Snake Dog IPA | Flying Dog Brewery

Snake Dog IPASnake Dog IPA
BA SCORE
40.2%
Liked This Beer
3.57 w/ 3,332 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:
#38,284
Reviews:
1,218
Ratings:
3,332
Liked:
1,338
Avg:
3.57/5
pDev:
12.89%
Alströms:
3.27
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
634
Trade:
0
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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I had this beer in a 12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass.

Pours medium brown color with a good amount of head, great clarity, and decent lacing. It smells very piney with a little citrus after notes. some maltyness up front and then a kick in the pallet by the hops. I very much enjoyed the hops. Fresh and crisp. great carbonation and what i would call a decent to slightly more than decent body. I would recommend if you like IPA's.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Pours golden-amber in color with a fairly thin, white head that wisps away into nothing pretty quickly. Very modest lacing left along the glass, not much to speak of. Handfuls of hops on the nose - mostly the floral type; roses, leafy, slight citrus notes. I'm also getting heavy white pepper in the aroma. First sip leads to pungent hop oils and deep resin, very oily tasting with more of that leafy-peppery combination from the nose. Slightly woody in character with charred wood notes here and there. Bitterness engulfs the palate pretty well; the beer is yeasty and hearty with some dark earth tones in the very, very back, playing a role in trying to balance out the hops. Aftertaste leaves the mouth slightly bitter and a bit hot and spicy - that white pepper lingers longer than anything. Medium-thick body, high carbonation.

This IPA wasn't bad, but it's not something I'd be likely to revisit. Very pepper-like in both aroma and taste, pungent hops aren't balanced as well as one would hope. Good try, but there is so much better out there.

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed on-tap in a pint glass.

A: Pours a medium amber color with a 2 finger head and nice lacing.

S: Just as much malt present as there are hops. I wish it was a little more hop heavy.

T: I guess you could call this balanced, but I prefer my IPA's to be a little more on the hoppy side and less balanced. Not bad, but not great.

M: Medium bodied with light to moderate carbonation.

O: This is a good beer and easy to drink. It's not my ideal IPA, but would be a good option for someone who doesn't crave hops.

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Snake Dog IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 40.2% out of 100 with 3,332 ratings
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