Pineapple Passion
Lead Dog Brewing

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From:
Lead Dog Brewing
 
Nevada, United States
Style:
Milkshake IPA
Ranked #72
ABV:
8%
Score:
90
Ranked #9,264
Avg:
4.13 | pDev: 4.6%
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
8
Status:
Active
Rated:
Aug 16, 2021
Added:
Apr 09, 2018
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  2
SCORE
90
Outstanding
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Notes: Here at Lead Dog we are passionate about our beer, and this beer is passionate about pineapples. What do you get when you take an awesome hazy IPA and toss in a bunch of pineapples and some lactose? Well you get our take on a Pineapple Milkshake DIPA.
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Rated: 4 by LasVinny from Nevada

Aug 16, 2021
 
Rated: 3.97 by B_B from California

Mar 28, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Dec 18, 2020
 
Rated: 3.78 by UCLABrewN84 from California

Oct 03, 2019
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Reviewed by jwc215 from Arizona

3.97/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pint can:

Pours hazy pineapple yellow with a white head that fizzes down to minimal coverage. Minimal lacing.

The smell is of citric and tropical fruits - Pineapple fairly subtle.

The taste is of citrus and tropical fruitiness with a bit of lactose. Pineapple present but not overwhelming. Fresh bread in the back. Pineapple present but not overwhelming. Sweet kiss in the balanced finish.

It is very creamy. Smooth despite touch of noticeable alcohol.

An interesting, enjoyable DIPA - Like an imperialized New England IPA. A cool brew!
Jun 17, 2019
 
Rated: 4.19 by heymikew from California

May 13, 2019
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Reviewed by metter98 from New York

4.01/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
On-tap at University of Beer, Sacramento, CA

A: The beer is somewhat hazy yellow in color. It poured with a thin white collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of pineapple are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell and has flavors of pineapples along with a slight amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and juicy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and has nice aromas and flavors of pineapples.

Serving type: on-tap
May 06, 2019
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Reviewed by JuiceBombJay from California

4.47/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Super smooth DIPA from Lead Dog...who has been droppin nothing but juicebombs lately. At 8% this is a damn good brew..the pineapple punches you right in the face and the lactose helps smooth out and already smooth milkshake. Pure juicebomb with little to no bitterness noted. Try it, its juicy, potent and deliciously crushable! Enjoy ICE cold
Feb 22, 2019
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Reviewed by BayAreaJoe from California

4.45/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Poured hazy but not murky gold, tiny head, low retention, decent spotty lacing.

Aroma is of bright pineapple juice and a little citrus zing, med/low in strength.

Fruity, juicy pineapple and citrus taste, good strength.

Feel is very smooth, nice oat creaminess, good amount of sweetness, good carbonation, and very low bitterness.

Overall, this drinks like a very nice lactose-infused NEIPA, not really like a lot of the muddled milkshake IPAs I've tried. Quite enjoyable, nothing overbearing, everything is pretty much blended just right.
Jan 20, 2019
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Reviewed by kaseydad from California

4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Never heard of this pup until recently. Was a bit skeptical on this milkshake DIPA but my problem. Pours clean with whiffs of pineapple juice, dank hops, and maybe a nectarine or two. Taste is like the nose. Pineapple, pine, and citrus and a nice long salivating slight bittering aftertaste. 8% abc? Could’ve fooled me. Overall this was a fantastic surprise and enjoyable session. Looking forward to trying more from these pooches and definitely hitting up their doghouse next time I’m in Reno. You should too! Check em out.
Jan 07, 2019
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Reviewed by sjrider from California

4.14/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Pours a hazy dark gold honey color with white head dissipating into moderate lacing. Nose is tropical fruit , whiff of vanilla and wet hay. Taste follows with the tiniest hop bite after more tropical fruit. Almost dry on the finish. Well done.
Sep 30, 2018
 
Rated: 4.35 by GClarkage from California

Sep 15, 2018
 
Rated: 4.06 by SDRedDevil from California

Sep 14, 2018
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Reviewed by TheSixthRing from California

4.26/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
No canned date

Appearance - Pours hazy and yellow-orange with a white, near finger width head. Displays fair retention before peeling back to a thin, broken layer of suds on the surface. A few small spots make up the lacing.

Smell - Sweet vanilla and a fruity pineapple aroma dominate the aroma profile. Faint papaya.

Taste - Follows the nose. A nice blend of the vanilla that mellows out the pineapple bite, delivering a more sweet and juicy experience. Hints of papaya. Finishes with a hint of pith bitterness alongside the pineapple and vanilla flavors.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with fair, tingly carbonation. Slick, velvety and almost creamy texture leads to an easy drinking experience with a slightly dry finish.

Overall - Really tasty pineapple milkshake IPA. Not the most complex brew, but great balance with what's there.
Apr 10, 2018
 
Rated: 4.07 by BarrelAgedG from California

Apr 09, 2018
Pineapple Passion from Lead Dog Brewing
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 15 ratings