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Old 07-23-2013, 06:55 PM   #1
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Default Sierra Nevada Hoptimum... how good is it?

Ok, so I've heard some talk about how good Hoptimum is. I screwed around long enough that all of my local beer shops are out of it. I found one place that still has some and it's here in Pennsylvania... which means I need to buy a whole case of it.

I'm always a little leary about buying a whole case of something I've never had before but it's looking like, if I really want to try it, my options are to buy the case or wait until next year.

Is it good enough to warrant buying the whole case, or am I going to be disappointed?


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Old 07-23-2013, 07:41 PM   #2
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It's very good. Do you have an appetite for an entire case of dank hopped double ipa? I wouldn't buy a whole case of it just to try it.


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Old 07-23-2013, 07:50 PM   #3
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It's awesome! I wouldn't go out of my way to try to get it though.
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It's very good. Do you have an appetite for an entire case of dank hopped double ipa? I wouldn't buy a whole case of it just to try it.
Completely agree. It's good enough, but I wouldn't want a case of it.
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It's aggressively bittered too, not something you're going to pound.
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Why the need to buy a whole case? They don't sell sixers or a four pack?
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mtyquinn, unfortunately, here in the great Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, our beer needs to be purchased at a beer distributor and has to be bought by the case. Thankfully, I live 3 miles from Maryland and can pick up sixers and four packs, easily. All of my go-to places in MD are already sold out of Hoptimum, though.

dank hopped IPAs are my favorite. So I'm not too worried about that part.

what concerns me is that I usually like variety too much to get a whole case of something, unless it's something I intend to drink a lot of in a short period of time. I'm afraid that, even if I would REALLY like it, that I might get sick of it by the time I finish the case just because I'm ready to try something else.

I'm trying to convince a friend to go halves on it with me

thanks for the feedback!
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It's terrible. The worst possible beer there ever was. Gross. Ick. Don't drink it.

Just ship it all to me for proper disposal through my liver.
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It's terrible. The worst possible beer there ever was. Gross. Ick. Don't drink it.

Just ship it all to me for proper disposal through my liver.
YOU want to go halves?
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I had one last night. It was ok, but there is something going on with SN's beers. They all taste too similar and have an eerie bittering taste. Kinda like they have gone to using hop extract oils on every beer or something.


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