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Dirty Dog IPA - Big Dog's Draft House

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Dirty Dog IPADirty Dog IPA

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80 Ratings
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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Dog's Draft House visit their website
Nevada, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
India Pale Ales were originally brewed in London and shipped to Her Majesty's British troops in India. Very hoppy!

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 03-05-2004)
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of twiggamortis420
3.64/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bomber courtesy of jh1982 pours a hazed orange color with a magnificent off-white head...creamy, dense, long-lasting and leaves lots of lace.

Nose is biscuity malt with a piney hop backdrop. Light tropical fruit and maybe even some bubblegum. Smells more malty than many IPAs out there.

Taste has a fair amount of malt, but it also has plenty of hops. A nice earthy, spicy blend of traditional hops seem to be used and give a lingering piney bitterness. Malt is a rich, near-burnt biscuit with a velvety mouthfeel. Good job on the carbonation here. Overall it is a pretty good IPA, one I would be more than happy to drink a few of while doing a little gambling or playing golf in the desert.

Photo of mdaschaf
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of ArrogantB
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Burger Bar in Mandalay bay, Las Vegas. Bright orange color, good head, huge lacing. Aroma is hops, citrus, kind of surprising. Flavor was pretty West Coast which also surprised me. Overall this was a good IPA and I might go back for another before its all said and done.

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of brandoman63
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of DeanMoriarty
2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

Photo of jaydoc
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of ThickNStout
3.54/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle from the source at Big Dog Brewing Co (Las Vegas, NV). 5.00. No bottling date. Served in a small wine glass.

Pours a dirty gold with a full finger of thick cream head which fades to a thin cap that laces well.

Aroma is heavy with citrus and floral hops with some malty biscuit in the background.

Flavors of petals, citrus rind, a little tropical fruit, some pine, cracker, biscuit, slight spice and just an ocassional trace of alcohol.

Medium light body with average carbonation. Bitter biscuity pine finish.

An above average IPA made better by the scarcity of other decent local brews. Naturally I enjoyed it on tap at the brewery more than from the bottle but still good. Worth a try if your in the Las Vegas area and come across it.

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of facundoCNB
3.95/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a copper pour with 2 fingers of head which dissipated slowly leaving behind a great amount of lacing. smells of west coast hops, caramel, grapefruit, pine, and grassy. nice hoppy bitterness up front followed by a sweet caramel malt, then more hops come through mixed in with a nutty malt character.. pretty well balanced and very tasty. grassy/herbal and bitter. medium in body with moderate amount of carbonation, creamy mouthfeel.

this is a pretty solid ipa.. 2nd beer i try from this brewery and i have to give them props for being a solid beer again. i'd love to try more from them.

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Dirty Dog IPA from Big Dog's Draft House
84 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.