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RATINGS: 1753   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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Double Dog Double Pale Ale Back by popular demand, our original "Wild Dog Release" is back, and this time it’s for good. Double Dog Double Pale Ale is a generously hopped ale with a deep red color and pours with a nice frothy head. The abundance of hops will conjure some provocative aromas with hints of raisins and citrus.


mensch's rating

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mensch (289) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - FEB 9, 2011
’08 vintage. Very tasty barley wine. Little hop aroma, nice smooth toffee malt backbone with a touch of well integrated bitterness.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zoucrew102 (1284) - - JUL 23, 2016
Bottle. Piney hop aroma with notes of citrus, caramel malt and booze. Pours clear amber colored with one finger of tan head that has excellent retention and some lacing. Starts with sweet caramel and some biscuit malt flavors. Finishes very dry with citrus hop flavor before giving way to pine hop bitterness and a slight amount of booze on the very end. Pretty good, but a lot of booze for a double IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerRenter76 (719) - Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Originally rated on 9/26/08. Let me start with the least positive thing about this beer, the lack of flavor, the only thing i can taste is the bitterness which lasts a long time, not that it is bad but considering the aroma, was a little of a let down. Getting back to the aroma it reminded me of canned fruit cocktail, a very sweet mixture of pineapple, cherry, pear ect, very nice. Appearance was a deep amber with lots of yeast floaters and a ’1’ finger light tan cap. Overall it was really good, even though the flavor wasnt as expected, i would certainly buy this again and again. So far my favorite of the flying dog beers.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SG111 (1165) - New York, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Bottled. Best by 06/16/16 . pour deep honey color, white head. Aroma is booze, fig, toffee, burnt sugar, little bit of citrus, pine. American strong ale is probably more accurate than DIPA. Flavor is pine, hops, orange, booze, burnt sugar, decently bitter hop, but not astringent, finish. Actually really nice. I quite like it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ttheilen (528) - USA - MAY 19, 2016
I do not wax on poetically about beer but I do know the quality of a beer once tasted. This review is not about my tastes but reinforces the numbers, which are arbitrary.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
xblanchard29x (22) - Alabama, USA - APR 2, 2016
Six pack from Hot Rods. Alcohol, raisin, and some hop notes. Big ABV. Not bad but better beers than this.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
apollonianbrew (2) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 31, 2016 does not count
Too much. This beer is great for getting drunk ... Citrusy, crazy hops and crazy malt. I like IPAs but I am not a fan of this beer. Too much ... Everything!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nybol (1360) - DENMARK - MAR 12, 2016
Hold da op! Sikken en humlefest der er i min mund, normalt er en double pale ale humlet, men den her er noget for sig selv. Den smager helt forrygende, og har en smag af mange gode ting og sager. Det er ikke nemt at sige det er nødder, eller noget andet, men den har en lettere spritet eftersmag dog ikke så meget at det gør noget. En god øl, der skal smages hvis man får chancen.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pityu (560) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 30, 2016
Bottle - Amber colour, creamy off-white head with good retention and lacing. Intense hoppy nose with lemon zest, pine and some sweet malt. Taste is sweet and rich maltiness, some caramel, biscuit, grapefruit, tangerine with resinous notes. Medium to full body, average carbonation, slick texture, decent hop bitterness lingers long in the aftertaste. Excellent IIPA, a must try.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
mrhopsbeertalk (295) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 28, 2016
Hot! The aroma has hints of floral hops and caramel malts. The flavor is all booze with late hints at dry floral hoppiness. Skip this

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lasancan (21) - SPAIN - JAN 16, 2016
Amber with slim white head. Rich aroma of caramel, malts, citrus hops, some dark fruits. Impressive taste of similar elements, full bodied, some alcohol warmth, but quite well hid. Nicely balanced, nice stuff.


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