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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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BA SCORE
82
good

231 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 231
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 16.34%
Wants: 8
Gots: 6 | 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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bball208

New Jersey

1.78/5  rDev -50.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2014 16:45:40 | More by bball208
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smanders

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2014 21:31:28 | More by smanders
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vdamico

Pennsylvania

3.1/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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!

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2014 03:01:07 | More by vdamico
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -3%

12-14-2013 03:30:15 | More by jaydoc
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quakeroatmealstout

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3%

11-30-2013 16:53:46 | More by quakeroatmealstout
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dsshuck

Delaware

4/5  rDev +10.8%

11-28-2013 00:00:40 | More by dsshuck
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Dolfan907

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

11-17-2013 18:37:32 | More by Dolfan907
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Mattyb79

Virginia

3/5  rDev -16.9%

11-08-2013 10:44:54 | More by Mattyb79
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harrisjohnson

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -3%

11-03-2013 13:56:24 | More by harrisjohnson
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Jameswoody

Montana

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

11-02-2013 04:45:55 | More by Jameswoody
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jacewg

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -3%

10-28-2013 22:28:49 | More by jacewg
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narwhal

Texas

3.36/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2013 02:05:56 | More by narwhal
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Chris77McGrath

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -10%

10-23-2013 14:38:20 | More by Chris77McGrath
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -10%

10-07-2013 17:19:56 | More by ncstateplaya
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shelby415

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

10-05-2013 16:24:49 | More by shelby415
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -3%

10-05-2013 09:39:50 | More by schnarr84
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Tumble

Florida

1/5  rDev -72.3%

09-11-2013 14:34:44 | More by Tumble
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

09-02-2013 02:48:55 | More by WDJersey
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jimmygord

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -10%

08-25-2013 01:06:59 | More by jimmygord
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FadetoBock

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

08-21-2013 00:38:45 | More by FadetoBock
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Drknight

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3%

08-18-2013 22:22:52 | More by Drknight
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -10%

08-14-2013 13:36:56 | More by Whiskeydeez
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3%

08-12-2013 14:06:02 | More by ygtbsm94
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - see through, bright orange with a short cap of off white head that leaves a nice lacing

S - faint bread, some sweetness, huge citrus aromas, orange, grapefruit

T - bread, semi-sweet, mildly peppery, faint pine, citrus, mildly bitter finish

M - medium bodied though a bit thin at times, crisp, well carbonated

This is a nice rye IPA. There is a huge citrusy hop presence that goes well with the balancing malt backbone. The rye is present and its peppery notes mesh well with the piney hop bitterness in the finish. The bitterness isn't palate crushing making this beer easy to knock back. I definitely recommend it.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2013 21:28:00 | More by tdm168
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3%

08-07-2013 16:16:54 | More by jaswilson2
Laughing Dog Rocket Dog Rye IPA from Laughing Dog Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 231 ratings.