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Horny Goat Exposed - Horny Goat Brewing Co.

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137 Ratings
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Ratings: 137
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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3.25/5  rDev +14.8%

zeff80, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of soju6
2.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

A: Pours a slightly hazy pale golden color with a moderate head and bits of lacing.

S: Mild citrus aroma with a bit of malt sweetness and grain.

T: Taste of citrus, some malt sweetness and a bit of grain. Has a mild bitterness and a slightly sticky finish.

F:Light body and quite smooth.

O: Decent non-offensive Cream Ale.

soju6, Aug 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev +6%

Chucker17, Jul 27, 2013
Photo of dpottsy3
3.75/5  rDev +32.5%

dpottsy3, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of seanote
3.25/5  rDev +14.8%

seanote, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of Kahlstrom
2/5  rDev -29.3%

Kahlstrom, Jul 16, 2013
Photo of jharris0624
3.5/5  rDev +23.7%

jharris0624, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of Eaglefan344
3.25/5  rDev +14.8%

Eaglefan344, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of chris1919
3.25/5  rDev +14.8%

chris1919, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of sendbeer
1.75/5  rDev -38.2%

sendbeer, Jun 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +59%

Bubba569, May 05, 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
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3.75/5  rDev +32.5%

cmoses, Apr 23, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

MickeyMonk, Apr 04, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

t0rin0, Mar 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +50.2%

gory4d, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of TonyY
2.5/5  rDev -11.7%

TonyY, Mar 19, 2013
Photo of bsopko
2/5  rDev -29.3%

bsopko, Feb 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +23.7%

Cam9191, Feb 10, 2013
Photo of josephwa
3/5  rDev +6%

josephwa, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of Kunstman
2/5  rDev -29.3%

Kunstman, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of mfnmbvp
2.55/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12 oz. bottle. No bottled on date present. Uncapped and poured to a Boulevard tulip. This will be my first beer resembling the cream ale style, so I'm not too sure what to expect.

A - Pours an extremely cloudy lemon color. Looks like a more full-bodied version of a Miller Lite or some other such swill. Virtually no head on top, with a couple of bubbles stuck to the sides of the glass.

S - Again, on the track to resembling such swill as a Miller Lite or a Miller Genuine Draft. Smells of carbonated chemically treated corn husk with perhaps some vague hint of unrecognizable spice buried in the end. Some very vague citrus note is present in there, also. The "cream" flavor really only begins to present itself by the time the beer has warmed up significantly, and you are practically finished with it.

T - Resembles the smell almost to a tee. Not nearly as carbonated or bloating as I would have expected, judging by the quality of the smell. Definitely tastes very corny and mealy. Dry finish. Not a whole lot of flavor to be had out of this one, though. Cream ale? Doesn't taste at all how the style makes you think it would taste like. Very faint hint of citrus at the end, and a faint cream taste near the end as the beer warms up.

M - Mouth feel is good. Nice medium body, and nicely balanced. Again, very dry in the finish. No real flavor was there in the first place, so nothing really lingers about.

Overall, this brew tastes more like a well-made lager than it does a "cream ale" although this was the first one I've had. Nothing special, more like a quality Miller Lite or Bud Light than it is an actual "craft" beer. Still a step above mass produced swill, but not great by any means, but I would drink it again if I had the chance.

Horny Goat Exposed ---2.5/5

mfnmbvp, Jan 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +14.8%

ruckus232, Jan 05, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

MinnTwins, Jan 02, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -11.7%

ejimhof, Dec 30, 2012
Horny Goat Exposed from Horny Goat Brewing Co.
67 out of 100 based on 137 ratings.