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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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This is the 3rd. Collaboration Brew from this year’s European Tour Series, and was developed with Amager Brewery in Copenhagen, Denmark. At 7.8% abv, it is rich, hoppy and balanced. Frog Hops is made with an abundance of English and German malts, including the super-tasty German chocolate malt! And it is hopped with select American hops, including dry-hopping. Check-out the video of us brewing FROG HOPS at Amager Bryghus in Copenhagen, at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4sWtCzOaWI


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, - JAN 29, 2013
Bottle 65 cl. Pours an opaque pitch black with a creamy, light brown head. Sweet and chocolatey roast aroma, quite some vanilla also. Medium body, very mellow and smooth with a ton of chocolate notes while the roast is very downplayed. Doesn’t appear all that much of an Imperial Stout though. Sweeter, smoother and more creamy than the Amager version. A delight. 290113


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2662) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2014
Bottled. Pours clear, deep brown with an average, lcing beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carb. An excellent Impy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (4862) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle bought in Copenhagen in May 2013. Black with a tan head. Fairly soft with chocolate, some hops, light coffee and some roasted malt. Also some wheat. Medium carbonation and mouthfeel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SirLimpsalot (2249) - SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
@Basunen: stor doft av chockad. Smaken är ganska snäll med en liten beska och viss syrlighet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cernjoh (135) - Ohio, USA - APR 12, 2014
Poured from a bottle 16 months old. Aroma is chocolate and some hops. Appearance is a dark brown allowing no light to pass, with a 2 finger tan head. Taste is a smooth semi sweet chocolate with roasted malt and some dark fruits. Palate is very smooth and viscous. Overall an excellent beer much better in my opinion than it was when fresh 16 months ago.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fitwitchik (349) - USA - APR 12, 2014
Poured from a bomber aged 16 months into a Hoppin Frog snifter almost black with a thick tan head. Beautiful sight. Aroma is roasted chocolate smells very rich. Flavor is thick sweet cocoa. Smooth. Some coffee. A bit of hops. Malty Extremely well done blend here. Had well over a year ago and thought was too grassy. WIth some age this is quite the beauty.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (3547) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 23, 2014
22 ounce bottle. Pours black with a nice tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and licorice. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, licorice, and fruit. Very good.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gunnfryd (10834) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is chocolate, roasted malt, hop, cocoa. Flavour is chocolate, roasted malt, hop, cocoa, licorice. Pleasent very nice beer.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tectactoe (2019) - Michigan, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle: Thanks, Kevin! Silky black body, looks pretty thick & viscous; slowly rising, micro-bubble tan-mocha head sits chunky on top. Aroma has notes of mocha & bitter chocolate, bitter roast, & a light undercurrent of sweet cream. Equal parts anise & boozy licorice show up, too, almost akin to Jagermeister. Finish of dates & roast in the back-end. Taste includes bitter cocoa powder, mocha chocolates, roasted malt, & a slight floral twinge mid-palate (assuming this is from the hops?). Aftertaste is more dark-fruity with notes of prunes & figs; relatively sweet finish compared to the bitterness of the front end. Slight boozy & mild acetone-like notes with warmth, surprising for only being 7.8% ABV. Decent brew, though there’s no reason to ever choose this over BORIS.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dfonorow (1512) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle. Pour is black with a two-finger wide tan head. Aroma is of chocolate covered raisins, roasted barley, and rye. Flavor is sweet upfront - cocoa nibs, vanilla bean, espresso. Finish is rye and English grain. Chocolate cake lingers in the aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ddemmingjr (712) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Bottle picked up at the brewery. Pours jet black motor oil, big light brown head recedes to a dense ring. Raisins, cocoa nibs, some dank herbal and coffee hints on the nose. Big malty, coffee dryness, roast and some resinous hops. Rich body. The wheat character added and interesting aspect to the body and flavor profile. Solid ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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