Easy IPA | Flying Dog Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Originally a Brewhouse Rarity.

Added by Jason on 04-26-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
450
Reviews:
69
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
11.2%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
122
For Trade:
0
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Photo of monkist
4.28/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brew_ski
3.78/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of windowside
3.62/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HarryPotHead
3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: Semi cloudy pale gold with a slight florescent hue. Bright white head of foam with lots of lacing left in layers after each sip.
S: Citrus as expected but really faint. Could be more up front. Nothing special here.
T: Crisp and light. Goes down easy like the name says....almost too easy! LOL! Nice hoppy flavor is there but could be a little more up front. Nothing odd or offputting here.
F: Lightly carbonated...semi-oily.
O: Pretty solid and definitely crushable. Not my favorite session IPA...Stone's Go-To IPA and Founder's All Day IPA are both better. But there is nothing "wrong" with this beer for sure. Could use a slight boost in flavor but an overall good local offering for us MD folks!

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Photo of JakeScully
3.67/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured the 12oz bottle into a teku

An interresting offering from flying dog, who produce great IPA.. drinkable as hell and worth every pennies. Glad we get this in Europe. Cheers

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Photo of Martine
3.65/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.42/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sweemzander
3.15/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Urk1127
3.57/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BuxMontBeerLover
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Adam1993
4.13/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MrDarcy
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MikeWard
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into a pit glass. pack of a 12 beer sampler pack. best y 2/24/17

faintly hazy pale yellow body, small white head dissipating to a covering and ring. decent carbonation

some fruitiness on the nose, which since i am battling a cold, might be quite strong. rated accordingly.

flavor is a strong sour bitterness with some orange citrus.

solid medium on the mouth, good for a session beer, sour and bitter on the finish.

Overall, to me, the parts are greater than the sum. it looks good, smells good, and feels good. Trouble is, to this palate, it is far too bitter and sour for a session style beer. cant see hitting 3 or 4 of these in a night.

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Photo of avisong
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mmorris15
3.59/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zuidman
2.52/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of sephyrott
4.14/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cbutova
3.79/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A- 12oz bottle pours into my glass with a clear golden yellow body and a two finger head. The white cap has a thick creamy texture and retains well. Thick blankets of lace coat the glass.

S- The hops are up front with a balanced profile of grapefruit, general citrus, lemon oil, pine, floral, herbal, orange and spicy tones. Beyond the hops are hints of pale cracked barley, bread and light fruits. In summary, easy going citrus.

T- Follows up on the aroma with a bit more influence from the grains but still citrus hops leading the way by far. Lemongrass, grapefruit, orange, lemon oil, floral, herbal, spicy and a bit of pine make up the hop bouquet. A hint of passionfruit and tropical hops here as well. In the backdrop cereal grains, yeast bread, freshly cracked pale barley, light sweetness and a hint of pale fruits.

MF- Smooth overall feeling to the light end body. A creamy and foamy texture builds on the palate keeping it from approaching anywhere near watery. Ends with a light herbal bitterness.

Fairly mild and easy going but overall the hops are pleasant and there aren't any off flavors to speak of. Think easy going citrus like lemon, orange and a bit of grapefruit without any pithy bitterness.

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Photo of Chackman151
3.62/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Foley67
3.71/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bigbutter
3.7/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of samEBC
3.62/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of duvel1979
3.34/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rezknello
4.32/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tottel
3.47/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Easy IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
3.66 out of 5 based on 450 ratings.
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