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Hogshead Lake Lightning

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Served on tap (non dry-hopped) and cask (dry-hop variants). A great session Drop of lotion to oil all the parts. Summer ale brewed all year round. An extremely pleasant, straw colored beer with a gorges fresh, hoppy aroma. This, coupled with an ample bitterness, leads to a long, dry finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcr (2320) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Cask at Falling Rock. Clear golden body with a frothy white head. Aroma of toasted grain, grapefruit, dough, citrus. Hint of wort and raw grain. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, soft carbonation. Biscuit taste along with citrus and grapefruit. Light earthiness, herbs.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (4301) - McLean, Virginia, USA - FEB 5, 2015
On draft at Hops and Pie in Denver. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Flavors of lemon and biscuit. Crisp clean finish.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Westchesterco (1313) - mclean, Virginia, USA - FEB 5, 2015
On draft at hops and pie it’s a clear yellow with a slight head the aroma is Citrus the taste is bitter ome grapefruit flavor

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marheb (3051) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 31, 2015
De la paille, des petits fruits jaunes, pomme, poire, gazon et une dose de fromage.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10220) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Pale gold, white head. Hoppier than I expected, biscuity malts, floral honeyed notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (3308) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - SEP 29, 2014
On cask at the brewery. Golden orange and clear appearance with a light tan head that lingers and sticks. Aroma of fresh hops, floral notes, light herbs, earthy notes and pale malts. Crisp, medium bitterness and light sweetness. Average body with a lingering hoppy finish. Good.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (13426) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 18, 2014
Bubbly head, light amber, just a touch of haze. Aroma is actually not strong, light, lacks bitterness, but the hops are just fruity and the slightly doughy pale malts are probably the best thing about it. Ok, but I was disappointed by this one.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Experiment_Ale (1088) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 31, 2014
At hogsheads brewery with Chelsia and Garret. Pours mustard yellow. Aroma is dry raw malt, chalky dry. Taste is nice Czech pils mtiness, some old hop notes.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19112) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2013
Draft @ the brewery. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcnielsen (2550) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 12, 2013
On tap at Hogshead. Pours a golden color with white head. Citrus, hay, bitter flavors. Not my favorite here.


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