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Blue Dot Double India Pale Ale - Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room

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Blue Dot Double India Pale AleBlue Dot Double India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

852 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 852
Reviews: 476
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 221
Gots: 50 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Available in kegs year-round; rotating release in bottles, dated by 'Season' and 'Year' ('Spring 2009', 'Winter 2010', etc.)

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-14-2005)
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kevanb

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3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From Notes. Bomber into tulip.

Seasonal double IPA from Hair of the Dog. This is my first Hair of the Dog brew and I was really looking forward to this, especially because I got this on recommendation and it has a strong reputation. First thoughts, it looks really inviting, hazy orange color, thin foamy head with nice lacing. It smells good, citrusy, yeasty but the malts are there with this nice sweet grain aroma which really compliments the sweet citrus. I was skeptical of the flavor going in at only 7% for a double IPA, but its all there. It’s a bit milder than most double IPAs, but its a bit sweeter too so in a way, I’m glad because otherwise it could actually be too sweet.

Verdict: If you can find it, try it. It’s certainly not a double IPA for everyone, but it’s top quality.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2011 03:52:02 | More by kevanb
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Blue Dot Double India Pale Ale from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
91 out of 100 based on 852 ratings.