Pig War White IPA | Hopworks Urban Brewery

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73 Ratings
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Pig War White IPAPig War White IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Hoptometrist on 08-26-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
73
Reviews:
13
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
10.08%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
16
For Trade:
0
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Photo of NickThePyro
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tivlavrie
4.16/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of einman
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kkarimi
4.04/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StonedTrippin
4.19/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

this beer is offensively underrated here, man i really liked this one, probably the best of the three india pale ales i had here. definitely some nelson hops going on here. a hazy pale wheat looking beer, looks like a hefe or something, under an inch of thick soapy white head. the nose is fantastic, nelson hops in all their white grape and tropical fruit goodness. i get white peach here too, maybe a little pear, very bright and summery, fruity but dry, and packed with fresh white wheat malt. the flavor matches the nose, although im now not so sure its all nelson. there could be some other varietals at work here, considering there is a pine note running through it, as well as more bitterness on the back end than i usually associate with nelson. still the fruity elements are there, the grape and the peach especially, my mouth waters for another sip as soon as i finish the one i am on. a little rugged on the mouthfeel, pulpy and thicker even than this unfiltered style probably should be, not quite chunky, but its raw for sure. carbonation is ample though, and i dont end up minding it much. a nice compliment to the tasty pizza they serve here. really solid white ipa, nothing belgian about it.

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Photo of dcmchew
4.02/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mklisz
2.75/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of largadeer
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ZekeMillz
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Donkster46
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Croft
2.69/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of ONovoMexicano
3.71/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

16 ounce can served into an oversized tulip.

Cloudy orange body with strong carbonation visible. The head is sticky, frothy, and foamy and almost cream-colored. Lace islets and streaks are all over the glass. 4.25

Such a rich orange peel aroma and sweet melon and honey. Quite an attractive nose. This really impresses me. Tropical in all the right ways with a touch of yeasty aroma. 4.5

Hmm... Wha happen? This smelled so awesome, I thought I was in for a real treat, but the flavor is a significant drop. Mango sticks around at least, but for some reason, I find this a bit watery and flavorless up front, then comes a bite of alcohol and it isn't till late on the palate and the aftertaste that I start finding the lovelier fruit flavors. 3.5

Alcohol is way to apparent on the flavor and feel, I have to say it again. Then I have to grapple with the watery feel up front and the transition from one to the other just compounds the harshness. The yeast feel has a bite too that lingers dry and bitter on the tongue and mouth and perhaps on its own would be fine, even enjoyable, but in concert with what I've mentioned just undoes this beer for me. 3.25

As I continue sipping it I truly find some great flavors in here of mango and melon and honey but my mouth isn't quite pleased with me for plowing through.

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Photo of Kmat10
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fredmugs
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kontraband
3.2/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of grittybrews
3.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LampertLand
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hopworks Urban Brewery 'Pigwar White IPA' @ 6.0% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $6
A-pour is a pale gold from the bottle to a hazey yellow/gold in the glass with a medium size white head leaving a streaky lacing along the pint , second pour has a lot of floaters
S-floral & fruit
T-somewhat smooth & crisp tasting white IPA ,
MF-ok/decent carbonation , big medium body , a dryness lingers on the palate
Ov-ok beer , bit dissapointing
prost LampertLand

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Photo of ZachT
4.19/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Porterofotb
4.12/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of andrenaline
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of canucklehead
3.92/5  rDev +4%

Photo of IDABEERGUY
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Sammy
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of MadeInOregon
4.52/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of bigeyedfish89
4.04/5  rDev +7.2%

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Pig War White IPA from Hopworks Urban Brewery
3.77 out of 5 based on 73 ratings.
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