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Sleepy Dog Tail Chaser IPA - Sleepy Dog Brewery

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Sleepy Dog Tail Chaser IPASleepy Dog Tail Chaser IPA

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BA SCORE
77
okay

17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 14.92%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Smooth & perfectly balanced, yet with a cascade hop finish. Makes you want to fight wild animals.

(Beer added by: t0rin0 on 04-01-2011)
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Reviews by Gueuzedude:
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Gueuzedude

Arizona

3.36/5  rDev +6.7%

Sampled on tap at Sleepy Dog; March 2011
The beer arrives with a clear, copper color and is topped by a long lingering, pale tan colored head. There is a tinny, but bright citrus and hop fruit character to the nose; I get a sort of tropical fruit character and some lychee noticeable. There is again something like dishwater aromatics in the nose and there is also a touch of cracker like malt and a hint of crystal malt notes here as well.

This has a bright, hoppy, citrus character as well as some herbal bitterness to it that reminds me of hemp and pine. Sweet notes are accentuated by the fruity hop character. This is light bodied and quaffable. There is some sort of off character here; perhaps a hint of moldy dish-water and a sort of metallic note. This is hoppy enough to not be bad, but it is certainly lackluster. If it was cleaner it would be a nicely light and quaffable and I like that I has some hop character to it.

09-30-2013 01:58:29 | More by Gueuzedude
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Franziskaner

Missouri

3.33/5  rDev +5.7%

Nice inch thick head of white foam. Amber hued with good clarity. Not a whole heck of a lot of aroma. Just some faint hop aroma. The flavor is very intensely hop oriented and really hits you on the front of the palate. Thinking pacific piney hops. Not much in the way of a malt profile to balance it out, though. Mouthfeel is a bit sticky and warm, which is true to style.

08-11-2013 17:52:39 | More by Franziskaner
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Glibber

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Amber color that left some lacing high on the glass that went away as the head dissipated. Nice complex mix of malt and hops with a lingering hoppiness. I am very suprised that this is 7.5% because you cannot taste the alcohol. It is hard to break out the flavors, but it is easy to drink and I would definately drink it again.

05-21-2011 00:40:14 | More by Glibber
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gopens44

Virginia

3.66/5  rDev +16.2%

Most impressive attribute of this beer is likely the appearance. Golden amber with a slight haze. Tremendous lacing. Seriously. Thick white (ok, off-whitish) head rhat subsides fairly quick. Not a ton of stuff happening in the nose, but what's there is at least pretty strong with grapefruity goodness. Taste is wicked bitter with grapefruit agaun with a pretty pungent finish which leaves a dry mouthfeel. Overall, this ain't at all too shabby. I've had a lot worse from a lot bigger.

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District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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Arizona

3/5  rDev -4.8%

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California

3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +19%

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Arizona

3/5  rDev -4.8%

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Arizona

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Arizona

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dozier77

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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t0rin0

California

2.4/5  rDev -23.8%

Sampled 3/4/2011 at the brewpub.

Pours clear, amber orange, white head, some lace and ret.

Aroma is caramel, pine, and lots of butter.

Flavor does have some redeeming piney hops but that is neutralized by the butter and abundance of caramel and sugar. Medium bitterness.

Body is light/medium and amply carbonated. Not drinkable.

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04-01-2011 06:55:32 | More by t0rin0
Sleepy Dog Tail Chaser IPA from Sleepy Dog Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.