Snake Dog IPA | Flying Dog Brewery

Snake Dog IPASnake Dog IPA
BA SCORE
3.57/5
3,339 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:
#38,674
Reviews:
1,219
Ratings:
3,339
pDev:
12.89%
Bros Score:
3.27
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
638
Trade:
0
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours like'em all; an IPA like color. Nose is malty, sweet, caramel, and some pine and balsam like presence, but not as assertive and complex like some IPA's...seems a bit ordinary. Taste is sweet up front, maybe just a bit too; bitter follows but does not assert. Hop-ness is fine, but I want more. Malt seems a little strong at first, and lingering along with hops, and in a way, interfering with them. Mouthfeel is fine, and carbonation is moderate. Nothing really out of place, just not distinctive in any way.

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look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Beer pours an orange color with a nice fluffy white head.

Some citrus aroma but mostly pretty underwhelming. I am unable to detect much depth in the aroma of this beer. I looked for a best buy date but was unable to tell if this is just how this beer smells or if it was past its prime.

Beer is fairly bitter straight through. There is some malt background but it does not hold up well to the massive hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel is medium and is fairly well done.

There are so many excellent IPAs on the market, in my opinion this beer is not one of them. It lacks a hops bursted nose and finish which really just makes it a bitter beer, not an IPA.

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

Copper to reddish amber colour with a slightly off-white head about a fingers width tall and of bubbly texture. The head eventually settles to a thin lacing

Sweet and sugary with some good toffee notes following this up, I can also detect a touch of caramel which seems to go hand in hand with toffee in a lot of beers. There is a nice fruity aroma to it and a touch of hops and a biscuit malt aroma.

A malty taste to begin with quickly followed by some toffee and biscuit flavours and a touch of caramel. There is a tiny amount of malty hops and a sweet, earthy flavour.

Medium in body and with a lot of sweetness. The carbonation is lively and the finish is a wet one with a lingering malty feel.

A great beer although not what I was expecting when I read that it was an IPA, it was a lot more malty and earthy than that but very enjoyable and a good variation of the usual style.

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Snake Dog IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 3,339 ratings
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