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Snake Dog IPA - Flying Dog Brewery

Not Rated.
Snake Dog IPASnake Dog IPA

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
81
good

2,953 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 2,953
Reviews: 1,169
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.2%
Wants: 27
Gots: 336 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-22-2001

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Poured this one into a Samuel Adams pint glass. The body has a beautiful electric amber color to it that seems to actually glow, and it's topped with a creamy white head of foam.

The aroma is a well balanced mix of caramel malt notes along with a earthy floral, citrus and pine atmosphere that I expect with an IPA but could never grow tired of in a million years. The orange zest presents it's self rather nicely, and I swear I smell bud in here--the good kind.

The malt stands out proudly in the flavor, but only briefly before it gets body slammed by the hop bitterness. There's a lot of grapefruit here as well as peaches and weed that just jumps out at you like the Ralph Steadman art work on the label.

The mouthfeel is heavy and the carbonation moderate.

Overall I like this brew, and now wonder why I ignored it for so long.

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Snake Dog IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 2,953 ratings.