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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
You’ll be in Utopia after you taste Hoptopia, a monster of an IPA brewed with double Malt, Double Hops with an ABV of 8%. It’s so BIG, it took two Brewers to brew this Big, Bad Double IPA

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonkeyBra (3906) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2013
22 oz bottle. Amber orange color with a small slightly off white head. Aroma of flowers, rich pine and strong citrus. Unsurprising, for a DIPA, but still nice. Flavor is strongly bitter. Strong pine and grapefruit notes. Nice, sure. Very bitter. Some pine, some lemon. Full bodied, heavier carbonation. This is nice, especially in the finish where it is quite bitter. Nice, finishes long a bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mile (3634) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2016
Bottle. Golden, hazy, average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate to full malty and caramel sweetish aroma with light bread, light - some tropical fruitiness, some grapefruit/piney hoppyness, light alcohol. Body is medium, malty and sweetish flavor, some caramel and light bread, light -some tropical fruitiness, light - some grapefruit/piney hoppyness, faint alcohol. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish - sweetish, light - some caramel and faint bread, light tropical fruitiness, some pineygrapefruit hoppyness, light - some alcohol. Caramel sweetish and bready DIPA - could use more fruitiness and bitterness to balance 8% alcohol. Nothing really special.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leaparsons (9271) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2016
Bottle, Brewdog Leicester. Golden brown with an off white head. Bready with brown sugar and tropical fruit. Fairly malty. Interesting aniseed notes with floral pine. Grapefruit with a spicy alcohol finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
csaso (1896) - Missouri, USA - DEC 12, 2015
Bottle - fair size foamy head, hazy dark straw color, big citrus, pine and tropical fruit hop aroma and flavor, mild malt backbone, nice juicy hoppy finish, pretty good overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichTheVillan (5469) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; clear golden amber pour with a frothy off white head, aroma has malt and light citrusy hop, taste has light citrus and pine but mostly sweet malt and caramel, light bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tselloufc88 (295) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2015
Bottle from Beer Gonzo, Coventry. Aromas of grapefruit, sweet orange. Taste is orange, sweet pineapple, lemon sherbert, some pine, alcoholic burn and bitter finish. Had a lot worse at the rating it’s being given on here!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (15022) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle split at RBWG ’15 hotel lobby share on the final night, thanks to whomever shared this one, 21/02/15. Orange amber with a moderate off white covering. Nose is caramel malt forward, spice, bitter orange. Taste comprises grapefruit, light pine needle, bread, bitter orange. Medium + body, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Average.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (20074) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2015
27th October 2015
Bright clear gold beer, good white head. Palate is light, semi dry and a mild fine crispness. Light malts, touch of lactose - cream sweetness. Hops are a nice combo of cooling pine, almost minty, hop spice, ripe tropical fruits. Light semi dry finish. Nicely joined up.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mjp12 (1100) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2015
Not quite right, this is full of hops, and built on quite a big malt build, but the finish is very harsh , and not just hop bitterness,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drowland (7382) - Georgia, USA - OCT 14, 2015
2/21/15. Sampled during RBWG 2015. Golden orange pour with a small khaki head. Light aroma, floral, old resiny citrus, loads of caramel, chalky. Floral hop flavor, citrus, resiny, caramel, crackers, doughy. Maybe a little old? Meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tightslice (707) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 13, 2015
On tap at Scratch in Mountain View, CA. Aroma is very light citrus, hops. Taste is very mild, almost watery with mild bitterness. Extremely disappointing for a DIPA. Not much flavor or character here.

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