full of hops

full of hops

mod. full of nonsense. (As if one were full of beer, which contains hops.) The guy was full of hops. Nothing he said made any sense.
See also: full, hop, of
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Here's a list of the 86 ales on offer at this year's Ale and Arty at Arc, Stockton: 1 A FIST FULL OF HOPS Falstaff, Derby 2 A-HOP-ALYPSE-NOW Camerons, Hartlepool 3 ADONIS Double Top, Worksop, Notts 4 AMISH MASH Great Heck, N Yorks 5 BIG BETTYS North Yorkshire, Pinchinthorpe 6 BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE BELGIUM Snaggletooth, Darwen 7 BLACK BLEAT North Yorkshire, Pinchinthorpe 8 BLACK CROW STOUT Poachers, North Hykeham Lincolnshire 9 BLACK DEATH Whitby 10 BLACK PRINCE PORTER Bexley, Erith Kent 11 BLACKBERRY PORTER Mauldons, Sudbury 12 BOLTMAKER Timothy Taylors Keighley 13 BURTON PORTER Burton Bridge, Burton 14 CAPTAIN COOK I.
An enticing hop and fruit aroma, a golden colour and a taste full of hops and fruit.
In addition, while the beer is billed as crammed full of hops, there was little hop aroma and flavor, just some bitterness.
Nice malty body, surprisingly sweet," said Robert Lachman, "but full of hops as promised.
Master Brew took first prize in Class A mildest strength ale, and was called a "stunning beer, dry in the mouth with long finish full of hops and fruit.