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Laughing Dog India Pale Ale - Laughing Dog Brewing

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83
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176 Ratings
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Ratings: 176
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.74%
Wants: 7
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Laughing Dog Brewing visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A profound love of hops and big brews led to our IPA. A little over the top it is a hophead’s dream come true. An Intense hop aroma and Malty body are followed by a smooth clean finish.

Generous amounts of Pacific Northwest malted barley along with some of the best hops from the fields of Yakima have come together to create an IPA that is very hoppy but very balanced with complex malt flavors.

Served Cool not ice cold so as not to subdue the hop aroma this is the beer that says don't mess with me I’m a BAD DOG.

(Beer added by: woemad on 01-23-2006)
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

zestar, Oct 28, 2014
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outoffocus, Sep 30, 2014
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2.48/5  rDev -31.9%

Hopcycle, Sep 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

drinkin-beeers, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

paulish, Aug 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Noxious26, Aug 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Wamba, Jul 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Jst_47, Jul 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

MikeM417, Jul 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

KAF, Jul 16, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Robust white foam on the golden amber brew in the De Proef tulip. Hugely aromatic with fruity and flowery hops. The mouthfeel is sprightly.

This is a lusty big IPA that is not overly bitter. The label lists the hops as Cluster, Cascade, Citra, and Simcoe, and the ABV is 6.2%. The fruity hop flavors are delightful. It could be a double IPA with all the aromatics, but it is just generously flavored without the excesses. Well balanced with just enough sweet malty.

The canned version seems to date from the end of 2013. Overall, this seems like an improvement, and it's a highly drinkable IPA. From the 12 oz can purchased at Special Brews in Lynnwood, Washington.

mactrail, Jul 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

PickwickHopz, Jul 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Jmbbabson, Jun 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Kegatron, Jun 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

let8it8grow, Jun 27, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: fairly hazy; burnt orange in color; steady stream of bubbles rising; less than a 1 finger head that dissipated quickly; a little lacing;

S: really nice combination of floral and pine;

T: no hint of the floral; pine is predominant, but not overwhelming; there is an underlying bitterness; malt sweetness from mid-palate through the finish;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; semi-dry finish;

O: I really hoped the flavor would match the aroma; still enjoyable;

HamdenHector, Jun 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

sunshinethewolf, Jun 18, 2014
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oriolesfan4, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

GratefulNole, Jun 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

GrizDave, Jun 03, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Can > mason Pint

A - Slightly hazed orange gold with a finger of foamy off white head, medium lacing.
S - Run of the mill aroma, citrus zest, orange juice, big bready malt, pine, grass.
T - Some dank pine, sweet orange, bread malt, light grass and floral notes.
M - Medium feel, a slight chew to it.
O - Better than I remember it before, and to be honest its the only thing from Laughing Dog I'd consider getting again. Most of their other beers are flat out awful. This though is just a good average IPA. You know what you're getting with this one.

Omnium, Jun 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

KevMo84, Jun 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

BayouBengal1537, May 28, 2014
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sd123, May 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

neckbeered, May 12, 2014
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Laughing Dog India Pale Ale from Laughing Dog Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 176 ratings.