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RATINGS: 2129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   IBU: 102   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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For those mornings when you have to cut right to the chase, this is the one. Sure to blast through just about anything still lingering from the night before, this mouthful of Hops and huge rich Malt has a gaurantee built right into the name!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
13mikey (503) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - AUG 13, 2009
Deep golden color, wonderful fruit & floral hops aroma. Thick and sweet mouthfeel with a bitter citrus flavor. Lingering bitter finish on the tongue. A little bit harsh on the finish but overall a great beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kevin (2154) - New Mexico, USA - AUG 12, 2009
clear straw yellow with a white head. very sweet nose that smells of citrus, vanilla. how much crystal malt is in this thing if it is this hoppy? the sweetness is intense, blueberry, lemon, sweetcornbread, pineapple, and a flavor that reminds me of a dry hopped amber with nugget i had the other night. orange flavor lingers in the finish. not really what i was wanting, drinkable and still enjoyable. 4 5 6 3 14

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maddog (445) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - AUG 11, 2009
A fine double IPA, but not in the upper echelon. The pour was a clear light amber and the aroma was very nice fruity/citrusy hops. This beer is well balanced for a double IPA with a nice malt body that became very citrusy in its hops. Not overly big nor overly hopped up, but Hop Stoopid was a delicious, easy drinking beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
abcfan (819) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 10, 2009
Very good brew. Pours orange with white head. Outstanding citrus aroma. Flavor is sweet, full of caramel tones. Slightly bitter, yet sweet finish. Would drink again!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
greig (253) - Hamilton, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 10, 2009
This beer has travelled a long way to get to Hamilton, New Zealand. It shows a bit, but there’s still an excellent beer here. For a start, it’s freaking beautiful in the glass. Glowing amber/orange, with a fluffy white head. The aroma exuding from the head is a lovely mix of grapefruit and oranges. The flavour is a little sickly sweet, and this is where I think the age and distance is showing a bit. Under the sweetness is a really nice mix of marmalade, toffee, and citrus. There’s a biting bitterness which builds up over the course of a pint. Great beer, can’t wait to try it fresh on tap in the US.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brewski519 (644) - Morrisville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 9, 2009
22oz bottle - pourse a an amber color wtih plenty of foamy white head. Intense grapefruit aroma along with hops, malt, caramel and flowers. Taste of grapefruit, orange, hops and malt. This beer certainly comes with the trademark Lagunitas grapefruit and hops kick. Solid Imperial IPA - glad I was able to track this brew down. Next time I will buy a few of them.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
altabessie (9) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - AUG 6, 2009 does not count
For a 100 plus IBU beer it was well balanced. Hoppy but not over the top like I thought it would be. good stuff

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
FoolishMortal (990) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 4, 2009
22oz bottle. Orange color with a medium sized rocky white head. Tropical fruit hop aroma. Sugared pineapple and mango hop flavors. Citrus sorbet and an appley malt component manifest. Soft, floral perfumey finish. Mouthfeel is light medium.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (8028) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 4, 2009
Bottle. Poured gold with an amber hue and an off-white head. aroma was full of hops leading to a piney aroma. Flavor was dominated by hops but at o point was overwhelming. Lead to a nice combination of citrus and piney flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (8423) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2009
2009-07-31. Amber orange body, with a modest foamy head. (3+) Pleasant hoppy aroma, with modest resin. (7+) Flavour is similar, modest resiny hops with a decent amount of complexity. (7+) Smooth average palate. (3+) Just super drinkable, pleasantly hoppy. Rather tasty. Bottle from Consumers Beverage, Niagara Falls

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