Hogshead Hog Wild IPA
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.86/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Our IPA is a British/American hybrid. Made with the finest Maris Otter malt, an absurd amount of American citrusy and piney hops, and of course our distinct and earthy English house yeast. Cask editions receive an extra dose of dry hopping, with hop varieties varying by cask.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (6651) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Draft at the source with Andrew and Ellen. Pours a bright golden yellow with white lacing. Aroma is soft fresh citrus hop. Mouthfeel is soft and pillowy with notes of citrus hop and grapefruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwalking05 (4360) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2015
On cask at Hogshead. Gold color with a large off-white head. Aroma is of pineapple, oranges, fresh, light florals, tangerine and mango. Taste is of pineapple, fresh clementine, light herbs, and mango.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
travita (4568) - Frisco, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2015
Cask. The look is clear, white head, and golden in color. The smell is reach up and grab you, floral, fruit, grass, and pleasant. The taste is pleasant, smooth, fruit, grass, pine, and good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Gold pour, white head. Nice tropical fruits and some dank hops. Lightly grassy, finished dry and a touch bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (4074) - Colorado, USA - SEP 29, 2014
On CO2 tap at the brewery. Gold and clear appearance with a sticky tan head and active carbonation. Aroma of fresh hops, citrus/tropical fruits, floral notes, light pine and light earthy notes. Similar flavor, crisp, refreshing and lightly zesty with medium plus hop bitterness. Pretty dank.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13913) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 18, 2014
Cask. Golden-amber, light haze. No sparkler on this one. Assertive hop, leafy grapefruit, lemon balm, very appetizing. Yeah, it’s a bit syrupy, no surprise there, but some nice floral and pithy hop notes, too. Finishes a bit too cloying- gotta keep it light for cask- but not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (3584) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2014
On cask at the brewery. Slightly hazy golden with a big creamy head and great lacing. Big earthy, fresh cut grass, somewhat floral, oranges, honey, and doughy aroma. Taste is very smooth - grassy, floral, honeysuckle, snappy, doughy, an grapefruit with a medium bitter finish. Creamy mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Right on point - great mouthfeel - and very well balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (20429) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 4, 2013
Cask @ the brewery. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty grapefruit hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty piney hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
onceblind (6101) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Clear gold with a medium foamy white head. Aroma is nicely hopped (American?) but by no means acidic or heavy. Smells a bit like earthy fresh picked hops with grass and light grapefruit rind, balanced with a bit of toffee-ish tones. Flavor is creamy and balanced with a lovely fresh-hop grassy bitterness and crisp blonde sweetness. Earthy leafy hops and a grapefruit-like bitterness are subdued but play a wee part in the start of the taste. A nice balanced and restrained ipa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlackForestCO (978) - Aurora, Colorado, USA - OCT 13, 2013
On cask at the brewery (this is the Chinook dry-hopped version, also sampled the Galena hop version previously). Poured a clear, glowing golden color with a dense, creamy white head that left great lacing as it receded. Aroma of fresh, leafy hops paired with a bright citrus (orange, ripe apricot, pineapple even), some faint pine, and a light spiciness. Smooth, crisp entry with some delicate citrus notes (apricot, orange rind) that leads into a more agressive citrus hoppiness (grapefruit, orange pulp, pineapple) paired with a leafy, earthy hoppiness that follows into the moderately bitter, spicy, earthy finish that lingers on the palate. Crisp, smooth mouth feel that makes you feel bad about taking a break from enjoying. Overall, this bright, easy drinking IPA from an English style brewery puts a lot of "American IPA’s" to shame. Awesome work from Hogshead.

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