Snake Dog IPA - Flying Dog Brewery
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3.88/5 rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pale amber color, fairly clear but a slight haze (from hops?). Pours a biggish white head, somewhat coarse but long lasting.
Somewhat biscuity malt aroma, and smells a bit like a DIPA. Some earthy/piney hop aromas, but fairly gentle.
Interesting malt flavor up front, somewhat sweet and a bit biscuity in keeping with the aroma. Hop bitterness lingers just beneath the surface, and grows to come out strong in the finish. Finish has a lingering but pleasant hop bitterness.
Medium body, a moderate carbonation. No astringency, and only the slightest hint of alcohol warming.
Front end is a little different than the typical American IPA, but the hop bitterness on the back end hits the mark perfectly. Decisively bitter without being a complete hop bomb.
Serving type: bottle
02-11-2012 01:24:27 | More by mpyle
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