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Whole Hog Six Hop IPA - Stevens Point Brewery

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Whole Hog Six Hop IPAWhole Hog Six Hop IPA

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Ratings: 235
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 15.71%
Wants: 5
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stevens Point Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SykDoc on 04-12-2009)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours into a tulip glass a nice looking blonde brew, with a scant head.

The aroma is of sweet tangerine and birthday cake. The malt comes across as a mild, wet cardboard and Rice Krispies in milk.

In the mouth the sweet citrus precedes a bitter pine. Whoa is the pine bitter! The malt backbone tries mightily to pull it all together, and is mostly successful, though the pine bitterness is a bit much. ABV is hardly there.

Medium-bodied and slick on the palate.

This is very much my style of IIPA: sweet, malty, fruity. The one drawback is, as it warms, the grain turns a bit leathery AND THE SWEETNESS GETS A BIT CLOYING -- starts to remind me of an over-sweet English barley wine, like Anchor Old Foghorn (though not as bad as North Coast Old Stock!) But at $7/four-pk., I'll take this any day of the week.

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Whole Hog Six Hop IPA from Stevens Point Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 235 ratings.