RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
HGH (Home Grown Hops) is an 8% ABV and 70 IBU Strong Ale juiced with hops locally grown at Oskar Blues Hops & Heifers Farm. Our home grown, high-potency, home run hitter is dry-hopped with Amarillo hops and then finished with a dose of Nugget and Centennial dry hopping. This farm raised strong ale injects more HGH than the 1998 home run race.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rhialistic (156) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 30, 2012
Draft-appeared a cloudy deep gold, thin head, plenty of lacing. Dominant orange zest and earthy hop nose. Extremely balanced, less hop bitterness than I expected due to a nice malt sweetness coming through. Medium mouthfeel, dry grapefruit finish, very pleasant and drinkable overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadDogMD (215) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JAN 28, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 2, 2012 On draft in a tall mug at Old Chicago?s. Orange/ light amber in color with a thin white head. A bit hazy also. Good lacing. Not real impressed with the nose- get some boozy sweetness with the hops taking the background. Great flavor overall- lots of candy sweetness upfront, lemon, pepper, and a strong alcohol finish. Lingers on the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
burg326 (5453) - Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2012
On draft at the brass tap, pours a amber orange color with aromas of hops, pine, fruit, and resine. Taste is a mashup of the aroma, ok overall, left a bitter aftetaste on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (5751) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 14, 2012
Can. Pours hazy copper with very thin off-white head; spare lacing. Aroma is bread malt, yeast, and earhty hops. Flavor is earhty hops, pine, and bread malt with a lingering bitter grapefruit taste. Medium body with light carbonation and warmth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tastybeer (1853) - Indiana, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Draft. Pours dark gold, small white head, some retention/lace. Aroma of rich grapefruit, resin, piney hops, caramel malt. Taste is extremely dank marijuana, grapefruit, melon. Moderate/high bitterness balanced with a nice malt sweetness. Palate is oily, average carbonation, bitter grapefruit finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hivemind (901) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 26, 2011
Tap at Pony by myself lolol. Pours a medium, glassy amber with a pretty big off-white creamy head (about half bubbles and have solid froth). Leaves patchy, streaky lacing. Smell is medicinal and fruity hops. Palate is refreshing and delicious: grapefruit, hard butterscotch candy and then hop bitterness on the way down. Somewhat long legs. I really like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (14214) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 22, 2011
Can labeled HGH Part Duh courtesy of Doodler (thanks Scott) pooured a clear orange amber with a small lastiung amber head. Aromas of carmel, earthiness, pine, orange zest and grapefruit. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, tropical fruit, orange zest, pineapple, pink grapefruit, light pine and light earthiness with a crisp dry lingering bitter fruity finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kenwall17 (232) - new york, New York, USA - DEC 20, 2011
Hoppy pineapple-orange. Super heavy lacing. Very nice orange-amber color. Overall quite refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewBoxer (2613) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 16, 2011
Draft. Pours a reddish amber cokor. Lots of lacing on glass. Tastes sweet and sticky of pepper, cherry and honey. Not as hoppy as I expected, but very well balanced and nice to drink

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftbeerdesign (2254) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 27, 2011
on tap at Freshcraft on 11/18/11. dark orange pour with a small white head. pleasant citrus hop nose. med body with a fresh burst of citrus bitterness over the tongue with orange and floral notes. bitter finish with sticky and spicy hops with orange peel.

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