Sunday, March 10, 2013

Lagunitas Hop Stoopid imperial IPA reminds me very much of Bell's Two Hearted Ale, but I like this more. It's bright golden and clear, with a lot of carbonation and continuous bubbles, and the foamy head shrinks back but never disappears. The aroma is buttery and smooth, with big, floral/citrus hops everywhere. The flavor is delicious. The malt in the flavor is sweet and rich and malty, like Two Hearted, but the hops are bigger, tangier, punchier. This is officially on my buy-again list.