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Sleepy Dog Dog Pound - Sleepy Dog Brewery

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Sleepy Dog Dog Pound
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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 20.18%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sleepy Dog Brewery visit their website
Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A light American Ale with a balanced hop character. Why else can we say? Who doesn't love a puppy?

(Beer added by: Glibber on 05-21-2011)
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3/5  rDev -8.3%

05-22-2014 16:33:26 | More by trytoketchup
Photo of Gueuzedude


3.31/5  rDev +1.2%

Sampled on tap at Sleepy Dog; March 2011
The beer arrives with a pale, wispy head that sits on top of a dark-copper / amber hued beer. The nose smells of crystal malt and has a touch of citrus hop dusting to the aroma, though it smells more of crystal malt than anything.

There is lots more hop bite to the flavor than I was expecting, based on the nose at least. It is not aggressively hoppy, but there is a fair amount of bitterness and bite to the flavor. Caramel mlat notes and toasted grain flavors do play a significant role here though and there is a lingering sweet tea like flavor that is often found in beers that have a fair amount of crystal malt in them. There is more of a focus on crystal malt than anything else in this beer, but there is at least a noticeable bitterness to it. The body is not really watery, which is certainly a plus and it has a medium’ish character to this otherwise lighter beer.

A bit too focused on crystal malt for my tastes as I prefer more of a bright, clean hop focus in a Pale Ale; it reminds me of a typical mid 90s interpretation of a Pale Ale.

09-30-2013 01:54:02 | More by Gueuzedude
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3/5  rDev -8.3%

08-18-2013 04:31:29 | More by Camjmorton
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2/5  rDev -38.8%

01-27-2013 15:10:55 | More by t0rin0
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4.25/5  rDev +30%

08-05-2012 04:59:14 | More by batt6343
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3.5/5  rDev +7%

06-06-2012 20:18:39 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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3.83/5  rDev +17.1%

Light amber beer with nice off white head and really good lacing. Nice amber smell, smooth going in, and a decent hop kick for a light amber beer. Has a lasting bitterness for an american pale ale, but very flavorful to drink. Tastes a little stronger than it actually is, but a flavorful drink.

05-21-2011 00:24:50 | More by Glibber
Sleepy Dog Dog Pound from Sleepy Dog Brewery
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.