Hop Stoopid | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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7,711 Ratings
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Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by lou91 on 03-07-2007

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of mjtiernan
3.88/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into a NB globe. No idea on the date :(

A: Poured beautifully...nice and smooth. Crisp and clear...lots of bubbles. Soft head with tight bubbles...about 2.5-3 fingers. Body looks rich and delicious.

S: One of the most intense grapefruit aromas I’ve experienced. I mean..it’s just sweet grapefruit. A tiny hint of sugar cookie. I’m struggling to pull much else from it. It’s nice though.

T: Starts a little sweet and then drops off into a long bitter spiral. Finish is aggressively bitter, but nothing that doesn’t keep you from going right back in for more. TBH, it seemed like I got a lot of the bitterness from the foam.

M: Very soft and plush. Not as abrasive as you might expect from something that has “102 IBU4U” featured on the label. Drinkability surprisingly high.

O: It’s fairly one-dimensional, but I think it may be designed that way. I really enjoyed this but I’d probably prefer to share the next bottle with a friend or two.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of elNopalero
4.53/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Review of draught Hop Stoopid, to complement my review of the bottled version.

This pours a golden-amber tan color with tremendous foam. Cascading foam, in fact. The aroma is a full-frontal assault of grassy hops followed by an aggressively hoppy taste profile. Crank this one to 11. Grassy green, some pine, and a surprisingly light body deliver full-on hop intensity. I found some tropical fruit notes come through, with pineapple and floral notes dominating, and a lingering finish that mixed pineapple, floral notes, and some piney resin. If this is what you’re looking for you will not be disappointed. Not for the faint of heart.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of southeastmat
4.42/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Great two finger foamy white head. Orangish hue and clear once the pour has settled.

S: Just a great smelling IPA here. Tropical. Just a little but of pine there. It's light but it's there.

T: A classic big IPA. Huge hops on the front and big whopping bitterness. That hoppy punch stays with you and as the beer warms the alcohol sneaks out.

M: Clean. A little bit of bubbly carbonation.

O: There are 102 IBUs here and you can taste them. If you want to taste a prime example of a West Coast style - I'd recommend grabbing a few of these and settling in for a nice weekend. This beer is absolutely fabulous with spicy food. Shredded pork tacos with lots of hot sauce.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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5/5  rDev +19.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.53/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle poured into a New Belgium globe.

A: Pours a clear golden/orange. Bone white, creamy looking head tops out at two fingers before it starts to settle. A quarter inch crown always remains. Thin rings of lacing.

S: Hop scents are tropical: big hit of pineapple, kiwi, passion fruit. Mild dank, herbal smell. Sugary, doughy malt. The nose is understated for a beer boasting 102 IBUs.

T: Mild pine resin, a touch soapy, leafy, minty. Bitterness is rather tame. It builds very slightly, but never challenges the palate. Tropical tastes start to come through. Pineapple mostly. Touch of peppery alcohol. Malt base starts sugary, but dries quickly, leaving some dough, toast and cracker toward the finish. The finish itself is mild and relatively short, consisting of a mild oily and resiny hop bitterness that recedes quickly and quietly.

M: Medium bodied. Slightly creamy texture is lifted away by fine, aggressive, and scrubbing carbonation.

O: This beer was extremely mediocre. It falls so far short of the IBU chest thumping on the label that I wonder if its underachieving wasn't part of the joke. For a beer of 102 IBUs, it has a very low perceived bitterness. The hop profile seems passive and flat too. No 'pop' to it at all. It's fairly priced at $6 a bomber, but even so, I'll pass on it in the future. Look to Lagunitas Maximus for a much better deal in both quality and price.

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Hop Stoopid from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 7,711 ratings
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