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HogWild IPA - Aviator Brewing Company

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HogWild IPAHogWild IPA

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301 Ratings
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Ratings: 301
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 8
Gots: 37 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Aviator Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: atsprings on 03-03-2009

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Ratings: 301 | Reviews: 72
Photo of Mikemcgrath4
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nathanial_Gish
4.24/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Great NC brew, not my favorite from Aviator but a great brew.

Photo of JamesBondGA
3.17/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of walkinginplace
3.66/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MartyPack
4.39/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tdmccarthy
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Remdog
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Archdale74
3.29/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of yergermeister
3.28/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jfstilling
3.19/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RussBeercier
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NCIPArunner
4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlueMoon10
3.67/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kraut6363
4.24/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lzepplin01
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Danny1217
2.86/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Apparently a below 3 rating needs a review cause I'm an outlier. It's a subpar beer. That's all. Not memorable at all and not very good.

Photo of Toteezz
3.97/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nathanmiller
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mwb
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JeffTheJuice
3.65/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of charlzm
3.93/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Consumed January 6th, 2015 from a can of unknown vintage, poured into a Sam Adams "perfect pint" glass.

Beer pours a slightly hazy dark honey color. A fluffy yellow-white head almost three fingers high forms and provides very respectable sheeting all the way to the bottom of the glass.

Aroma is peppery and piney, herbal and fresh.

Flavor is unfortunately dominated by bitterness. Malt presence is thin and light, manifesting more as a wateriness than anything else. No backbone for the hops to ride on, so they're overbearing. Still, if hops are your thing, this will satisfy (if not wow) you. Peppery and piney with citrus peel notes.

Mouthfeel is average: medium bodied and moderately carbonated. Slight prickle when holding a sip in the mouth.

Overall, not as balanced or well-executed as many example of the style, but certainly drinkable.

Photo of Das_Reh
3.94/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A decent IPA, probably won't revisit because there are so many others I prefer more. Good, but not memorable.

Photo of TX-Badger
3.71/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a slightly hazy darker golden color with off-white head. Citrus, spruce, and some grassy floral notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a nice hop resin bite.

Photo of TexicanMike
4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brauseboof
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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HogWild IPA from Aviator Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 301 ratings.