Sneaky Pete Imperial IPA | Laughing Dog Brewing

Sneaky Pete Imperial IPASneaky Pete Imperial IPA
BA SCORE
65.5%
Liked This Beer
3.75 w/ 730 ratings
Sneaky Pete Imperial IPASneaky Pete Imperial IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by CampusCrew on 03-28-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,666
Reviews:
188
Ratings:
730
Liked:
478
Avg:
3.75/5
pDev:
15.73%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
101
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 730 |  Reviews: 188
Photo of Workingquad
3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Surprise brew for me only bought because I liked the name. Really smooth tasting with a sneaky kick hence 10% abv.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.62/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Super unfiltered,lots of haze here bordering on hefeweizen territory. Aroma was grassy, simcoe sharpness on top of that, almost a darker chocolate malt vibe in the smallest degree.

Tasted drops more of the grassiness. Plenty bitter but not boozy, covered the alcohol, a little woodsiness to it. A good beer, doesn't do anything bad or excellent.

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Photo of Lukebell15
4.36/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SierraStonePoint
2.65/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of MikeThumel
4.04/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Skabiski
2.65/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of RBorsato
4.5/5  rDev +20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gueuzeonhigh
3.93/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Lives up to its name.
Pours as an amber-red color with a respectable head that laces the glass and hangs around to the end.
Nose is slight and that's a detraction.
Flavor lives up to it's title. Truly an Imperial / American double.
Everything I expect-- strong up in one's face flavor. Hops bitterness hangs on and on.
Right in there is a malt sweetness. To me, this beer has a nice balance and a vibrant mouthfeel.
Not to be forgotten is the 10% ABV-- which in my opinion goes along with the "Imperial" moniker.
This beer is not an everyday thirst quencher-- I think it's more of a special occasion type beer.
Strong, vibrant and powerful.

If you crave "heavy beers" this one's worth a try!

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Photo of Shanty76
2.26/5  rDev -39.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of spedprof
4.5/5  rDev +20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hopmeplease
2.78/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of snipes1216
2.94/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

I also have a bottle dated 8/11/2015 and it seems off. No carbonation, very malty and sweet. Very boozy. Not sure if this is supposed to be what it tastes like but I will pass next time I see it on the shelf.

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Photo of rdoggg
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JPDOG
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Briken
3.86/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of vandeir_bochi
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vlaminck
3.7/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottled 8/11/15 so maybe a little to old. Looks good with orange hue. Very little carbonation and no lacing. Smell is a little odd. Smell of dank pine, apple, rotten banana with a sweet boozy bready smell. Weird. Taste is surprisingly sweet, the sweet over powers the bitterness for me, its very syrupy thick in the feel and combined with the odd smells and flavors kills if for me. Overall i didn't enjoy this one. Sorry LDB

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Photo of Corburk
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DavidS333
5/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Sneaky Pete Imperial IPA is an American Double/Imperial brew. The color of the beer is a sort of deep auburn. The froth is of a light amount on a light medium thick scale. The body is in between medium and thick on a similar scale. The smell is of a very fresh nature and is quite unique.

Sneaky Pete is a great American Double/Imperial in my opinion. It is a sort of unique and good balance of flavor and lightness. The lightness of this beer sort of exists in a bubble of medium and hoppy flavor. The hoppyness is sort of balanced out by this lightness, and it provides for a nice hearty and not too spiced but very satisfyingly hopped flavor.

This beer is one of those great savoring beers, there is a sort of pocket of medium flavor if one will refreshingly packed in between the hoppy for and after taste, and hence it almost allows one to savor the hoppyness in an even more satisfying way.

Sneaky Pete is a really great beer to satisfy one's hop hankering, and in general.

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Photo of VABA
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of harsley
3.32/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mecmd
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of halo3one
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nurt20
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fsuturp
3.23/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Sneaky Pete Imperial IPA from Laughing Dog Brewing
Beer rating: 65.5% out of 100 with 730 ratings
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