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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
Our big, bold double IPA for lovers of the hop. We employ loads of Warrior, Simcoe, and Galena hops in this wonderfully bitter and aromatic brew. This beer is dedicated to the War Dogs that aid and protect our brave troops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fantomasus (291) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Pours a shadowy gold with a brilliant white head of tightly packed bubbles (Brussels Lace and a rare [from me] five for appearance). Potent although simple aroma profile: hay, grass, cheese, and alcohol. The taste is actually incredibly balanced... I’m surprised for some reason. Nice but unremarkable palate. Would buy again. Recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (2724) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - JAN 22, 2015
On tap at Pizza Port in Carlsbad, CA. Clear amber with an off-white head and very good lacing. Aroma of pine resin, floral hops, citrus and butterscotch. Taste of floral hops, caramel, pine, pineapple, grass, grapefruit and other fruit. Medium/full body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (9411) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
"a nice enough dbl ipa that would’ve done better not being stacked up against the Big Boys. not a hop monster, but still well hopped and bitter. medium bodied and thickish. fresh hop aroma, a little more malt heavy flavor profile."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Westmeister (2129) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Ale Alpharetta. Not sure this was that fresh, actually notes indicate a year old almost. Taste was old malts, but in a clean way. Caramel, faded piney hops with a linger bitter finish. Would have certainly been better with some freshness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GTAEgeek (1844) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Sample at Ale Alpharetta. Pours light yellow, with a small, off-white head. The aroma is floral hops, resin, and butterscotch. Very bitter, but with a nice, malty sweetness. Medium body, with a thin, astringent, chalky, and grainy mouthfeel, that somehow ends up being very pleasant. This is an over-age IIPA that’s aged surprisingly well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
olr1984 (1500) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 16, 2013
sampled at gabf. from my notes. pours a clear yellow with white head. pine aroam and taste. finally tried a nevada beer #gabf

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (2182) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Bottle pour golden. Nose slight soapy pine, cat, hint of old spice. Taste fruity hop, pine, then bitterness. Some sweetness in the mid palate, long bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (11039) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Sample at Aces & Ales in Las Vegas. Pours a clear pale amber color with a medium thin white head that dissipates steadily. Strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of piney hops and malt. Medium-bodied with flavors of earthy hops, pine and roast malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a hoppy aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (8434) - Ohio, USA - JUN 21, 2013
22 oz bottle. Pours a clear dark golden color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma has grass, spicy and resiny hops with some toasted malt. The flavor has grass and mild resin with a toasted malt backbone and decent bitterness to the finish. Smooth mouth feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (9023) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 9, 2013
On tap at the brewpub, Vegas. Light amber, hazy, with a thick off-white head. Surprisingly, this is not nearly as hoppy as the Dirty Dog IPA. Given the freshness and abundance of hops in the regular IPA, I had high expectations for this imperial version. I was very disappointed. Not that this beer was bad, just woefully underhopped compared to the excellent Dirty Dog. Oh well.

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