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Flying Dog Snake Dog IPA (through 2007)

 (RETIRED)
overall
72
43
style
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danielyabu (1185) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - DEC 21, 2013
average white frothy head. translucent thick dark yellow body. fair lacing. mostly diminishing. aroma: orange, flowers, heavy hoppy, honey, caramel. if: light bitter moderate sweet. ff: moderate bitter sweet; long duration. palate: light body, lively carbonation, watery texture, metallic finish. average, nothing special. R$40. 60s

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhammaren (1087) - FINLAND - SEP 12, 2013
.35l bottle @ Vihreä Haltiatar Pours clear golden with low head. Leaves lacing. Aroma is hops, yeast, malts and dried fruits. Flavor is hops, malts and fruits. Some yeast.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jensgam (156) - , DENMARK - SEP 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours amber with white head. Aroma is light malty with spizy hoppy aroma. Flavour is malty with bready caracter, some citruzy hop caracter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skoisirius (1716) - Earth, Washington, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Obviously been a minute, but I don’t remember this being so different than the newer version, so here’s the same rating: Well balanced well hopped single IPA. Nothing special here, just a good drinking brew, especially in summer!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
adavis234 (286) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUL 12, 2011
This rating is a memory of the old brew. I’ve always been a fan of Flying Dog (and have also long been a fan of IPAs) and remember being very excited to try this years ago. The result was not what I had expected and was a huge disappointment. Having had the newer brew on numerous occasions I have to say it is much more like what I expected out of a flying dog IPA when I first had this a long time ago.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (10710) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 16, 2011
Sehr hopfig-trockener Geruch, zudem aromatisch und etwas karamellig. Der Antrunk ist vom amerikanischem Hopfen geprägt, trocken, aromatisch. Der würzige Hopfen wird extrem süß und wirkt deutlich übertrieben, auch im Abgang ist der volle Hopfen zu deutlich präsent und unterdrückt andere Aromen weitgehend. Lecker, aber nicht so gut dosiert. Test vom 27.3.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 9,11,11,12,8,12 - 11,20

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (15128) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2011
24th November 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! This bottle 6.4% abv. Crisp refreshing US beer. Bitter citrus. Very drinkable!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MmmcKay (1051) - Brentwood, Tennessee, USA - DEC 3, 2010
Sampled many moons ago. Thank God they changed the recipe on this guy. Not that the old stuff was truly bad, but it certainly wasn’t that great. The new recipe is a vast improvement. Nice job from Flying Dog figuring this out.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jtclockwork (8491) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2010
Very nice tawny color in the glass. Light citrus and floral nose. Taste is light sweet spruce, maple, caramels and resins. Rated 8/22/02

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SSKD814 (854) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2010
A- clear amber body with thin white head. Good head retention. S- fruity and hoppy. hints of malt too. T- strong fruit and malt backing with solid coppery hop aftertaste. somewhat light P- medium carbonation and fairly light body. Not very smooth. O- this is an interesting IPA that is work a try. Fairly drinkable because of its lightness. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 05-09-2007 00:50:25


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