Hop Henge Experimental IPA | Deschutes Brewery

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Hop Henge Experimental IPAHop Henge Experimental IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States
deschutesbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is their new version of Hop Henge Imperial IPA, the hops have been modified as of 1/2009.

Available: January to April
Alc. by Vol.: 8.5 - 9.0% range
IBUs: 95

Added by SurlyDuff on 01-21-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,483
Reviews:
841
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
9.76%
 
 
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318
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Looks like an IPA, bordering on amber color, nice off white head.

Heavy pine and citrus with some whiffs of cerealy malt on the nose.

Pretty good, definitely a mouthful of flavor. Would be a nice compliment/combatant for some stinky blue cheese.

A little heavy on the tongue, with a bite of boozey aftertaste. Despite that, I hadn't noticed the ABV on the bottle, and was really surprised it was so high when I saw 10.6% here, so that says something. Actually I think I'm starting to believe it.

I'd drink it again with some potent cheese, but one glass is enough.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle into tulip.

A - Orange copper with a bubbly white head, slightly hazy.

S - Tropical fruit, mango, pine, sweet caramel.

T - Mango, peach, tropical fruit, caramel, sweet toasted malt. A mild earthy hop bitterness creeps in towards the finish. Hints of alcohol and grassy hops on the back end.

M - Extremely smooth and creamy, full bodied, mild carbonation. Warming alcohol, a little dry.

O - This is an incredible double IPA. One of the best I've had. Great balance and hop flavor. Alcohol is hidden well.

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Hop Henge Experimental IPA from Deschutes Brewery
4.1 out of 5 based on 2,483 ratings.
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