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Brewed by Feral Brewing Co.
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Baskerville, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 48   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An India pale ale to round off the current selection of Feral pale ales. Hophog is an American-style IPA with strong pine needle and citrus aroma followed by an aggressive bitterness and a dry finish.

Editor’s note: also known as American IPA, back label.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (2550) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2013
330ml bottle. Pours an orangey amber colour, foamy off-white head leaving some lacing and aroma of mango, passionfruit, orange hoppy. Taste is juicy tropical fruits & sweet floral orangey citrus nicely balanced against a malt caramel backbone, with some hop resin bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied, medium carbonation, dry bitter finish. Very drinkable IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
floydian1 (1354) - FNQ, Australia, - JUN 22, 2013
Draught in Sydney. Probably the best American style IPA brewed in Australia. Robust hop bitterness but not show-offy. Grapefruits, apricots, oranges and pine needles on the nose. Silky smooth biscuity malt backbone. Looks lovely in the glass with dark amber body and frothy off white head.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21581) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 21, 2013
bottle at home ... golden amber ... thin white head ... soft floral ... juicy hop nose ... soft floarl hops ... zezty peach ... tropical ... big passion ...

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 21, 2013
Bottle. Golden with white head. Resinous aroma with grapefruit. Taste is quite musty, citrus, grapefruit, earthy. Quite bitter. Smells better than it tastes

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (17288) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 21, 2013
Blumig hopfiger Antrunk. Zum Mittelteil deutlich bitter, würzig malzig. Die Hopfigkeit bleibt auf hohem Niveau, wird aber von der Bitterkeit übertrupmft, die das Hopfenaroma zu dämpfen scheint. Zitrusartig, blumig, durch die starke Bitterkeit nicht ganz rund. Kräuterartiger Ausklang. 11/12/9/10/8/9

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Hop_Hedonist (469) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2016 An even more dumbed down version of the classic - now tastes lemonade-y... nothing that stands out - frightening like lager. Horrible to watch this former medal winner sink so far.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vanz (189) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2013
Aroma: Strong citrus hops dominate the aroma. Appearance: Pale golden with thin white head. Taste: Heavy citrus hop flavour, slightly piny, pleasant malty aftertaste. Palate: Mild carbonation, very smooth in the mouth and a nice malty finish. Overall: Extremely drinkable IPA, very enjoyable hop flavours and grows on you the more you drink.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBurper (1) - - JUN 17, 2013 does not count
A well balance brew with plenty of flavour. A complex mid palate with citrus and powerful hops flavours that provide a lingering finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kidmartinek (4664) - austin, Texas, USA - JUN 13, 2013
Light copper color. White head. Modest bitter and citrusy nose. Taste is true to the style, bitter piny and subdued malt. Not over the top. Just.very good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
M_Sack (620) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 9, 2013
Hazy gold with a slightly frothy head. Explosion of mango, passionfruit, pineapple and strawberry aromas. Tropical fruit flavours dominate although there is a very subtle malt back note. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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