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Pale Dog - Hops and Grain Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

139 Ratings
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Ratings: 139
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hops and Grain Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
55 IBU

(Beer added by: omnigrits on 01-17-2012)
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Ratings: 139 | Reviews: 31 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of durlta
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

durlta, Jul 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

gshackles, Apr 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

ilikebeer03, Apr 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

SpasmWaiter, Nov 17, 2014
Photo of EagleTalon
3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours to a permanent white had and minimal lacing. Hazy orange-amber color. Arom ais very hop forward, with citrus, spice and Christmas Tree and a little honey/caramel in the background. Flavor is intensely hoppy with a sweet malt backdrop and fruity esters. Mouthfeel is heavy for style but good. Overall, a great APA from Texas' weird town.

EagleTalon, Sep 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

StArnoldFan, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of nataku00
3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Can poured into a tulip glass. Beer pours a hazy orange with a finger of bright white but loose head. Head dissipates after a few minutes, leaving some sticky patchy lacing. Good carbonation visible at the edge of the glass, tiny bubbles floating upward at a good clip.

Nose is mild but sweet tropical hops, mango and peach, with a biscuit and caramel malt accent. Not super aromatic, but smells pretty good.

Toasty biscuit malts flavors first, some mild tropical mango, grassy and pine hops. Light bitterness and slightly metallic tang in an otherwise clean finish.

Light body with soft but ample carbonation. Easy to drink and refreshing. Flavors and aroma don't blow you away, but a good session beer for sure.

nataku00, Dec 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

ChaseTheAce, Feb 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

rdooley, Feb 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

mgr78704, Jul 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

videofrog, Aug 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

zbooks, Oct 07, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

vcoggins, Sep 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

77apm, Jul 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

bmurray10, Jun 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

J_Dub, Jun 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

ali1987, Jul 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

cfrobrew, Aug 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

javlin624, Dec 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

jl28r1, May 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

jerefreakinmiah, Dec 21, 2013
Photo of obrike
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was brought over as a gift during a weekend get together. Excited to try another local brew!

Dug the look on this one in my pint glass. A crisp-clear copper pour with a sudsy head. Left a good amount of streaky lace throughout.

Gettting a sweet, flowery hop scent...a bit of citrus mixed in as well. Certainly a sugary malt aroma as well. Nice.

Taste follows, albeit just a bit mellow. I did like the resiny, juicy feel of this though. Coats the mouth well.

I think these guys are onto something good with the Pale Dog. Thumbs up for another good APA in cans! This drinks well and might be eaiser to handle than SNPA for folks wanting to dip into craft beer. I can't wait to try more Hops and Grains stuff.

obrike, Aug 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

dumptruck81, Oct 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

blastoderm55, Dec 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Mortarforker, Mar 15, 2013
Pale Dog from Hops and Grain Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 139 ratings.