DogZilla Black IPA | Laughing Dog Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Laughing Dog Brewing
Idaho, United States
laughingdogbrewing.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
True to its IPA roots Dogzilla has a massive hop presence that is Piney and Citrusy. A malty backbone, along with the dark malt gives it a bit of a roasty finish. Brewed with Simcoe and Cascade Hops, Pale Malt, Munich, and Black Barley.

69 IBU

Added by SurlyDuff on 08-02-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
513
Reviews:
284
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
20.82%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
23
For Trade:
0
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Photo of tone77
3.59/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 22 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of roasted malts, chocolate. Taste is roasted malts, smoke, some chocolate, hops are present, but in the background, finishes dry. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is an enjoyable beer.

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Photo of miggs3030
2.77/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ScaryEd
3.55/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Charlie_Mops
3.54/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Color was more of a dark amber than a full black color.
Head retention was exceptionally good, leaving almost a fine sea foam after sitting for 20 minutes.
Nice hop aroma and flavor, but lacking in maltiness.
Overall a nice beer for the price, but not one I'm dying to have again.

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Photo of JoelClark
3.54/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CorgiDad
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brewqueno
3.16/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerDreadz
3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of trippnwo
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of harryhops
3.84/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of bhoffman_5
3.12/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of deadliest
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.48/5  rDev +2.1%

Photo of zestar
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of Hellpop65
2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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1.5/5  rDev -56%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of rdoggg
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of Seabass1964
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of smanders
2/5  rDev -41.3%

Having become addicted to this style by consuming Wookey Jack on a regular basis, I couldn't pass up Dogzilla at $4.99 per bomber at TW.

Appearance - mocha colored head with dark, cola brown body.

Smell - ??? I know I don't care for it.

Taste - not really any malt, nor hops. This is one odd/off ale. Drain pour; life is too short.

Mouthfeel - medium.

Overall - Totally disappointing. As well as Wookey Jack represents the style, Dogzilla represents poorly.

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of hoppy91
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

DogZilla Black IPA from Laughing Dog Brewing
3.41 out of 5 based on 513 ratings.
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