Snake Dog IPA | Flying Dog Brewery

BA SCORE
81
good
3,322 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay
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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
Ratings:
3,322
Reviews:
1,215
Avg:
3.57
pDev:
12.89%
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
630
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,322 |  Reviews: 1,215
Photo of mikr
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of walkinginplace
2.93/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Everydayoff
3.38/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

355ml bottle poured into a pint glass.

Mildly hazed deep golden amber hue, the pour generates one and a half finger of creamy white head that stands with good retention before slowly subsiding to an eternal bubble sheet atop along with some lacing patch and spot.

Pretty mild and faint aroma of floral hop, bready malt, grain, sweet caramel, subtle spice, a bit earthy, slight lime, and light fruity citrus.

Malt dwells at a bottom canvas of the flavor structure with notes of bread, husky grain, caramel, some sweet, and toasted biscuit while hop comes into play shortly thereafter with its subtle spice, citrus, lime, earthy, and persistent bitterness.

Medium body with moderate carbonation to yield semi-smooth mouthfeel through the palate, the feeling is a bit crisp with some lively touch and dry finish. This one is not that good and not that bad. At least, it still has some decent hop profile.

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Photo of gruves33
4.1/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Timtac
3.55/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NeilSilber1
3.84/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice yellow color and light head. Hoppy and a bit bitter. Just okay...

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Photo of Purified
3.29/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zotzot
3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of freewill35
3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Schoeni
3.72/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

feels like an ordinray styleIPA. sorry here...

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Photo of newbrewer_zb
3.62/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of zbooks
3.25/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mjgsilva
3.48/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Vetbidder
3.82/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Ok, fairly decent looking beer but I'm not getting the normal citrus notes on the nose. My wife thinks it smells like a Blue Moon. I'm smelling some maltiness, nothing sweet. This has a good beery taste with some? sort of bitterness. Here's the odd thing, this tastes pretty good but I'm thinking it's more of a APA. It's quite carbonated (burp) and somewhat thin. Good beer but not what I'm expecting from an IPA.

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Photo of Martine
3.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of glass_house
3.67/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ant777uk
4.45/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Perfect head level, inviting colour...brewed in US...nice bottle, cool design with a picture of the snake dog...

Aroma is as good as any beer, apricottey and hoppy.

Really good IPA, would buy again. Not as strong and full on flavour as the best ones though...

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Photo of yaksurf
2.98/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Seanecy
3.23/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeeeerProdigy30
4.24/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DOCRW
2.93/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bearbeerboss80
3.15/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kamilgracki
3.93/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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