Dead Pony Club | BrewDog

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401 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BrewDog
Scotland, United Kingdom
brewdog.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Dead Pony Club and Dead Pony

This Californian Pale Ale packs a huge hoppy punch. A 21st century low amplitude, high voltage hop hit. Some people say slow is good. We believe fast is better. Being shot from a Hoppy Howitzer beats the hell out of trotting round a submissive paddock. That's why the internal combustion engine got mounted onto two wheels. Screw down the throttle and listen for that dull banshee howl floating back from those malted mufflers. Drink fast, live fast, sleep late and rip it up down empty streets. This pale ale is chopped, tuned and ready to roll. Fuel up and hold tight, this little thoroughbred kicks like a mule. Perfect for drinking by the bottle, case or even keg.

Added by flyingpig on 07-21-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
401
Reviews:
68
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
12.2%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
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For Trade:
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Ratings: 401 |  Reviews: 68
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3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bluejacket74
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce can, canning date of 7/29/2017 (brewed/canned by BrewDog USA). Served in a BrewDog pint glass, the beer pours a mostly clear amber color with about an inch and a half off-white head. Head retention and lacing are both good. Aroma is nice, the brew smells like toasted malt, tropical fruit, and a bit of citrus. Taste is similar to the aroma, but there's also some floral hoppiness noticeable too. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium, it's a bit slick and easy to drink with a good amount of carbonation. I think it's a good choice if you want a lower ABV hoppy brew, I liked it! This wasn't my first time drinking Dead Pony Club, and it won't be my last!

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Photo of Castolo
4.06/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of schoolboy
3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I went to the new Canal Winchester site a few weeks ago for dinner, and now the first of the brews from down there are showing up in Northern Ohio. Nice.

This one pours a deep golden color with an odd head that is very weak. The aroma is wonderful. Hops, mostly, with other things mingling in there.

The taste is expectedly dry, but it works for this style. The aftertaste is also mostly just bitter, but there is pretty good balance. For as light a brew as this is, this is pretty enjoyable.

Recommended for when you want to drink all day.

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Photo of Allegue04
3.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Nunya
3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of baldy00
3.42/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DenisKolkin
3.94/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

330 ml bottle served cold into a pint glass. Purchased while on vacation in the UK.

Appearance - a nice looking dark copper coloured beer. Small half finger of head stays for a short duration and plenty of visible carbonation.

Smell - some citrus namely grapefruit orange and a subtle underpinning of lime, with a surprisingly well developed caramel backing.

Taste - exactly like the nose also with the surprisingly good malt bill.

Mouthfeel- spot on with a light sessionable feel, brisk carbonation and just enough body to warrant this not be called hop water.

Overall - a rather enjoyable APA/IPA whatever it may be, dead pony club is a very enjoyable light hoppy ale.

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Photo of danflux
3.78/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of powdersoldier
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bpkrippner
3.76/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of nelloug
4.22/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I like a lot the low AVB and the flavour of this beer. Good job brewdog

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3.28/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dazka
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WoodBrew
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I tried this at the Canal-Winchester, OH brewery. It poured a clear golden with white head that left a spotty lace. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it was a great beer.

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Photo of stephenjmoore
3.59/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of monkist
4.16/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cebeci88
3.54/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WesMantooth
3.87/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DJ-Hophead
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330 ml bottle, Tesco's, Bristol - Pours clear amber with a medium white foamy head. Medium carbonation. Nice lacing. Aroma - Citrus to the fore - grapefruit/orange. Taste - Citrus hoppy front - grapefruit, malty overtones, light resin, crisp bitter finish. Not a heavy hitter but nothing wrong here. Solid session APA.

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Photo of RyanTheLion13
3.82/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sludgeman
3.79/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Two Citizens pub in London.

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Photo of Dreyski
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vader444
4.12/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Can pour into tulip.

For a low ABV (3.8%) pale ale this packs a shit load of flavour. Tropical fruit is plentiful but it's the depth of the malt character that makes this beer so good. Incredibly well balanced and drinkable. I've been putting this one off as I prefer my beers on the heavy side but I'm very pleasantly surprised. A truly sessionable pale ale to rival Sierra Nevada in terms of availability in the U.K. Cheers!

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Photo of nightgardener
3.57/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.77 out of 5 based on 401 ratings.
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