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Deschutes Hop Henge IPA

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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Who knows what inspired the ancients to build Stonehenge--or what inspired us to build Hop Henge in its likeness. But build it we did, out of wrapped bales of whole-flower hops out on the brewery lawn. Like the rest of the Bond Street Series, Hop Henge highlights the creativity and curiousity of our brewers. Bolder than its English ancestors, with huge hops and a bitter finish, this IPA is no wallflower.

NOTE: This is the original version. In 2007 it was bumped up to an IIPA. See that entry <a href=http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/deschutes-hop-henge-imperial-ipa/68396/>here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlimHabib (407) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - APR 27, 2016
Bottle pour. Cloudy dark golden with a creamy white head. Aroma is grapefruit and tropical fruits. Full body. Very sweet with a small bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
cheap (5362) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2016
So, what up with 2 beers that have practically the exact same name? Go figger, is one better than the other or WTF? This was on tap at bocktown and it’s simply a terribly on style IPA but probably nit in viscous double ipa territory. There are so many ubiquitous IPA that border on impy ipa AIDGAF.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LearninBeer (486) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - MAR 4, 2016
The aroma is hops, floral and spruce. Pours a cloudy copper/orange with an off white head somewhat lasting and excellent lacing. The taste is bitter. The body is medium, the texture creamy, the carbonation lively and the finish bitter and long. Very Good!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
monk191 (1776) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 14, 2016
A good IPA. Pours a bright clear orange with a white head. Smells of tropical fruit and hops. Pineapple. Taste is very fruity, with pineapple, mango and a balanced finish. Paired with seafood wontons, it brings out the hops a bit. Had in the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21640) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Draft. Hazy yellow color. Nice tropical fruit aroma. Taste is bitter orange and pineapple. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (6252) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - JUN 21, 2015
On draft at the Wyoming Brewers Festival in Cheyenne 2015. Pours a clear ornage gold with an ecru head. Fruity nose. Flavors of orange with a hint of pineapple. Malty backbone. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Westchesterco (1827) - mclean, Virginia, USA - JUN 20, 2015
At the Wyoming beer fest it is a cloudy golden color with a slight head The aroma is grapefruit and the taste is a strong bitter citrus flavor tgat finishes with a pepper finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kambei70 (958) - - MAY 15, 2015
2015 bottle. It's a slightly hazy golden amber with a fluffy white head. Aroma is caramel malt with a bright, resiny hops. Taste is sweet caramel malt with an underlying, biting herbal and pine bitterness. Nice mango a slightly citrus undertones. Well balanced. A medium-full mouthfeel with bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bth122 (1499) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Torpedo bottle. Cloudy orange tan color. Citrus floral aromas of hop with. Some pine and tropical taste notes. Medium hop bitterness. Very good ipa ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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