Horny Goat Horny Blonde | Horny Goat Brewing Co.

Horny Goat Horny BlondeHorny Goat Horny Blonde
BA SCORE
9.7%
Liked This Beer
3.1 w/ 145 ratings
Horny Goat Horny BlondeHorny Goat Horny Blonde
BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerFMAndy on 01-23-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,853
Reviews:
33
Ratings:
145
Liked:
14
Avg:
3.1/5
pDev:
16.45%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
28
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 145 |  Reviews: 33
Photo of Duff_Light
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz can. Easy drinking ale. Straw colored, bright fruit on nose, peach stands out to me, with fruit on the palate and a little like a belgium pale ale with a nice little bitterness on finish. At 5% abv and only 8 bucks for a 6 pack, an easy beer to kick back with on a lazy sunny day.

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Photo of Treyscottthomas
2.54/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
3.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Zazzi82
2.87/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Walnut
3.28/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Millersbrewers
2.45/5  rDev -21%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
3.23/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ordybill
3.9/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear bright gold color with a small white head. The aroma is malt with some hops in the background. the taste is malt and grain. Overall, a good beer.

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4.34/5  rDev +40%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

As promised, the CAN review gets top billing in this rare opportunity to review a CAN vs a bottle on the same day at the same time. The CANQuest (tm) is paramount in such instCANces and so we proceed acCANdingly. The approved pic is of a bottle, but if you CAN get a CAN, take note of how much better the graphics look on an aluminum cylinder! CANs win that test every time.

From the CAN: "Drink Responsibly"; "Brewed [overlain on an outline of WisCANsin]"; "Carefull Crafted[,] Famously Fun."; "Bright Blonde Lager"; "This beer is brewed to be clean and crisp with the hops slightly edging out the malt on the taste. A generous addition of German hops will leave the finish quite dry which is accentuated by the softness on the palate given by the white wheat. Horny Blonde took Silver in the Premium Lager [CAN]tegory at the famous Great International Beer Festival in 2012." Don't get that on the bottle's label!

The Crack! revealed that the Goat squirts! I got a spray across my fingertips before I playfully turned her upside-down for an inverted Glug. She giggled and gave me just under three fingers of head before falling back down. The color struck me as being just a shade lighter than from a bottle, like Straw-Yellow (SRM = > 2, < 4), but still with NE-quality clarity. Nose held a little more intensity in terms of the honey-like sweetness, but it was still clearly a bready lager. Mouthfeel was slightly fuller, medium-to-full, but not quite creamy, unlike the Goat's thighs. The taste was somehow fresher, more pronounced than from the bottle. Here, I was able to taste the grassiness of the aforementioned German hops. Finish was semi-dry to dry with the hops actually asserting themselves at the end. Once more, CANs win! Yay!

Well now, between my (recently departed for the winter) local, in-person trader, tone77 and I, this is the rare opportunity to do a back-to-back bottle vs. CAN review! I am going to start with the bottle and push its review to the bottom so that the CAN review (the more important of the two) will be on top and immediately visible to those with an interest in The CANQuest (tm).

From the bottle: "Bright Blonde Lager"; "Craft Brewed in Wisconsin"; The Goat depicted has horns, blonde hair, long eyelashes and large (ahem!) udders. At first, I thought that the Goat was in drag, but females may also sport horns. Fair dinkum! Although, if it is mating season, I will not be around.

I Pop!ped the cap since I, too, was becoming Horny thinking about Blondes & such. A gentle pour created a foamy finger of bone-white head that quickly fizzled out of existence. Color was Yellow-Gold (SRM = 4 -5) with NE-quality clarity and the Gelt Gang showed up to get their hands on this Blonde! I have not seen Mammon, Croesus & Midas act this way in a while, but they were definitely up to their old tricks. Nose had a malty, bready smell and I was ready for something to wash out the taste of Horny Goat Exposed. Mouthfeel was medium. Taste was clean, bready with a honey-like flavor that bespeaks adjunct-free lager. Think toast drizzled with honey to get an idea. Me likee! Finish was in that twilight zone between semi-sweet & semi-dry. It finished clean, refreshing and a definite CANdidate for the summertime cooler (I think. CAN review is next.).

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Photo of billyanania
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lemmy187
3.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LarryZ
3.55/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Easy drinking with a nice easy taste. You could drink all day or have a few, most beers pick their magic.

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Photo of nuebs
2.75/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of DakotaSmith
4.24/5  rDev +36.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A pretty good beer. It's like a really good coors light

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Photo of a77cj7
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dacrza1
2.31/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Date: August 9, 2015... Glassware: Cleveland Browns pilsner... Occasion: post geocaching relaxation after my birthday... Appearance: pale, tawny body with large bubbles throughout; white, spongy head that has solid retention and maintains a cloudlike ring--surprisingly alluring ...Aroma: nice wheaty esters hover over some pale hops and lager malts--tough to actually hone in on a predominant scent; some oddball spiciness--not clove or corn, but off-kilter... Palate: oily, thick and coating despite its purported blondness... medium-bodied, somewhat refreshing and somewhat substantial... Taste: slight bitterness, with some sweetness as well; honey and bready malts are the distinguishing features; overall, a nondescript lager with little to suggest its blond aspects... Overall: not much difference between the Horny Goats I have had...maybe the others in the summer can mix pack can separate from the others; does it at least refresh on a nice summer afternoon? perhaps, but I would not seek this out again...

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Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +21%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of corywalston
2.54/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Brian_L-2056
3.3/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Nice, clean, crisp tasting blond lager with light finish. Pours light golden color, with thin, pale white head. Very little carbonation so might appear a little flat. Plenty of initial flavor with smooth slightly dry finish. Could drink this all day long, unfortunately it just doesn't quite separate itself from others as far as taste, but all in all a good beer.

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Photo of 03fatboy
3.64/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheRock7755
3.38/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.68/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nurt20
3.49/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TopherBreski
3.09/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Good blonde but not great. Plus I keep getting a ton of head.

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Photo of dcjeffreys
3.63/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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Horny Goat Horny Blonde from Horny Goat Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 9.7% out of 100 with 145 ratings
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