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Double Dog Double Pale Ale - Flying Dog Brewery

Double Dog Double Pale AleDouble Dog Double Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,509 Ratings
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Ratings: 1509
Reviews: 934
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.53%


Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RblWthACoz on 03-08-2007)
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BitterLover

North Carolina

4.3/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into an English pint pub glass. This glass rocks for 12 ouncers because the glass flares right where the head forms, allowing the beer to spread out and exhale. Plus, the flare helps you hold onto it after a couple of DIPAs. :-)

A - Pours a deep reddish copper color. The exuberant, almost two finger ivory colored head made of tiny bubbles died down after a few minutes, leaving very intricate lacing around the entire glass, reminding me of a garter around a woman's thigh.

S - I knew this was going to be good when the aroma hit me as soon as I began pouring. Strong citrus nose, especially oranges and grapefruit, with pine resin thrown in to keep the olfactory entertained.

T - Anything but subtle. The big hop bitterness (85 IBU) assaults your taste buds initially, then there's a brief flash of cinnamon red hot candy and some malty sweetness mixed with alcohol heat, but then the bitterness rushes back in to remind you who's boss here. Enjoy the long, lingering bitter finish.

M - Thick with a small amount of carbonation.

D - At over 10% ABV you would have to be an NFL tackle to drink more than two in an evening and not wake up in your neighbor's front yard the next day. That, plus the extreme flavor of this beer made me knock the drinkability down a bit.

Really a great beer! I'll lay one or two of these down for a year and see how they age.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2007 02:25:39 | More by BitterLover
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Double Dog Double Pale Ale from Flying Dog Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,509 ratings.