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HogWild IPA - Aviator Brewing Company

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HogWild IPAHogWild IPA

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265 Ratings
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Ratings: 265
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.62%
Wants: 6
Gots: 22 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: atsprings on 03-03-2009)
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

TequilaTom, Mar 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

rodlavers, Mar 22, 2013
Photo of dpodratsky3
3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can poured into pint glass

A: Nearly totally clear light orange, pale in shade, head sticks easily, white and chunky head

S: Pine but hints of fruit as well, good mix

T: Similar to aroma, but with a decent malt backbone, alcohol is present a little too much, ends with a much more resiny taste than the aroma hinted at, malt isn't caramel at all

M: Dry, lower carbonation, medium mouthfeel

O: Good qualities but some how it doesn't quite live up to its potential

dpodratsky3, Mar 20, 2013
Photo of tone77
2.6/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a cloudy dark golden color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of hops, pine. Taste is very bitter, some pine, unbalanced and not very good. Feels medium bodied and very bitter in the mouth and overall I did not care so much for this beer.

tone77, Mar 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Duvel, Mar 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

gopens44, Mar 08, 2013
Photo of DasBoot2112
4/5  rDev +8.1%

DasBoot2112, Feb 21, 2013
Photo of baklo
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

baklo, Feb 20, 2013
Photo of LXIXME
4.35/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

As usual i let the glass sit on the table and I pour the beer into it from about half an inch above the rim of the glass, in doing so this beer ends up with a nice two inch light tan head that ever so slowly settles into a nice thick biscuity lacing above a honey golden colored beer.

Pine hops aroma with some hints of herbs/floralness to it. Very nice in the first minute or two and then seemed to diminish slightly as I drank this glass of Hogwild.

Nice pine hops taste with just bits of floral hops making its presences known as this glass empties.

A light dryish aftertaste with some hops taste and slight bitterness on this medium bodied IPA.

This beer was damn tasty, good hops presence without overkilling it.

LXIXME, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of Damian74Shensky
3.91/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into a pilsner glass.

A- Pours a touch hazy amber. 2 finger white head descended slowly with little lacing.
S- Herbal hops and pine.
T- Herbal hops with some sweet malts.
M- Moderate carbonation, light body.
D- Not bad, like the higher ABV. A very drinkable beer. Would get again.

Damian74Shensky, Feb 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

csparace, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of SconesSPE
2.8/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 1 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

A: very cloudy, had a tablespoon of sediment in one pour. The rest were less than a teaspoon.
S: a nice piney smell, a little bit stale.
T: light bodied but crisp.
M: a bit over carbonated, however light for an IPA
O: needs a lot of work. The pour was difficult because of the over finished product. The sediment in the bottom was not expected from a craft beer. Really unacceptable.

SconesSPE, Feb 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Haybeerman, Feb 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Shatter, Feb 06, 2013
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2/5  rDev -45.9%

OriolesFan1008, Feb 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Beers9beers, Feb 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

RyanAU, Jan 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

KevinGordon, Jan 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

lupercmda, Jan 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

kjkinsey, Jan 07, 2013
Photo of wyatt13
3.65/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A gift from my friend Chris, who picked it up while he was back home in South Carolina. Poured from the can into a tulip glass.

A - Pours a stratified yellow to golden to caramel color, with a towering head that is dense and pillowy.

S - Citrus and hops, with a hint of spiciness.

T - More of the same, with a dry finish. Some lemony, piney notes with a refreshing bite.

M - Medium, standard for an IPA.

O - A lack of freshness may have hurt this beer, but I wish the other characteristics would have been on par with the beautiful appearance. Thanks for sharing, Chris!

wyatt13, Jan 06, 2013
Photo of inlimbo77
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz can, no date
Alchemist pint

A: Pours a slightly hazy orange color. Tons of off white head. Marshmallow like, with rocky peaks. Lots of tiny bubbles. Head sticks around forever.

S: Good nose out of can. Smells of fresh kettle hop additions. Very clean. Herbaceous tea leaf aroma actually. Mild malt bill.

T: Tip of the tongue, I get some fruit and pine bitterness on the tip of tongue. Minimal male bill like the label says. Fairly thin in the mid mouth, like a pale ale. Crisp clean and dry finish. Nice simple brew. Good offering.

M: it's a light medium on the body. Easy drinking for sure.

inlimbo77, Dec 21, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Cmaster03, Dec 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Rhettroactive, Dec 09, 2012
HogWild IPA from Aviator Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.