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Hop Hog India Pale Ale - Lancaster Brewing Company

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Hop Hog India Pale AleHop Hog India Pale Ale

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78
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660 Ratings
THE BROS
70
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Ratings: 660
Reviews: 352
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 16.47%
Wants: 1
Gots: 24 | 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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dacrza1

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4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Translucent orange-brown body with a consistent, relaxed effervescence... a frothy single-finger off-white head levels unevenly in a Corsendonk snifter... having just put up the Christmas tree, Hop Hog picks up the spruce scents nicely--a bit of vanilla or caramel too? Creamy, full body that envelops the tongue and fizzs between the teeth, as the name suggests... when chewed, however, the effect is not harsh or sedimentary... a slight acidic burn accompanies Hop Hog down the throat... a pleasant balance of hop and malt--almost sip by sip! An aftertaste that is unobtrusive and reaffirming... the second of four reviews for the Lancaster sampler is similar to the first--a sturdy, respectable approximation of the style, as this IPA is big on hops, pleasant on the tastebuds, and welcoming of seconds...

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2008 03:55:50 | More by dacrza1
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Hop Hog India Pale Ale from Lancaster Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 660 ratings.