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Snake Dog IPA | Flying Dog Brewery

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Snake Dog IPASnake Dog IPA
3,352 Ratings
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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-22-2001

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3.04/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Weird story on the side and that on top of me already not being a huge Flying Dog fan..

A- Looks really solid. Amber with an off white head that leaves excellent lacing.

S- Very bland scent. I'm practically dipping my nose in it to get a little bit of bitterness and some pale malts

T- Pretty Meh. Like the scent it's only a little bitter and a little malty on the end. Nothing special here.

M- Pretty flat here as well, could use some carbonation to liven things up

O- I could never choose this over torpedo or southern tiers IPA. How is the brewery still in business with all the lame beers they make?

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3.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass. Served well chilled.

A) Light amber in color. A finger of head, which settled to a soapy looking dusting. Some decent lacing.

S) Christmas tree sap and some citrus aroma. More piney than sweet, but a little malt comes through.

T) Lots of pine and plenty of citrus rind. Okay balance... This has some tingle, and ends with some bitterness.

M) Medium body, nicely carbonated. This is crisp and a little zesty. Really quite refreshing. Slightly dry on the finish. Enjoyable....

O) Decent beer here, not the most memorable in the sea of great IPA options currently available, but worth a try.

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1/5  rDev -72%

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

33cl bottle from the local supermarket. Drank straight from the bottle, no idea what it looks like. Hoppy and malty smell, sweet caramel and citrusy hops. Good thirst quencher.

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

P:  Clear glowing light orange tea appearance with apparent carbonation and a dollop of thin bubbly head that vanishes quick. 

S:  Orchard fruits, cereal grains, lemon oil, limes, timid honey, tart yeast, earthy hop aroma and black pepper. 

T/M:  Light-medium and stingy on the tongue. Burnt caramel malts, oaky booze, lemon oil and timid pine resin.  Ultra dry finish that leaves mouth almost numb. Lingering bitterness of citrus rinds. 

O:  At first I didn't really care for this one, but after it warms it gets much better.   The bitterness is definitely there and alcohol is well hidden.  Good flavors that deliver a solid IPA.  

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Snake Dog IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 3,352 ratings
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