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Doggie Style Classic Pale Ale - Flying Dog Brewery

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Doggie Style Classic Pale AleDoggie Style Classic Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,051 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,051
Reviews: 976
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 30
Gots: 100 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 08-17-2001)
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DevilDogBeer

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4.43/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a great Pale Ale. The beer poured a rich amber color that swirled nicely down the sides of the glass. I thin white head formed on the surface of the beer and lasted throughout. There was significant lacing for the duration of the brew. Raising the glass to the nose floods the senses with rich caramel notes offset with a pale ale hop bitterness. The hops hit the front of the tongue with a subtle spicy flavor. As the flavors work their way toward the throat the hops give way to a malty caramel taste that finishes smooth with fruity notes from the yeast. This beer has a well-balanced flavor profile. The mouthfeel is as rich as the flavor making this a good beer to savor which does not sit heavy in the gut. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2006 00:55:45 | More by DevilDogBeer
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S- grassy hops with hints of citrus. Some toasted malts as well.

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Doggie Style Classic Pale Ale from Flying Dog Brewery
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