Pale Dog | Hops and Grain Brewery

Pale DogPale Dog
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3.76 w/ 172 ratings
Pale DogPale Dog

Brewed by:
Hops and Grain Brewery
Texas, United States

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

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Ratings: 172 |  Reviews: 35
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4.38/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured amber/honey colored with thick foamy head and thick lacing on side of glass. Citrusy, hoppy aroma. Malty flavor up front. Citrus hops on the back end. Moderate bitter aftertaste. Maltiness and hops seem to go well together. A beer I would definitely recommend.

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3.99/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Yay craft cans, thanks to AdamR46 (reddit).

The can pour forces a huge fizzy 3+ finger head that forces me to stop pouring even, fades at a med pace and leaves mild soapy lacing, very hazy orange-yellow colored beer.

Nose brings some fresh hops, a big citrus pop right off with a big shot of fresh grapefruit being squeezed, mild orange juice and tangerine, hint of rind bitterness too, touch of a peachy stone fruit, and just a touch of a sweet malt base.

Taste brings more of the citrus and grapefruit, a nice grapefruit squirt and juice, with a bit more orange juice, rind bitterness, tangerine, etc, similar to the nose. Then a little floral slight herbal hop kicks in very lightly, A mild grainy toasty malt flavor with a little sweetness and fluff. Finish brings fair bitterness, pretty dry too, a little more grapefruit and citrus pop, hint of tangerine too lingering.

Mouth is med bod, nice fluffy carb.

Overall pretty nice for a pale, well done bitterness, nice malt base, and good citrusy hops with a nice flavor and aroma, pretty well done.

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3.67/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Can poured into a tulip glass. Beer pours a hazy orange with a finger of bright white but loose head. Head dissipates after a few minutes, leaving some sticky patchy lacing. Good carbonation visible at the edge of the glass, tiny bubbles floating upward at a good clip.

Nose is mild but sweet tropical hops, mango and peach, with a biscuit and caramel malt accent. Not super aromatic, but smells pretty good.

Toasty biscuit malts flavors first, some mild tropical mango, grassy and pine hops. Light bitterness and slightly metallic tang in an otherwise clean finish.

Light body with soft but ample carbonation. Easy to drink and refreshing. Flavors and aroma don't blow you away, but a good session beer for sure.

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Pale Dog from Hops and Grain Brewery
Beer rating: 65.1% out of 100 with 172 ratings
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