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Rise Of Mayan Dog - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 4
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SplashyFob on 01-04-2014)
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

AngusOg, Tuesday at 01:32 AM
Photo of schoolboy
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Woof. Another great brew from those dogs just south of here. It's a great one, but kind of over-priced at $3.25/bottle (and I see some paid more).

It pours like a stout, black, but headless and nearly flat. There is no lacing. The aroma is a nice blend of boozy (more than it should) and malty, yeasty, and a little hoppy. The taste is a balance of malty sweetness and roasty goodness. It seems more like a big porter.

It goes down real easy and has a beautiful aftertaste. It is not recommended strictly because it is a poor value, but it is a taste brew, though perhaps it didn't turn out as well as it could have.

schoolboy, Saturday at 12:10 AM
Photo of alcohline_trip
3.65/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

alcohline_trip, Oct 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

lochef81, Oct 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

AndyEdgar, Oct 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Ezra-Poundit, Sep 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

pathman, Sep 21, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev -3.4%

Mikeluzzjr, Sep 19, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +6.9%

beoirific, Sep 12, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -4.8%

northstar23, Sep 06, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

masterofsparks, Sep 01, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +6.9%

bgage1955, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of The-Wayfarer
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

A: Black coffee, head was a gorgeous mocha brown. It was quickly devoured

S: Roasty, chocolately, stouty goodness

T: The chocolate is present, and evident. The honey, however, eludes my palate

M: Mid-Low carbonation, medium body

O: Enjoyable, but not recommended for honey-lovers. Hessitant to purchase again, but not from my grocer @ $15/4-pack

The-Wayfarer, Aug 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

mikeburd1128, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of orcrist_cleaver
3.86/5  rDev +2.1%

A: Poured near jet black. Very small, but nice creamlike tan head. Didn't stay around for the party too long.

S: Typical chocolate and burnt leather. Earthy.

M: On the drier side. Roast-like astringency. Medium body and rather good amount of carbonation that plays well.

T: It does a good job repping the taste of cacao nibs. Tastes exactly like them, bittersweet with a slight char and earthy nuttiness. Smooth honey sweetness to finish, gelling the astringent coffee and burnt char tastes from the bitter tasting cacao nibs. I think I'd rather just eat the nibs and get the crunch factor. The beer hits some really good flavor notes, but just lack that alluring sexiness that would make me want to revisit again and again.

orcrist_cleaver, Aug 16, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +1.6%

goods003, Aug 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

nstroup, Aug 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

thereal_adam, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

smithj4, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of metter98
3.74/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is close to being jet black in color—only traces of dark brown are visible near the edge of the glass when it is held up to a bright light. It poured with a quarter finger tan head that died down, leaving some wispy lacing g on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of chocolate and honey are present in the nose. The honey becomes stronger as the beer warms up.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, but has stronger flavors of chocolate along with notes of honey. Faint bits of sweetness are perceptible. Both the honey flavors and associated sweetness become a little stronger as the beer warms up.
M: It feels just shy of being medium-bodied and is a little creamy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This stout is easy to drink and has a nice amount of chocolate flavors. The honey adds some complexity to the smell and taste.

metter98, Aug 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

sendsilk, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of Lordhelmit
4.64/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Typical dark stout. Decent half finger head tan colored fine lacing not much to speak of

S - Compelx smell. Very hard to explain. I smell coffee and chocolate, also typical of a sweet stout. I don't smell the honey. There is a noticeable brown liquor smell to it IMO. Some spices in there, but I can;t put my finger on what kinds of spices. Slight licorice notes.

T - All of the nose elements are present in the taste. Plus the honey. Tastes kind of like a dark chocolate ice cream syrup with honey and spices mixed in. FANTASTIC. Really warms your throat on the way down.

M - Thick. Very thick and full bodied. I would say low carbonation though. Or at least below average. Pretty creamy.

O - This is a GREAT stout. Absolutely will buy this again.

Lordhelmit, Jul 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

enelson, Jul 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

paulish, Jul 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Chuffbomb, Jul 23, 2014
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Rise Of Mayan Dog from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.