RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Back in 1992 as the craft beer revolution was gaining momentum in and near our nations capital, an enthusiastic group of homebrewers in Northern Virginia founded The Wort Hogs Homebrewing Club. From the beginning, homebrewers have enjoyed the support of craft brewing professionals and together both have grown in number. To celebrate and acknowledge that wonderful pro-am cooperation, Lost Rhino Brewing Company with co-founder Favio Garcia and The Wort Hogs have collaborated to brew Lost Hog: The Wort Hogs 20th Anniversary Ale. Lost Hog is a Belgian-style Dark Ale at Alc. 9% by Vol. with 25 IBU. Raise a glass of Lost Hog and toast our 20 great years together and 20 more to come. Want to homebrew? Go to: www.WortHogs.com

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
matthewgerke (67) - - DEC 11, 2012
Draft. Poured a dark brown with a thin off-white head. Sweet aroma that came through in the flavor profile as well, with a malt flavor profile as well. Definitely didnt drink like a 9%, especially with its smooth finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (12596) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Sample at the "Drink Moar Beer!" tasting on 06/12/2015: The beer is a hazy mahogany color with a medium light beige head that recedes steadily to an outer ring. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of ripe fruits, malt and yeast. Medium to full body with flavors of dark fruit, earthy yeast and caramel malt. The finish is sweet with a yeast aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
nimbleprop (8077) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 27, 2013
750ml bottle I picked up at the brewery. Pours a watery, mahogany amber with one ring of eggshell head. Nose is interesting, red grape, some candy sugar, caramel, but... not much else. Flavor is candy sweet, prune, but... not a whole lot else. Clean finish. Not a whole lot going on.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrChopin (4304) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 5, 2013
hazy red-amber pour, thin wispy white head, small bubbled thin ring. Nose is red apple, light oxidation and grain, sugary. Flavor is more red apple and bubble gum front, mid very sugary, finish fizzy and lightly fruity with heavy carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (14022) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 4, 2013
75cl bottle, thanks radagast 83. Medium tan head atop cola dark-brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, candi sugar, caramel, some raisin, prune. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, raisin, some prune, light alcohol. Sticky medium-full body, low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Huhzubendah (3687) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 3, 2013
The beer is mahogany with a small, broken, tan head. The aroma offers brown sugar, yeast, malt, toffee. A touch of spice with fairly sweet notes of brown bread, brown sugar. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Lingering yeast and dark ale characteristics. Pretty good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 3, 2013
750mL c&c thanks to radagast83. Pours a clear, deep red ruby. Weaker beige foam. Nose is very sticky cherry candies/gummies, dark alcohol. Taste is sweet red cherry, spicy, mild cocoa and roast, brown sugar. Like a sweet Abbey Dubbel. Mild spearmint character all over. Stickier, but decent minerally. Im not the biggest fan, but it does fit well into Belgian Strong Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (23612) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Bottle of radagast, thank you sir! Hazy brownish maroon color, scant tan edge. Aroma of dilute coffee. Taste is cocoa, light coffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (13300) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Bottle shared at the Richmond Industry Gathering. Pours a clear copper color with a thin tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of earthy, herbal hops, caramel and a spicy finish. The taste is banana, vanilla ,spice, toffee and a hoppy finish. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Serving: draft at the brewery. It pours a muddy dark brown with a thin ring for a head. The nose has some dried fruit and yeast notes. The flavor starts off with a little caramel and raisin but swings into a yeasty dough flavor that languishes on the tongue. The yeast is way too dominant in this brew. The 9% abv is well hidden and it is dangerously drinkable.

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