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RATINGS: 2009   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (8017) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheRimmer (483) - Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2003
Awesome artwork that is backed up by one of the best examples of a pale ale ive had. It reminds me of an english pale ale: thick flavors that dont overpower, substance in the body with no water. it finishes with a crispy bitterness. The nose is what i call the flying dog nose...most of their ales seem to have this candyish, sweet nose that kind of reminds me of sweet potatoes.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sethdude (697) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 25, 2003
UPDATED: APR 5, 2004 I bought this because the bottle featured art by the engish artist, Ralph Steadman. Steadman, being quite a unique artist brought my attention to the lone six pack on the shelf at the store. I thought, "here's a new beer that, even if I don't like the beer, at least I'll have a cool bit of packaging to do with what I please...". Here's the suprise: not only do the box and bottle feature the art of Ralph Steadman, but the beer within if absolutely fantastic. Pours a deep red/honey color, good initial head that diminishes to a fine khaki layer that rests on top pf the beer, aroma is definite hops, a bit of grapefruit, a little bubblegum. Flavor is light, yet finely detailed. good hop character blends smoothly with malts to form a perfect mild quencher of a beer that has enough flavor to make it interesting. Palate is just a bit thin. The name is great, the packaging absolutely top notch, and the beer worthy of the image it presents. Highly recommended. ODDLY ENOUGH: I've looked for this beer again, and sadly cannot find it. The sixer I bought was all alone on the shelf, didn't register in the store's computer, and cannot be found again. How odd...

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thedm (4935) - Fort Wayne, USA - JUL 24, 2003
This brew poured a medium sized head of small to medium sized off-white mostly lasting bubbles that left a fair lacing. Its body is a carbonated transparent amber brown and its aroma is a hoppy malt mixture. It has an initial hoppy bite with a mild malt spice finish. I would have like for it to have a bit more character, but its not bad for a pale ale.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
noheinie4u (37) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 24, 2003
Very hoppy and bitter...not my type of beer, but not awful...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrRomero (1975) - Nolanville, USA - JUL 19, 2003
Hoppy aroma and flavor. Thin long lasting head. Amber color. Flavor is hoppy with a bitter finish. Quite a nice little beer.


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