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HogWild IPA - Aviator Brewing Company

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HogWild IPAHogWild IPA

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230 Ratings
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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 12.13%
Wants: 6
Gots: 11 | 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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robebo44

Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.8%

02-21-2014 01:38:28 | More by robebo44
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cyrushire

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

02-15-2014 07:13:12 | More by cyrushire
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

02-14-2014 05:23:43 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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dvmin98

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

02-11-2014 21:01:45 | More by dvmin98
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dave317

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.8%

02-09-2014 16:17:03 | More by dave317
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bonez05404

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.1%

02-08-2014 01:19:07 | More by bonez05404
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

02-06-2014 02:28:40 | More by 2dogbrew
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CodyOnTap

North Carolina

3.51/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: A dingy orange glow, a shade of brown hugs the hips.

S: Pine, Grape, mildewed floral.

T: Pine, a hint of grape as if you'd laid a grapevine in the bottom and are experiencing the final hints of flavor
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M: Slick, a tad muddy, I prefer my IPA's crisp or deep bodied, this is stuck in the etheral realm of adequate.

I could session this with ease, but it's not something I would go ahem...Hog Wild over...

Serving type: can

02-06-2014 00:26:20 | More by CodyOnTap
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Lazaro

Florida

3/5  rDev -19.1%

02-01-2014 02:07:17 | More by Lazaro
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SFNC

North Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours golden with a white head that rises like a thuderhead. The foam slowly recedes leaving some nice lacing and small foam curds. The smell is floral, resiny hops, slightly sweet, not very strong, but pleasant. The taste is grapefruit, pine and somewhat bready. Bitter, but not too much, sweet in the middle, then bitter on the finish. Not too carbonated and a bit dry when it comes to mouthfeel. a tad thin perhaps. Overall, much bette than I had expected. A solid to satisfying IPA, not an All Star, but definately Big League. I'll revisit this one again.

Serving type: can

01-30-2014 23:50:56 | More by SFNC
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Lare453

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-19-2014 04:26:45 | More by Lare453
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Dave1999

North Carolina

3.55/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy amber with a frothy white head.

The smell is very earthy,floral and grassy. Definitely an east coast IPA.

The taste is also very earthy and bitter. It has an almost dirty smoky quality to it.

The mouthfeel is smooth and creamy with medium carbonation.

I'm more of a fan of the west coast IPA's but this isn't bad just average. The earthy dirt flavors are just too pronounced to say it's better than average.

Serving type: can

01-17-2014 03:12:34 | More by Dave1999
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ChadA83

Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.8%

01-16-2014 01:06:43 | More by ChadA83
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ONUMello

Ohio

3.88/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can poured into a pint glass
A: Hazy pale brown color with a lingering two-finger head
S: Somewhat muted, some generic grassy/hop/malt notes
T: A nice hop presence backed by grassy/herbal/earthy tones, the malt is there but backstage
M: Medium bodied, a bit bitter
O: Definitely one I'd like to try again, it's got good hops but the other qualities are unique and add nice secondary characteristics so it's not all about the hops

Serving type: can

01-04-2014 13:51:21 | More by ONUMello
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eawolff99

Colorado

3/5  rDev -19.1%

01-02-2014 05:46:27 | More by eawolff99
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Pearlstreetbrewingco

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

01-01-2014 16:19:34 | More by Pearlstreetbrewingco
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.56/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- Pours golden and clear with a slight haze, creamy and foamy white head with good retention after the pour

S- peppery and grassy hops, metallic, toasted bready malt, earthy tones

T- there's actually some sharp hop bitterness on the tongue up front, but not really picking up any distinct hop flavors. There's a mesh of grassy, herbal and maybe fruity. Malt takes a back seat but does come through with some bread and vienna flavors. Finish is dry and earthy

M- medium body with medium prickling carbonation, foamy mouthfeel leads to a smooth finish

O- a bit raw and rough around the edges, but a good dose of hops

Serving type: can

12-30-2013 02:29:58 | More by Treyliff
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KerryCummins1977

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

12-30-2013 00:21:57 | More by KerryCummins1977
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SadMachine

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

12-27-2013 02:34:05 | More by SadMachine
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Kappakoosh

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

12-26-2013 02:53:00 | More by Kappakoosh
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BeerDocT

Georgia

4.11/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance 3.5: Poured out a deep golden color. Completely translucent. Nice 1/4" head quickly faded into CO2 foamy residue.

Smell 4.25: Wow! Amazing bouquet on this beer. Lovely notes of hop-induced citrus, specifically grapefruit and tangerine. On the same level is a wonderful and warm scent of barley malt. Promising.

Taste 4.25: Front is slightly sweet, but a big hit of alkaline bitterness from the hops lets you know what is on deck next. Middle is slightly dry, with a very nice citrus bite from the hops. Finish is where more of the hops hit, but this time it is well balanced with a dry and refreshing grainy kick that reminds me very much of Maris Otter. Aftertaste is delicious: lots of alkaline bitterness that is entirely in the back of the palate and is very refreshing.

Mouthfeel 3.75: Well balanced and complementary to the flavor of the beer.

Overall 4.0: An outstanding IPA. The hops used are all complementary to each other and are expertly balanced with a dry yet assertive barley malt taste. This beer would be an excellent session, but at 6.7%, you had better clear your calendar for the evening. Recommended!

Serving type: can

12-10-2013 05:42:31 | More by BeerDocT
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pintofparadise

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

11-25-2013 23:45:26 | More by pintofparadise
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cottonkoozie

North Carolina

3.78/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a nice craggy off white head with excellent retention. Great lacing. Color of good honey.

S - Balanced hops and malts, nothing offensive but nothing impressive either.

T - Pretty balanced, but much like the smell, good but nothing impressive really.

M - Good, very easy drinking.

Overall a good session beer.. Got this in a six pack after taking the brewery tour. I think the use of some fresh hops and more varied malts could really elevate this since they tell you there they use pretty much all hop pellets and standard barley malts. Like I said though this is still a good IPA and a good addition to the local market.

Serving type: can

11-24-2013 01:32:38 | More by cottonkoozie
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Bluescooter

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

11-23-2013 22:34:24 | More by Bluescooter
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beernads

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

11-18-2013 03:42:11 | More by beernads
HogWild IPA from Aviator Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.