Pig War | Hopworks Urban Brewery

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48 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hopworks Urban Brewery
Oregon, United States
hopworksbeer.com

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
English Imperial IPA with Wilamette and Cascade hops from San Juan Island estate. 80 IBU

Added by barleywinefiend on 12-02-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
48
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
10.47%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johnnyminor
4.5/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 81tillinfinity
3.2/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.67/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of unclekeith
3.72/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Canned about 6 weeks ago - served in a Teku

Straw colored with a small white head. A bit cloudy. Citrus on the nose. Citrus, not too bitter, some sweetness. Alcohol is well hidden. Approachable IPA

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Photo of DrMindbender
4.19/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of muldersha
3.63/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had from a 22oz bomber purchased in Portland, OR. Label has quite a bit of info on it. Made from certified organic barley and organic hops from San Juan Island. 14 degrees, 60 IBUs, and 6.0% ABV

Pours a lightly hazy straw/golden color with an ample white head, solid retention, and nice lacing.

Aromas of candied grapefruit, orange zest, fresh-cut grass, pine, spice, and white flowers.

Medium-bodied and very lithe on the palate. Fresh and racy with plenty of carbonation. Has a nice wheaty acidity, but a very crisp and dry finish of cracked white pepper, orange peel, birch, and paper.

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Photo of BakaGaijin
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NWHopinator
3.76/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kontraband
3.17/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Hatchetman823
4.2/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vkv822
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy pale golden with a foamy white head.

Citrusy, floral hops, a solid crackery malt base.

A quite well done IPA.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of DefenCorps
3.21/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

AUG 29, 2014
On tap at Hopworks last night. A hazy light orange with a dense, white head with decent retention and lacing, this looks solid. The nose is blah. Chalky grapefruit hops, a pronounced wheat and grain aroma with minimal sweetness, some bread. Hip character is mild on both nose and palate with mild citrus, some orange juice, a moderate wheat malt character and some bread. Drying but with a dextrinous fullness on the finish, this beer is decent. Meh.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of GClarkage
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of DOCRW
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of TaborTime
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of kemoarps
3.84/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A frosty looking ruddy amber. Cloudy, except at the edges where it thins out a bit. Frothy cream head. Good retention, solid lacing.

The nose starts vinous and sweet. Very green. Bright with a belgian yeasty fruitiness

A good bit of juicy hoppiness finishes with a fruity skylight finish. The texture and body of the wheat become apparent

I love me the Pig War and memories of Cattle Point from HS, and this is an enjoyable IPA, but I wouldn't... start... a war... over it (nice)?

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of mactrail
3.82/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Clear golden color with a modest head. Foams up nicely with every pour. Light body with a pleasant spritzy mouthfeel. Light and lemony with a tangy, malty background. Some sweet malt and the sharp hoppy oils. Warm and fragrant taste with a hint of fruit and the slightest vegetal dankness. Bitterness is more of an afterthought, so it's not the typical hop blast. A very drinkable and friendly IPA.

Brewer rates this at 60 IBUs. From the 16 oz can bought at Market of Choice on 29th in Eugene.

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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Pig War from Hopworks Urban Brewery
3.63 out of 5 based on 48 ratings.
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