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Single Hop Imperial IPA (Centennial) - Flying Dog Brewery

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Single Hop Imperial IPA (Centennial)Single Hop Imperial IPA (Centennial)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

92 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 92
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 6
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John_M on 05-18-2011)
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FlakyBiscuit

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

02-20-2013 23:41:41 | More by FlakyBiscuit
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Rickythejeweler

Maryland

4.04/5  rDev +3.1%

A - Clear golden-orange, one and a half finger fluffy white head, nice lacing.

S - Candied oranges, sweet malts, general citrusness, bitter hops.

T - Sweet caramel, pinet/resin, orange rind, moderate pungency/bitterness, grapefruit.

M - Medium-full bodied, moderate carbonation.

O - Decent

094A13

02-19-2013 02:06:40 | More by Rickythejeweler
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

02-18-2013 19:41:31 | More by DIPAFAN
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DrFunkenstein

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

02-14-2013 00:51:36 | More by DrFunkenstein
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev -8.2%

Tangerine brew with an eggy dry head. Sparse bubbles cascading to the surface.

Classic Centennial hop profile of grapefruit, orange, and pine. Alcohol is evident. 10% sounds about right where this nose is at. Malts show off a light caramel note. So far, proving to be a risky choice for a single-hop imperial.

Bristling hop bitterness with lots of grapefruit and pine. Some orange. Spine-tingling booze isa very warming. Malts are semi-sweet, yet paler than toasty. Lots of hops, hops, hops. One-note, because it's single hop. I liked El Dorado a lot more.

Mouthfeel is spicy hot with booze. Body is medium; carbonation, too. Not bad, sans the big strength.

Eh. So-so on this one. I'll take it over most beers, but there are just too many other good DIPAs out there.

02-12-2013 03:55:34 | More by thecheapies
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

02-10-2013 00:25:50 | More by IPAchris
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bigred89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

02-09-2013 12:13:38 | More by bigred89
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vandemonian

Maryland

4.03/5  rDev +2.8%

Flying Dog Single Hop Imperial IPA (Centennial) is a pleasant single-hop IPA. Brown sugar and hoppiness.

A: Yellow orange colour and 3mm head. 4.5

S: Hoppy with grassiness and a hint of chlorine. 4

T: Tangy citrus hops with a hint of grapefruit. Quite sweet: brown sugar. All over a nice tangy malt base. 4

M: Foamy. 4

O: 4

01-31-2013 06:16:42 | More by vandemonian
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NoLeafClover44

Delaware

3.91/5  rDev -0.3%

12 oz. bottle poured into DFH signature glass. Best by April 4, 2013. I think they date 140 days out, so bottled early-mid December 2012. Review 1 of this series (in bottles).

A - Pours a shiny copper color with a stable half finger of off-white head. After a few minutes, the head settles to a thin film, leaving behind a sticky lacing. This trend continues as I drink.

S - A nice blend of bold citrus and fragrant floral hops on the nose. Light caramel biscuit aromas remind me that there is malt to this beer. The floral and citrus hops are clearly the star of the show here though.

T - The same hop characteristics from the nose. A floral bouquet of flavors on the forfront, followed by a sweet toffee malt flavor. Bitterness on the back end with a hop linger that becomes more pronounced as I drink more.

M - Soft on the palate with a full body and carbonation fitting for the style.

O - Stoked to see this series is being bottled. This version showcases the floral and mellow citrus aspects of the centennial hop. There is a pretty pronounced bitterness on the finish that wasn't evident in the nose. I didn't get much alcohol at all and it is reasonably easy drinking for a double digit ABV beer.

01-31-2013 02:20:36 | More by NoLeafClover44
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rankandfile

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

01-27-2013 21:07:31 | More by rankandfile
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teak

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

01-27-2013 13:44:03 | More by teak
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

01-25-2013 23:09:12 | More by BigTrubble
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codymartin


3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

01-19-2013 03:33:23 | More by codymartin
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dc4three

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

01-19-2013 02:14:19 | More by dc4three
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

01-18-2013 03:11:45 | More by Jspriest
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Willytee3

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

01-16-2013 05:39:22 | More by Willytee3
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ESeab

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

01-14-2013 22:45:03 | More by ESeab
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Brewsed

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

01-14-2013 17:34:56 | More by Brewsed
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portijon

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev -2%

A - Poured a single bottle into your typical pint glass. Retained about a quarter-inch of head all the way down to the bottom, with some light lacing. Color of the beer itself is a very pale amber/bronze. Very clear.

S - Very flower-y hop aroma. Citrus, orange zest.

T - I'm asuming that my bottle is a month or so old - not too old, but not extremely fresh. The initlal taste was some strong, bitter hop taste - especially in the back of the palette.

M - The more I drank, the more the sweet and syrup-y-ness popped out and overrode the upfront bitterness. Not too heavy, not too light, and just the right amount of carbonation.

O - Solid IPA from a solid brewery. Smooth enough that the 10% ABV could be a little dangerous.

01-14-2013 03:26:50 | More by portijon
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jacewg

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

01-13-2013 20:19:15 | More by jacewg
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

01-13-2013 04:52:48 | More by lupercmda
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weezarc

Maryland

5/5  rDev +27.6%

01-06-2013 20:32:42 | More by weezarc
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twowheelssoar

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

01-05-2013 02:00:34 | More by twowheelssoar
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Tibi81


4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

01-03-2013 12:36:12 | More by Tibi81
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Theheroguy

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2%

12-29-2012 16:16:51 | More by Theheroguy
Single Hop Imperial IPA (Centennial) from Flying Dog Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.