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Easy IPA (Brewhouse Rarities) - Flying Dog Brewery

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Easy IPA (Brewhouse Rarities)Easy IPA (Brewhouse Rarities)

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very good

210 Ratings
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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 6
Gots: 37 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-26-2013)
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Pale golden see through, bottled this tastes like citric, hops clean finish almost watered down hop pellets go figure. Bright white head fine even speckled lacing down the sides of the glass. Aroma has a nice aromatic quality with herbal citric hops and a nice pleasant biscuit malt profile very clean overall. Flavor is where it falls a bit flat. Bitter hop pellets watered down clean malt profile, I guess it's a way to save calories but flavor wise these leaves a hophead wanting way more. I'm glad every one is brewing a version of this but look they can be flavorful and have some serious malt texture and complexity. I had the Thirsty Dog version weighing in at 4% abv last night, it had flavor all day on tap...I want more session IPAs like that and less that tasted like a watered down malt base infused with hop pellets. I'm not being harsh here, I'm just being constructive it's a great style when executed properly but many brewers are jumping on the bandwagon before perfecting their version. Mouthfeel is thin nearly like carbonated water too carbonated at that, slick hop oils just barely grace the palate bitterness lingers creating a very dry finish with little to not residual malts. Overall, I think I expressed my opinion on this topic.

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Super clear pale gold with a medium sized white head. Lace is spotty and scattered. Head fades fairly quickly to a ring and patchy sheet over the beer surface. Aroma is grassy, dry, spicy, maybe a touch metallic (something I didn't notice in the first two of these I had), with light crackery grains, and faint lemon. Nice breadiness works through as it warms. Taste is a lot alike and better. Fresh grains, white dough, saltine crackers w/out the salt, lemon and citrus rind, spicy, brisk grassiness, implosively dry and crisply bitter. Mouthfeel is grainy/resinous and slick with festive carbonation. This sticks on the palate a bit after each sip with elongated bitter hop sensations. Very drinkable and quite refreshing.

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Easy IPA (Brewhouse Rarities) from Flying Dog Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.