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Hop Crisis | 21st Amendment Brewery

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Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by sloejams on 04-08-2008

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

This beer has a hazy complexion and a dark golden straw color. A short white head sits on top. Pretty dense and leaves some nice lacing.
Aroma is hoppy of course with a bouquet of pineapples, peaches and apricots.
I dont smell any oak.

The taste is real bitter, an oaky dry bitterness from tannins. Hardly any hop flavor mainly bitter. Sweet caramel malts but take a back seat on this one.
Another thing is that it has a big alchol bite, too big.
A desent DIPA but way way....way too much alcohol in the taste. It takes away from the flavor.

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Appearance- pours a bright golden orange with half inch head that lingers and leaves lots of lacing.

Smell- not very strong, citrus and a bit of old oak.

Taste- very good. Strong citrus and grapefruit then as it warms it starts to display the malts with some vanilla and wood notes. Sweet, hoppy with just a slight bitterness.

Mouthfeel- fairly thick and creamy for an IPA, good carbonation.

Overall- really good beer, the oak accents the hops well. Very drinkable, dangerous as this is 9% Abv.

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Hop Crisis from 21st Amendment Brewery
Beer rating: 3.98 out of 5 with 1,647 ratings
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