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Snake Dog IPA - Flying Dog Brewery

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Snake Dog IPASnake Dog IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

2,676 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 2,676
Reviews: 1,145
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 13.52%
Wants: 20
Gots: 156 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-22-2001)
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bcchimp

Virginia

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-24-2011 01:04:59 | More by bcchimp
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Finatic

Florida

3/5  rDev -15.5%

11-23-2011 12:57:45 | More by Finatic
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

11-23-2011 04:28:21 | More by jmdrpi
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bluetrevian

Florida

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-23-2011 00:14:28 | More by bluetrevian
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captainbearcat

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-22-2011 21:44:28 | More by captainbearcat
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Treebs

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev -2%

Had this on tap at Blind Pig in Champaign. Served in a pint glass.

A: Pours a dark amber with a very thin white head. Leaves a nice ring around the glass and some splotchy lace on the way down.

S: Fruity berries with a subtle malt back and a little pine. Wasn't very pungent and I really had to search for it.

T: Very malty with some random fruity notes popping up here and there. Finish is a bitter.

M: Medium bodied with a nice carbonation and bitter hops splashed around the palate.

O: A little too malty and bitter for me. The flavors were there, but not strong enough to really hold it down.

11-22-2011 20:19:35 | More by Treebs
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.5%

11-22-2011 03:37:05 | More by corby112
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shuggy

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -43.7%

11-21-2011 22:53:49 | More by shuggy
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Microbrewtaster

Indiana

3/5  rDev -15.5%

11-21-2011 20:24:11 | More by Microbrewtaster
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-21-2011 18:35:34 | More by Rochefort10nh
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blackened1339

New York

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-21-2011 02:49:33 | More by blackened1339
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boxofrane

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-21-2011 01:25:14 | More by boxofrane
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vicsju1991

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-20-2011 17:59:09 | More by vicsju1991
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cfinch2

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

11-20-2011 16:49:43 | More by cfinch2
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ineva

California

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-18-2011 22:16:52 | More by ineva
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jk3

New York

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-18-2011 03:04:39 | More by jk3
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mlazzaro

Massachusetts

3.88/5  rDev +9.3%

Off white head over an amber colored body. Decent clarity, so-so head retention and lacing. Smells like a blend of English yeast and American hops. Hops have a nice piney and citrus quality. What I assume is English yeast smells and tastes floral and fruity. Yeast left a mild sweetness which fits in well with the rest of the flavor. Bitterness is solid and suiting. Not lingering nor scorching. Medium body, with a resinous mouthfeel from hop content. I could go for some more flavoring hops, but this is very good beer. Also the respectable ABV is well hidden. Definitely my favorite Flying Dog brew I've had.

11-17-2011 13:39:12 | More by mlazzaro
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adamant1912

Michigan

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-17-2011 07:35:13 | More by adamant1912
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-17-2011 01:14:30 | More by Exiled
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sobeleg

New York

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-16-2011 23:39:25 | More by sobeleg
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jeffthepony

Georgia

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-16-2011 16:40:41 | More by jeffthepony
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richkrull

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-16-2011 15:42:18 | More by richkrull
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virinow

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

11-16-2011 03:36:32 | More by virinow
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rjvanston

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-16-2011 03:15:28 | More by rjvanston
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nhindian

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -3.4%

12oz bottle poured into a Dogfish Head Signature glass.

A - Pours a sunburst orange with two fingers of light tan-colored head. Retention is great as it lasts for ages afterward. The lacing is nice as well with shimmering curtains of foam streaming down the glass.

S - The aroma has a bit of caramel malt backbone but for the most part it is all hops. Fresh pine and juicy citrus grapefruit flood the nose.

T - The taste has more malt than the nose exhibited, but it gives the beer a nice support. It has a lingering caramel flavor that lasts well into the finish. The hops come in shortly after the initial wave of flavor, and they are quite bitter. In fact, the bitterness tends to shroud the pine and citrus, which are somewhat muted as a result. Long, bitter finish with malty overtones.

M - Mouthfeel is medium-bodied with good carbonation. The hops are somewhat sticky and leave a distinct impression on the palate.

D/O - Drinkability is moderate. While the appearance and nose were highly enjoyable, the bitterness of the hops were a bit much for the taste. While still possible to get the hop flavor, the bitterness really took it down a notch.

11-16-2011 02:42:29 | More by nhindian
Snake Dog IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 2,676 ratings.