Horny Goat Wisconzin IPA | Horny Goat Brewing Co.

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84
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102 Ratings
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Horny Goat Wisconzin IPAHorny Goat Wisconzin IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Horny Goat Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
hornygoatbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerFMAndy on 02-11-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
102
Reviews:
21
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
12.83%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
22
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 102 |  Reviews: 21
Photo of Millersbrewers
4.19/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MarkLinton1
4.15/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big hop IPA! Thought this was a 2X IPA after the first sip yet ABV is lower than most. Bold pine hops yet well balanced and smoother than initially expected. Overall a very good IPA. Picked up one of these in a "custom six pack". Would definitely like to try this one again.

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Photo of Hohnbaum
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gobearswalter34
3.71/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a murky, dark, Ruby Red. A thin white head. Smells a very fruity, almost fruit punch with presence of piney hops. A very balanced citrus hop IPA, in which the malt is a very good level. It does allow for hops to come through in the end. a little zing in the transition from malt to pine confuses me a lot. This makes it a not very good mouthfeel.

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Photo of jpuetz
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lahoi
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Lots to like here.

Dark copper color. Cloudy. Thick, creamy off white head. Retained head for quite a while. Lots of lacing.

Smells of hops, pine, grass. Good ole IPA stuff, you know.

Taste was similar to smell, BUT with a few surprises. It's a little fruity, and I didn't really smell that. It's also got a little spicy kick. Finishes smooth. I never picked up I'm the Zinfandel, though.

Feels like you would hope it would. It's rich, robust, full.

I thoroughly enjoyed this IPA. It's comparable to some good ones.

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Photo of breadman73
3.12/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.61/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From BeerAdvocate Magazine #87 (Apr 2014):

Distinct, Vinous, Hoppy

All of the bells and whistles are there for an IPA, slightly dank and pungent. Then something happens as a unique fruitiness hits middle to end. Its the addition of Zinfandel grapes that throws down a peppery and exotic fruit tone. Unique for the most part and enjoyable enough to go back for more.

STYLE:American IPA | ABV: 7.1% | AVAILABILITY: Year-round

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Photo of djrn2
3.31/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Grassy hop nose, pours clear tea to amber, 1.5-2” foam cap. On the tongue big grassy hops, big fruit, decent grass on the palate, flowery and herbal.. Medium body and carbonation.

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Photo of Burkbom23
2.98/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Bingja18
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wvbrewcrew
3.71/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DangerDawg
3.91/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pxlwix
4.11/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of B_G
3.73/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SierraFlight
3.52/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On draft at Milwaukee burgers in Wausau poured into a shaker pint. Clear copper body with a finger of white head. Decent retention with some lacing. Aroma is typical of a citra hop IPA - grapefruit, pineapple, orange, other tropical fruits, caramel and bread malt. The zinfandel juice adds a small vinous note, but I’m not sure I would have know it was there without being told. Taste is good, early caramel sweetness followed by citrus peel bitterness. The zin shows up here with a tannic bitterness. Medium body, moderate carbonation, slick texture, dry finish.

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Photo of JohnyFriday
4.14/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CSO
2.95/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of vikingron
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of einman
3.67/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sgttibbs
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of enelson
3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of caahare
3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Horny Goat Wisconzin IPA from Horny Goat Brewing Co.
3.74 out of 5 based on 102 ratings.
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