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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   ABV: -
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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
realale420 (399) - west covina, California, USA - SEP 21, 2007
On tap poured a light amber color with decent white head. Aroma was sweet floral hops with caramel. Flavor was mor a a pale than an IPA with mild bitterness and maltiness.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MIBRomeo (2537) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 26, 2014
Dark Golden pour nice dense white head golden lacing. Aroma of grapefruit and a touch of caramel AMD a hint of nuttiness. Avg palate. Flavor followed aroma pretty clear a light bitterness in the finish. Pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oRos (1054) - sacramento, California, USA - AUG 19, 2013
On tap at brew brothers in Reno. Taste is nutty with a weird aftertaste. Color is on the amber side.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cybercat (3223) - Georgia, USA - JUL 6, 2012
Comes out of the tap a hazy dark honey-amber. Got little head, but this apparently was an artifact of the pour. Strong aroma is very hoppy and has a good undertone of grapefruit. Hoppy flavor is somewhat bitter and, like the aroma, has a grapefruit underpinning. Texture has good body and fizz. If not an outstanding IPA, still a worthy one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (4259) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 14, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. Slightly hazy amber pour with an off-white head. Citrus, bitter hops, orange, and lightly bready. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bif (1387) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 22, 2010
On Tap- Has a clear Copper color with a decent head that faded fairly quickly with very little lacing. Nice clean grainy aroma with a trace of a citrus-sweetness. Has a mild citrus and hops taste with a so-so bitterness. Fairly medium body & smooth. fairly well balanced but expected a bit more. Decent beer, maybe good for a couple. Considering the brew house is in the middle of the Eldorado Casino, its a nice oasis.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 6, 2010
Big Dog IPAĖon tap-pours a rich light tan head and cloudy amber color. Aroma is pine/grapefruit, sweet medium malt. Taste is pine/citrus-orange/pineapple/grapefruit/resin hops, sweet medium malt-roasty. Medium/full body. Soft carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kmweaver (3206) - Petaluma, California, USA - SEP 12, 2009
Draft @ Brew Brothers El Dorado. Pours a murky, pulpy orange-golden color; bright, seemingly unfiltered; glistening, fine-bubbled lacing. Dense, chewy citrus and orange and earthy bitterness in the nose; oily; minimal astringency; a great nose. Loads of hop flavor and bitterness, following the nose. Medium-to-full mouthfeel: chewy oranges, light-to-medium citrus acidity, earthy bitterness; a dense, chewy, generous and beautifully put-together IPA. In a casino. Wtf? Itís like Iím not even rating the same beer...maybe the same as KP. Lengthy finish, with a nice show of toasty malts, candy sugar, and lasting orange-tinged bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009

Name: Big Dog IPA
Date: July 05, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: hazy orange, fine off white head, lots of lace
Aroma: big fresh citrus hop aroma, touch of crystal sweetness
Body: creamy body
Flavor: flavor is all hops, well balanced with crystal sweetness, light bitterness rounds it out but the flavor hops keep in control
Overall: creamy grapefruit delight
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.8/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmulv (336) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 17, 2009
Poured a nice golden amber with a small white head. A slight bitter hoppiness, but nothing too intense. Makes for a very smooth taste without the distinct character that an IPA should have. Itís drinkable and tasty, but not too complex. Pretty solid.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (9765) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2008
A golden amber IPA with a thin lacing white head. A distinct pleasant citrusy, floral hops, very west coast. In mouth, a goos hops and caramel malt balance, light solvent notes. Medium bodied. On tap at brewpub, August 2007.


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