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DogZilla Black IPA - Laughing Dog Brewing

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DogZilla Black IPADogZilla Black IPA

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BA SCORE
77
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481 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 481
Reviews: 277
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 21.43%
Wants: 14
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Laughing Dog Brewing visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
True to its IPA roots Dogzilla has a massive hop presence that is Piney and Citrusy. A malty backbone, along with the dark malt gives it a bit of a roasty finish. Brewed with Simcoe and Cascade Hops, Pale Malt, Munich, and Black Barley.

69 IBU

(Beer added by: SurlyDuff on 08-02-2008)
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

08-20-2014 21:59:52 | More by wrightst
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hoppy91

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

08-12-2014 00:32:01 | More by hoppy91
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JDeming

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

08-01-2014 16:07:48 | More by JDeming
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kybeerdrinker

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

08-01-2014 01:48:45 | More by kybeerdrinker
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brojas91

North Carolina

1.96/5  rDev -41.7%

I am still waiting to find a black IPA that can beat Unita's Dubhe. This is far from being that one.

A- The head was massive, i know how to pour a beer and regardless the head came out huge. Its a dark brown more than a black.

A- Licorice? or some kind of dark fruit, not sure but I don't find it too pleasent, as well as a grainy smell

T- the taste goes with the smell, taste of licorice mixed with some type of fruit. Very little taste of hops, more of a malt/grain taste, with a very unpleasent finish

M- once you get passed the head its medium bodied, nothing special at all.

O- very disappointed, Total wine BA score is a lie because it rated it as a 93, and for $3.99 for a pint, I thought this would be a steal, was definitely the opposite.

07-31-2014 02:00:09 | More by brojas91
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Jcpilotak


4/5  rDev +19%

07-28-2014 22:29:25 | More by Jcpilotak
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DeadWalkerAir

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

07-22-2014 00:59:33 | More by DeadWalkerAir
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev -10.7%

07-20-2014 02:38:29 | More by Howlader
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KAF

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

07-16-2014 01:54:25 | More by KAF
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M_chav

New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

07-07-2014 02:27:56 | More by M_chav
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-01-2014 04:44:53 | More by Georgiabeer
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user785335

Florida

3/5  rDev -10.7%

06-25-2014 17:59:08 | More by user785335
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mpg2384

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

06-12-2014 14:51:37 | More by mpg2384
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

3/5  rDev -10.7%

06-02-2014 21:04:58 | More by xJMFCx
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tastymug

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-24-2014 16:28:09 | More by tastymug
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gatorlove

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

05-24-2014 14:57:18 | More by gatorlove
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jngrizzaffi

Texas

3.91/5  rDev +16.4%

I think everyone is rating this as an IPA. It definitely isn't that. It tastes more like a light stout. Pours dark. Not quit pitch black, but very dark brown. No clarity at all. Small head that doesn't really last. Virtually no lacing. Has a roasted almost sweet smell. Maybe chocolate? Maybe caramel? The smell is the best quality. Dark, malty up front taste with a moderately bitter roasted aftertaste. Again, maybe chocolate? Sweet. Could be raisins? There a dark fruity taste. Virtually no bitterness from hops. It is lacking balance. Not bad but would buy many other beers before this one. Wouldn't ever turn it down, though.

05-17-2014 01:00:30 | More by jngrizzaffi
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-16-2014 21:33:25 | More by Durandal_777
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staticmaneuver

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

05-04-2014 14:55:06 | More by staticmaneuver
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cackalacky

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-02-2014 00:57:22 | More by cackalacky
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DustinSWB

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

04-30-2014 14:49:42 | More by DustinSWB
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DubCo21

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

04-16-2014 02:31:33 | More by DubCo21
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ronbo5421

Washington

3/5  rDev -10.7%

04-15-2014 18:42:41 | More by ronbo5421
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bismarksays

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

04-14-2014 02:14:19 | More by bismarksays
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bernat1971

Washington

3/5  rDev -10.7%

04-13-2014 07:01:50 | More by bernat1971
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DogZilla Black IPA from Laughing Dog Brewing
77 out of 100 based on 481 ratings.