: Medium bodied and very dry.

O: Big DIPA. One of the most unbalanced I've ever had, it's pure teeth-chattering hops from start to finish. Bright, bold hop flavors and huge waves of bitterness.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Hop Stoopid from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92% out of 100 with 7,695 ratings
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