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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.97/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hoptometrist is a crisp, dry, and very drinkable Double India Pale Ale with just enough malt to support huge bitterness and intense piney, citrusy and dark hop presence. FOOD PAIRINGS: Cuisine- BBQ Cheese- PEPPERY: Monterey / Pepper Jack SHARP: Blue, Cheddar PUNGENT: Gorgonzola, Limburger MEAT: Game, Grilled Meat, Salmon DESSERT: Very sweet sesserts like carrot cake, Caramel cheesecake, or Creme Brulee


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (4723) - Espoo, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2013
750ml bottle, thanks rosenbergh!

Pours dark orange with a small white head. Aroma of fresh exotic fruits, caramely malts, mango, citrus, sweetish notes and pine. Taste is malty, fruity and hoppy with loads of caramel, citrus, exotic fruits, pine and grass. Finish is heavily hopped, bitter, dry, sweetish and malty with loads of caramel, grass and pine. Sweet and malty DIPA with a long lasting bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (7508) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2013
75 cl bottle.
Pours hazy orange color with a minimal head. Aroma is very hoppy and fresh with exotic fruits, passion fruit, resin and pine needles, some grass and malts also. Flavor is somewhat sweet with caramel malts, exotic fruits, resinous hops, some goose berries and grass. Very refreshing, though a bit sweet. Very good.
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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhilJackson80 (531) - Oklahoma, USA - SEP 14, 2013
UPDATED: APR 20, 2014 22 oz Bomber. The beer pours to a deep golden /amber color. The aroma was strong with grapefruit / citrus smell. The taste was medium body and a clean finish for a 10 abv double. Overall a good DIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (4767) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Big bottle in a tulip. Pours golden/amber with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of citrusy and floral and lightly piney hops plus a nice caramel and pale maltiness. Flavor a good balance of everything with the strong hops standing out. Average to smooth texture. A good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2013
750mL from SoonerChamps, this is a big boy beer in a big boy bottle, nice orange hue from it, medium 3 finger head, nose is big amounts of hop but there definitely is a strong malt backbone, more than I’d like but its a balanced IIPA. Good local stuff.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stevesie (336) - - SEP 1, 2013
Bomber to snifter. Big, hoppy nose; gorgeous pour. Terrific balance. Nice hop profile. Easy to drink. A bit pricey, but worth it. Well done, Roughtail.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thome50 (1229) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle from Jimmy. Shared with four others who had similar, to worse, opinions of this bottle. Pours a merky deep, dark orange to almost brown with light, retaining head tan head. Aroma is more malt forward and slightly caramel sweet than anything resembling a fresh DIPA. Taste is again much more malt forward with very little citrus, pine or any other distinguishing characteristics of a good and fresh DIPA. This had some strange spices going on too that seemed intentional but not "good". Overall, this was possibly a bad bottle but it was shipped a week after bottling in a styro containing only 3 days in transit. Something more going on with this beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bricktop86 (641) - Moore, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Pours cloudy almost florescent orange with a white head. Aroma is grapefruit, mango, pine and slight caramel. Taste is the same as aroma with a nice balance between bitter and sweet. I wasn’t expecting much from an $8 bomber. What a nice surprise

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
OKBeerFan (62) - - AUG 16, 2013
Was very excited to try this IIPA from this new brewery in OKC. This is my first Rough Tail brew and if this is an indication of where they're headed it is very exciting for OK craft beer! Nice aroma of citrus, grapefruit mainly and some pine. Great mouthfeel. For 10% you don't taste the alcohol at all, easy drinking beer. Taste is mainly grapefruit with some resinous pine as well. The malt balances this beer well. Recommend trying this if you can get your hands on it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jtclockwork (10809) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Bottle thanks to Matt. Pours cloudy orange with white head. Great lacing. Nose and taste of papaya, mango, citrus, sugared pink grapefruit, caramel malt, pine, dank hops and resin/sap. Balance is incredible. One of the better IIPAs I’ve had in some time.


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