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Horny Goat Hopped Up 'N Horny - Horny Goat Brewing Co.

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Reviews: 89
Hads: 317
Avg: 2.9
pDev: 38.28%
Wants: 7
Gots: 50 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Horny Goat Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: KarlHungus on 04-21-2009

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Photo of JimmyPage
4.54/5  rDev +56.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Got this one out of a smapler pack. Fancy new label on the bottle from the old one. It is now called an IPA from APA

Poured a nice 1 inch head in a pint

Great citrus and earthy tones

Initial pine bite subsides to slight malt then grapefruit on the finish

Not too water not to chewy, just how I like my IPAs

Great IPA I would definitely pick up a 6 pack of this

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Photo of CurtisPeacock
4.27/5  rDev +47.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Stopped by the grocery store after work to see what they had to offer. Decided to pick up a six pack of this brew to give a try. I have been on an IPA kick as of late and have been trying a lot of different brands.

Appearance: Pours a nice light amber that is typical of IPAs. Nice foam of head rises up with the pour. About 1 1/2 finger worth of head. After first drink it leaves a nice thick lacing on the glass.

Smell: Great citrus, earthy, hoppy smells. One of my favorite parts to this beer is its great smell.

Taste: First sip is of a bitter hoppy bite that reduces into a smooth grapefruit finish. Some IPAs go overboard with their bite but this brew does a great job of hitting it right on the head. A little less and I wouldn't be impressed. A little more and it would be too much for my liking.

Mouthfeel: The right amount of bitterness gives this a really balanced mouthfeel. It is a nice crisp feel with medium body.

Overall: Of the IPAs that I have tried this is one of the better. I really enjoy the taste most of all and it is a beer you can sit back and drink more than one before being overwhelmed. I would definitely suggest this beer to my friends.

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Photo of jwc215
4.02/5  rDev +38.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark gold to bronze with a creamy head that lasts. Plenty of lacing sticks.

The smell is of grapefruit and pine with a caramel backing.

The taste is of grapefruit and pine with caramel. Nicely balanced with a caramelized hop flavor lasting through the aftertaste.

It has a smooth texture. Goes down easily while keeping a medium body.

This claims to be an IPA on the bottle. While the abv fits more with an APA than an American IPA, it does have a hop accent with a caramelish, malty background. Fits IPA - and a nice, "sessionable" one at that!

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Photo of FreshmanPour77
4/5  rDev +37.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed on 6-6-10
Reviewed cold from a bottle to a glass

A - Golden brown, 1 finger of foam, good lacing ring with a good amount of carbonation

S - Nice malt hop blend, caramel and citrus notes present

T - Hops are present up front followed with a malty backbone, lighter to medium bodied brew that is very smooth

M/D - First Horny goat brew, pretty tasty, well balanced, nice and hoppy upfront but not overly done. I recommend this brew

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Photo of Egomachine
3.87/5  rDev +33.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Has a nice amber color, at first I felt it had fairly weak flavor attributes all around, but ounce it warmed up a bit the flavors really started to pop. Very citrus- ey hop flavor. I would drink this again if it was around, but I wouldn't make a special trip to get it.

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.77/5  rDev +30%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Horny Goat Hopped Up ’N Horny IPA has a thin-to-medium, off-white head, a murky, bubbly, orange appearance, and a good amount of stratified lacing left down the glass. The aroma is of sweet white bread and mango juice, and the flavor is similar, with relatively low hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium, slick, and prickly, and Horny Goat Hopped Up ’N Horny IPA finishes fairly crisp and quite drinkable.


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Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.77/5  rDev +30%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

* This is a review of Hopped Up 'N Horny IPA

This is an IPA, not an APA

Look: Hazy honey golden color, with flecks of sediment. White head that recedes to a film, lines of lacing.

Aroma: Pine, spruce, bitter hops.

Taste: Much like the aroma, only a woody finish. Grapefruit bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, slightly sticky.

Overall: This is Horny Goat's best offering, so far. It's straight-forward and not bad at all.

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Photo of RblWthACoz
3.56/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Looks nice. Slightly clouded amber with a good creme head. Nose is much more malty than I would have guessed. Mild perfume tones on there as well. Flavor is bringing a thicker malt tone than I would have guessed. Slightly biting hop tones, but barely much is there. This comes across as maybe more of an English style pale ale that leans towards a maltier character. Nice enough I guess.

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Photo of BDIMike
3.5/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, amber color. There is slight carbonation that creates a thin white head, but it dissipates very quickly.
Smell is very different. A sweet smell of toffee malts and very little hops. The hops are a nice grapefruit, citrus smell, however.
Taste has a slight citrus hop taste with a good pine taste as well. The whole IPA is balanced by a good toffee malt taste, adding a nice sweetness.
Mouthfeel is a thin IPA. The thinness gives a nice refreshing quality, but also dries out the mouth, making one want another sip.
Drinkability is nice on this beer. Some good tastes that have a good balance. Nothing extraordinary about this beer, but all very good. Don't go out of your way to get it, but definitely a nice find at a party.

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Photo of chefhatt
3.5/5  rDev +20.7%

Pours a orange color body, with a foamy head.
Aroma has a light citrus aroma to it.
Taste is light on hops, nothing special
mouthfeel is good and overall is a average ipa

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Photo of raznug
3.5/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Horny pours a crystal clear dark golden color and is topped with ½” of white colored head.
Smell: The aroma of this beer is quite intriguing it has a nice blend of grass, pine, and that hop resin smell that I crave.
Taste: The flavor is not quite as full as the aroma but it has a nice balance of hop and malt flavor. The hops aren’t as dominate as some of the bigger IPA’s but it is a tasty beer in its own right.
Mouthfeel: This is a well balanced medium bodied beer that is not one of the topped of the line IPA’s but is a good representation of the style because a drinker doesn’t have to be dominated by hops all the time.

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Photo of FickleBeast
3.49/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz can poured into clean, tapered glassware... as the can suggests.

Pours a slightly hazy yellow color with a finger of foam. Aroma is very grassy, straw, and a hint of pine. Flavor does not live up to the promising nose. Finishes flat and sweet with a lingering harsh bitterness. I was really excited once I smelled this beer but the flavor is an unbalanced mess of hops and too-sweet malts.

I was smart enough to only buy a single of this beer, and I'm glad I did. Much better IPAs to be had.

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Photo of tone77
3.47/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is a bit malty, some citrus notes. Taste is well balanced malts and hops, a bit of citrus, very easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer, but if looking for a strong hop profile, this ain't it.

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Photo of Florida9
3.47/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Light amber in color. Very clear. Pours with about an inch or so of off-white colored head leaving an appreciable amount of lacing.

S: Lightly scented of cereal, biscuit, and British-style hops. There is a faint wood aroma.

T & M: Light biscuit malts. Little hop character, other than a pleasant, dry finish. Clean and crisp in the mouth. Higher carbonation levels sparkle on the tongue.

D: Overall, this APA does not display a lot of character, resulting in a relatively simple, but better-than-average beer. Very drinkable and easily sessionable.

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Photo of schoolboy
3.41/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not knowing what style this ale was supposed to be, I still didn't know after two sips. It is a very light weight APA, a very easy drinking but not especially hopped up per the name (why do they do that?).

Typical of the style, it has a nice light color and a crisp aroma. The taste is somewhat less bitter than I might expect, but it grows on you as a clean, refreshing version of APA. Still, I want a little more from an APA. The sampler I bought had six styles in it. So far one was a just OK cream ale, and now this. A repeat purchase will require some improvenment from the rest.

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Photo of sleepysmurf
3.4/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The color was golden and it was very clear with a soapy and creamy, bright white head. It had a very light earthy hop aroma with a nice malty smell.

The body was ok, and the mouthfeel was slightly carbonation crisp. The carbonation was the only thing noticeable up front. The hoppiness seemed a bit earthy and piney, well worth the money I spent on this, but would not go out of my way to pick one up.

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Photo of rkuhnel
3.38/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a very clear amber color with a medium off-white head and some some very nice lacing. Nose of grassy and citrus hops. Mouthfeel medium and smooth. Flavor is of caramel malts on the malty side with flavors of caramel, citrus hops. Slightly bitter finish. An easy drinking and enjoyable APA.

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Photo of scruffwhor
3.29/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Thanks to Nate for picking up this as well as other sixpacks from his trip to Wisconsin.

Pours a bright white, two finger head that recedes to nice film. Great bubbling and a very clear copper hue. The aroma has some faint citrus and grass hopping, next to nothing in malt aroma though. The taste has a mild stale bread flavor and some old orange rind and funky grass clippings that have gotten a little wet.THis beer has a pretty watery but smooth palate. This beer lacks flavor, but is pretty easy to drink. Not much to savor or think about.

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Photo of OWSLEY069
3.28/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clean orange-ish color with an off white head. In the aroma, hops, starting big to mild. In the taste, pine to mango like hops, and a nice malt presence. A hop smoothness and medium bodied mouthfeel, with a semi dry hop in the aftertaste. Nice hops, but mellow. Decent, but not fantastic.

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Photo of Tone
3.28/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, golden/copper color. One inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and good lacing. Smells of strong hops, slight metallic, slight citrus, and pine. Fits the style of an American Pale Ale. Mouth feel is smooth and watery with an average carbonation level. Tastes of hops up front, slight sweet malt, and pine. Overall, lacking in body, but still a very light and drinkable pale ale.

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Photo of beerman207
3.24/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Wow - been a long hiatus. Have lots of notes to enter but figured I'd sit down and review a few live tonight. The name of this brew was pretty cool so I had to try it.

A: Looks quite clear for an APA - a little too clear for my tastes. Head doesn't stick around long but is white while it lasts

S: Some faint citrus in the nose along with some strong malt presence

T: Barely a hop presence in this one but the result is a brew that goes down very smooth and has a lot of malt and some sweetness that is a nice touch to the flavor. Citrus is there but should be stronger

M: A bit sticky as well as quite refreshing in the finish

D: Could drink this one all night. Easy to drink - no problem - can't say I'd have it again but I wouldn't pass it up either.

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Photo of taez555
3.2/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer pours a golden orange body with a small white head.

Nose is simple and malty, but has a nice mild citric hop smell.

Taste is medium bodied leaning on light with very smooth body. Taste has a very strong cracker and caramel malt taste to it. Hops are very present, but not overwhelming, with a more just bitter flavor than any strong defined citric hop. Very hoppy though, as far as a MOR IPA goes, but not a pallette killer by any means. Ends with a lingering malt and mild hop taste.

Decent beer, it's got some hops in it. Very much an old school mid 90's type "micro brew" IPA. Nothing over the top, just a hoppy drinkable ale.

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Photo of Gobearswalter34
3.18/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Greenish yellow pour with bubbly head. Lots happening with smell piney citrus.
T- lots of piney taste with slight skunk that prevents all blending together.
F- not very smooth even for an IPA
O- not a great effort, just trying to capitalize on hoppy movement.

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Photo of thecheapies
3.18/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Light amber in color with a humble half-inch head that doesn't want to lace as much, but I'm still getting some. Heavy pour hurt the chances. 3.0

Not much of a hop aroma on this one. Some small-time citrus and pine notes that drown in a sweet biscuity malt. Unimpressive. 2.5

Bitter pine bite at the beginning is nice. The pale malts are drier and more attenuated. Leafy tea-like hops finish out the flavor. Some showy bittering hops. 3.5

Pretty drinkable. Carb is spot on, and the body is meaty enough. 4.0

This is clean and easy-going, but a little off-centered for what it is. Such a disappointment in the nose. Taste-wise, it's decent. 3.0

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Photo of tjsdomer2
3.17/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Appearance: Good gradient of colors here. Ranges from dark orange to light golden yellow. Thick carbonation. Lacing and foam are only average.

Smell: Good peppery smell. Gives this pale ale a nice bite to it. Some spiced apple as well. Very mild and subtle.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Only a slight bit of hops that fizzles out pretty quickly, making this pretty watery. I do detect some nice notes of sour banana though.

Drinkability: A relative lack of excitement leaves more to desire. A good thirst quencher though.

Overall: A refreshing beer that comes across clean and more like a light lager. Kind of reminds me of Sam Adams Light with less punch in the flavor.

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Horny Goat Hopped Up 'N Horny from Horny Goat Brewing Co.
69 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.