Snake Dog IPA | Flying Dog Brewery

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Snake Dog IPASnake Dog IPA

Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-22-2001

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle Ito a duvel glass

A: pours a clean golden amber, with a little less then a finger of off white head, some nice spots of lacing.

S: skunky and citrusy hop aromas, resiny.. Sweet malt backbone .

T: deffinatly a sturdy malt backbone on this one. Sweet citrus and caramel, a bit of a graininess to it as well. Pleanty of hops.

M:light medium body with a bit of a viscousness to it, dry and bitter in the finish. Low carbonation

O: not a bad ipa, not a bad ipa at all.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I poured this beer into my Dogfish, chalice glass. The coloring and foam is spot on. I got about two fingers of foam on top of the orange brew.

I smell a decent amount of citrus hops coming off this beer. This bottle is pretty fresh, which helps in the retention of the hop smell.

The flavor is pretty good. You definitely get the hop presence, but there isn't enough malt in there to create a very good balance.

Overall this is a pretty good beer. I recommend picking this up when it is fresh, but I would leave it alone after a little aging.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: An amber IPA. Keeps its pretty standard white head for a white and then sticks with a solid lacing.

Smell: Smells like hops, grass, and most other moderate IPAs, to be honest. Maybe a little more malt than 'normal.'

Taste: Enjoyed this IPA. It's not super hoppy, but it's got some nice bitterness going. Pretty well balanced, but not the best Flying Dog or IPA in general.

Mouthfeel: Not super heavy for an IPA. A little sticky, but not too much. Honestly, I could kill a feel of these with the right food.

Probably the worst Flying Dog beer I've ever had, but that's not bad. Like everything I've had from them pretty well, this included.

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Snake Dog IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
3.57 out of 5 based on 3,322 ratings.
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