Snake Dog IPA - Flying Dog Brewery

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Snake Dog IPASnake Dog IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

2,866 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 2,866
Reviews: 1,157
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.48%
Wants: 21
Gots: 260 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: amber orange, nice color, small white head

S: Fresh pine and hop smell

T: There is some sweetness at first that transitions to bitter hoppiness and then kind of just fades out...

M: It is light and pretty carbonated

O: This is a pretty average IPA offering. Nothing special.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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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.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.73/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Tulip.

A: Bright orange, half finger of head that dies quickly.

S: Citrusy hops, pine cones, and some caramel.

T: This starts sweet but bitters quickly with dry piney hoppiness.

M: It is juicy early but then dries out.

O: This has potential but doesn't quite live up to the standards of the top IPAs.

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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Snake Dog IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 2,866 ratings.