Snake Dog IPA | Flying Dog Brewery

Snake Dog IPASnake Dog IPA
BA SCORE
3.57/5
3,340 Ratings
Snake Dog IPASnake Dog IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,767
Reviews:
1,219
Ratings:
3,340
pDev:
12.89%
Bros Score:
3.27
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
637
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 3,340 |  Reviews: 1,219
Photo of C_Adams
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Barleycorn
3.56/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of timothybarney
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Buck89
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at BWI. Looks like a classic West coast IPA. Clear golden-amber color with a fleeting white head that left splotchy laces in the glass. Aroma was muted. Trace amounts of pine, grapefruit, and a touch of caramel malt. Assertive bitterness with somewhat muddled hop flavors that were hard to discern. Mainly pine but other elements were there. Overall average.

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Photo of michaelsmith11
3.32/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Maudrey
3.33/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bloodsnot77
4.24/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spanglish2
3.04/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Not what I expect in an IPA, it had a nice head but an amber color like a lager. Tropical and fruity notes it reminded me of a saisson.

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Photo of Ned57
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zacroyce
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Eammon1920
3.8/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of saboliver
3.56/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Medium gold with a decent head with medium-large bubbles. Nose is not strong, certainly more subtle than the taste but yields citrus and tropical hops. Delicious fruitiness with a tropical feel including pink grapefruit and marmalade. Medium bitterness. Medium body.

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Photo of Golfontap
4.08/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EMV
3.42/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a can into a Dogfish Head tulip

L: Cloudy amber pour. 2 fingers of foamy white head. Great lacing.

S: Light... grainy.. mild citrus.

T/F: Grainy malts. Somewhat thin... mild citrus hops. Mild to moderate bitterness... a slight mineral quality. Herbal notes. Carbonation is on point.

O: Looks good... taste is a bit all over the place and not sure where they were going with this. Fairly high ABV for what you're getting in terms of flavor, so not terribly sessionable. Not one I'd pick again when there are much better options easily available.

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Photo of bixby1971
3.9/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of alexsergio
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BernadetteP
2.31/5  rDev -35.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

This brew is missing a crucial element needed to categorize it as an IPA. Perhaps more of a lager, missing the the trademark hoppiness of an IPA. A good beer goes down easy, nice color.

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Photo of migleskun
3.43/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of willcull78
4.06/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Weird label. Had a golden amber color when opened and poured from a can. Had a little foamy head, which looked good. It had a very nice aroma, a nice hop infusion. The flavor was quite good with a lingering hop flavor. Would not mind having another one.

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Photo of Nace4
3.89/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of incognito369
3.15/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

There are way better IPA's out there. Don't waste your time.

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Photo of MTGoeltz
3.97/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Burkbom23
3.33/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of shreead
3.88/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rufus1
3.28/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear amber/gold into a fifteen ounce mug the same temperature as the beer. Two finger foamy head that settles rocky before quickly dissipating. Spotty lacing.

The nose is grapefruit and some grain. Touch of mint.

Flavor is surprisingly malty up front with some citrus hops. Strong malt backbone that turns into maple sweetness. Citrus. Probably grapefruit. Butter.

Thin and watery mouthfeel. Finish is sweet. Dextrin?

A decent IPA. Not one I would care to repeat.

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Snake Dog IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 3,340 ratings
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