Hop Crisis | 21st Amendment Brewery

BA SCORE
89
very good
1,643 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery
California, United States
21st-amendment.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by sloejams on 04-08-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,643
Reviews:
498
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
10.58%
 
 
Wants:
96
Gots:
234
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,643 |  Reviews: 498
Photo of rodbeermunch
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This mixed up the light brown and dark orange colors into one caramel appearance. This one looks sticky. The aroma had lots of citrus hop notes and some of that malt stickiness.

The taste was big, it was barleywine level thick maltness, plenty of caramel as already noted. They don't skimp on the hops, I get a lot of Simcoe and C hops here. Lots of bitterness. The oak is a nice touch and imparts that aspect quicker than barrel aging, allowing the hops to still be fresh. While it does great at covering the alcohol, it comes as the expense of a dry malt bill, as this one is thick to absorb some of that abv.

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Photo of Steve_Studnuts
4.07/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DoubleMalt
4.43/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hoppyhoppy
3.7/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gotzilla
3.51/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Foamy suds like laundry soap that died quickly.

Urine colored.

Smell is ok except not strong enough to identify.

Taste was nice at the beginning, but turned into something that burned a little. I'm moving on.

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Photo of luke12345
3.71/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.77/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cuvtcuv
4.07/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Deltoro
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Prost76
4.13/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bammer21
3.58/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FrancisM12
3.49/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PawG
4.06/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oldvines
4.06/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tomb_ride
3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jkonte
4.59/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stofko1992
3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Nhoelzen
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cylinsier
4.03/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz can

Pours clear rich golden, sudsy white head is coarse and retains as a lacing.

Smells of honey, biscuit, grapefruit, and floral hops.

Flavor is very rich and malty, honey and buttered biscuit with oak undertones. Finishes with fruity and piney hops.

Full, slightly syrupy body with tingly carbonation on the roof of the mouth. Slight boozy warmth going down.

Very rich and tasty, and very malty. The hops are strong and certainly make their presence known, but these feels more like a barleywine than a DIPA. In that regard it's very enjoyable and is a slow drink. Worth trying if that sounds good to you.

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Photo of chrismattlin
4.4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 2ellas
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerBeast
3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of instinct2
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tmm313
4.08/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hop Crisis from 21st Amendment Brewery
3.97 out of 5 based on 1,643 ratings.
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