Horny Goat Exposed | Horny Goat Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by KarlHungus on 04-21-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
157
Reviews:
50
Avg:
2.71
pDev:
22.14%
 
 
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4.5/5  rDev +66.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +56.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +56.8%

Photo of JimmyPage
4.1/5  rDev +51.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pulled from a sampler 12 pack and poured into a pint

Poured a clear deep yellow color with good head and some lacing

Smell is earthy some malt

Love the taste on this one, Wheaty, creamy slighty sweet hint of citrus on the finish

Mouthfeel is extremley creamy. The oats in this beer lend themselves very well to the mouthfeel

Overall a really good session beer. Very drinkable. Similar to a Spotted Cow but better

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Photo of CurtisPeacock
4.03/5  rDev +48.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Stopped at the grocery store to grab a six pack for the night. Had a friend suggest Horny Goat Exposed because it has good flavor/ balance while also being a lighter session style beer.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy golden yellow with 1/2 inch of head. I little lacing around the empty glass.

Smell: Earthy smell with a little bit of malt and vanilla.

Taste: A lighter cream ale with a hint of citrus and a very small bit of bitterness. I really like this beer. A great combination of flavors while also being light enough to have a few in a sitting. I think this may have just become one of my favorites. Also, a great introductory beer to someone new to craft beers. I used to drink nothing but light beers but recently became a craft head. I truly believe in the saying "once you go craft you never go back."

Mouthfeel: On the lower end of medium body. Very smooth and easy to drink with a slight creamy feel.

Overall: I really like this beer. It's a great beer to enjoy and sit back for more than one. The taste does not get old or overwhelming. If you enjoy cream ales such as Spotted Cow you should give this beer a try. Also, if you have friends you are trying to convert to the craft side this would make a great transitional beer.

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4/5  rDev +47.6%

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4/5  rDev +47.6%

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4/5  rDev +47.6%

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4/5  rDev +47.6%

Sampling right now on 9/12/14. Bottle chilled down to 36 deghrres F in my beer cooler and poured in to a "Horney Goat Brewing Company" pinyt glass. (LOL the name).

Pours a slight hazy straw-yellow in color with a very thin white head. Some spotty lacing is seen when sipped but not a lot. A good amount of sediment is seen in the bottom of the bottle. The aroma is of some sweet citrus and grains for the most part. Pretty much the same for the taste with a very light hoppy finish that doesn't last more than a few seconds. Goes down easy. Overall, it was good.

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4/5  rDev +47.6%

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4/5  rDev +47.6%

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4/5  rDev +47.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +38.4%

Photo of schoolboy
3.75/5  rDev +38.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I'm not sure what this style is supposed to be, but this is pretty interesting compared to others I've had. This beverage is pretty cloudy with not much head or lacing. It has a simple, clean aroma and a similar taste. It is nice and creamy, which as I recall, some others weren't, dispite the name of the style. The aftertaste is a nice bitter hoppy flavor.

This was a complete surprise since the bottle gives no clue what's inside. As such, I didn't expect much and I got a little more than I expected. I won't go out of my way for another, but it is a well made brew.

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Photo of enelson
3.5/5  rDev +29.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +29.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +29.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +29.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +29.2%

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.45/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Horny Goat Exposed

LOOK: cloudy pale yellow brew, white head forms.

SMELL: light aroma of citrus , malts, and sweet grains.

TASTE: sweet grains, mild citrusy grassy notes. Mild bitterness, cream sweetness and firm malty notes. Pretty tasty. Medium bodied, thin feel, soft carbonation.

Decent cream ale, one of the better offerings in the horny goat line. Would be a suitable session ale.

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Photo of Tone
3.4/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy, golden/yellow color. 1/3 inch head of a white color. Good retention and slight lacing. Smells of yeast, pale malt, hops, clove, and slight citrus. Fits the style of a Saison / Farmhouse Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp with a high carbonation level. There is a strong tartness associated with this brew. Tastes of tart malt, sweet malt, yeast, citrus, and hops. Overall, this brew is very sharp and tart, but lacks the good complex flavors and quality body. It is very easy drinking, though so that is a plus not normally associated with a Saison.

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Photo of richkrull
3.38/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this in a Horny Goat mixed 12-pack from Party Mart in Lake Mills, WI.

Poured a hazy straw color, not too much head on it. Smell is pretty faint with a bit of wheaty malt and some citrus. Taste is not bad, nothing to write home about, but it's decent. Some citrus notes. Pretty smooth beer, not much aftertaste. Easy drinking beer. Definitely could put down a few of these without a problem.

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3.38/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampled on 2-13-10

Pours a cloudy pale yellow color, with a thin white head and respectable lacing.

Smell is very clean malt, a little adjuncty, with a hop edge that is actually quite pleasant. None of the sourness or farmhouse you might expect from the style.

Taste is light malt and very yeasty, with a slightly fruity hop middle and the tiniest amount of sourness. Not bad, tastes like a full-bodied macro lager.

Mouthfeel is good, even considering the subdued flavors.

Drinkability is very good, this one has session written all over it.

Overall, it's the kind of craft beer I'd expect to find in a college town, purposefully inoffensive.

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3.35/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz twist off cap bottle served in a glass beer mug.

L - slightly hazy bright yellow color with a white head that thinned out leaving one or two spots in my empty mug.

S - light hint of vanilla cream.

T - light tasting cream ale, very non-offensive beer.

F - light/medium bodied, smooth and easy to drink.

O - a decent example of a cream ale.

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Photo of Eaglefan344
3.25/5  rDev +19.9%

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