HogWild IPA | Aviator Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
375 Ratings
HogWild IPAHogWild IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Aviator Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
aviatorbrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by atsprings on 03-03-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
375
Reviews:
80
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
11.35%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
80
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 375 |  Reviews: 80
Photo of Ltdsaint
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RWLawman
3.17/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jnorris404
4.06/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of seanchai
3.57/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigBry
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brandon632
3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zachthelaxer93
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of egarner29
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerTest
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JohnnyB
3.59/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of magic_swaggin
4.34/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MasterRigger
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChrisKayler
3.4/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Brewman123
3.69/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ejimhof
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AxlSkull
4.19/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of suckaj
1.67/5  rDev -55.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of twistwrist
3.24/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bitter aftertaste. Cloudy appearance! Good lacing on glass.

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Photo of metter98
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is very hazy yellowish amber in color—too hazy to see if there is any visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that has good retention properties and consistently left a short head covering the surface and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of caramel malts are present in the nose along with hints of tropical fruit hops.
T: The taste follows the smell and has flavors of caramel malts, although the hops are a little stronger and contribute notes of tropical fruits and a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and slightly crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is a malt-forward IPA, but the tropical fruit hops make this a little interesting and don't taste like an IPA from the early 2000s.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of smithj4
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IckyT2012
3.47/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jason
3.99/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can, sample from the brewery.

The hop character this beer wields is pretty crazy, very aromatic with piney, citric, and tobacco. The palate is a mouthful of grapefruit rind with a evergreen undertone. Just enough malt to keep it balanced. Slightly warming but still very quaffable.

A very well put together IPA.

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Photo of JayQue
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pretty good IPA. Pours a clear golden color with a big frothy white head. Good head retention and thick lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus hops, not bad smell. Taste is moderately bitter with floral and citrus hops. There is some balancing biscuity malt. Mouthfeel is medium richness, crisp with some mild bitterness. There are better IPAs out there, but this one is fairly good.

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Photo of therubicon
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JackieKu
4.18/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz can. Canned on 2015-04.

A: Hazy amber. Poured with large amount of foam and moderate retention.
S: Pineapple, peach, and grapefruit.
T: Pineapple and grapefruit. Moderate bitterness. Somewhat caramel flavor. Dry.
M: Medium bodied. Smooth creamy.
O: pretty nice fruity IPA.

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HogWild IPA from Aviator Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 375 ratings.
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