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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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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

03-18-2014 23:16:16 | More by Blaze5445
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Beerbuddy21

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

03-17-2014 00:43:17 | More by Beerbuddy21
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khargro2

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

03-16-2014 14:04:33 | More by khargro2
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PeakedInHighSchool

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

03-15-2014 15:40:40 | More by PeakedInHighSchool
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smutty33

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

03-14-2014 19:06:23 | More by smutty33
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weonfire

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

03-13-2014 01:37:05 | More by weonfire
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Bearman13

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

03-11-2014 21:17:23 | More by Bearman13
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StJamesGate

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

03-10-2014 18:45:21 | More by StJamesGate
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Metaltildeath

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.2%

03-10-2014 13:08:39 | More by Metaltildeath
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Oakengroves

Oregon

4.64/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance- Pours evenly into a brisk, brownish amber color.

Smell - This beer smells truly amazing. A brisky, piney floral hoppy aroma. The definition of what an IPA should smell like. It tastes great, but it smells even better!

Taste - Orange and lemon piney hop goodness. Very floral and fruitish for an IPA. Great light flavor, yet intensely hoppy! An outstanding IPA flavor!

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with a minimal carbonation.

Drinkability - If you love hoppy IPAs, you will enjoy this beer! Outstanding, floral hop flavors.

Overall - An outstanding, balanced DIPA. Highly recommended, especially if you can find it on tap or for less than $7ish for a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2014 23:25:03 | More by Oakengroves
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ayatsato

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

03-09-2014 22:37:24 | More by ayatsato
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Yogafist

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

03-09-2014 04:51:31 | More by Yogafist
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vitALEity

California

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Winter 2014 batch

Aroma - Fresh citrus, pine, peach, pineapple, grass, white wine

Appearance - Cloudy pale/golden amber, good head and retention.

Flavor - Floral, honey, grapefruit and pine notes. Very smooth, not bitter at all.

Mouthfeel - Smooth, pretty full body, velvety, creamy

Overall - my first time with this beer. I really like it. It's unique, floral, honey-sweet but balanced with pineapple/peach/pine. I Don't consider a 7% IPA to be a double. This is a very good, balanced and unique IPA (not a double)

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2014 01:32:17 | More by vitALEity
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pocat91619

California

3/5  rDev -25.9%

03-02-2014 01:13:42 | More by pocat91619
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sloelco

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

03-02-2014 00:52:41 | More by sloelco
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BeerBucks

New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

03-01-2014 01:06:13 | More by BeerBucks
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Buick222

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

02-27-2014 16:02:53 | More by Buick222
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NickThePyro

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

02-26-2014 06:55:12 | More by NickThePyro
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BryanCDM

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

02-25-2014 04:48:40 | More by BryanCDM
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dansmcd

Australia

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

02-24-2014 00:31:05 | More by dansmcd
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Bwagner1122

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

02-23-2014 06:44:12 | More by Bwagner1122
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cornejo

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-23-2014 06:25:08 | More by cornejo
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Booner818

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

02-21-2014 08:14:24 | More by Booner818
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jason_hertz

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

02-19-2014 02:48:05 | More by jason_hertz
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BuckeyeFaninMI

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-15-2014 02:52:32 | More by BuckeyeFaninMI
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.