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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 144   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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Back Label: Hopageddon is an end-of-the-world Imperial IPA with an intensely aromatic hop profile that defies expectations and will leave you wondering, "What just happened?" at 144 IBUs, Hopageddon flows with a gorgeous fiery orange color and showcases a distinct, full white head. The unique flavors from our obscenely extend dry-hopping and shockwave of bitterness lingers on the palate and leaves hopheads with a Post-ahopalyptic yearning for more.

IMPERIAL BARREL-AGED IPA aged and excessively wet-hopped in Chardonnay & Cabernet barrels.
Hops: Chinook, Cascade, Warrior, Columbus, Mt. Hood, and Centennial
You can pray to the Hop Gods all you want… You’ll never find another beer like this one. Hopageddon is an end-of-the-world Imperial IPA that defies expectations and induces an intense hop-stupor that will leave you wondering what just happened. At 144 IBUs, Hopageddon glows with a gorgeous fiery orange color and showcases a distinct, full white head. The added character given by the Chardonnay and Cabernet barrels accentuates explosive papaya and lychee flavors along with herbaceous aromas. Chewy, grassy wet-hop flavors, hints of dried apricot, and impressions of barrel tannins are evident in multiple layers. The distinct Barrel- Hopped flavors and shockwave of bitterness lingers on the palate and leaves hopheads with a Post-ahopalypticTM yearning for more. Can you survive the Hopageddon?


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nick76 (4221) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 8, 2012
The aroma is very fruity with citrus and tropical fruit, there is also pine. The appearance is amber with a small head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is average. Overall it’s quite good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Palidor19 (2949) - Brandon, Florida, USA - AUG 8, 2012
a nice well rounded beer with a great balance between the hops and malts. slightly nutty with a some nice floral hops. though its strong in ABV its very well hidden. this is a great product

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rajendra82 (953) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Typical amber colored DIPA body with a two finger thick head and mild residual carbonation. The smell was very mild for a DIPA, with the hops coming across as piney, floral, herbal, and earthy. The taste was quite bitter, with the same piney-earthy-herbal hop profile up front, and some spice in the finish. The malt was evident as a simple and light sugary taste. The overall flavor profile reminded me lot of a strong tea with some sweetness. The beer drank much more easy than the 9.2% ABV it contained, and there wasn’t any warming or burn at all. This beer did not start very promising, but delivered the hops in the end.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
IrishBoy (3836) - Bakersfield, California, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Bomber and draft from Imbibe Wine. Nose is slightly musty, citrus hops, oaky wood with hints of chardonnay, and caramel. Hazy copper orange with a medium cream colored head. Flavor is bigtime wood and wine with a moderate bitterness and a hint of sweetness. Very mellow BADIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjg74 (2492) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Bomber from Windy City. Highly hopped nose of grapefruit and sweetness. Robust and hoppy. Full bodied. Good maltiness and good amount of bitterness. Solid brew.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SSSteve (3773) - - JUL 23, 2012
bottle. citrus nose with bread, tea and pinch of cocoa. medium full body, but refreshing. not overly sticky or sweet. not overly bitter either. a good balance to say the least. lots of sweet hop resins(pine, apricot, lychee) with toast, caramel, butter, hints of licorice. another great one from these guys.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (5144) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 23, 2012
Slightly cloudy amber, big head. Smells like caramel and citrusy hops. Tastes like caramel and citrusy hops. Cut and paste DIPA review....

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerguy101 (5286) - Newark, California, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Sampled on 4/20/2012. This Imperial India Pale Ale pours a medium to dark orange/copper gold color from a 22oz bottle. Medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is caramel and sweet, touch of wood and chardonnay. A medium to full bodied Imperial India Pale Ale. The malts are fruity, caramel and sweet. The hops are herbal, citrusy and floral. Decent carbonation. Touch of wood, some chardonnay and cabernet. An interesting blend of flavors, nice malts and good hop flavor. Nice smooth taste. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beernovice39 (3125) - Montana, USA - JUL 20, 2012
Dradt atr Rooster’s Beak. Light amber pour with a thin tan head. Scent is sweet malts, toffee and caramel. Taste is caramel, oak and hops.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nearbeer (3735) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 15, 2012
650 ml. Copper with a lasting quarter inch of sugary foam, and lace all over the glass. Smells of pineapple, grapefruit, resin and earthy molasses. Big flavors of toffee, mango. grapefruit, apricot, tea leaf and orange are tamed by a lingering finish of mint, evergreen resin and oak. Medium-heavy body is velvety smooth, has just a touch of alcohol warmth, and has nice balance. Dangerously drinkable.


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