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Hyper Dog | Pipeworks Brewing Company

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very good
50 Reviews
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States | website

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Jones Dog with cacao nibs, vanilla beans, and coffee.

Added by MasterSki on 03-20-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
50
Ratings:
247
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
17.01%
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
31
For Trade:
2
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Reviews by codsmith:
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3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Batch 17

A: Pours jet black with a VERY thin caramel head that quickly dissipates.

S: Not sure if it's the coffee, but something has a dominate aroma that is just now quite right. There is a slighter chocolate and roasted grain aroma.

T: Very unique taste from the coffee and vanilla. The taste is better than the smell. Finishes clean, but with a slight kick.

M: Very smooth/velvety and medium-heavy body.

O: Head retention needs to be better. Maybe try a different coffee. Mouthfeel is spot on.

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.45/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SomethingClever
3.54/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

22 oz bottle poured into snifter no bottled on date

A: very little head but looks slightly off white with just the ring it leaves. Body is pitch black in color.

S: lots of tootsie roll sweet chocolate. Light hints of coffee, a little bit of caramel.

T: lots of chcocolate, some anise, light bit of a roasted nut and coffee flavor with a little bit of burnt malts.

M: starts a little watery but shapes up midway through with a full feel with a little bit of chalkiness

O: Its pretty average. The coffee is almost non existent and the chocolate is just there with not much stout around it. This is a mess of a stout with an awkwardly bad muddled taste.

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Photo of Sammy
3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Wake up and smell the coffee. Big bold flavours, strong fresh coffee, lots of sweet cream,chocolate stout, all well integrated. Dark with enormous lasting head. Full mouthfeel, satisfying, and a meal in itself. Good drinkability. From Lakeview Liquors.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Extremely dark brown color. It has a flat appearance with no head to speak of.

Heavy scents of coffee and cocoa. I also pick up the occasional whiff of dank, which is odd for the style yet still enjoyable.

The coffee is huge in the flavor, too. The cocoa is muted. The bottle indicates vanilla, but it don't pick up much.

Good body to the mouthfeel but I was hoping for it to be a little more creamy and rich.

Another solid Pipeworks offering. It's not as good as coffee break abdication but still a recommended milk stout with a healthy dose of coffee.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of KYGunner
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lots of coffee to start with a roasted bean flavor. Light vanilla, lactose-sweetness and marshmallow at mid palate. This ends with a strong bit of cacao nib. Hard to believe all this comes in a 7.5% package.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Jaycase
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: black, tan slightly frothy 1 1/2 finger head.

s: chocolate, roasted malts. slight coffee

t: sweet chocolate tinged with a slight vanilla. coffee taste comes in midway through the finish

m: smooth, creamy. Light carbonation. medium body

o: very nice offering from Pipeworks. This has a strong coffee accent but not overly so. Easily drinkable and tasty, Can't ask for much more than that.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of emerge077
3.74/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a large mug, it does the reverse cascade for about two seconds, has a head of tan foam for about a minute more. Soon enough there's no foam at all as it audibly fizzles away. Glassy obsidian surface.

Pleasant coffee and vanilla aromas, hazelnut and mild and well integrated. It has a light brownie sweetness as well.

Coffee is noticeable, fairly mellow with very little bitterness initially. Some light dry bitterness does come through in the aftertaste along with lingering vanilla traces. Mellow roast, easygoing flavors.

Smooth feel and light bodied, though somehow this is thinner and less creamy than Jones Dog... huh. Still it's pretty tasty.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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Hyper Dog from Pipeworks Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.
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