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Big Dog’s Holy Cow! Original Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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This is our classic, award-winning American pale ale. Brewed in the tradition of early West Coast ales, it is light amber in color with a distinctive Northwest hop character.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ghawener (1457) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - JAN 27, 2013
Bottle: From LV to Cangrejera, drank with my brother on my 41st Beerday @ the beach.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bif (1416) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 30, 2011
On tap at the Draft House. Served a golden color with a good head and nice lacing. Aroma of citrus with fresh grain. Taste is slightly sweet, with some malt and fresh grain. Nice bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body, smooth and well balanced. Easy drinker, good for a few. Nothing fancy here just a beer with a little character. Worth checking out if you’re ever in Las Vegas.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - OCT 27, 2011
Clear yellow with a fizzy white head. Sweet malty and citrus hops aroma and taste with a smooth almost creamy palate and a smooth finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
unclemike (2222) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - SEP 15, 2011
Clear and golden with a creamy-white head and intricate lace. Nice palate -- creamy and smooth. Light caramel sweetness in the malts. Flowery hops with a decent bitterness level. Pretty good balance

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (4315) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 2, 2011
Draft at the brewpub. Clear golden/light amber pour, with a small white head. Piney hops, light grapefruit, bitter, and sweetness. A solid pale ale.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kathouse (997) - Nevada, USA - JUL 18, 2011
Light golden color with unusually low hop aroma considering Cascade hopped. Minimal body and taste. Cascades are definitely apparent in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keepersj12 (2679) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Pours a pale yellow with a nice head. The aroma is very much on the hop side. A bit of malt as well but mostly hops. The flavor is also very hoppy. Crisp and clean, the finish is quite dry.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holy (833) - GERMANY - FEB 12, 2011
Sampler at Big Dog’s Brewery. Seemingly smooth - actually smells and tastes like a mild IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
baraciisch (1811) - USA - JUL 30, 2010
Orange-amber with a nice foamy white head... Aroma is citrusy and sweet... Flavor is fairly dry, with a nice initial sweetness and finishes with a nice piney hops bitterness... Pretty good pale

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcdav2154 (448) - GERMANY - APR 1, 2010
On tap at the brewery. Aroma was light and flowery. The look was very clear and straw colored with a small white head. Taste was a refreshing hop taste with notes of pine and earth. It left a good bitterness on the palate. Average Pale Ale and a good beer.


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