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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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If you like your beer very strong and very hoppy, then this brew is for you! I.P.A.’s were originally brewed in London and shipped to British troops stationed in India.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pintsize (1042) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 13, 2008
12-01-07 tap at brewery
No real powerful aroma - hint of hops but that is it. Hoppy decent flavor. Light pale yellow thin pour. Watery texture. Just average - but not horrible. Flavor is hoppy and not too soapy. Overall, not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcwattsrugger (11004) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 10, 2008
on tap-pours an off white head that laces and yellow/gold color. Aroma is citrus hops. Taste is bitter citrus hops-lemon/pine, secondary light malt-some caramel sweetness. OK carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lb4lb (2214) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 6, 2007
Medium gold colored pour with a semi-hopy aroma. Not as hoppy as some reviewers mentioned, at least when I had it. Taste was mild bitterness, with less hop flavor. I found the hop harvest to be a strong flavored, and better IPA. Needed more malty sweetness and hops to make it pop a bit.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
unclemattie (4033) - Georgia, USA - NOV 1, 2007
20 oct 07, draft at BD Cafe & Casino, LV. Small cloudiness. Golden color. Light that the (HolyCow!) Pale Ale. Nice lacing. Huge aroma of Pine Trees and Grapefruit. Flavor is all hoppppp bitterness. Spruce Tea. Hop Heads Beware!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: APR 16, 2011
Date: December 15, 2004
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: clear amber, thin white head
Body: creamy body
Flavor: lots of hop and grapefruit flavor, sweet citrus
Overall: ipa as it was meant to be

Date: July 01, 2005
Score: ii
Words: sample
Appearance: big sweet aroma of grapefruit sprinkled with sugar
Aroma: sweet malt and tempered hop flavor, does not live up to the aroma
Overall: needs another review before being downgraded

Date: July 01, 2005
Mode: draft
too cold? bigger hops and bigger malt flavor, but not picking up the promise of the aroma or the wonder of the beer I had six months ago (after too many other stops that day, I confess), goes great with twice baked cajun wings

Date: January 03, 2006
Source: brewpub
Appearance: opaque rusty orange, frothy white head, nice lace
Aroma: huge sweet citrus aroma like sugar sprinkled on grapefruit
Flavor: sweet pine flavor with nice bitterness, the hop flavor saturates after a while until you need to scrape them off your tongue
Overall: back to greatness

Name: Small IPA?
Date: April 04, 2011
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: slightly hazy copper, creamy beige head, solid lace
Aroma: big sweet orange citrus aroma, sweet crystal malt, lots of orange with a dash of orange rind, crystal and orange combine for a orange candy character
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, lots of citrus hops, just enough bitterness to balance the sweet crystal malt

Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.7/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *** /4

Date: April 05, 2011
Mode: draft
Source: brewpub
inconsistancy is the way with this beer, still a good citrus and grapefruit character but not the special batch that shows from time to time, maybe it’s all about freshness and timing, later I found out it’s about getting the beer you order,

Date: April 10, 2011
Mode: draft
Source: brewpub
so this was the wonderful orange citrus laden IPA I had on my first visit this trip,

Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.9/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Schultsc (572) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 4, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2008 Medium amber gold with a medium cream-colored head. Bright hops aroma with some citrus, pine, earth, and spice. Clean bitterness with dry malt flavors and hops. Lighter-bodied IPA with clean bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9030) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 20, 2006
On tap @ Big Dogs poured a hazy copper with a small diminishing ivory head. Aromas of orange, pink grapefruit, a hint of pine and light carmel with a lingering bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 14, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 4, 2008 2008-09-08, draught at the brewpub in Rancho Drive, 8-4-8-5-16=41
Light amber color. The aroma is quite fruity and resiny. Good body, caramel flavor, sweet, with strong hopping, again giving a strong earthy character (manure...; it seems to be the brewer’s signature) and fruitness (grapefruit...). Very good.

2007-10-02, draught at Big Dog’s Cafe and Casino in W Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, 8-4-8-5-17=42
Brewed exclusively with Summit hop.

Orange copper color. Very nice hoppy aroma, fruity first, with pine needles too. Medium body strength, malt flavor with a lot of sweet toffee from the hops; very strong hopping, resiny and fruity (bitter oranges). Very good.

2006-03-27, draught at the brewpub in N Rancho Dr., Las Vegas, 9-4-9-5-18=45
Light amber color. Very nice fruity aroma (grapefruit, apricots…), pine needles. Full malty body, sweet, with a respectable amount of resins, fruitness, bitterness. Superb. My best draught beer in Las Vegas.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4354) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 13, 2006
Smells fantastic! Floral and fruity. This has a very nice bitterness that isn’t too much, easily allowing this to be a session IPA, unlike their one-at-a-time War Dog. Excellent. On tap at the Draft House, where all the Big Dog beer is made.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RateandPillage (426) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 5, 2006
Growler at KP"s Cellar. Pours hazy medium orange with a thin offwhite head. Cat pee hop aroma and flavor. Too malty. Less then average IPA.

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