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Hop Hog India Pale Ale - Lancaster Brewing Company

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78
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664 Ratings
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70
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Ratings: 664
Reviews: 352
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 16.47%
Wants: 1
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This formidable India Pale Ale has a hop aroma that demands attention. The bold, citrus hop flavor is balanced by a dry malt character making this refreshing ale a true classic.

(Beer added by: woodychandler on 12-29-2004)
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TinusTime

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4.35/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a rich copper with some reddish highlights. Rich off white head that does not want to go away and laces well down the glass. The aroma is initially of citrus with a bit of pine. The citrus is grapefruity but with a bit of sweet orange oil in the mix. Taste is interesting. Not as hoppy as the nose would have indicated. Some intial sweetness comesthrough in a caramel malt undertone. This sweetness definitly helps balance out the hoppiness of the beer. Finishes more hoppy with the pine and citrus hop flavours coming to the forefront.

Carbonation is medium with pretty fine bubbles that help clean up the palate between sips. Drinkability is quite high. This was great on tap at the Virginia Beer Fest, and it is still pretty darn tasty out of the bottle. Definitly recommended

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2005 18:26:22 | More by TinusTime
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Hop Hog India Pale Ale from Lancaster Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 664 ratings.