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hophead

1. slang Someone who is addicted to drugs, especially narcotics. Yeah, I used to be a hophead, back before I went to rehab.
2. slang One who is apt to drink alcohol often and excessively. Geez, if we go to the bar a third time this week, we're gonna look like a couple of hopheads!
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hophead

1. n. an alcoholic or a drunkard. Ernie is a well-established and incurable hophead.
2. n. a drug user; someone under the effects of drugs. (Drugs.) The hopheads are taking over this part of town.
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Located some 20 miles from the bustle of the Las Vegas strip, Tenaya Creek Brewery is light on tourists and long on serious hopheads. A former fine dining restaurant that in 2010 remodeled and repositioned itself as a serious craft brewery, Tenaya Creek is making its mark on the craft beer scene and distributes its brands in 22-ounce bombers in four U.S.
A perfect day out for tickers, hopheads and curious cats, it will be fascinating to see the breweries' different takes on the challenge - and whether tastes have changed and drinkers take it in their stride.
But just because we banned it domestically, under pressure from the bird-watching contingent and the hopheads down at the EPA, it doesn't necessarily follow that the rest of the world--especially the developing world--was about to jump on the bandwagon.
Elsewhere, Barrack Lane's Gravity Station, owned by mid-Wales brewery Waen, is a firm favourite among "hopheads", while Hopbunker has just opened (opposite Cardiff Castle, where Barfly and Bogiez used to be).
We look forward to bringing more of their innovative brews to hopheads in the area."
Our panel, heavily populated with hopheads as it is, thoroughly enjoyed Stochasticity.
Of late, the twain has been meeting, and Lagunitas has been producing flavorful beers at a lower ABV that really hit the sweet spot for those hopheads seeking greater sessionability.
At the same time a top cop threatens 'war' on middle-class hopheads who snort a line or two from their Hampstead (or Lisvane?) dining tables at party time.
One for the hopheads, and there are a lot of hopheads now."
For the hopheads in our crew, drinking Hopzilla was a sensual experience.
"Yeah, these hopheads and their arguments don't bother me," Gregg Glaser said.
The only drawback (and our panel of unapologetic hopheads didn't have a problem with it) is that all those big hops tend to overmaster the Belgian yeast.
This is the Lat 48 for unrepentent hopheads. It gets its big bruising hop character from Zeus, a hop seldom used solo.
Steve Victor, too, asserted that there was not enough malt balance in this beer, but the moderate malt faction was shouted down by a vocal, potentially violent group of hopheads.
We thought it was a bit formulaic, but that didn't stop the hopheads in the crew from sucking down every drop.