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


on tap

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RATINGS: 208   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.

Editorís note: also known as American IPA, back label.

   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. Itís hoppy as you would expect so itís a bit fruity for my liking

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
drpimento (3126) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Wow, a masterpiece! Incredibly well done!! Poured at a good temperature with a thick, foamy, long lasting, off-white head and some lace. Color is a clear amber with bubble trails. Aroma is fresh hops with pine and grapefruit but not massively along with malt and caramel. Flavorís like nose, with malt sweet, hop bitter, carbonic tang all in harmony. Plus no off qualities. Body/carbonation are perfect. Finish is like flavor, with an average taper, super easy to drink. Have to get more!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marom92 (47) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 5, 2014
330ml Bottle. A rich orange colour beer with a tint of amber. Thin white head, dissipates quickly. Stone fruit aroma, with lots of citrus and pine. Smooth citrusy flavour with a roasted caramel malt character and a rounded bitterness. Hints of peach in the aftertaste. Delicious and straight forward IPA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jade (433) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 28, 2014
Clear golden red, small white head. Strong floral aroma. Big thick hops kick with a fruity background. Nice beer - much enjoyed.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crippledbrewer (45) - - JAN 20, 2014
It pours a hazy orange with a head that rapidly disappears leaving a ring around the edges resulting in some minor lacing. The aroma is quite typical of a modern American Pale Ale with lots of citrus, pine and tropical fruits all warring for your attention. The flavour is beautifully balanced with the sweet citrus fruits, pine needles and tropical fruits backed up by a solid malt base. The after taste is pine resins, citrus fruit and a bitterness that lingers long enough to let you appreciate it but not long enough to get annoying. The mouth feel is silky with a bit of hop resin that lingers in the cheeks.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Peterkt (1) - - JAN 20, 2014 does not count
Iíve had this in bottles and on tap. I highly recommend this on tap. Had it at Hotel Warrnambool. My beer of choice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
thebigkahuna (27) - - JAN 19, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2014 Great aroma. Nice taste. 5.8%! Nice..............................................

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bathory (458) - Kverneland, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2014
Pours a cloudy coppery colour with a small white head. Intensely peach and mango in the aroma, love the smell! Taste is peaches and passionfruit, which trancends over to a long grapy finish with just the right amount of bitterness. Refreshing palate, soft carbonation and a medium body. This is a really good IPA, it really took me by supprise.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (11000) - Where the wild whales are, 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.

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