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Fat Headís Hop JuJu Imperial IPA

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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 4/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Bordering on the supernatural, Hop Juju is the perfect name for this beer as the magical hops cast their spell with intense, dank aromas of pine and citrus and big, aggressive, bitter flavors of pine, grapefruit and orange. Nicely balanced by a very sturdy malt backbone. and a hint of alcohol.
2013 Great American Beer Festival Gold Medal!
2015 Great American Beer Festival Gold Medal!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mortlach (1775) - Rome, ITALY - APR 27, 2016
Bottle shared by luttonm, thank you Matt! Pours amber, a bit unclear, with a little off-white foam. Aroma of hops juice, lots of tropical fruits and malt, alcohol. Flavour is balanced, medium malt profile with a good and persistent bitter end, alcohol. Medium body, medium carbonation. Not my favourite style, but nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ippopotamo36 (1289) - Rome, ITALY - APR 17, 2016
Bottle shared by luttonm in Rome-Italy, quite fresh. Thank you brother. Pours clear orangey color, little white foam. Nose: orange, garlic/onion, fruit pulp. Mouth: malt, mild bitterness, citric, an alcohol finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2864) - Crestview, Florida, USA - APR 9, 2016
Clear orange pour. Sizable eggshell colored head. Little lacing. Big danky, sweaty grapefruit hop aroma. Sweet roasted corn and sweaty armpits. But in good ways.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mstrcrwly (896) - New York, USA - MAR 17, 2016
bottle poured into a tulip glass..golden orange with a fluffy white head..huge tropical fruit aroma..tangerine,mango,grapefruit,passion fruit..tastes of all of the previous plus some caramel..nice malt backbone with some sticky,booze in the finish..real good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ahuth (204) - - MAR 15, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2016 Bottle. Huge hop smell. Has a clear copper. Has a light palate but a huge floral hop. Orangy zest and citrus. Awesome imperial!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kassner (1506) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2016
On tap at the new whole foods pub in wexford. Golden color only very slightly cloudy lots of aromatic hops and a nice backbone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ryecatcher (1239) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 14, 2016
Bottle. Pours a honey-gold, medium whitish head with decent retention and lace. Nose is dank like my cat pissed in a basement full of guava and passion fruit, some pine and cakey malts playing patty-cake in the background. Mouth is medium-full, relatively dry and sticky, lots of tropical fruit, citrus, pine, toast. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (8037) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 10, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear orange with medium frothy white head that lasts. The aroma is pine, dank, floral. Thick mouth, syrup, bitter hop bite, resin finish, very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Macegan75 (801) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 6, 2016
Bottle from Matt McCue. Thanks, bro. Pours golden orange with beautiful foam that lingers throughout. Aroma is pine, bergamont, cumquat, and crystal malt. Taste is similar, with a great mouth feel and a lime rind mild bitter finish. This beer is even better in the bottle. Great stuff!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NikkTwist (2410) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 4, 2016
Draft at Moriartys. Mostly clear dark gold pour with an off-white foamy top. Splashes of lace. Complex mix of hops backed with medium caramel malts. Tangerine peels. Raw sugar cane. Apricot pits. Blood oranges. Woody resins. Solid syrupy brew. Sweetish up front, smooth finish, lingering tannin dryness.

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