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 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2012
amber color, aroma of caramel, grapefruit, flavors are very sweet, caramel, toffee, grapefruit, butterscotch, toast, well balanced, very enjoyable beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 11, 2016
Oskar Blues tap takeover @ The Craft Bar DestinPours a deep dark orangish amber color. Aromas of big hop action, sweet malts, and more hops. Flavor has some bready maltsy tastes with nice grapefruit and floral hop taste. This is one hoppy sumbitch. Oskar Blues sure knows what they are doing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 30, 2015
can from Oskar Blues Brevard, Carmel toffee colored pour. Medium to fuller bodied. Malty backbone, caramel/toffee notes, citrus & decent bitterness. Good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2012

Date: October 13, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Brick Store Pub
Appearance: cloudy burnt orange, creamy beige head, heavy solid lace
Aroma: light fruity aroma, rich malt, dry caramel
Flavor: sweet fruity flavor, orange, citrus, sweet dark caramel
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 10, 2012
On tap at Rackhouse Pub, Id heard about this and was happy to get a shot at it. This is definitely a strong ale and not a DIPA. Dark amber orange color. Smell is hoppy pineapple and sweet malts. Flavor is sweet, malty, fresh hops, alchol and malt. A little too sweet for my taste and really is a strong ale but overall not bad. Id rather they made a fresh hopped dales though. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 10-08-2011 03:08:07

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RSRIZZO (1980) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 20, 2012
On tap at Old Chicago Colorado Springs (1/27/12). Color is a hazy amber with good carbonation and a small tight head. Aroma of fresh hops and sweet malt. It has a full body with a rich mouth feel. Flavor starts with hops giving a bold citrus that seems to lean on orange then some pine and grapefruit and ends with a sweet maltiness. After taste is bitter with some of the citrus lingering. Overall its a good brew just a little over hopped for my taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (13020) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 8, 2012
(Draught) Pours a clear orange body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of citrus, pineapple, pine, and mango. Flavor of pineapple, citrus, and grass with a dry finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
triangleman42 (9) - - FEB 18, 2012 does not count
Splendor in the Glass IV Single hopped with Meridian Hops. Crisp, lightly bitter metallic citrus. Notes of pear. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jabswitch (278) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 2, 2012
Extremely drinkable IPA. An uncharacteristic sweetness to the brew makes it easy to swallow - and I love IPAs. Splendid blend of bitterness, malt and sweetness make this amber colored brew a winner.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drunkenpolack (319) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 1, 2012
The hops used in this beer were grown on their Hops and Heifers Farm. Pretty cool if you ask me. This beer is not an IPA but a nicely hopped American Strong Ale. Pine, grapefruit, and caramel pretty much make up this beer. I could see them possibly canning this beer one day and I hope they do. I liked it so much I bought another pint later on.

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