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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: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 48   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (4750) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours cloudy orange golden with an off white head. Aroma of nettles, weedy hops, pine and some citrus. Flavor is light sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle at SQUE Rotisserie & Alehouse, Singapore
Hazy amber color, frothy head. The aroma is a bit fruity and malty. The malt and caramel flavor is a bit stale, moderate residual sweetness, correct bitterness, with hop fruits and resins in small quantities; a bit like American IPAs from the 90’s.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Supertrev (44) - CHINA - DEC 23, 2013
Thick head. Pine needle aroma. Nice hoppy flavor without being overpowering until the end as with most ipa's. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bgb1991 (105) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 21, 2013
What is an IPA I hear you ask? Well crack open a feral hop hog and step into the wonders of a modern american IPA. Fruity aroma, rich white head, crisp pine hops and a sweet malt spine. A perfect gateway IPA and a solid ’go to’ beer. Would drink time and time again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SNL (197) - - DEC 20, 2013
Tap Hazy Golden, White head. Malty Nose, malty flowery taste. Medium bitterness, abrupt finish. Soft carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
tderoeck (4371) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 19, 2013
5/XII/13 - 33cl bottle @ home - BB: n/a (2013-1117) Thanks to Bo for transporting the bottle!

Little hazy orange beer, aery off-white head, unstable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very piny, citrus, bit sweet, ripe fruits, bit soapy. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: very lovely citrus flavours, piny, sweet ripe fruits, nice bitterness, some grapefruit. Aftertaste: very fruity, piny hops as well, bit grassy, citrus, some grapefruit. Seriously, this is a very lovely beer!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rangamike (28) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 13, 2013
Oh so good. Big bodied with citrus flavour hit followed by the long lingering hops. Looks great in the glass, with every mouthful grabbing your attention and reminding you that your drinking a great beer.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shark_Pants (146) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 5, 2013
Pours a great deep gold but surprisingly almost no head. Smells of grapefruit, honey and pine needles. Taste of grapefruit, pine nuts, hint of watermelon. I'm not generally a big fan of IPAs but this isn't bad at all. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChrisTurner (206) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 25, 2013
A delicious IPA full of passionfruity citrussy deliciousness. Easily the best Oz IPA I’ve had.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mattyhennessy (253) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - OCT 24, 2013
Wow. So much complexity in the flavours and aromas here. Pours a cloudy brown with a white foamy head. Immediately notice the strong citrus aromas. This is followed by citrus and pine flavours with a hint of grapefruit. A big hop hit to finish. Possibly the country’s best IPA


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