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Hop Dang Diggity Southern IPA | Jekyll Brewing

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Hop Dang Diggity Southern IPAHop Dang Diggity Southern IPA

Brewed by:
Jekyll Brewing
Georgia, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Zach136 on 08-10-2013

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Reviews by BeerDawgs:
Photo of BeerDawgs
4.27/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A new brewery to the ATL area. 1st beer I have tried from Jekyll. Found this single at Total Wine. Impressive they are already showing up in the local stores.

A - Dark amber, with no clarity, not much head, and a bit of lace left clinging on the glass. Looks like a west coast IPA

S - Ok, aroma blows you away. This is not an amateur IPA. Huge Pine hop aroma, and probably dry hopped. Smells great!

T - Grapefruit and pine hops. Very well balanced with the malts. Damn good IPA.

M - Well carbonated and dry finish.

O - An awesome IPA! Very excited to have this new local brewery who apparently know what they are doing. Definitely better than a few of the "other" new local breweries.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of NeroFiddled
4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jekyll Brewing "Hop Dang Diggity"
12 oz. brown glass bottle, no apparent freshness dating

Hop Dang Diggity is a fairly straightforward golden malt/biscuity and citrus hop IPA. It's medium bodied with a moderately crisp carbonation; and the appearance is really quite nice with solid rings of lace left behind on the glass. Pineapple, pine, and peach/apricot/tangerine liven it while the malt base remains solid, unlike so many examples that seem a touch watery with the malt simply acting as a base for the hops rather than a component to be seriously recognized. A solid bitterness acts as its center while the malt and hops combine in a tight ball around it. It finished dry but lively, with bitterness, malt, and fruity hop flavors dancing to a happy song as they make their way along a dirt road beneath oaktrees as the sun sets. Pleasant. Polished. Drinkable.

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Photo of Cobrito
4.38/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle, no date. Have also had on tap, with similar impressions.

This is a big IPA that skirts the IPA/DIPA border in terms of body and malt presence, but the overall effect from aroma to finish emphasizes the hops. I was not able to find any info about what hops are used, but they come through nicely and are piney and vegetal. C hops, most likely. This is a very good IPA that surpasses most other commercially available Georgia IPAs. Well worth a try.

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Photo of Paincane
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Golden body topped by generous white head & great lace. Citrus, pine and grainy malt aromas and taste. Well carbonated and balanced IPA.

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Photo of johnnyapollo
4.35/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Great nose on this very hoppy, slightly bitter American ale

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Photo of AmeriCanadian
3.44/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Good looking brew, copper-bronze coloring, clear, with a fluffy white head but little lacing. Pretty clear concentration on balance in the smell and flavor, as piney bitterness and earthy malt are the dominant smells and tasting notes. Unfortunately there isn't a whole lot more going on: not a lot of depth, almost no citrus or fruit, and dare I say too much malt influence for an American IPA. I've seen references by other reviewers to "Southern IPAs," but I don't know what that really means. If this is a proper representation of a Southern IPA, then I'm not sure I'm all that interested.

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Photo of eddiestep
3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tfsd
4.14/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dankjohn
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of MicroBeerMan1980
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of niknar
4.15/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of chinchill
3.58/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap.
Excellent looks, with a large, lasting foamy head over a clear body.
Piney and fruity hops. Piney hops are not my favorites and that hurts the aroma rating, but the flavor is more appealing. Limited (moderate) bitterness for style.

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Photo of Beer21
4.08/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of Jadobbs
4.59/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jcbroome
3.83/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of informaticsDoc
3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of postj4
4.4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mdblub
5/5  rDev +25.9%

Photo of seavercm
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Newbeergeek1
4.13/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Traveling on i-95 yesterday and Pulled off to and stopped at a restaurant for lunch that had about 5 beers on tap and this was one the only things that wasn't a Bud product. Thank God! Never heard of the brewery. Very nice surprise. If I lived in the area I would have that in the fridge for just fun drinking and for drop in friends.

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Photo of KenC
3.76/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WoodBrew
3.46/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I'm trying this at Henry's in midtown Hotlanta. It poured a cloudy orangish with thin white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent was pretty bland. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink. Closely related to east coast ipa. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's not too bad.

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Photo of ordybill
4.54/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the tap into a pint glass. The appearance is a golden yellow with a large white head. The aroma is all hops. The taste is a crisp piney hop bliss. Overall, an excellent beer.

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Photo of jheezee
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Justdoit1234
3.77/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Hop Dang Diggity Southern IPA from Jekyll Brewing
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