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


on tap

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RATINGS: 206   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 48   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JPDurden24 (1672) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JUN 4, 2014
From the bottle. Slightly hazy orange pour, small white head. Aroma is dank, citrus and pine. Taste has some age. Hops are subduded. Decent flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sm89walt (1939) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 30, 2014
330ml bottle. Poured a lively golden amber with a lasting, soapy-lace-leaving and frothy one-finger beige head. Aromas of mango, tangerine and apricot, which translate into its flavours coupled with a malty bread and biscuit weight in the mid-palate. Medium body with firm textures and a drying palate carbonation. Finishes with a linger of pithy bitter marmalade and grapefruit. Flavourful, balanced sessionable despite its modest strength.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Morboso (145) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 30, 2014
The first thing that hits is the intense smell of fresh buds I kid you not. Nice skanky bitterness on finish, not that much body but a lovely beer. Too expensive though, vale ipa better bang for buck so I will still go for that instead but not quite the intense hops of Feral but pretty close, just can’t justify the price of this one but glad I tried it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShaneJ (820) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle from Plonk. Hazy dark gold/amber, solid white head, lots of citrus and pine, sweet caramel, high bitterness, medium sweetness, long resiney bitter finish. Nice, but not as good as I remember a few years back.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
donniemillan (102) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 6, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2015 It pours a murky golden, cream thin head that lasts. Has a citrus aroma, malt sweetness. It’s surprisingly creamy in the mouth and not as bitter as I’d expected, very easy to drink. Re-rating - It pours medium foamy head, lasting lacing, returns with agitation. It has a strong floral, fruity aroma. The taste is sweet, actually not much bitterness but strong hops, grassy flavour. I almost finished it before writing these notes, very easy to drink.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
crozdog (19) - Ascot Vale, AUSTRALIA - APR 13, 2014
My fav beer of all time. Lovely nose, palate and finish. A delight to drink, especially in the warmer climes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (6044) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - APR 5, 2014
At the beach in Palm Cove, Queensland, AUS. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Fruity hop nose. Flavors of tropical fruits, orange and some pine resin notes. Complex and tasty. Smooth, slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomekk1978 (1302) - Z±bki, POLAND - MAR 28, 2014
Barwa: bursztynowa, klarowna. Piana biała, drobno pęcherzykowa, początkowo obfita, ale dość szybko opadająca. Aromat: słodowo chmielowy (cytrusy, mango) i niewielka nuta alkoholowa. Przyjemny, ale bardziej zbliżony do imperiala niż zwykłej IPA. Smak: goryczka ze słodową kontrą, niestety trochę za mało ciała. Jedno z niewielu australijskich piw, jakie miałem do tej pory okazję próbować, a dostałem je od znajomych wracających z urlopu. Jest to całkiem przyzwoita IPA, która jednak niczym nie zaskakuje i nie powala.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sebo81 (5) - - MAR 8, 2014 does not count
Very good IPA for Australia - undoubtedly the best IPA Australia has to offer at the moment. Fruity aroma, clean taste and slightly bitter aftertaste. Great brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shaunfield (68) - adamstown, AUSTRALIA - FEB 28, 2014
This is a tasty beer for a pale ale. It’s hoppy as you would expect so it’s a bit fruity for my liking

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