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RATINGS: 369   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
When the loveable "hopheads" at Humpy’s Great Alaskan Alehouse requested a winter version of alehouse favorite Sockeye Red IPA, our brewers instinctively spawned CoHoHo Imperial IPA.

CoHoHo begins with generous measures of pale two-row and specialty malts along with spirit-boosters like brown sugar and honey. Hefty doses of Cascade, Centennial and Simcoe hops beautifully balance that outrageous malt bill while juniper berries heighten the festive character of this exuberant beer.

Make Merry all Winter Long...

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3.9
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Reviewed from notes. She pours a dark reddish color and leaves the same color body with slightly copper edges and a one finger white foamy head that dies immediately. Light lacing sticks to the glass. The smell has a floral malty hoppiness with some orange zest, and grapefruit and honey. The taste has a super malty covered hoppiness in the front and then backed up with a decent hoppy bitterness, long lingering citrus yet hoppy aftertaste, dry finish. On the palate, its about a medium, perhaps somewhat sessionable, and the carbonation seems to be a bit smoother than most DIPA’s, but I’m not complaining. Overall, this is not a bad DIPA, but I’m just surprised how smooth this one rolls around in my mouth to be a true DIPA. Its like its just too good to be true unless this is old.

3.1
thorongil2 (3003) - , Ontario, CANADA - JAN 18, 2014
(tap) clear amber colour with a small tan head; aromas of fruit; clean, refreshing, bit austery flavour with a long, strong bitter finish

4.3
kevinsenn (2182) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 13, 2014
On tap at Monk’s Kettle. Hazy super-dark amber (or brown) with a tan head. Intoxicating hop aroma; citrus, floral, pine, some raisin. Taste is great: resin, citrus, caramalt sweetness, moderately bitter finish. Very nice.

3.5
k0mpsa (2925) - Tuusula, FINLAND - JAN 11, 2014
Tap at rattle n hum, new york. Dark amber color, some white head. Aroma is basic hops and fruits. Balanced easy going body, hops, fruits, malts.

3.4
Godofthecellar (677) - NYC, New York, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Burnt copper color, looks like bourbon Smell and taste was extremely malty, hops and sweet fruit. Not very good

3.3
vtafro (7445) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Bottle. Brown pour with tan head. Honey and spice aromas without much hop tone. Honey and berry flavors with hints of grassy hops.

4.3
jflopsu (1594) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Pours a hazy yellow. Has a sweet citrus, mango and hop aroma. Has a Nice sweet citrus and spice taste with a smooth, slightly bitter, hop aftertaste.

3.8
Westchesterco (2036) - mclean, Virginia, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Poured from a bottle it is a clear golden Color with a slight head. The aroma is citrus and the taste is of grapefruit and lingers on the palate

3.7
Iphonephan (6953) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 5, 2013
From a 22 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a clear amber with an off white head. Intense hoppy nose. Flavors of citrus and spruce with some sweet honey notes. Medium bodied, high carbonation, bitter finish.

3.8
trujahwarrior (510) - Monroe, Washington, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Bomber half off on clearance must be about 11 months old. Pours a hazy copper color with a thick off white head that leaves great lacing. Smells of honey, pine, grapefruit and caramel. Tastes of all the same things in the smell. Mouthfeel is slick and oily with good carbonation and a dry finish. It held up pretty well for being almost a year old. Hops are still pretty noticeable but would like to see how it tastes fresh. Might rerate this when this years batch comes out.


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