Horny Goat Hopped Up And Horny | Horny Goat Brewing Co.

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Horny Goat Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by KarlHungus on 04-21-2009

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3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of GRG1313
3.1/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours amber with a thick off white head.

Nose is a really nice very cooked pineapple with a hint of underlying banana.

Mouthfeel and body is thin, medium bodied with light carbonation.

Flavors are nice bitter grapefruit. Nice bitter flavors although a bit simple.

Good bitter grapefruit finish. A "touch" better than average.

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3/5  rDev -2%

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3/5  rDev -2%

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3.75/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.77/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Horny Goat Brewing Co. "Hopped Up And Horny"
12 fl. oz. can, coded but not freshness dated
$1.79 @ Total Wine & More, Cherry Hill, NJ

Notes: Clear deep golden body beneath a full head of frothy bright white foam. Good retention and lacing. Citrusy, piney, and malty in the nose. It's not a bold aroma, but you wouldn't miss it. What exactly the "citrus" is, I'm not sure. It's kind of like an orange and grapefruit blend. All of these things carry over into the flavor, which of course is much fuller. The malt is pretty solid with a caramel note to it, and I'm wondering if this is showing signs of oxidation but I'm not getting that "wet cardboard" thing yet. Or perhaps the hops are just masking it. Without freshness dating I have no clue, but somehow I think this beer is supposed to taste like it does to me right now. It's not bad by any means, but it's far from great. Overall: Average.

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Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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1.5/5  rDev -51%

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3.45/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I love the Horny Goat! The graphics are humorous, plus they translate really well onto the CANs and the price point is usually low enough that even if the beer isn't all that great, Buyer's Remorse really does not apply.

From the CAN: "Carefully Crafted. Famously Fun."; "Horny Goat Beers are Proudly Brewed in Wisconsin"; "This Craft IPA tastes best packaged in a CAN, poured into clean, tapered glassware and admired for its crisp, aromatic finish."; "We crafted this unique and refreshing IPA using four different varieties of hops to impart citrus zest, pine notes and a refreshing floral aroma, We then dry hop the beer after the boil to complement the subtle malt backbone creating a complex and balanced beer that isn't overly bitter like most IPAs on the market today." Hmmm. I like overly bitter IPAs.

I also like listening to the Crack! and then performing an inverted Glug, which I did, so it may all work out. I got three fingers of soapy, rocky head that fell pretty quickly, leaving a modicum of lacing clinging to the side of the glass. Color was Golden-Amber (SRM = > 5, < 7) with NE-quality clarity. Nose was very grapefruity, almost like zest or pith. Okay by me! Mouthfeel was medium. The taste, while citrusy, was not as pronounced as it had been on the nose. It was almost like a Session IPA, except that it had a standard ABV. Finish was semi-dry, not as hoppy as I would like from an AIPA, but they did say/warn me that such was what they were striving for. Poor? Hardly! Great? No, but still, not bad.

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2.68/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Next time I'm hopping into bed with some tart, I'm gonna describe myself this way. Anyway, this stuff pours a clear straw topped by a finger of lightly cream-white foam. The nose comprises mixed greens, light grapefruit rind, and a touch of wheat. The taste brings in more of the same, along with some dull pine sap. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a slightly watery feel. Overall, a pretty meek pale ale, one that barely tries to exert itself in any way, though it's hard to tell if it even could succeed given its thin and watery feel...

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1.94/5  rDev -36.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

This beer looks so novelty it's killing me, you know when you look at a new beer and it looks so bad that you know not to buy it. But there's that sick part of your brain that wants you to try it it. Pours a brilliant orange tinted copper color with a slightly off white head billows thick and forms nice scattered lacing as it dwindles. Aroma hints of caramel and stale hops slightly herbal/citric/and dank weed with a mix of stinky feet. Flavor is horrible, cardboard grainy water with bitter hop pellets blending through each sip finishes with a bit too much garlic. Mouthfeel has medium to light body with moderately heavy carbonation flowing through. Overall if you like hops and you like good beer, you want enjoy this novelty offering.

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3.28/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, golden/copper color. One inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and good lacing. Smells of strong hops, slight metallic, slight citrus, and pine. Fits the style of an American Pale Ale. Mouth feel is smooth and watery with an average carbonation level. Tastes of hops up front, slight sweet malt, and pine. Overall, lacking in body, but still a very light and drinkable pale ale.

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3.56/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Looks nice. Slightly clouded amber with a good creme head. Nose is much more malty than I would have guessed. Mild perfume tones on there as well. Flavor is bringing a thicker malt tone than I would have guessed. Slightly biting hop tones, but barely much is there. This comes across as maybe more of an English style pale ale that leans towards a maltier character. Nice enough I guess.

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4.02/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark gold to bronze with a creamy head that lasts. Plenty of lacing sticks.

The smell is of grapefruit and pine with a caramel backing.

The taste is of grapefruit and pine with caramel. Nicely balanced with a caramelized hop flavor lasting through the aftertaste.

It has a smooth texture. Goes down easily while keeping a medium body.

This claims to be an IPA on the bottle. While the abv fits more with an APA than an American IPA, it does have a hop accent with a caramelish, malty background. Fits IPA - and a nice, "sessionable" one at that!

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Photo of tone77
3.47/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is a bit malty, some citrus notes. Taste is well balanced malts and hops, a bit of citrus, very easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer, but if looking for a strong hop profile, this ain't it.

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2.66/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: pours a hazy orange color with a 1/2" head.

Smell: light caramel and a bit of funky wet carpet comes through.

Taste: caramel, some mild citrus, a hint of breadiness, and a bitterness that seems disconnected from the beer.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Light crispness from start to finish.

Overall: very unbalanced and non satisfying beer for the style. I had a tough time finishing the pint glass. There are much better APAs out there.

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3/5  rDev -2%

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3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

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3.12/5  rDev +2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.75/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Horny Goat Hopped Up and Horny

LOOK: clear pale copper color. Short livid head and looks to be well carbonated.

SMELL: sweet grainy aroma with hints of floral, grassy citrus as well.

TASTE: Very light flavor of bready malts, spent yeast, cereal grains and a mild hopping. Small grassy and herbal notes, with low bitterness. Watery caramel, with a light bodied feel, thin, moderate carbonation.

For lovers of a well hopped pale ale, there may be disappointment, but this is a pretty average ale that is lageresque In the flavor. Could stand to employ a few more hops. Less than average but not too bad.

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