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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 144   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (42524) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 2, 2013

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear medium orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, sweet malt, caramel, marzipan malt, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus, mango, dusty hops. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, coconut, hoppy, fruity, peel bitter, mango. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130224]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (38618) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2013
12 fl oz bottle at Bishops Arms. Pours clear and golden orange to amber with a small off white head. Pine, toasted malty and solid hoppy. Light metallic, toasted malty and pine to grapefruity hops. Bitter and toasted malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (22631) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2013
Bottled. Cloiudy amber, small head. Aroma of pear, menthe, caramel and black currant. Mid sweet with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Caramelly malt and grapefruit. Mid bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (21720) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours an amber color with a longlasting off-white head. Has a fruity piney hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter flavor. has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish with hints of caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (19567) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Sample at Top of the Hops Biloxi. Hazy golden orange color, off white head. Aroma of sour orange and grapefruit. Taste is juicy, fruity, bitter and bready. 200th rating of this bad boy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (17990) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 6, 2013
Best before Apr 2014
Hazy amber color with small sized compact head. The aroma is initially earthy, followed by quick hop resins, then some cheese and metal. Good body strength, still it has a good drinkability for this gravity; caramel and toffee flavor, moderately sweet, with very strong bitterness; the hop is very resiny but also still fruity.
Not extra fresh, but very enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (16562) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2013
Bottle at Akkurat. Thanks to omhper. Somewhat hazy golden beer with a small offwhite head. Malty fruity aroma, hoppy, citrus, some onion notes. Fruity flavor, caramel, sweetish, hay, some floral notes. Not that good...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (16248) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Cute light beige curtains, dense finger thick head. Lots of resiny, piney hops on the nose, quite sweetish. Sweet on the palate too, but with all this hops it needs sweetness. Full body, smooth on the palate. Doesn’t feel as bitter as the 144 IBU should indicate. A bit over the top, but nice. 130807

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (15215) - San Leandro, California, USA - FEB 2, 2016
​On tap @ Napa Smith. Amber in color with a thick white head. There’s a bunch of orange juice, some tangerine, and a hint of tropical fruit. Bitter pine and grass. A bunch of peach, too. Sort of perfumey. Definitely bitter in the tongue, but also fairly malt forward and sweet. A little bit of that aspirin bitterness. Eh, alright.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (13533) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 19, 2012
Bomber from Liquor Barn in Redding, CA. Pours brilliant copper with a foamy 3 finger (call it beige) head. Aroma of nicely roasted caramel with a lot of vinous and citrus aroma aspects. Full bodied, nearly. Flavor is roast caramel, but smoothly roasted, with a lot of hop. A lot of light stone fruit. A lot of vinosity. A lot of oak hints. This is pretty complex stuff. It is not NW harsh, but it seems to have as much hop as the biggest NW IPAs. Subtle in a way. Brash for sure. This is clearly a well thought out monster. Probably prevents cancer. Finishes brilliantly deliteful.

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