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The Dogfather - Laughing Dog Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

506 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 506
Reviews: 231
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 15.14%
Wants: 40
Gots: 68 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Laughing Dog Brewing visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Dogfather is one of the biggest brews we have made. Weighing in at a hefty 11% percent, the Dogfather has 7 malts and 4 different hops giving it a complex flavor profile.

71 IBU

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 11-07-2008)
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Jeffwildcat, Apr 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +24%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

brpendergast85, Mar 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

RBorsato, Mar 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

RockinRob925, Feb 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Tayloraphilips, Feb 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

dunlap926, Feb 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

bernat1971, Feb 16, 2014
Photo of Earpe
4.81/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Again I believe this Imperial Stout should be much better reviewed.

Color is darkest of black
Taste has the hit of a Russian stout, but not overwhelming. The alcohol is barely noticeable in taste. The hits of coffee are slightly noticeable. This Stout has the best price to quality ratio you could ask for....very nice ABV, but does not overpower when sipping. Love the flavor as it is by far one of the best of Stouts. My favorite beers are stouts.

Flavor is a personal issue, and I believe Laughing dog hit it out of the park, however I would love to see this stout in a 12 oz bottle for a 4 or 6 pack.

Don't think this stout will disappoint, but taste is an individual thing.

Earpe, Feb 11, 2014
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3.03/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

22 oz bottle, 2010 vintage

great appearance - pitch black with nice dark tan head, good head retention. roasty, almost smokey aroma.

sharp, extremely acidic taste. burnt sugar, charcoal, vinegary. Maybe oxidized? very harsh, tough to drink. thicker body, soft carbonation, appropriate.

can't tell whether I left this in the cellar too long or whether it started off with the same harshness.

jmdrpi, Feb 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

smartassboiler, Feb 07, 2014
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TheKitten, Feb 02, 2014
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4.13/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: eternal foamy brown head; deep muddy brown/black; scattered foamy lacing
S: almost pure chocolate malt
T: roasted chocolate milkshake
M: milky, creamy, coating, somehow dryish
O: Almost it's own animal. Too substantial for a whole bottle, but ideal as a dessert beer where chocolate malt is appropriate, or with a strong bread and cheese like perhaps a sourdough bread and extra sharp cheddar cheese.

651mL / Weizen Glass / $4.99

RandomExile, Jan 28, 2014
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Xandrose, Jan 24, 2014
The Dogfather from Laughing Dog Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 506 ratings.