Doggie Style Classic Pale Ale | Flying Dog Brewery

2,394 Ratings
Doggie Style Classic Pale AleDoggie Style Classic Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kbub6f on 08-17-2001

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4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

3.81/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

355ml bottle. Tumbler glass. Enjoyed on sepĀ“12. Slightly orangish gold in color. Haze. Beige froth. Quite lasting & close crown. Strong resins, candies & caramel malts to the nose. Quince & tangerine hues. Citric underneath too. Flavor profile shows well balanced mildy toasted malts & hops. Medium & flavorful body. Medium to high carbonation. Buttery & oily texture. Refreshing bitterness in the middle. Fruity & resiny finish. Hoppy aftertaste.

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -38.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

355ml Bottle from Vino Wines, Edinburgh:
Bright orange with a large, three centimetre tall head that is a creamy white colour and looks quite foamy, holding pretty well.

Hoppy and with some good, sweet malts and a sort of biscuit malt aroma. There is a few citrus and floral notes coming through as well and this is backed up by some lighter caramel and some sweet but light malts.

Sweet caramel malts and the floral hops that strike you first. There is some pine hops too but these are more subdued and I could detect some citrus, more caramel and a mild, fruit flavour with some sugar towards the end along with some bitterness.

Medium bodied although on the lighter side of medium and with a nice smooth, bitter feel to the beer that is rounded off with a light citrus tang. The carbonation is moderate and it goes down great, really hitting the spot and it was pretty refreshing too.

Wonderfully balanced with malts and hops both featuring, a nice smooth and refreshing feel to it and a great smell that is backed up by the taste. One of the best I've had from an American brewery I think, particularly from the relatively lower abv. ones.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed this beer on tap at the Big Fish Grille in Crofton, MD.

A: Pours a dark golden hue with a 2-finger white hue that leaves a decent trail and ends in a small wispy lace.

S: Well-balanced malt and hoppy aroma.

T: Equal mix of sweet and bitter with a citrus and pine middle and finishes on the hoppy side.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Good all-around pale ale and a nice session beer.

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Doggie Style Classic Pale Ale from Flying Dog Brewery
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