Hobo Life | Lord Hobo Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87
very good
254 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lord Hobo Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
lordhobobrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 02-15-2016

BEER STATS
Ratings:
254
Reviews:
46
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
9%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
80
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of LukeGude
4.3/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the can. Best of the Lord Hobo beers that I've tried. Pretty sure I like citra. Smells fresh (peach? probably not). Tastes good. No buzz.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.74/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sk8sean86
3.06/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of wpbrown82
4.03/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of 80x2HopHead
3.82/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DioS
3.99/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of kdivers
3.79/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of qcbrewer
3.81/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ccryder
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nmann08
3.57/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of digboy
4.6/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12 oz can in pint glass

Pours a very hazy bright yellow orange with an off white frothy head. Nice retention

Aroma is distinctly stone fruit - I get nectarine the most. Very fresh and enjoyable but not super strong.

Taste is very fruit-juicy and fresh, maybe a little seltzerish too. Bitterness is low to moderate

Feel is crisply fresh.

I gotta say that this flavor really surprised me in a good way. I am definitely going to find some more of this... I think I found my new fave summer beer, especially at 4.5%. Wish I knew about this before

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Photo of The_Snow_Bird
2.65/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of redsoxjim
3.92/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of prisdefer
3.25/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mattycasey
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of joberlander
2.94/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mac31
3.84/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From the first sip I get a nice hit of peach. It reminds me of peach hard candy (think peach jolly ranchers). This session IPA is hoppy for sure. Hops are slightly danky, earthy, musty, piney, with a touch of citrus and resin. Malts are super clean, almost nonexistent. Low bitterness. Light bodied with corresponding light carbonation.
Bone dry finish. Earthiness/vegetalness lingers past the finish, which a bit of a detractor for me. I think it's a nice beer. IMHO, not a beer that I could see myself crushing can after can, even if on a warm day like today (70-75F in CA). A little too dry for me. A touch more malts would have combatted the dryness, leaving this beer just as hoppy, more rounded out, and a little juicier as a byproduct. It's a good beer, don't get me wrong. But does not stand out in the every growing category of session IPA's.

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Photo of TrojanRB
4.06/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a brilliant gold, slightly hazy/unfiltered, with half a finger of white head that quickly settles

Nice citrus nose, lemon zest

Tastes lemony, piney, a little grassy

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Photo of Donkster46
4.01/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RBuckley73
3.91/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RaguFestivale
4.34/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of whatsgoody
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Beer_Guru
3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Hobo Life from Lord Hobo Brewing Company
3.89 out of 5 based on 254 ratings.
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