Arcadia HopMouth Double IPA | Arcadia Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
1,042 Ratings
Arcadia HopMouth Double IPAArcadia HopMouth Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
arcadiaales.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The first in a limited edition, Brew Crew Big Beer Series. 1080 OG; 76 IBU

This remarkably balanced brew has a deep amber hue with a generous white head. Hopmouth showcases a rich, toasty flavor and sweet caramel notes because of the high-quality Maris Otter Malt used. The hops are up front in the aroma reminiscent of citrus and pine, while the resin-like flavors linger well after the last sip.

Added by TastyTaste on 12-11-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,042
Reviews:
480
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
13%
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
127
For Trade:
1
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5/5  rDev +32.6%

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5/5  rDev +32.6%

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5/5  rDev +32.6%

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5/5  rDev +32.6%

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5/5  rDev +32.6%

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5/5  rDev +32.6%

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5/5  rDev +32.6%

Photo of BadAxeBeer
4.88/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Awesome beer. Very solid double

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Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.8/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Acquired via trade from FtownThrowDown, so a big "thank you" goes out to him.
Poured from a 22oz. bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a cloudy dark amber color, with a large, thick & foamy off-white head that fades very slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: There’s a strong piney hops aroma, with a citrus sweetness in the background.

T: Decent hops bite hits you first, but the malty citrus sweetness is quick to follow. I picked up a hint of smokiness, which is a bit uncharacteristic of the style but very welcome. After the initial hops burst, the taste is very well-balanced all the way through to the after-taste.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium-to-heavy body, medium carbonation, clean & dry finish.

D: Very tasty, not very filling, excellent representation of style, this is a beer that’s worth sticking with whether it’s as a pounder or a sipper. I liked this one a lot and think it's a flat-out great beer.

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4.78/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +26%

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4.75/5  rDev +26%

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4.75/5  rDev +26%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +26%

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4.75/5  rDev +26%

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4.75/5  rDev +26%

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4.75/5  rDev +26%

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4.75/5  rDev +26%

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4.68/5  rDev +24.1%

Photo of Pencible
4.67/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This poured a dark tan with moderate beige head. It smelled like a mix of brown sugar, malt, and pine hops. It tasted fairly similar to Arcadia's standard IPA, with a delicious blend of citrus hops and sugary malt. It was thicker than the IPA with no carbonation, and a smooth aftertaste with a bitter bite that builds on you. Overall this was a great beer!

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4.66/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I've always enjoyed this double IPA

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4.63/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

very nice DIPA. Deep orange/red/amber, nice small head, great lacing. Good hoppy smell, but nothing special. A little funkiness on the nose. Taste is rich, smooth, hoppy; with citrus, pine, grapes, cakebread; tart, delicious. Also some cream, bready/barley/malty base. Some cinnamon as well. Alcohol hidden well. Mouthfeel is good. Drinkability is dangerously good. Recommended, should be in sixers.

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4.62/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this at the Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival.

A: Amber-bronze in colour, wonderful white head.

S: Citrousy American hops, with some pale malt in the background.

T: Very well balanced. The quality of the malt manages to come through the citrousy hop flavour and bitterness. I really enjoyed the well-rounded flavour of this one. At 8.1%, the alcohol was remarkably well-hidden.

M: Body is on the heavier side of moderate, very smooth, carbonation was moderate.

D: Really good.

I think this was my favourite brew at the fest.

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4.62/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Solid looking beer: dark, burnished copper with a solid tan head of sticky foam. Pungent aromas of grapefruity hops. Sweet and mildly acidic up front. Juicy, resinous hops in the middle and a not-too-bitter aftertaste. This DIPA leans towards fresh hop flavour over inflated IBUs. I find this to be a very drinkable DIPA, although I suppose that also means it's not as "big" as some others. Nice balance of hop flavour and abv, with enough malt to hold it together. Very smooth body.

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4.6/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Hazy copper in color with a sticky, lacing off-white head. Aroma of piney hops, citrus, and sticky sweetness.

Taste is similar, with sticky pine sap, citrus and sweet caramel.

This is really delicious and really drinkable. There are a lot of hops, obviously, but they're balanced by a nice malt profile. For such a big beer, its imminently - dangerously - quaffable.

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Arcadia HopMouth Double IPA from Arcadia Brewing Company
3.77 out of 5 based on 1,042 ratings.
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