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Struise Hopverdomme - aka Hopdamnit
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Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   IBU: 350   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
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Brewed for the first time on January 29th 2009. Hopverdomme aka Hopdamnit, is a very original name coined by Beejay Oslon. He was a Struise intern at that time, but launched Pipeworks Brewing Company two years ago, Chicago USA. Hopverdomme is the perfect union between hops and a Flemish curse, that should live up to the high expectations of the cursed who are drawn to drink this „damned“ hoppy ale.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
77ships (3307) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - APR 30, 2012
draft @ ACBF 2012 // head was beyond ridiculous (especially considering the ABV), Urbain was scraping it off with a spatula as he was pouring it from a pitcher // murky brown orange // smells very, very hoppy, peaches, apricots, mandarin, super concentrated pine resin,… very sweet also loads of sticky sugar (mainly candy) & fruity syrupiness,… // taste is very sweet at first (almost got a five squared flashback), fruit syrup, very fruity, candy sugar, nectar, honey, cloudberry jam,… then bam huge lasting unbalanced almost floral bitterness, huge dry pine hop finish (very, very piny – you get the 300+ IBU’s), booze, liqueur,… // syrupy body, low carb. // unbalanced, ridiculous, memorable & special

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koelschtrinker (9994) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 31, 2012
Konzentriert hopfiger Beginn mit grasigen und vergleichsweise geringen Bitternoten. Der Hopfen bleibt stark und kann sich kaum entbreiten. Extrem intensiv, dennoch sauber. 9/12/10/12//12

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
BelgBeerGeek (1297) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAR 25, 2012
Colour: dark amber, hazy
Smell: hops, sweet, grainy, bitter, grassy, lime
Taste: peppery, garlic in the start, taragon as well, very bitter, nice booze, lots of flavour, some fruit, end is grassy , awesome !!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierkoning (9818) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2012
Tap @ ACBF 2012. Amber color, cloudy. Tobacco and malt in the aroma. Very sharp oily hopbitter flavor, with cigar tobacco, citrus, malt and peppermint. Dried tropical fruit. Peach pineapple. Complex, but also a palate destroyer. Extreme but quite pleasant.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (12740) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2012
Draught at ACBF 2012. Cloudy brown - offwhite head. High hoppy, high bitterness, cheese, baking yeast, sharpness, malty sweetness, grape fruits. OK bitterness - but a bit unbalanced and over the top.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ober (2806) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2012
Draft @ 5th ACBF 2012. A hazy red/brown colored beer, with a small beige head. The aroma of a lot op hops, fruits like apricot and peaches. The taste is fruity, apricot with peache. There is hop bitter. The aftertaste is some sweet with a nice bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (19639) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2012
Draught at ACBF 2012. Hazy orange-brown coloured with a small off-white head. Hoppy aroma of grape fruits and grass with notes of citrus. Sweet and fruity flavour of hops, grape fruits and alcohol. Dry hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dEnk (3456) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2012
Draft @ acbf. Aroma is a huge orgy of hops with some alcohol. Flavour is hops hops hops, then some alcohol. Good name but maybe a bit much.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (4069) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 5, 2012
3/III/2012 on tap @ ACBF (Moen) - BB: n/a (2012-192)

Little cloudy red to pruple beer, big aery bubbly light beige head, pretty stable, adhesive. Aroma: sweaty feet, some sugar, sweet yoghurt, cheese, fruity, peach candy. MF: low carbon, full body, thick cloying texture. Taste: sweet fruity, sugary, bitter hops, grapefruit, lemon, ginger, bit cheesy. Aftertaste: pretty spicy, dry bit piny, long lasting very bitter ending.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Barrelbelly (596) - BELGIUM - MAR 4, 2012
Golden with medium head. Flower hop aroma. Taste very strong bitterness, grainy.


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