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Alpha Dog Imperial IPA - Laughing Dog Brewing

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Alpha Dog Imperial IPAAlpha Dog Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

580 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 580
Reviews: 295
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 18
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Laughing Dog Brewing visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A true hop bomb brewed plenty of Columbus and Mt Hood hops for a piney hop character. Premium Pale, Honey and Munich malt make this beer a little less malty but packing plenty of hop punch.

127 IBU

(Beer added by: bitterthebetter on 02-14-2009)
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cd_beer_disapear

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-04-2014 01:29:09 | More by cd_beer_disapear
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mrchrisray

New York

3/5  rDev -19.6%

02-27-2014 14:21:08 | More by mrchrisray
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -19.6%

02-27-2014 03:20:19 | More by spinrsx
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drepreciado

California

3/5  rDev -19.6%

02-26-2014 02:07:13 | More by drepreciado
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kaufmaal

Alabama

4.08/5  rDev +9.4%

This one exploded out of the bottle, beer everywhere, lost about 1/3 of the bomber. Hazy golden color, starch-white very sizable head, good lacing. Smells like ripe bananas in a funky pine forest where sourdough is proofing. Earthy mineral taste, more pine resin, sweet orange rind and oil - lots going on. There's a farmhouse-ale mustiness to the whole thing that's quite fantastic; a bitterness that reminds me of chewing Tylenol. No noticeable alcohol flavor. Too much carbonation for me.

02-21-2014 04:14:59 | More by kaufmaal
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

02-11-2014 01:48:58 | More by Burkbom23
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

02-03-2014 23:24:22 | More by Dduquette
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Petey_the_Quiet

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

01-31-2014 04:40:25 | More by Petey_the_Quiet
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jwerner23

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

01-29-2014 00:05:56 | More by TubaDan
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Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

01-20-2014 04:37:54 | More by johnmac
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pkalix

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

pours a dark gold. smells very sweet. taste is bitter. very little head upon a vigorous pour.
sweet malty aroma, sweet malty flavor. some hop bitterness.... decent brew.... but, this is NOT a bitter beer. 127 ibu? I don't think so. what' up with my tastebuds? sweet, caramel-like flavor. 4.0 across the board as far as i'm concerned. decent, but not extraordinary, but then, I DID a Pliny right before this....

01-20-2014 01:09:06 | More by pkalix
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FadetoBock

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev -19.6%

01-17-2014 04:21:30 | More by FadetoBock
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West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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MrLacinak

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

12-30-2013 18:49:29 | More by MrLacinak
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United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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NationalEERS

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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KatyC

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

12-21-2013 02:09:48 | More by KatyC
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Kansas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

12-14-2013 03:29:01 | More by jaydoc
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Ronw

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

11-29-2013 19:18:08 | More by Ronw
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Vermont

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

11-19-2013 15:22:54 | More by Exeter
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Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.6%

11-14-2013 03:15:34 | More by MidwestBA
Alpha Dog Imperial IPA from Laughing Dog Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 580 ratings.