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Sneaky Pete Imperial IPA - Laughing Dog Brewing

Sneaky Pete Imperial IPASneaky Pete Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

500 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 500
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 15.53%


Brewed by:
Laughing Dog Brewing visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CampusCrew on 03-28-2011)
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Bighuge

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Murky looking beautiful mess of glowing scarlet red/orange appearance. Thin creamy off white head. Lacing is quite full. Aroma is thick with caramel, hop resin and cannabis. Hop flavor in this beer is really oily and resiny. Actually, this one is very unique with its blend of hop goodness and heavy presence of caramel/nougat as well. Bitterness is very clean for a DIPA. To me, this is very reminiscient of a very well done homebrewed DIPA. Little bit of an alcoholic presence, but not as much as you'd expect from a 10% beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2011 04:16:04 | More by Bighuge
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A: Pours orange-amber, with just a hint of haze. Head was a solid finger of off-white with a touch of orange; it lingered fairly well, and left a decent lace clinging tp the walls of the glass.

S: Hops aromas dominate, with citrus oils, flowers, pineapple, and pine resin notes.

T: An explosion of cloyingly sweet malt, which is joined by fruity flavors of clementine and pear (but no diminution of sweetness). After a moment, tart and bitter grapefruit rind comes to the forefront, but even that fades to reveal the sugary sweetness again.

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Sneaky Pete Imperial IPA from Laughing Dog Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 500 ratings.