Dogs & Boats | Beer'd Brewing Co.

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4.3/5
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259 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Beer'd Brewing Co.
Connecticut, United States
beerdbrewing.com

Style: American Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dogs and Boats is a big juicy Imperial IPA featuring Citra and Mosaic hops across a dried out malt backbone.

Added by chadb on 03-07-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,137
Reviews:
49
Ratings:
259
pDev:
6.98%
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
77
Trade:
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Ratings: 259 |  Reviews: 49
Photo of FriedSlug
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

An orange beer that is mostly clear with a giant white head. The glass is left covered in a doily of lacing. The aroma is tropical fruit and floral hops with an underlying sweetness. There are hints of citrus mango and peach in both the smell and taste. Sweet up front, fruity in the middle and a nice floral, hoppy bitterness at the end. Dry finish with nice carbonation. Pretty great beer.

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Photo of TripleShot
4.24/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.13/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Celtics76
4.58/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WoolEnthusiast
4.3/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.46/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CTHomer
4.02/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: hazy; deep gold in color; 1 finger ivory head that receded to a wispy cap; very nice lacing;

S: grapefruit and pineapple;

T: predominantly pineapple; mild grapefruit pith bitterness on the finish;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O: really easy drinking for a big beer;

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Photo of Ronl12
4.36/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

16 oz can into tulip. Dated 11/5/18
Look is fairly clear orange. Nose is light tropical fruit citrus. Taste follows nose and is very easy and smooth. Feel is light. Overall this is a great DIPA. no notice of alcohol in taste and a very easy drink. Would get this every time I can.

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Photo of Sulty
4.04/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bluesfolk19
4.21/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ravisingh
4.58/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Tried this at Eli Cannon's in Middletown, CT. Came in a tulip glass with about a half finger of head. Clear copper color with a good thick lacing. The aroma is floral and fruity with citrus notes most prominent. The flavor was very citrus forward and very tasty. Nice dipa.

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Photo of Holly1215
4.2/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JakerLou
4.17/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Whi7erice
3.85/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrc1093
4.07/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

First rated on 5/11/18; new rating w/ review based on 8/9/18 drink.

Canned on 7/18/18

Pours a murky copper-orange with a good finger and a half of soft, white head.

Aroma has big notes of raw herbaceousness, earthy hops with a blunt dank edge, mango, peach, guava, and pine compacted in a tight, bursting bouquet.

Taste brings out plenty of dank hops and bits of residual herbal notes; dank mango and peach join the fray among a bevy of earthy citrus.

Mouthfeel maintains an excellent balance between juiciness and well-bodied carbonation; these elements support one another incredibly well, and lead in to a smooth, dry finish.

Smooth dankness and nicely balanced 'green' notes make for a DIPA that hits the spot with its strong earthy tones.

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Photo of vabeerguy
4.27/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jjmj51
4.24/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mjmoney23
4.24/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of connecticutpoet
3.92/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance – Clear amber body with just a thin ring of head.

Aroma – Pineapples and mangoes, very fruity and bright.

Taste – Grapefruit and citrus pith, with some fruity hop resins. Very bitter but not overpowering.

Mouthfeel – Good viscosity, supported the flavors.

Overall – Pretty good, and the aromas were quite interesting.

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Photo of MarkJP6
3.99/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DMC43
4.26/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of newcastlemike
4.51/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of liquorpig
4.02/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of sulldaddy
4.13/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sampling a cellar temp 16 oz can poured into a snifter. The beer is a clear copper color with a large fluffy white head of 4 cm. The head fades to a sturdy surface layer and some clingy lattice on the sides of the glass. The aroma is hops from the moment the pop flips. I get pine sap and grapefruit notes with a bit of tropical fruit and some biscuity malt buried in the background.
First sip reveals a tingly carbonation and slightly sticky textured beer. The body is average and the beer is pretty easy to drink for 9%.
Flavor is some biscuit and light caramel malt but moves to hops right away with some grapefruit and also tropical fruit mixing and a little pine sap and rindy bitterness on the finish.
I still dont get any of the booze and find the beer almost too easy to drink for the booze level. Its a nice DIPA and Im enjoying it as I easily finish my can.
Check it out at the brewery.

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Dogs & Boats from Beer'd Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 259 ratings