Doggie Style Classic Pale Ale | Flying Dog Brewery

BA SCORE
82
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2,395 Ratings
Doggie Style Classic Pale AleDoggie Style Classic Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States
flyingdogbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 08-17-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,395
Reviews:
1,001
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
12.64%
 
 
Wants:
43
Gots:
332
For Trade:
0
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Photo of WickedBeer
3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of robebo44
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smithj4
3.59/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beernoobie
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 88caprice
3.67/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a glass.

Overall: a good APA, but not remarkable.

Clover honey colored. A slight haze. Thin foamy head.
Smells like sweetened grapefruit with the bitter zing of the rind.
Taste follows the smell with a grapefruit-like hop character up front. A bitter and dry hop character in the middle is reminiscent of rinds, peels, or grape seeds. Finishes with a malt tease that quickly disappears.

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Photo of generallee
4.09/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Lucnifter
3.32/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Diacetyl all over. I did get an expired bottle. Take that for what you will. Not horrible, but not something I'd seek out again, even if it was fresh.

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Photo of thornburyslasher
3.82/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JT23
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chrishiker1409
4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brew_ski
3.93/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Bonzo
3.43/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.8/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JakeScully
3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Act25
3.81/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of FD's best, classic APA, especially creamy head and body.

A) Lasting, dense rocky head over clear amber orange body that fills glass with lace. *best looking APA!

S) Nose of aromatic hops, bit of spicy hops, grassy, light malts.

T) Taste grassy and spicy hops, ample bitterness on a light malt base, bit of bitterness and sticky in the finale.

F) Mouth is creamy, medium bodied and carb.

I might up this on the way back!

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Photo of DuaneL
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this in a growler from Elkton; an easy to drink amber ale; with a very nice head, that stays

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Photo of Fusion7777
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eziel
2.67/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Benl7217
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Adam1993
3.76/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Colin32
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Everydayoff
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

355ml bottle poured into a pint glass.

Mildly hazed in body which turns out to be clear thereafter with amber orange in color and one finger of creamy off-white head, it slowly recedes with pretty good retention before collapsing to an eternal bubble sheet on the surface and leaving some lacing patch and spot here and there, high visible carbonation.

Mild floral hop in the aroma with a touch of grass, some citrus and lime, malt is here to shine with its bread, grain, buttery, sweet, caramel, and some toasted profile.

Malt is also prominent in the taste providing its bread, grain, toasted biscuit, sweet caramel, and some buttery note like in the aroma. Hop is just a complement with notes of some earthy and grassy, citrus, lime, and slight resiny bitterness. All the hop flavors seem to be much bolder when the beer starts to warm.

Medium body with rather smooth mouthfeel and some lively crisp carbonation to cater all the things well inside the palate, finish is dry and rather clean. Decent example of APA, however, still there is a lot better than this.

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Photo of tjmiller718
3.96/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CUBeerBuff
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
3.24/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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Doggie Style Classic Pale Ale from Flying Dog Brewery
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