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Hyper Dog | Pipeworks Brewing Company

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3.96/5
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255 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
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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
Ranking:
#5,729
Reviews:
52
Ratings:
255
pDev:
7.58%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
31
Trade:
1
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4.48/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dankacheese
4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drahodo
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kylehay2004
4.24/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kojevergas
3.28/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On-draught @ Local Option:

B- (3.28) / WORTHY

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Photo of paresis
3.92/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a mug glass.

A: The beer is a deep dark brown color with a medium beige head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is contains milk chocolate, coffee, rich roasted malts, some licorice and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of dark fruit, licorice, milk chocolate and coffee. Then a hearty roasted malt character comes in. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a very good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly bready.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a nice stout to drink for a long time if you’re in the mood for the style.

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Photo of FBarber
3.83/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

11/9/15 bottle

Pours a dark shiny black color. Thick tan colored head initially dissipates leaving a thin tan head, thicker on the outer rim.

Aroma has notes of coffee, lactose, milky sweetness, and some chocolate. Very subdued aroma, coffee is light on the nose, but that could be mainly the fault of how old this bottle was when I found it.

Taste has notes of some coffee up front giving way to the noticeable sweet milkiness of the lactose. Finishes with bitter cacao, chocolate and roasted malts. Some vanilla notes are noticed mainly in conjunction with the lactose - it has a vanilla custard like flavor to it. The flavor is nothing special, but its pretty well done. I do have to think the coffee has fallen off in this one. Its not super noticeable in the flavor beyond some initial coffee like notes. The coffee is rather bitter at this point, which knowing pipe works other coffee beers is not the norm. Drink this one fresh!!

Feel is pretty carbonated - very prickly the tongue initially. Maybe a bit much for the style. Smooth and silky. Very drinkable - but a bit on the light side.

Overall a solidly good milk stout from Pipeworks. Its not anything special, but its certainly a tasty and drinkable milk stout. I'll need to revisit this one fresh when they release a new batch.

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Photo of Rhyzy
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tukiluka
4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stillmakingnoise
3.97/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BYOFB
4.01/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of JNForsyth
3.98/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SomethingClever
3.54/5  rDev -10.6%
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 Gambyt20
3.91/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of amalburg
4.19/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of CharlesK
3.87/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Harrison8
4.07/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours black with a thin, khaki head that disappears quickly. No lacing left behind. Notes of cocoa nibs, and coffee in the aroma. Not to bold on either one though. A good lactose, sweet flavor is present, with notes of coffee and cocoa nibs in the background. Although it's on the sweeter side of stouts, it still is pleasantly sweet. Mouth feel is good. It doesn't feel super bold, rich or creamy, but on the flip side, it doesn't feel watery. So a pleasant mouth feel. Overall, I'm pleased. It has some good attributes making it a pleasure to sip through a bomber or share with a good friend.

Served in a 12oz snifter.

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Photo of Bung
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gooseman80
3.83/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.16/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of krome
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Hyper Dog from Pipeworks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 255 ratings
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