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RATINGS: 2027   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.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Libeerian (209) - Garner, North Carolina, USA - OCT 18, 2003
Great hop aroma and decent head. Pleasant hoppy flavor but I thought the body was a bit thin.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Falconseye8 (542) - Evans, Colorado, USA - OCT 10, 2003
Had some warnings this brand wouldn't be very good. You must have gotten a bad bottle like I did with Bell's Oberon. This stuff is very good and is very sweet and bitter like a pale ale should be. Nice head. A little Lacing. I think this is a very good brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wildchefbill (245) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - OCT 5, 2003
UPDATED: OCT 6, 2003 Very dark amber with almost no head. Extremely hoppy aroma. Very nice. The malt flavor balanced a nicely bitter finish with a lingering dry aftertaste. Not watery. Very nice, I want another one.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Syd (921) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 3, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2004 Bottle pours a nice clear amber with a decent head and nice lace. The aroma is quite hoppy to the point of almost acting to clear my sinuses. The flavor is very hoppy with some malt to balance it well. The palate is good for an APA. I like this.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (7971) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 1, 2003
(draught) Clear dark amber. No head. Citrussy, lemonbalm-like hops aroma. Nutty and citrussy hoppy flavour - good American hops. But there's precious little malt to balance. Very little body. OK - but nothing more.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 29, 2003
Pours a darker copper with small head. Nice hoppy aroma. Malt flavors with a hop finish. Decent Pale.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bac080 (398) - Bloomington, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2003
Pretty hoppy but didn't ruin my palette. My first from this brewery. Not the worst pale ale, at least.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GEOBRAU (188) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - SEP 21, 2003
Very drinkable American Pale Ale. Clean, fresh cascade hops. hopefully in twenty years the U.S will be known for APA's such as this, rather than the macro piss-water brews. Love the artwork also.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beermatrix (1497) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - SEP 20, 2003
Light coppery color with a nice off-white head that sits about an inch high, thick and creamy top that fades slow to finely result in a skim always present and thin stringy lace. Smell has a nice toasty caramel backing with a floral/citric hop balanced in over the top. Sense of wax and light must comes through in bigger wiffs. Taste has a very solid little malty backing thats toasted breadish but light and the hops blend in very nicely, keeping a solid balance lending a nice floral/citric/herbal/grassy thing going on. Very sublte layers of flowers/herbs and grassy notes pop in and out as it flows around the palette which I liked alot. A bit of fruityness makes a slim appearance as well. Very complex in that realm. Very smooth and very easy mellow bitterness; clean, fresh, and lightly waxy. Medium body, lightly tanged, smooth overall, with a light easy crispness in the finish. Very enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreatStelle (363) - Chico, California, USA - SEP 19, 2003
A good pale ale. Lacked a little of the hops I'm used too. Extemley good malt flavor with a nice finish. Very drinkable.


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