Dead Pony Club | BrewDog

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392 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:
392
Reviews:
65
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
12.23%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
172
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 392 |  Reviews: 65
Photo of yaron73
4.58/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gracient
3.62/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mademers
3.59/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of joaopmgoncalves
3.46/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the can to a nonic glass.

A: The body is orange with coppery hues. The head is minimal as it has almost no retention. There's some lacing. In general, I was expecting a bit more retention here.
S: The smell is very loose as you can only feel malts and a really minimal profile of citrus. Strong pine and citrus profiles is what to expect here.
T: The taste shows some improvement on the aroma by concealing some earthy tones like pine but it's way to fainted to provide a damn good taste profile.
M: Density is rather low. Carbonation is a bit harsh. And bitterness is relatively good.
O: I find this beer good for a beach purpose, for example. When you want to have a good option to take with you to sip and not overthink things. Sinceramente the taste profile is very simple and the density is low, this would be a good choice to soak up the sun.

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Photo of belgianvan
4.35/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Oidmoe
3.3/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FCox143
3.35/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tempest
4.02/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very cool beer. It reminds me greatly of Founders All Day IPA, with the crisp pine and orange peel over a subtle backbone of toasty barley. Yes, I'll have another.

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Photo of Robertas
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PlutonowyManiek
3.35/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Color: amber, clear. Foam light orange, medium-sized and average life. After reduction remained only a gentle ring.
Aroma: strong fruity. Tangerines, oranges and peaches beside them form a thick sweet mixture.
Taste: is generally lightly and gently, of course, are the fruit above. Here, however, they are much less intense. Sweetness was replaced by a light acidity of lemon and lime, there was a hint of dry, grassy.
Bitterness: light, grassy and perfumed.
Saturation: High.

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Photo of windowside
3.56/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aleigator
3.01/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours a clear amber, copper color with a huge, spongy white head.

Smells of cakey sweet malts, fresh cut grass and citrus zest. Malts are quite profound on the nose and define the aromas with a nice hoppy accent cutting through.

Has a lower, not well fitting carbonation as it reveals the beers watery, overly light body to easily.

Tastes of an aqueous beginning, mixed up with some cakey malts and dry, herbal, orange hops. Finishes watery and dull with a soft hop presence prevailing, which unfortunately is not able to safe this from being boring.

One dimensional, not overly refreshing or clevery put together. Just making it a lower alcohol "session" beer does not justify it for me to tone down all the flavors till they are hardly recognizable any longer.

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Photo of dcbeers
3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hdtrice
3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bitterandtwisted
4.12/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PatrickCairns
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jeschaefer
3.02/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hoponit
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of parpalapelix
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tottel
3.4/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Roguer
3.84/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Brilliant orange-tinged copper hue.

Lovely American SIPA aroma: bright, grassy, herbal.

Flavor follows: hugely dank, with sickly sweet earthy tones and hints of tropical fruit juices.

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kitschiguy
4.21/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

330ml bottle into a 350ml beer glass.

Nice pale al colour with a good white head. Hung around for a bit.

Nose has lots of tropical fruit - mango, pineapple with malts coming though afterwards.

Palate follows with mango, pineapple and some nice malt flavours coming through. Very nicely balance.

Very enjoyable beer this one. Nothing too gimmicky which is nice after a bunch of other beers I tried recently. Well balanced, not too hoppy but with some lovely hop aroma and flavour. Very refreshing and sessionable. Great beer.

Mouth feel is is good and perfect for the style
Highly recommended.

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Photo of Giangio
3.97/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Hanyuu
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Dead Pony Club from BrewDog
3.76 out of 5 based on 392 ratings.
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