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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   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!


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1.7
   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.


2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoshGray1491 (24) - - MAY 15, 2015
Not very well balanced but nice enough. It certainly bites back but still undecided if that’s in a good way or not.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (5482) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Keg @ Bullfrog. Hazy gold with a small head. Nose of lemon and croissants. Apricots. Taste is pretty dry. Quite dank. Underarm. Tropical undergrowth. Lemon peel. Light body, chalky. Soft carb.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (7713) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Growler thanks to Brian! Pours a a clear orangish amber with a white head that dissipates slowly to the edges and laces. Aroma has a combination of grass and sweet virus with a bread backbone. Flavor has lots of sweet citrus backed by earthy grains and a bit of bread.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 4, 2015
New England Bucket List Trip #207. Keg at the brewpub. Pours a hazy orange with a medium sized creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of tropical, citrus hops and toffee malt. The taste is toffee malt, piney, earthy, citrus hops and some green olive notes. Medium bodied, mild lingering bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (2293) - Silver Spring, USA - JAN 25, 2015
On tap sampler at Bullfrog Brewery in Williamsport, PA. Slightly hazy gold with an off-white head and very good lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, tropical fruit, lemon, pineapple, orange and caramel. Taste of grapefruit, tropical fruit, floral hops, resin and caramel. Medium body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kabonski (38) - - NOV 30, 2014
First off...Great Beer! Had this in the brewery and it's cool place. This beer is full of fruity hoppy flavor and aromas. It's a winner.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (1954) - - OCT 10, 2014
Served on tap in a pint glass Appearance –The beer is served a very hazy yellowish orange color with a tiny fizzy white head that fades almost instantly, with it leaving only a trace of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma of the beer is big of a fruity smell with tons of tropical fruits and citrus, being a mix of tangerine, orange, pineapple and mango. Along with these smells comes some aromas of a grapefruit hop as well as a little bit of a grassy smell, overall producing a rather inviting aroma. Taste – The taste begins with some of the tropical fruit and citrus flavors that were hinted at in the nose, but while quite heavy in the nose they are not as heavy in the taste. These are joined upfront by a decent showing of a grapefruit hop as well as some more bready and cracker like flavors. The bready flavors fade as the taste advances and are accompanied by a decrease in the tropical fruits as well. All the while however, the cracker and grapefruit hop flavors get stronger, giving a much drier taste profile to the brew. The grapefruit really surges at the end and is joined by a bit of grass and pine, with the mix of flavors leaving a rather pleasant and crisp bitter flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is rather thin for a brew of 7.5 % with a carbonation level that is a bit on the higher side. For the more crisp and hopped flavors of the brew, the feel is rather fantastic with it really giving the flavors a sharp and refreshing feel. Overall – A quite tasty and rather more refreshing and crisp IPA. A rather nice brew overall.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (15104) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Draft at the source. Hazy pale yellow color, huge white head. Aroma of lemon > grapefruit > pineapple. Taste is bright and softly sour tropical fruit. Delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2448) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Pale golden yellow pour thin white head with a very thin lacing.... Aroma of citrusy and piney hops, oranges, grapefruit and light caramel malts .... Taste of bitter citrusy hops, grapefruit and tropical fruit, a bit piney and resiny with a slight caramel malt on the back end ... Very up there on the Ibus ... Dry and a nice balance of piney and citrusy hops .... Has a very nice dry resiny bitter piney bite that lingers for a while abv hidden well. Solid

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strife21 (223) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Pours hazy golden copper with thin head. Smell is danky of pine, resin, mango and citrus. Taste starts sweet with flavors of resin, pine, mango, orange and then a bitter finish. Complex. Light body light carbonation


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