Alaskan Hopothermia | Alaskan Brewing Co.

Alaskan HopothermiaAlaskan Hopothermia
BA SCORE
80%
Liked This Beer
3.93 w/ 862 Ratings
Alaskan HopothermiaAlaskan Hopothermia
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:
#5,559
Reviews:
122
Ratings:
862
Liked:
690
Avg:
3.93/5
pDev:
9.92%
Alströms:
4.31
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
210
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 862 |  Reviews: 122
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

Photo of chrisjws
4.21/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Yardhouse, Saint Louis Park MN. Served in a pint glass.

A: (Lighting is tricky) Medium to dark orange, single finger of head. Laced the glass nicely. Very apparent carbonation.
S: Tropical fruits, pineapple, mangos, oranges, some grapefruit and a little pine/grass in the background
T: Follows the nose really well. Little bite of hoppy bitterness upfront but finishes nice and sweet.
M: Medium mouthfeel, lots of carbonation. Finishes up nice and dry.
O: Solid DIPA. Would definitely get again.

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Photo of Fly4awhiteguy
3.35/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ARoman
3.85/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle poured into a shaker. The aroma is a bright, citrus sweetness with a floral grassiness. The beer is lightly hazy and amber colored with a whipped, off-white/eggshell head that has an abundant retention and a good lace. The beer is a medium high bitter with a medium sweet that's slightly more up-front bitter and a sweet finish. The beer is smooth and syrupy with a creamy carbonation and a medium body that hits the palate with toast and marmalade flavors as well as some grass. The finish is zesty and grassy with a slightly burnt note that strentghens as it warms, along with a bitter citrus that blends into the aftertaste that's floral with a sweet tangerine hint.

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Photo of SweetwaterTuonker
4.2/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of vande
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of DerekCarruth
3.66/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BHansen214
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Seattle_Suds
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BenGap
4.12/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JackieKu
4.22/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of KnowYourCraft
3.44/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MiWolfman
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of milwaukee512
4.74/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Underrated double IPA I'm glad I tried.

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Photo of MrBIP
3.59/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of schmelby
4.56/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beertunes
2.92/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I've never really cared for the other hoppy offerings from Alaskan, and this one didn't really push my buttons either. Nothing "wrong" with it, just bland and soulless.

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Photo of LakerLeith
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kermitthefrayer
4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of brywhite
3.74/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Alaskan Hopothermia from Alaskan Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 80% out of 100 with 862 ratings
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