Single Hop Imperial IPA (Centennial) | Flying Dog Brewery

BA SCORE
86
very good
94 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good
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Single Hop Imperial IPA (Centennial)Single Hop Imperial IPA (Centennial)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States
flyingdogbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by John_M on 05-18-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
94
Reviews:
35
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
10.1%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
2
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 94 |  Reviews: 35
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.6/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle into glass

A - Clear golden color with a medium sized off-white creamy head with good retention, slowly recedes to a thin film on top. Leaves heavy lacing

S - Orange, Grapefruit, booze, light malt

T - Grapefruit and lemon, then orange, bread, alcohol bite, sweetness, and a little caramel malt, got very boozy as it warmed

M - Heavy and creamy mouthfeel, moderate/low carbonation

O - An interesting and enjoyable brew, a little on the sweet side. Began to taste a lot like booze as it warmed up

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4.05/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Clear golden-orange, one and a half finger fluffy white head, nice lacing.

S - Candied oranges, sweet malts, general citrusness, bitter hops.

T - Sweet caramel, pinet/resin, orange rind, moderate pungency/bitterness, grapefruit.

M - Medium-full bodied, moderate carbonation.

O - Decent

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3.59/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Tangerine brew with an eggy dry head. Sparse bubbles cascading to the surface.

Classic Centennial hop profile of grapefruit, orange, and pine. Alcohol is evident. 10% sounds about right where this nose is at. Malts show off a light caramel note. So far, proving to be a risky choice for a single-hop imperial.

Bristling hop bitterness with lots of grapefruit and pine. Some orange. Spine-tingling booze isa very warming. Malts are semi-sweet, yet paler than toasty. Lots of hops, hops, hops. One-note, because it's single hop. I liked El Dorado a lot more.

Mouthfeel is spicy hot with booze. Body is medium; carbonation, too. Not bad, sans the big strength.

Eh. So-so on this one. I'll take it over most beers, but there are just too many other good DIPAs out there.

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4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Flying Dog Single Hop Imperial IPA (Centennial) is a pleasant single-hop IPA. Brown sugar and hoppiness.

A: Yellow orange colour and 3mm head. 4.5

S: Hoppy with grassiness and a hint of chlorine. 4

T: Tangy citrus hops with a hint of grapefruit. Quite sweet: brown sugar. All over a nice tangy malt base. 4

M: Foamy. 4

O: 4

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Single Hop Imperial IPA (Centennial) from Flying Dog Brewery
3.86 out of 5 based on 94 ratings.
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