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Alley Kat Dragon Series Orange Dragon Double IPA

Brewed by Alley Kat Brewing Company
Style: Imperial IPA
Edmonton, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
WARNING: This beer is intended for Hop Heads. 70+ IBU Single Hopped with Summit hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RhetoricalAns (851) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 8, 2014
My favorite of the dragon series so far. gold colour with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, pine and hops. Sweet citrus and malt flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 3, 2013
Dragon night! Pours a slightly hazy amber with a huge dull white head that leaves lace all over the glass and outlasts the beer. Aroma is fruity, orange, floral and some perfume like notes. Taste is grapefruit, floral, mid-high bitterness, with a good malty back bone to give some balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jayseppi (159) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2013
Bottle from the brewery. Not bad, but not great. This was a bottle they were holding on to from the release, so it’s not the freshest and some of the hopping had faded, but overall it had a nice clean orange body with some good fruity hop notes rising out of the glass. The fading of the hops left it a tad more bitter than flavourful, but not so much that it ruined it. Would like to try it fresh on tap, I think that would help bring some of those tasty hops to life.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfearnley (1826) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 3, 2013
I saved the first 8 Alley Kat Dragon Series to taste them all together. I don't know if the series is done, but I can't wait longer as the first few are getting old. So here goes... Bottle to pils glass Aroma of orange, pomelo, pineapple and papaya. Clear amber with a thin white head. Taste of orange and grapefruit with a bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (12904) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 3, 2013
Bottle - What do you know, I smell orange. Is that coincidence or subliminal messaging from the title. Grassy, flowery and orange. Clear copper and a nice thick head. Orange carries through, with some grapefruit and bitterness. A pedestrian IIPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VertBaconStrips (2326) - Blerkablerka, NIUE - JAN 20, 2013
its late, im mostly incoherent adn my feet and nipples are cold.thai food and perogies covered in onion powder to go along with massive massive beers hasve led me to this moment in my life. another AK dragon beer. Let us begin the disappointemtn pf the beer and my pathetic spelling. I’m not even sure if I’m blinking any more. Best labels AK has ever done. Too bad the beers cannot follow. Sweet sugar bomb, some welcoming fragrancew, honey, there is more but im mostly aslepp. more detail isnt going to make a differnce anyway. this is bery easy to drink but i forsee a head ache after the 8 or 9L mark. sweet with lemon and honey and mild bitterness that lingers in a stronger form than before, lime, caramel, not bad. Thankfully I have an endless stream of Suicidal Tendencies blasting my senses at 4:24am

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cfrancis (3164) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 29, 2012
Thanks to Reimer for this. Aroma is small floral hop and sweet malts. Taste is a nice floral hop bitterness and balanced nicely with a slight biscuit malt sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gramity (1625) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 27, 2012
Pours a clear orange copper color with a white head that has nice retention. Little bit of lace is left around the glass. Smells sweet and piney and tastes very malty up front with a nice punch of hops that will stick around for a while

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11242) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 27, 2012
Orange hops, bold aloma and taste, is it Summit? Orange body and very lacey. A big IBU and big bitterness. Medium mouthfeel, hops backed by malt liquor flavour.Dry finish. Some palate erasing. Bottle from Presario.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuillaumeCL (344) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 26, 2012
Pours orange with a bit of white head. Smell is hoppy citrus, a bit of tangerine. Palate is on the lighter side of medium bodied. Taste is bitter at first, the gets a slight sweetness but reverts back to a hoppy bitter aftertaste. Good, but not great.

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