Alaskan Hopothermia | Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co.
Alaska, United States
alaskanbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Nugget and Apollo hops added in the brew kettle provide a green, floral aroma and citrus hop base, while the later addition of Amarillo, Citra, and Centennial hops add notes of spicy grapefruit and orange - complimenting the resilient malt profile.

Added by sprucetip on 11-28-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,602
Reviews:
131
Ratings:
883
pDev:
9.92%
Bros Score:
4.31
 
 
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44
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217
Trade:
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Photo of DrJay
3.92/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DutchcdnTEXAN
3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.33/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kinmundy77
3.64/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bundy462
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MillerMan16
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of trytoketchup
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Fatehunter
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Pours a thin head on a clear dark straw body.
The aroma is a wonderful sharp citrus smell.
The taste has a great and bold lemon drop bitterness throughout. Nicely balanced though.
The texture is crisp.
Really nice.

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Photo of csfcmitchell
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sixpoint
3.92/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AkAndy
4.01/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of HappyDays
4.58/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DavidRandall
4.38/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MonkeyBread
3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of baseballrock
4.06/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sirgentlemen
4.07/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Roybert
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rspauldi
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nwmike
4.36/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Very impressed Alaskan Brewing! This is a keeper. Great citrus notes and interesting spice in the finish.

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Photo of jcole524
4.44/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of evenyoubrutus
4.2/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Sitting at my computer with a glass on my desk and I have to take a gander for a moment at the pour. Truly one of the most beautiful looking beers in a glass I have ever seen. Perfect amber color (almost red) with 1.5 finger head, with a lace that lingered throughout the entire glass.

The smell seems fairly standard- faint but still extant, smells very American with malt, caramel, hoppy sourness.

First sip you get hit with hops and strong malty/syrup flavor (shocking). More hints of caramel. I like the taste but some may think the hoppiness/maltiness is imbalanced- second, third sip seems too malty, but it's far from undrinkable.

Undoubtedly a great beer. Will surely drink it again.

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Photo of drbenderdo
4.07/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jashy2454
4.27/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Trand68
5/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I live in Waterbury, VT and I have to say this better than Headytopper!

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Photo of InfernoBoss
3.89/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Alaskan Hopothermia from Alaskan Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 883 ratings