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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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As the story goes, I was redesigning our IPA to be bigger and better. As it came together, it started to take on a life of its own. After much deliberation and several pints of our new creation, we decided to name him after the master of the macabre, Edgar Allen Poe, as a tribute to his aptly named short story "Hop Frog". As Edgar fermented and spewed his almost abusive hop aroma throughout the pub, his legend and our thirst grew until finally one day, he was released into the world. We hope Edgar amuses you as much as he has us but stay on his good side, because, much like the story, this Hop Frog bites back!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Wakie (612) - Centreville, Virginia, USA - SEP 24, 2007
The words are TOO DARN HOPPY! Wow, and not in a pleasant and enjoyable way either. This was tear your head off and laugh at you beer. Not to my liking at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jason (1682) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2007
Draught at Capones. Orange amber body with thin head. Aroma is a strong hoppy bite to the nose, malty. Flavor is the same with a strong after taste. Pretty good IIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2007
Draft at Capone’s. Clear amber color with whitish head. Aroma of heavy wet hops, citrus, black pepper, and mild floral wafts. Tastes wet hoppy, sticky and piney, with a fresh citrus mid-palate, and some peppery and floral notes in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
johnadam2002 (529) - Hainesport, New Jersey, USA - SEP 22, 2007
Poured hazy orange with off white head. Aroma of citrus and hops. Good hop character with some pine and citrus hints.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBendo (1064) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - SEP 20, 2007
Draft at Capone’s. Hazy amber/orange. Pine and grapefruit hops with a big caramel backbone. A touch if fruit (closest to apricot). Bitter and alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hophead75 (2008) - Largo, Florida, USA - SEP 20, 2007
on tap @ Capones. Hazy orange in color with a small off white head, quickly dissipating. Aroma is a good amount of pine and citrus, with some pale malts in the background. Taste is citrus and floral with a strong pine bitterness throughout. Body is medium to full. Bitterness lingers long after the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - SEP 18, 2007
Growler. Poured a hazy amber color with a decent sized off-white head. Big hop forward aroma with floral and citrus notes. Sweet malt pokes out from underneath. Hoppy floral and citrus flavor. The sweet malt leaves completely midway through leaving hops and a growing bitterness for the moderately long finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
bigrond (1499) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 11, 2007
greta IPA. Hops overload. Nice cloudy orange hue. Thick beer and has a bite, to say the least. Flavor is not balanced well but if it’s hops your looking for. This is it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 07/24/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

hazy orange, wispy beige head, bis of drippy lace, big sweet grapefruit aroma, lots of sweet citrus flavor to match the aroma, bitterness kicks in towards the end for a long bitter finish

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5077) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 22, 2013 Sampled on draft this beer poured a hazy bright golden color with a large yellow-white head. The aroma was spicy, peppery and piney hops. The flavor was spicy, peppery, piney and grapefruity with a long hoppy finish.

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