Snake Dog IPA | Flying Dog Brewery

Snake Dog IPASnake Dog IPA
BA SCORE
3.57/5
3,340 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:
#38,767
Reviews:
1,219
Ratings:
3,340
pDev:
12.89%
Bros Score:
3.27
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
637
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,340 |  Reviews: 1,219
Photo of BabaBeer
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

I liked it better than most here and better than some others from the same brewer

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Photo of DJ-Hophead
3.81/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

355 ml can, Tesco's, Bristol - Pours clear amber with a medium white foamy head. Nice lacing. Medium carbonation. Aroma - citrus forefront - grapefruit/mandarin. Taste - Sweet, malty front, light citrus - grapefruit/orange leading to a light bitter finish with a little alcoholic warmth. Citrus in aroma but more malty in mouthfeel. Good hybrid beer for English bitter drinkers to get into American hops.

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Photo of Dms844
3.83/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of k3ve
4.01/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of thesidewayz01
4.31/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of frykid
3.59/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

poured from tap into a pint glass

amber, golden color....nice aroma of hops and malts

tastes was a little more bitter than I like, but still good....left a strong aftertaste

overall - a good IPA

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Photo of milwaukee512
4.55/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rdubbia
3.69/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Good beer, easy drinking, light citrus.

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Photo of Kinney1989
3.52/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mkyer
3.6/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.46/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wardt16
3.81/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Noelito76
4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Benl7217
3.44/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 80x2HopHead
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kybeerdrinker
4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Adam1993
3.54/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Snake Dog IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 3,340 ratings
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