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Laughing Dog Rocket Dog Rye IPA - Laughing Dog Brewing

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Laughing Dog Rocket Dog Rye IPALaughing Dog Rocket Dog Rye IPA

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239 Ratings
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Ratings: 239
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 16.3%
Wants: 8
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Laughing Dog Brewing visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-22-2010)
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

dcbeers, Apr 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

devilfluff, Apr 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

mychalg9, Mar 15, 2014
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2/5  rDev -44.8%

RBorsato, Mar 04, 2014
Photo of drinkin-beeers
2.81/5  rDev -22.4%

Fresh dated bomber.
Looks like a bud light. Smell is just meh I can't really pick up on anything specific. Could have fooled me labeling this as a rye, i really don't taste it at all. It's drinkable but doesn't stand out at all. Don't mean to hate on it just nothing special thats all.

drinkin-beeers, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of rfkramer
3.55/5  rDev -1.9%

The strongest point for me on this beer was the mouthfeel. This beer is large, round and smooth... creamy even.
The flavor has some good spice to it and is more hop-forward than your average rye beer.
The maltiness is there but the rye flavor itself- that acidic spiciness was not as apparent as I would have liked.
Amber/straw color, generally hazy.

Overall I can recommend this to someone who likes their IPAs on the malty side but I don't think its a great example of a Rye beer.

rfkramer, Feb 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

RocketChimp, Feb 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

ThreeFishes, Jan 28, 2014
Photo of bball208
1.78/5  rDev -50.8%

I disliked this beer.

Smelled like wet dog and hops, with a side of flowers. Just a mess.

The taste was the smell magnified by 10. I had to pour a 22 oz. bomber down the sink because i couldn't bear the taste of this one. Will never drink this again, and would question the judgement of anyone who likes this beer.

bball208, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of smanders
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Poured from a 22oz bomber (brewed in October) into a 16oz wide-mouth Ball jar.

A - Pours a hazy, copper color with one finger of billowy white head and a smidge of effervescence. Labyrinthine lacing.

S - citrus, some pine, and just a hint of rye.

T - Tastes mostly of citrus with the subtleness of rye.

M - Medium body.

Drinkability - I really like this rye IPA. It is much smoother than typical IPAs and provides impetus to sample other representatives of the style.

smanders, Jan 16, 2014
Photo of vdamico
3.1/5  rDev -14.4%

As Immortale said, exactly.

My 22 oz bottle was a very interesting, not nasty, but NOT Rye IPA beer. It was fully sour and Brett fermented. Sorry, but it shouldn't even be rated in a serious way when in this condition.

IF you like a Brett beer, this would be quite a solid offering. Hard to believe when its condition must be fully accidental!

vdamico, Jan 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

jaydoc, Dec 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

quakeroatmealstout, Nov 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

dsshuck, Nov 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Dolfan907, Nov 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

Mattyb79, Nov 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

harrisjohnson, Nov 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Jameswoody, Nov 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

jacewg, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of narwhal
3.36/5  rDev -7.2%

Poured from a 22 oz into stein. Cloudy & light in color. Rye dominant on the aroma. Taste - surprisingly strong malt in the front - dissipates quickly into a more conventional IPA bitter, but I was surprised at the malt. Excellent carbonation - just right.

Overall - a solid IPA, not top echelon, but very drinkable.

narwhal, Oct 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Chris77McGrath, Oct 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

ncstateplaya, Oct 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

shelby415, Oct 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

schnarr84, Oct 05, 2013
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1/5  rDev -72.4%

Tumble, Sep 11, 2013
Laughing Dog Rocket Dog Rye IPA from Laughing Dog Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 239 ratings.