Beer Name: Hopdouken
Brewery: Arrow Lodge Brewing (Covina, CA)
How sold: 16 oz tallboy cans; on draft
Where bought: Craft Shack (San Diego, CA) ****bought online
Price: $6.99 for 16 oz single tallboy can
Date Canned: August 16, 2018
Date Bought: August 18, 2018
Date Received: August 23, 2018
Date Drank: September 21, 2018
When Brewed? Possibly a limited-time or rotational beer.
What's on the Website: "New England style DIPA with Citra & Galaxy. Unfiltered Double IPA."
Hops: Citra, Galaxy.
Where distributed: Arrow Lodge Brewing generally distributes within California.
REVIEW:Appearance (5%): Poured hazy light golden-orange into a pint glass. Unfiltered. White head. Some lacing at the top of the glass. 4.25/5
Smell (25%): Balanced resin with tropical citrus and stone fruit (peach/mango). 4.25/5
Taste (40%): Follows the nose. Like Sonic Brew, the tropical starts taking over after the initial wave. Aftertaste is mostly stone fruit. 4.25/5
Mouthfeel (10%): Medium-bodied, good carbonation. Some dry tongue. 4.25/5
Overall (20%): An excellent IPA. Preferring this one over the Sonic Brew due to more tropical with any resinous qualities. Again, bonus points for the Street Fighter references. 4.25/5
Final Weighted Rating: 4.25/5