Can Laughing Stock Double IPA from Magic Hat Brewing Co. “Meet Expectations”?

The last time I visited Magic Hat Brewing Company I had a chance to interview the brewer there. At the time we spoke about the #9 Sour that had just been introduced.

On the way out he gifted me with a four-pack of the Laughing Stock Double India Pale Ale.

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The Magic Hat website tells us…

“Laughing Stock is a big, juicy DIPA with notes of grapefruit, mango and papaya. Brewed with Warrior, Cascade, Amarillo, Citra, Falconer’s Flight & Mosaic Hops. Dry hopped with Citra, Mosaic & Falconer’s Flight.”

The Word on the Web:

“Overall, it’s just not falling in-line with my expectations if what is a righteous big IPA these days. It certainly has it’s charms, as it’s a bit of a throw-back style with the big bitter alpha acid attack, the malt falls in line with the lighter side malt experience, which I dig. Together…. it’s rather strange. Just go for the ride and figure it out for yourself.”

“Can. Pours golden yellow with a short off-white head. Aroma was floral with pine and grass. Flavor of passion fruit, pine, mango, papaya, citrus and grapefruit.”

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