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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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88
very good

1,508 Ratings
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Ratings: 1508
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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bsherb

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

My second review:

First I should say I'm not a big fan of IPA in general. This being my first DIPA, I must add that I am thoroughly impressed with this one.

Appearance is hazy amber to orange with a slight blush.

Smell is amazing: wild flowers, orange peel, and a hint of molasses; other things are certainly present yet beyond ken to pinpoint. One of my favorite aspects of this beer.

Taste is heady, strong, and complex. At first, in-your-face hops; finishes with a light sweet malt/hops balance I didn't expect; and the aftertaste is bitter in keeping with the style. The transitions are so fast they flow into each other.

Mouthfeel is thick and boozy, and makes me want to smack my mouth. Not unpleasant but okay.

Drinkability is only diminished by the high ABV. Too many would spell s-w-o-o-n-i-n-g for sure!

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2009 00:11:39 | More by bsherb
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Double Dog Double Pale Ale from Flying Dog Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,508 ratings.