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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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BA SCORE
78
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653 Ratings
THE BROS
70
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Ratings: 653
Reviews: 351
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 16.47%
Wants: 1
Gots: 20 | 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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mpyle

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2.73/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass to reveal a amber orange color and a decent head. Color in line with expectations for a big IPA.

To my untrained nose, I caught more malt and/or unexplainable smells than the rich hop aroma I might have expected. Disappointing aroma. Taste matches the aroma, and is hard to place. Diacetyl? Definitely not on the hoppy end of the spectrum in my opinion. Really tastes "off" to my palate, and doesn't match expectations for the style.

Surprisingly thin mouthfeel for such a high ABV beer. Off tastes linger in the mouth a bit.

Certaintly not overpowering in flavor, so could imagine drinking several in a sitting - if only I liked it more!

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2006 00:15:24 | More by mpyle
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Hop Hog India Pale Ale from Lancaster Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 653 ratings.