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RATINGS: 2039   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Dry Hopped with a load of Cascade hops grown in the Pacific Northwest. Doggie Style has enough hop character to satisfy hop-heads, but isn’t overpoweringly hoppy. It’s brilliant amber-copper color and pleasant malt flavor comes from the addition of Carastan malts.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beaconstreet (811) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 1, 2005
This picture on the label does not exactly turn me on. Yet I could use a little doggie style right now. Mm, yes I could. Reminded me a lot of celebration ale. I guess both hope for that hopsy creamy-palate climax. Any female raters willing to sample some doggie style? Oh yeah, holla. Or rather, bark. Yeah, ’cause that’s hot.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsniclas (5730) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2004
Bottled. Dark golden. Sweet frutiness in both aroma and flavour. Fine bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (2696) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 24, 2004
355ml brown bottle. Dark orange pour, frothy off white head, very creamy and lacy. Earthy nose with some light citrusy hop and some caramel. Decent maltiness and a satisfying hoppiness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
obisbeer (565) - Barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 15, 2004
Light brown with big head that fades quickly leaving a nice lace. Hop nose with light citrus and vanilla. Med weight with a light mouthfeel and drying finish. Basic hop flavors and light malt character. Not bad.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jigglyjock (163) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 11, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2005 Not what I expected from a pale ale. It poured a rich deep amber color. Scent of a rich hoppy beer. Tasted hoppy with a nice bitter aftertaste. The hop flavor is really piney. The best beer I’ve had from Flying Dog.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crockett (1012) - Southampton,Ontario, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2004
My bottle read "Classic Pale Ale", the rest of the information and the goofy label are exactly the same. Pours big amber with an off white head. Melony hop, cedar and caramel aroma. Flavours are balanced bittersweet. Burnt sugar, caramel, pithy tangerine sweetness. Sharp medicinal anise/licorice. Some earth, tarragon and mint. The Hop bite dies off quickly. It’s true to character, but it isn’t as punchy as the nose might suggest. No overachiever.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
obxdude10 (2077) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 9, 2004
Amber color with a huge off-white head, nice lacing around the glass, decent hoppy nose with lots of malt involved as well, subtle hop flavors with even more subtle malt tones, a bit thin in taste & body, nice hoppy finish & aftertaste though

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
piscator34 (1996) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 8, 2004
Amber in colour with hints of gold. This particular bottle was WAY over-carbonated. It took over 20 minutes to get all of it into a glass! Nice cascade hop aroma with a bit of malty sweetness drifting in afterwards. Flavors were of bland watered down malts, with little of the hop presence that was apparent from the smell. A real let down.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kinz (3362) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2004
Orange in color, OK head. Biscuit malt nose with a hop bitter finish. Caramel and biscuit malts fade into sort of a muddled hop bitternes. A touch of hay. Not my thing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blank (996) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2004
a nice hoppy APA. might be a little too sweet and hoppy for my tastes, but still a solid beer. AMber with a nice head and little noticable carbonation. A lack of malt keeps it from excelling.


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