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Flying Dog Snake Dog IPA (through 2007)

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RATINGS: 989   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.75%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Snake Dog is a traditional IPA, brewed with imported English Maris Otter pale malt and Golding Hops. Dry hopped with Chinook and Golding hops, contributes to the fruity-floral hop aroma characteristics of this IPA.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beer Guy99 (250) - Maineville, Ohio, USA - NOV 9, 2001
Better than average IPA, lots of hops and a hearty malty body. Pretty enjoyable beer. Nothing wrong, nothing particularly exceptional but that’s good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fraternie (814) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2001
Definitely very hoppy but it lacks the enjoyable smooth malt that great IPAs contain.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
K-V-F-L (292) - LaVista, Nebraska, USA - OCT 23, 2001
Great IPA, but very strong, so beware. Nice movement, even after it sits for a while.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
legion242 (2142) - Richardson, Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2001
Above average.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
spamalope99 (27) - USA - AUG 18, 2001
Not an IPA you would drink one after another - but what a good hoppy strong sipper!!! Found it at DIA, and could really appreciate the hoppiness and unique aftertaste of this beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
opiate (199) - Sandy, Utah, USA - JUL 27, 2001
This is a decent IPA. Needs more alcohol for the style imho. The hops are decent but not strong enough for the style imho. But over all a well crafted, enjoyable beer. Just not a great IPA. (At least not for a hop head.)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - MAY 31, 2001
Respectable but not overly-impressive IPA. Enjoyable, just didn’t quite carry enough character or hops. Worth a try at least for IPA fans but don’t rush out and buy it.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
webeloper (1) - Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2001 does not count
The first one is a little strong, but it gets smoother as you have another

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
wade (58) - Decatur, Georgia, USA - MAY 4, 2000
Light aroma and flavor (strangely enough for an IPA). Leaves my throat kind of ’scratchy’.


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