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RATINGS: 1979   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   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 isnít overpoweringly hoppy. Itís brilliant amber-copper color and pleasant malt flavor comes from the addition of Carastan malts.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crit (3318) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 5, 2004
Sparkling amber, lasting beige head. Light hop/malt nose. Malt flavor with very mild hopping, too much so for the style. I certainly donít detect all the hops either in nose or taste that everyone else seems to.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DarkElf (3033) - La Jolla, California, USA - JUL 3, 2004
(12-ounce bottle) Flavorful, malty, and mildly bitter with a corn flavor and an acidic, biting finish; The nose is mildly malty, but also a bit floral, and overall, not all that inviting; Medium bodied with a fairly carbonated mouthfeel; Amber color is pretty dark for a pale ale; Off-white head settles to a long-lasting thin layer and leaves a fair amount of lacing behind

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2004
Bottle@Spiesys. Aromatic hops in the nose, slight lychee type flavour. This was a little bit thin and sweet however, short finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2004
Beer #4 at Spiesyís. Substantial yeasty hop aroma. Again, like the other Flying Dog beers we tried, the flavour falls away a bit, but isnít unpleasant. Sweetish, with not enough malt, or hop, presence to create major interest. A decent, if uninspiring, effort. Bottle.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5180) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2004
Bottle @ Spiesyís gaff. At least - a half decent beer! Fruity American Pale Ale aroma - lychee, Sierra Nevada, nice. The flavour is surprisingly muted and murky after the delights and promise of the aroma. Some dull hop bite. Sad.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgentgesdo (665) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 24, 2004
Dry, Hoppy beer. I smell lemongrass, very crisp, short bitter aftertaste, hops and wheat taste, slightly oily mouthfeel. A good but unremarkable pale... I prefer Sierra Nevada.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mads Langtved (2245) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2005 This is a nice "classic" Pale ale. A bit like the Sierra Nevada version because it contains a nice balance between the important ingredients. Ridiculous label and name. A bit thinner though. Nuts are present in the flavour.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
crazyvin (1911) - New York, USA - JUN 18, 2004
a really smooth pale ale, not too light,but light enough not to offend newbies to the style. Had a crisp hopp aroma with a faint malt presance. Flavor was primarily hops. Needs a head with retention, head almost disappered while i poured it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shagnasty (130) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUN 18, 2004
A decent pale ale, light and hoppy. Goes down smooth, and pleasant. Decent session beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
spkldhenlvr24 (517) - Newburgh/Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 16, 2004
My first Flying Dog. Not really what I expected out of an APA. Reddish amber color with a decent off white head. Not really a strong hoppy aroma. A little citrus. Pretty good malty flavor. The hops there werenít really great either. good beer.


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