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Boss Hog - Lancaster Brewing Company

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88 Ratings
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Ratings: 88
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.75%
Wants: 0
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Description: Boss Hog Double IPA has a full-bodied, lasting hop finish from three different varieties of hops. Its uplifting citrus flavor and amber hue welcomes another sip of this refreshing brew.

(Beer added by: BeerIsland on 12-13-2009)
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Ratings: 88 | Reviews: 26 | Display Reviews Only:
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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

newbeeraday, Nov 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Aromas of piney hops and caramel hops.thick-bodied and heavy on the alky. Not as citrus and pleasant as the best DIPAs.

happy4hoppybeer, Nov 12, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -3%

LukeK, Oct 18, 2014
Photo of Ozzylizard
3.29/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

$ 7.99 Bomber at Wegmen’s, Erie, PA
Bomber at 40 degrees into SA lager glass
Aroma initially citrus which quickly fades
Head average (3 cm), off white, frothy, diminishing to 3 mm layer
Lacing good – very wide partial rings of tiny bubbles, some medium islands
Body medium amber, hazy
Flavor begins with a light nondescript generic bitterness reminiscent of a pale ale and ends slightly sweet. No alcohol, no malt, no diacetyl.
Palate light to medium, watery, soft carbonation.

Appearance 3.75, Aroma 3.5, Flavor 3, Palate 3.5, Overall 3.4375
Kinda hard to accurately evaluate this beer – not as hoppy as expected for a DIPA but still pretty decent. Very easy drinking and not at all similar to a barley wine which many old DIPAs resemble. More like a non-aggressive pale ale.

Ozzylizard, Oct 12, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -1.9%

mpalestino, Oct 10, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +5.1%

GregStoner, Oct 08, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -5.1%

chrishvee, Sep 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

kmos27, Sep 21, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

PhawkYu, Sep 11, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

Dbot, Sep 08, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +6.7%

MiKeydub, Sep 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

clfrost, Aug 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

HopHead_, Aug 17, 2014
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3.99/5  rDev +7.5%

DougAppleby, Aug 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Furley80, Aug 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

Shamus89, Aug 08, 2014
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2/5  rDev -46.1%

taylor714914, Aug 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

carolinared, Aug 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

DrBier, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

smithj4, Jul 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

calimo, Jul 02, 2014
Photo of jmdrpi
4.03/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle. no date, but I just visited the brewpub and it was released this week, and bought from the fridge at the brewpub, so super fresh.

appears a crystal clear copper color, with bright white head. good head retention and rings of lacing cling to the glass as I drink. very nice bright hop aroma - a bit earthy, a little piney. taste starts a little sweet, ends slightly bitter, lingering aftertaste of hops. a bit piney, resinous. good flavor, just enough malt to balance. medium body, but a bit sticky tasting. coats the mouth.

overall - compared to most of Lancaster's offerings, this stands out

jmdrpi, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

ArsMoriendiOU818, Jun 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

InspectorBob, May 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

oriolesfan4, May 12, 2014
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Boss Hog from Lancaster Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.