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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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Special hoppy flavors and aromas are captured by adding freshly picked, undried hops during the harvest. These wet hops impart a character unlike other brews, that is quite unique and satisfying for those who love hops Ė the spice of beer. Smell the hop fields, smell the freshness.


4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BrianSalyer (2) - - DEC 31, 2011 does not count
This is a really good beer. Hops are everywhere but still really smooth. Way to go Fred and team!

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
DoublEE (784) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - AUG 15, 2012
Another good flavorful brew from the frog, this could easily be called an IPA, but people would probably say itís not bitter enough. the full alpha oil flavor from whatever combo of fresh hops they used comes through beautifully and the balance nestles everything together. This may be my new frog favorite. Soooooo freakiní drinkable.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocLock (7682) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Bomber from a PUBíR capo directly from the brewery. Pours turbid deep copper with 2-finger frothy white head that laces all over the place. Nose is incredibly intense piney and resiny hops, a huge IBU load in this, with caramel malt, black pepper. Tastes dense on the palate, with a huge resiny hopload, caramel malt, and some black pepper and floral notes. This one is a hopheads dream, but may be too intense for others.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrBunn (2438) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2009
Bottle picked up from Fred Karm at the brewery. Itís nice to have a brewery that values its customers, have a head brewer who is willing to chat, oh, and he brews darn good beer. Anyhow, this has a nice clear copper color and has a sudsy tan head. Aromas are sweet malt with lots of citrus and tropical fruit hops. Mango and oranges, a little bit of pine... nice nose. The flavor is no less impressive. Iím a little skeptical about wet hopped harvest ale type beers following a few bitter (err... not-so-bitter) disappointments, but this beer delivers. First off, this has an aroma. Second, the malt and hops balance well against eachother. The hops profile that comes through in the flavor is heavily piney, which sticks to the palate and lingers in the aftertaste.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 20, 2010
Super clean lemony aroma; like delicious lemon pine-sol. Crisp, full-flavored taste is perfectly balanced, intense fresh hop flavor and sweet malt. This is superb.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marthinus (276) - DENMARK - APR 24, 2010
Nice ambered color. Sweet mellow pumpkin and sweet hop aroma. Bittersweet flavor , fruity and creamy hop character. Nice, Tasty, excellent.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tseo (153) - Athens, GREECE - JUN 18, 2012
Bottle at the Local Pub, Halandri. Aroma: Bitter and aromatic elements dominate in the nose. Itís very spicy, very herbal, veray earthy. Some nice fruit (grapefruit; strawberry;). Bold and very attractive. Mouthfeel: Medium body. Taste: Not as bitter as I would expect, but leans on the bitter side. Tastes delicious malty/bread/cookie/nutty combination, as well as being hoppy as hell. Finish: Gently sweet palate, then dry, earthy and fruity. Mild but characterful and distinct. Overall: Superb beer, though Iíd like some more bitterness. Iíd have it anytime, all the time.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ration (1922) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 16, 2013
This review is exported from olutopas.info with no comment. Original rating date 29.10.2010

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JStax (2772) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - SEP 30, 2013
22 ounce bottle directly from the source three days after its release. Poured into a Hoppin Frog 8 oz snifter. Iíve been wanting to try this one for a long time now, and I finally get the chance. Pours a murky copper color with a white head of foam that starts sort of fluffy, but moves to more of a ring around the edge of the glass quickly. The aroma has big grapefruit and orange rind with a gently malt profile hiding in the background. Makes me think of a hop tea. Big, juicy hop bomb. The taste is a sweeter hop bitterness. Thereís a nice drying bitterness that kicks in about mid palate and finishes things off. Another delicious beer from one of my all time favorite breweries. This beer rocks!

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cking (1175) - North Canton, Ohio, USA - OCT 28, 2009
One of the freshest and best citrus hop aromas Iíve ever experienced. Plenty of pine and citrus fruit with a touch of ganja, so fresh itís amazing. Copper color with a thick, fluffy head and tons of sticky lacing. Dry and medium bodied, the bitterness is spot on. Tastes like Iím gnawing n a Centennial hop cone. Fruity with lots of evergreen thatís backed up by a floral and nutty taste along with a touch of bread and caramel. Literally the freshest commercially bottled beer Iíve ever enjoyed.


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