RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 321   ABV: 10.7%
Hoptimus is brewed with Simpsons Golden Promise malt; Northern Brewer, Fuggles and Cascades hops; and the house London yeast. Dry hopping with Fuggles and Cascades. 10.7%abv

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (6963) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 18, 2014
22 oz. bottle purchased at Learys Fine Wine for $8.95. Dirty orange color with lasting head. Aroma is fruit and floral and mild grassy hops. Tempting.

The flavor is sweeter then I was hoping with more of an English feel to it. Candied orange and peach upfront with grain and caramel in the center. Also has a light earth note with the grassy and floral notes. The body is medium with a lightly dry texture. I drank the 22 oz. myself and it actually really grew on my as I sipped. The ABV was hidden until I stood up. A nice surprise.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BrianPetrie (8) - Pelham, USA - AUG 7, 2014 does not count
This might be the most delicious Imperial IPA I have ever had. Hops, but not chalky. You cannot taste the alcohol at all, never mind being over 10%. Fantastic nose and finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (13020) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2014
(22oz bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of citrus, herbs, pine, and grass. Flavor of caramel, citrus, herbaceous, grapefruit, pine, and lemon with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LearninBeer (546) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUN 1, 2014
The aroma is caramel, roasty and hops. Pours a yellow/copper cloudy with an off white head somewhat lasting. The taste is bitter. The body is medium, the texture creamy, the carbonation average and the finish bitter. Overall not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hotstuff (5079) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Rated on 6-06-2012 (Bottle) This beer has a medium sized smooth off-white head with a lengthy retention, hazy golden body, very fizzy, fast rising carbonation, and spotty amounts of lacing. The aroma is citrus hops, earthy and caramel malt. The flavor is moderately bitter, citrus hops, semi-sweet, and caramel malt. This beer has a semi-dry finish. The mouthfeel is soft carbonation and this is a medium bodied beer. Overall, this beer has a lingering hoppy aftertaste, but not overly hoppy tasting for the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (2863) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Bomber from Total Wine in Jensen Beach. No idea how old it is. Pours an unclear orangey copper with a white head leaving coats of lace down the sides of the glass. Aroma has pine and citrus and fruits, with oranges and pineapple quite strong, and caramel. Taste is sweet fruits, led by pineapple, bitter orange peel and a solid caramel malt backbone. Medium bodied with very little alcohol presence for over 10%. Finishes quite balanced between bitter and sweet. Solid, well balanced brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smaynard6000 (1123) - Apopka, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2014
22 oz bottle. Pours amber with a small white head. Aroma is grassy and resinous. Hoppy and bitter with resinous notes. Medium bodied with bitter finish. Average for the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rondphoto (4355) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 15, 2014
@ Whiteys Liquor / Lawrenceburg IN --- Clear dark amber with a persistent 1" ivory head, streaks of lace. Taste is strong caramel malt that moves quickly to only a lightly bittered finish, then yields to an odd bittersweet sour butter malt that lingers. Perhaps this is not fresh, but the abv would suggest a long shelf life. Not good for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CpyNPrnT (616) - Indiana, USA - APR 10, 2014
12 oz at Yogis. Aroma is okay, not much to speak of. Taste is caramel backbone, some pine, some alcohol. Decent beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EamonTheGreat (157) - USA - APR 6, 2014
On draft at Yogis in Bloomington. Pours golden amber with a thin white head and good lacing. The ABV is hidden well with the strong hop aroma and flavor. A bit of carmel taste which isn't my favorite character for an IPA. Overall not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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