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Hopfen Fahrt - Feral Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

11 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 8.62%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Feral Brewing Co. visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ADZA on 07-09-2014)
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Ratings: 11 | Reviews: 7 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by eric5bellies:
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3.8/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Drank from my Mane Liquor Tulip

A - Pours a slightly hazy Golden colour with a one fingered White head that reduces quickly

S - Plenty of hop and grapefruit.

T - Up front some nice citrus notes and hoppiness. The grapefruit like flavours kick in mid palate and the finish is citrus and bitter.

M - Light to medium body, medium carbonation.

O - The German part of this confuses me. Which part is supposed to be German ? A good APA though and worth seeking out. I like the way the citrus lingers on the finish.

eric5bellies, Jul 27, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of CrazyDavros
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Pours amber with a fading head.
Nose shows spicy, herbal and floral hops with some grassy notes followed by some sweet biscuity malt.
Similar flavours, very herbal, grassy and spicy. Just a touch of malt underneath.

CrazyDavros, Oct 02, 2014
Photo of foles
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

foles, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of Gasc0igne
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Gasc0igne, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of dansmcd
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

dansmcd, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of ADZA
3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Ok this is sposed to be classed as an German IPA but I thought without that option AIPA was most appropriate with this one which bursts at the seams with rockmelon,light tangerine and lemongrass aromas,it's a crystal blonde hue with a two finger head and sporadic lacing,the mouthfeel is medium bodied with nice moderate carbonation and the tastes are rockmelon,tangerine,lemongrass and finished a dose of spicy grassy hops and overall yeah it's not bad and sessionable enough for a four pack but not something I will pine for once this limited release is over cheers.

ADZA, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of admiral
4.25/5  rDev +11%

Delicious beer full of fruity and floral flavours and aromas - another outstanding beer from feral.

aroma: melon, peach and spice predominate

taste: orange peel, grapefruit, pepper, spice, orange, stonefruit, peach, apricot, melon and slight apples and sultanas.

Lots of great flavours going on and a pleasure to drink

admiral, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of heygeebee
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

Odd beer - too light in body and depth of flavour for the ABV. Almost a waste of potential. Nice and lively tho in terms of tangerines and grassy hops.

heygeebee, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of danieelol
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Pours a light yellow with good head and lacing.

Smell is...unique...Bit of kind of a rubbery hop when fresh. For this bottle (which has been around a bit longer) I swear I'm getting sauerkraut and pickle!

Taste is pretty well balanced- that malt versus those weird rubbery hops, and more krautiness.

Mouthfeel has definitely been dry throughout the beer's lifespan, and has a decent body.

It sound like I don't like this beer but I actually do- very unique take on an IPA which is pulled off successfully. Can't really understate this as an accomplishment- Feral have created unique flavours while making a legit IPA here. Just not quite enough to push them up to 4.25.

But I really appreciate beers like this, they are both ballsy and innovative.

danieelol, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of dgilks
3.74/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Slightly hazy golden colour with a nice, big, foamy white head. Good head retention.

Bright, tropical fruit aroma. Tons of interesting sharp passionfruit, lemon-lime, lemongrass and even ginger. But the aroma dies off quite quickly.

Smooth and creamy malt that gives a nice, non-caramelly base to the crisp hops. Similar hop flavours to the aromas and a moderate bitterness. Good.

Medium body with moderate carbonation. Good.

A really solid beer. The concept of a German IPA suits me, I just wish there was a little more bitterness and hop flavour to smash this out of the park.

dgilks, Jul 25, 2014
Hopfen Fahrt from Feral Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.