Pale Dog | Hops and Grain Brewery

BA SCORE
86
very good
170 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hops and Grain Brewery
Texas, United States
hopsandgrain.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
55 IBU

Added by omnigrits on 01-17-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
170
Reviews:
35
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
12.66%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
13
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 170 |  Reviews: 35
Photo of Sazz9
3.57/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kaiyotee
4.14/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Look: Golden Amber; clear, a bit hazy
Smell: Floral orange citrus
Taste: Leafy with a citrus zest finish; some malt flavor comes through
Feel: a bit oily

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Photo of Lionhearted
1/5  rDev -74.2%

Photo of erushing
3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of smakawhat
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the can into a nonic pint glass. No can dates from what I can see.

Deep blonde amber, slightly hazy with a real bright white fluffy three finger head. Lots of super fine micro carbonation and pill like soapy lacing.

Slight amounts of cookie malt like character, mild sweetness and a sense of lemon lime hop action but quiet on the nose Chewy sensing and inviting, as some hop exploration not being expected obvious provides some good citrus aromas.

Palate comes with a bit of unexpected watery quality even for a pale ale, but not too bad. Hop forward flavors of grapefruit and lime zest a bit, almost oily consistency feeling and a good aftertaste. Malt sweetness is taking a back seat but manage just enough body and control to bring some chewy character. Moderately but nicely carbonated, with a somewhat loose feel though.

Overall just needs to get into the real solid range with a bit more malt depth and body.

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Photo of brurevu
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%

The beer poured a golden amber with a very large fluffy white head. This is a dry hopped pale ale and had a huge fresh hop aroma with lots of citrus and grapefruit rind. The taste started with a sweet malt body that quickly transitioned into a grapefruit and citrus hop bitterness that is dangerously close to many IPA’s. The dry finish left a lingering bitter coating on my palate that was a perfect ending to each sip. The Pale Dog was a well crafted Pale Ale that kept the hop level high as well as the drinkability. This big flavorful beer is one I will highly recommend for a local pale ale option.

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Photo of SpasmWaiter
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Davideo
3.65/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of RavenForBeer
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Tiernan
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of JohnWilliam
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of DerekSmigelski
3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of Tommo
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Great flavor for a canned pale ale.

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Photo of PhatAtUT
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of mgcleveland
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of cfrobrew
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Jamil
1/5  rDev -74.2%

Photo of hsus0225
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Honeybourne
3.64/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of TimBeer63
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of GrantJM
3.6/5  rDev -7%

Photo of CheChe
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of brm300
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Evango
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Pale Dog from Hops and Grain Brewery
3.87 out of 5 based on 170 ratings.
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