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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 16/20
Dal9000 (541) - Ohio, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Pours with fine bubbles with a thick white head. Immediate mild pine hop taste. With a mild lingering flavor that continues when you inhale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jdb288 (584) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Fresh bottle. Pours orange/gold with white head. Aroma is citrus, floral, pine, grass. Taste is a combination of all of those. The malt doesnít make much of an impression here. Not the caramel/toffee tones I get with some DIPAs. Still, quite refreshing. Clear and crisp flavors. I want more.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Crash_the_dog (163) - Fairway, Kansas, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Thin pale color with virtually no head on tap. Typical flavor for the style with a slight alcohol burn. Nice beer, but nothing extraordinary for the style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EcnarM (112) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Pours a light gold with a thin lasting head. Aroma and taste are straight forward for the style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GJF (1520) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - JAN 11, 2014
On tap at Redís. I had high hopes for it, but itís pretty standard fare. Pours amber, thin white head. Malty backbone, lots of citrus hop. Straightforward IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
co_gaucho (3) - Longmont, Colorado, USA - DEC 30, 2013 does not count
Well done Indian Pale Ale. Would live to know the "experimental" hops. Crisp with noticeable pine and lemon. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
furthur (920) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Slightly pink amber, off white head, fading some. Aromas of spruce, lychee, lemon. Flavors of spruce, lemon, grapefruit, rosemary. Palate is crisp, carbonation fine bubbles, very nice. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (4018) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Round from PreFunk. Almost perfect IPA. Beautiful fluffy head, meloow piney/citrusy nose, and some puckering tartness, with plenty lingering aftertaste. Truly wonderful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Voodoo (574) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2013
Pours a golden with a slight red/orange tinge and healthy white head. Aroma of citrus. Taste is slightly oily, thick mouthfeel.....bready maltiness, citrus and pine notes with mild bitter finish. A well done American IPA, nothing way over the top.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - JUN 10, 2013
Citrus and pine nose. Taste follows suit with some sweetness. Long smooth bitter finish. Good

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