Robert Johnson's Hellhound On My Ale | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

BA SCORE
86
very good
1,871 Ratings
Robert Johnson's Hellhound On My AleRobert Johnson's Hellhound On My Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States
dogfish.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hellhound is a super-hoppy ale that hits 100 IBUs in the brewhouse and 10% ABV. It's dry-hopped with 100% Centennial hops at a rate of 100 kilos per 100 barrel brew-length. Can you tell we're stoked for this mighty musical centennial?

To accentuate and magnify the citrusy notes of the Centennial hops (and as a shoutout to Robert Johnson's mentor Blind Lemon Jefferson), we add dried lemon peel and flesh to the whirlpool.

58 IBU

Added by jsanford on 03-15-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,871
Reviews:
575
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
14.06%
 
 
Wants:
130
Gots:
371
For Trade:
7
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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03/02/2014
Aroma Is lemon and hops. Yellow- orange color. Tart citrus flavor with the strong caramel dry grainy English ale flavor. Alcohol present. Very ""in your face"", but a good ale."
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Shit

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Orange pour 1/2" off white head. Aroma smacked of centennial citrus notes.

Taste was a big lemony brew that was enjoyable, even if it pumped big numbers like 100ibu and 10abv. The format and price per oz are kinda ridiculous and keep this from being a beer that would be a repeat purchase.

There is a bit of metallic bitterness though I could do without, but thankfully there is plenty of other caramel and lemon notes to counter act it.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hops and citrus, definitely lemon, mostly citrus hops, completely masking the malts. Slick body, small tight head, slightly sticky. But still damn good....

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