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RATINGS: 1740   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
Double Dog Double Pale Ale Back by popular demand, our original "Wild Dog Release" is back, and this time itís 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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - DEC 28, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 7, 2008 I got this in SD over the summer and forgot I had written my deScription down on paper. I just opened my suitcase and found it. Pours a rich, creamy apricot color with a full, creamy froth. Superb hangtime with a lasting, sticky lace. Strong aromas of penetrating hops and thick, choking malts. Full nectar with expansive residual effers that create a nice, creamy texture. This brew really smacks me in the face w/ itís hopsy bitchslap affect. Strict, cutting, brutal asprin citrus rind pummles the pig fat goopy malts. The malt characteristics have nuances of caramel, blackcherry, and cotton candy. Double Dog is the bomb man. Musculin, burly, robust, and unforgiving yet generous. If grizzlybears drank beer, this would be it. The asprin really digs in and sweep the fat off the floor but it doesnít let go. Like a full nelson. It feels like my tongue is calcifying as I write. The best thing is that itís not too grapefruity. It drinks extreme but totally in balance. The finish is long on flavor and bittered beyond belief with itís asprin talons. Iíd call it a DIPA.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
beergod (103) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 25, 2008
Great beer!! Nice amber color, the nose is nice floral and Full of citrus! Nice and hoppy. This beer can easily be an imperial IPA! Cheers!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mempath (14) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2009
why explain what is obvious (to non-macro, non-snob micro) appreciators of brew? this is stellar stuff at all levels. hopheads and opposite will find much swamp and jungle to explore in this heady brew. remember: itís virtually 12%...if you like bourbon, focus on the finish.....

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Fathom22 (2) - Tigard, Oregon, USA - NOV 5, 2009 does not count
12oz bottle vintage 09ii, they really dialed this batch! Iíve been a big fan of DD for many years but this batch might be their best yet. Awesome color, head and hop aroma. Very balanced and you would never know it was 11.5% until you downed a few :) I would love to try this batch on tap. However, the 09FF batch was TERRRIBLE!! I donít know what they did but they went from their worst batch to their best back to back!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
silentnoiz (24) - Alabama, USA - AUG 31, 2010
One of my favorite beers along with Dogfishheadís 90 Minute. Very bold bitter hop aroma and flavor. Complex tones throughout make this interesting every sip.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
spacemonster (90) - Igo, California, USA - MAY 15, 2013
smells really nice but this beer smells and looks MEAN. And? It IS....The small uneven head dissipates quickly, two pulls on the glass and Itís obvious from the lacing this is high octane stuff. The taste is really almost into IIPA territory yet hangs back a bit. The DELICIOUS malts used in this beer then un-sheath their swords. Yikes. The hops are mid-palate and very cool. The bitterness never trying to spar with those deadly delicious malts. This is a damn good beer and seems to me to be almost of a style all Itís own.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
yy0pp (1026) - - JUN 27, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2014 Bottle 33cl. Klub malżch pivovarů. Pours a clear deep copper color with a large frothy off white head. Strong aroma of orange, caramel and alcohol. This beer is PURE GOLD.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TorbenJensen (1396) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2015
It does not leave much foam on top, but at 11.5% it is surely like a barley wine rarely the big foams is expected. The aroma is like a whole fruit farm; plum, apricot, raisin and showed probably a little fresh figs? The taste is very complex. In the first mouthful reminded the me of a too strong mixed lemonade, but itís an ale that just need time to orientate in all corners of the mouth and mark the territory, just as the predator who is pictured on the label. And it suits me really good, cause with its warming alcohol spreads are also a nice fresh taste of ripe fruit and citrus. Itís all very vinous with a good dose of hops that bears the taste for a very long time. The slightly sour and indefinable flavor nuance in the background. It tastes incredibly good!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Tommasooo (2) - ITALY - JUL 21, 2010 does not count
Stiamo parlando sicuramente di una delle birre piý buone al mondo: ci sarebbe poco da dire. Líunica cosa che vorrei far notare Ť questa: a dispetto dei suoi 12% risulta leggera nel palato ( e nella testa). Líaroma Ť determinante e il doppio malto sopraffino.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
shawn14505 (39) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 30, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2009 EAST COAST IPAíS RULE!!! This is the beer iíve been looking for all my life. It tastes almost identical to Southern Tier UnEarthly, but has a slightly higher ABV and is much cheaper. 4x12oz for $10. At 11.5% alc, this beer is no joke. Extreme hop taste, balanced with a strong malt backbone. Long, bitter finish. Slight alcohol warming. Bitter. This is a great beer, one of the best iíve ever had. And itís price point makes it my favorite. Top notch. Bravo.

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