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Hop Whore | Tyranena Brewing Company

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3.97/5
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666 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
tyranena.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by murrayswine on 09-15-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,710
Reviews:
361
Ratings:
666
pDev:
10.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 666 |  Reviews: 361
Photo of italianstallion
3.8/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sparky44
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jjwisenheimer
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.94/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SinjaminBentek
3.79/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zatch90
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of MattMorin
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

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

Thanks Kegatron for the hookup on this. 12oz bottle poured into a tulip appears a clear burnt copper color with white head that fades.

This smells fruity and herbal with hops with some caramel maltiness providing contrasting sweetness. Slight solvent alcohol becomes increasingly noticeable as it warms.

The taste is bitter and burnt with abrupt bitterness almost resinous with hop flavors that are piney before solvent alcohol takes over.

This is medium bodied and modestly carbonated. A very bitter, resinous brews that almost feels burnt or smoked at times but not quite.

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Photo of mschrei
4.23/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into wine goblet. Dark brown with minimal lasting foam. Nothing but malt and booze on this one, but not a bitter aftertaste. Reminds me of DFH 120 or Devil Dancer, but not as thick. Enjoyable, but not as good as Tyranena's Balling the Queen, the other one I had from their Brewers Gone Wild series.

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Photo of Kegatron
3.79/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ernieb
4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bingja18
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jschott75
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Skillz
4.22/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Warren2621
3.81/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johnyb
3.92/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

A - Light tan head, moderate, with a clear orange, brown body.

S - Primarily floral hop notes, a touch of lemon, and a strong malty core.

T - Follow the nose, with a honey hint, with a strong bitter kick in the close.

M - Crunchy and full, but only mild drying.

O - I suspect a slightly older bottle, but still a pleasant hoppy brew.

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Photo of jsprain1
4.14/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of MaximalC
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a vibrant, amber color with a a beautiful mound of sudsy, off-white foam. Fluffly patches of lacing adorn the glass as the head recedes. Sweet aroma smells of bready malt, peaches, pineapple, and pine resin. Hints of alcohol are also present in the nose.

The taste is a balanced blend of sweet, biscuity malt and tropical fruit. The hop bitterness is very muted, which leads me to believe this may have exceeded its optimum shelf life. That’s no great loss to me though since I’m not a hop maven to begin with. The mouthfeel is somewhat conflicted--tingly up front, but flat through the middle before resuscitating a bit on the back end. The medium body is appropriate, lending substance without diminishing drinkability.

Overall, this a is a gorgeous looking IPA that doesn’t clobber you with bitterness. If the mouthfeel was a little tighter, I would really be enjoying this. I’m not sure this bottle was putting its best foot forward, but it was still good regardless.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PorterLambic
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a reddish-caramel color with a small, and not enduring, white head.
Smell is a good blend of malt, caramel, hops, and wood.
Taste is better still with malt slightly eclipsed by the fruity/herbal hops and caramel malt playing backup. Well done avoiding the hop bomb while still hitting the double.
Medium bodied, medium effervescence. Nicely drying from the middle on through the reasonably clean finish. Good stuff.

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Hop Whore from Tyranena Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 666 ratings
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