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Horny Goat Exposed - Horny Goat Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
67
poor

136 Ratings
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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 2.83
pDev: 20.85%
Wants: 1
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Horny Goat Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KarlHungus on 04-21-2009)
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Photo of KI9A
1.4/5  rDev -50.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I can't even bring myself to rate this swill. Terrible attempt at a Saison. My God, it's plain horrible. Tasted like an aborted homebrew...This was a absolute drainpour. The smell is sour, which isn't bad, but, the taste is like a adjunct-corn laced lager, with some kind of funk..not a good funk, mind you, just a nasty, rotten, off flavor.

KI9A, Jun 20, 2010
Photo of thydarkprevails
1.5/5  rDev -47%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

In a bar, bottle. Pours a hazy yellow. Inch thick head quickly shrinks. Aroma is apricot, belgian yeast, and bread. Taste is mild and watery for the style. It works because budweiser and miller lite at my other options, otherwise It wouldn’t. Pretty mediocre.

thydarkprevails, May 18, 2012
Photo of sendbeer
1.75/5  rDev -38.2%

sendbeer, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of Mick-e-d
1.75/5  rDev -38.2%

Mick-e-d, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of Mojoman8561
1.75/5  rDev -38.2%

Mojoman8561, Oct 14, 2012
Photo of Kunstman
2/5  rDev -29.3%

Kunstman, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of jmccullough108
2/5  rDev -29.3%

jmccullough108, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of crobinso
2/5  rDev -29.3%

crobinso, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of Zachtheporter
2/5  rDev -29.3%

Zachtheporter, Mar 02, 2012
Photo of Yankeejw
2/5  rDev -29.3%

Yankeejw, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of bsopko
2/5  rDev -29.3%

bsopko, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of Grebdioz
2/5  rDev -29.3%

Grebdioz, Dec 28, 2011
Photo of TippySelenoid
2/5  rDev -29.3%

TippySelenoid, Jan 10, 2012
Photo of hozersr
2/5  rDev -29.3%

hozersr, Jun 04, 2014
Photo of Kahlstrom
2/5  rDev -29.3%

Kahlstrom, Jul 16, 2013
Photo of KarlHungus
2.05/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I hope this is the right place to post this beer. The Horny Goat Brewery website states it is in Milwaukee. The bottle states it is in Stevens Point. BA lists the other Horny Goat beers to be from a marketing company in Onalaska. My guess is that the beer is brewed at the Stevens Point Brewery for the company in Onalaska.

This beer pours a cloudy pale yellow color. The head is a quarter inch in height, and recedes withing seconds into no lacing whatsoever. The aroma is like most generic pseudo craft beer lagers. The is a very faint hint of spice, but I have to work to hard to find it that it isn't enjoyable. The taste has some wheatiness to it, but no spice. It is quite bland too. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with high carbonation. Overall, this is a bad beer. The "brewery's" website calls this beer a saison, so I listed it as one even though it tastes nothing like one. In fact this is the worst saison I've ever had. Perhaps, it is more of an American Pale Wheat Ale, but it would be a bad one of those too. I will certainly never drink this again.

KarlHungus, Apr 21, 2009
Photo of beerwolf77
2.1/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Poured from a bottle into pint glass. Less then a quarter inch of head that dissapated within seconds. Nice golden color cloudy enough to pique my interest.

Smell was faintly sweet a bit of citrus. Yet not very appealing.

Taste wasn't bad but wasn't good either. Maybe a touch of sweetness but no spice. Rather dry. Hardly much flavor to speak of.

Mouthfeel was smooth with a bit of carbonation. Reminds me of any average lite beer.

I guess I could drink a few of these. Only since it's not overly offensive but this is a very boring average beer. Too bad this beer gets so much hype in my area. I had high hopes.

beerwolf77, Jun 12, 2009
Photo of goblue3509
2.17/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a light yellow very transparent color with little head and no lacing. The smell is very faint of citrus. The taste is once again very faint and of citrus. There is not a lot going on taste and smell wise. The mouthfeel is moderate to moderately high carbonation. The drinkability is below average, there is nothing there to bring you back. It is weak for a farmhouse ale.

goblue3509, Jul 25, 2009
Photo of matjack85
2.21/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I picked this up at the Binny's store in Plainfield, IL as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99, making it $1.67 for this single 12oz bottle. No freshness date and no information about the beer on the label.

The beer poured a hazy pale yellow color with a ½-finger of white head that dissipated to nothing (not even a rim) in less than 20 seconds. No lacing whatsoever. Not a very pretty beer.

There's not much smell to this. Picking up just a little grain - probably corn and a little wheat.

Weak flavor that's on the grainy side Tastes like corn sweetener, a little lemon citrus, and a mild hop bitterness (13 IBU's).

This is not creamy at all. Light body with low carbonation.

Not much to recommend here. It's drinkable, but not that good of an example of the style.

matjack85, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of bigfnjoe
2.24/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Poured from a bottle into a stemless wine glass

A- pours a cloudy shade of yellow with a one finger white head that fades very quickly. The head was a great color, but didn't stick around at all. The beer looks like lemonade. Yikes.

S- slight corny aroma, though it's not very pleasant...true to style, I guess

T- starts a little cloyingly sweet, finish is actually a tad bitter. Tastes a lot like macro swill, to be honest

M- very thin body, moreso than most typical examples of the style

O- just a disastrous cream ale. When done properly, it's a lovely style, but this is just...no

bigfnjoe, Apr 26, 2013
Photo of d5001986
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

d5001986, Oct 14, 2012
Photo of Ratten46
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

I didn't even finish the bottle. Yeah, it's better than bud light....but that's about it. The rest of it was used for grilling.

Ratten46, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of EmmTee
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

EmmTee, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of jcbamman
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

jcbamman, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of Callipygea
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Poured a clear gold and 1/2" head that vanished almost immediately. Smells like Budweiser. Tastes starts off slightly sweet and a hint of orange/lemon, and then goes slightly bitter/astringent. Tastes alot like Budweiser actually. Maybe a little more intense. It's drinkable, wouldn't say pleasant but not deeply unpleasant either. No hint of creaminess.

Callipygea, Jun 10, 2014
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Horny Goat Exposed from Horny Goat Brewing Co.
67 out of 100 based on 136 ratings.