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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.


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ghawener (1458) - San Salvador, - JAN 27, 2013
Bottle: From LV to Cangrejera, drank with my brother on my 41st Beerday @ the beach.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (11905) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Draft at the source. Hazy light golden color, medium white head. Aroma of peppery hay. taste is white pepper, light pine, straw.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4918) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Sampled on draft this beer poured a pale yellow-gold color with a large foamy white head that left great lacing. The aroma was a bit sour yet with an underlying sweetness and with a vague fruity hop presence. The flavor was tangy and bitter lemon and grapefruit and with a sweetish bready undertone. Medium length finish of lemon, grapefruit and bread. Medium body. Solid.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
runnertal (22) - Parump, Nevada, USA - MAY 25, 2014
I have had this back in day at holy cow. Great beer. Even seen it a pizza port in CA. Used to stay at the now debunk Sahara just to be by the cow. Always drank this great brew. Golden color clear great balanced use of hops. Was always a great go to when it was open.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (815) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Bomber bottle poured clear gold hue with thin white head and excellent lacing. Mild floral aromas. Initial flavor light sweet w/ bold bitter finish. Tastes are watermelon rind, lemon, and rye. Medium bodied, watery texture, and dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palidor19 (2948) - Brandon, Florida, USA - AUG 20, 2013
A great pale ale with a even amount of hops and malt. It hoppy and malt equally. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (6752) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 9, 2013
On tap at the brewpub, Vegas. I guess this beer is the standing tribute to the original brewery Holy Cow, that became Big Dogs of today. Medium golden body, thin white head. Aroma is very muted, piney, but just really low. Pale biscuit malts, light piney hops, moderately bitter finish. Nothing wrong with this, it just seemed really reserved.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wittales (636) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Appearance was hazy orangish gold with huge creamy whitish 3 finger head, spotty lacing. Aromas are sweet toffee, caramel, pale malts. Hops are grapefruit, orange, lemon and tings of alcohol. Taste are hoppy forward with grapefruit, lemon, slight pine. Malts are light sweetness with pale, crystal, hints of candi. Palate was soft smooth CO2 with light-meduim body, lasting hoppy slightly slick feel with good balance. A good local pale, taste better fresh than in the bottle.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4690) - Utah, USA - APR 8, 2013
22oz bottle picked up at Lee’s Discount
Appearance: Pours clear golden with a medium sized foamy white head and lots of lacing
Aroma: Floral, light caramel, citrus and piney
Taste: Fruity, caramel, earthy, and piney
A nice clean and crisp pale ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ron (2532) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 7, 2013
On tap at Cafe and Casino LV. Clear golden color with a fast disappearing head. Little aroma of hops and spice. Very great taste of malt and a good blend of hops. Also a good fresh aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jb (2197) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 29, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Malty sweet nose. Palate is grainy but with some hippiness. This is so so.


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