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RATINGS: 1974   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 isn’t overpoweringly hoppy. It’s brilliant amber-copper color and pleasant malt flavor comes from the addition of Carastan malts.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (8848) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 16, 2003
As shiny and coppery as a freshly minted penny. Medium-sized, fizzy, persistent, eggshell head. Very well-hopped. Evergreen, citrus and white pepper in the aroma. Tart and tangy flavor. Well-balanced with an adequate amount of malt. Mostly this beer is about hops, though. Medium-bodied with a silky mouthfeel and mild carbonation. Tart, tangy and piney finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
boto (1827) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - SEP 9, 2003
Draught: Sampled at the Ct River Brewers Festival. This beer was a golden, almost yellow color. The aroma and taste were both somewhat thin. There was some hop bitterness in the aftertaste. Definitely a dog.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lstorie3 (17) - Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA - SEP 4, 2003
Nice color and pretty cream-colored off white head. Aroma was straight ahead cascades. Very hoppy beer, which is not a bad thing. the problem is that there was not enough malt balance. not really a traditional pale ale. There are better versions of an APA. A little disappointed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
EKGoldings (526) - Radford, Virginia, USA - AUG 23, 2003
UPDATED: AUG 27, 2003 Bottle, no expiration date. This is a very nice APA with more modest hopping than many these days. Hop aroma and taste is typical of American hops with citrusy grapefruit. Instead of trying to outdo others in the hops, these guys make a well balanced decently hopped beer. A great session APA. I upped the score after retasting. I want to cosy up to a keg of this stuff....

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5267) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2003
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2003 Poured a light amber color with a small head that left a little lacing. Citrus hoppy aroma, with a fairly bitter hop taste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (7875) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 14, 2003
UPDATED: APR 30, 2013 Draft rating: Nice leafy fresh hop nose, light citrus and sweet gummy sugars. Fresh tasting with a light honey note among the refreshing and light hop lemon and sweet orange flavors. Considerably better on draft. Bottle rating: The aroma is interesting: old leather and west coast hops mixed a bit freakishly. The initial taste has a nice hop body, but the mid-drink and the finish are not so enjoyable: some stale fruit and vegetable flavors. Has to be the best of the three beers sampled tonight, even thought I rated it lowest. That doesn’t say much as I took from the store only what I have not tried (minus any lagers or malt liquors). This rating was a 2.9 for bottle.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
palliko (12) - Colorado, USA - AUG 12, 2003
A wonderful Pale Ale! I love the coppery color, the citrus nose, delicious hoppiness,nice mouthfeel, medium malt middle, and the grapefruit aftertaste. Just the right amount of everything - and great with food! The waiter at our local Old Chicago Pizza Parlour recommended it from among the 110 beers they carry, and I was not disappointed. This beer compares well with my long time favorite, Bridgeport IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 9, 2003
Golden amber color and aroma of soft hops and malt. Quite hoppy and crisp. A fairly decent pale ale overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lunaticharness (183) - Torrance, California, USA - AUG 8, 2003
what a normal pale ale should taste like, except for the bitof floral hops that was showing too far out of the spectrum, besides that it is a normal good beer

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cAPSLOCK (155) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 5, 2003
Somewhat spicy with a sweet nose, moderate head and pretty lace. A good Amercan pale ale. So many others are thin... this isn't, but at the beer doesn't really make me want lots more.


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