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Hair of the Dog Blue Dot Double IPA

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RATINGS: 848   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Blue Dot is named after our planet: we are only a pale blue dot in this universe. A Double India Pale Ale made with Organic Pilsner, Rye malt and a combination of intense northwest hop varieties.
O.G. 1074, 80 IBUs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pintbypint (3327) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 18, 2016
650ml brown bottle. Summer 2016 release. Cloudy golden with a short creamy white head. Thin spotty lacing. Aromas of grapefruit and some malt sweetness. Taste has thick grains, rye, grapefruit and general citrus. Pithy grapefruit finish with sweet malts lingering. Some alcohol and a lot of lasting bitterness. Medium body with a creamy carbonation. Fresh, hoppy, very satisfying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blueshockey24 (418) - Colorado, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Bomber. Pours hazy golden with off white head. Aroma is citrus grapefruit and lemon. Taste is sweet fruity grapefruit tangerine and pine with piney grapefruit finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marko (4872) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 23, 2016
Grazie mille, Albertoooo! Poured a hazy golden body with a white head. Aroma... dried grapes, citric hoppiness, sweet maltiness reminiscent of crystal. Citric taste, lemon & peach ice-tea mix, sweetish, soft, light tropical touch, very full malty backbone, overly so perhaps, eating up the 80 IBU like they aren’t there. Interesting - really not my type of IPA or Double IPA, but I can respect it. And I’m really glad I’ve tried it!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ippopotamo36 (1610) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 10, 2016
At the HofD brewery in Portland-USA. On tap. Bright gold hazy pour, a bit dark with a medium adhesive foam. Nose: orange fresh juice, lemon skin, some sweet fruitiness. Fantastic. Mouth: just lovely! Rich alcohol, mild sweet notes, crispy medium dry!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansalon (2859) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2016
Pours amber almost clear deep golden with a medium frothy white head. Aromas of peach, apricot, orange, resin, pineapple. Taste is very fruity with a substantial caramel backbone. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bp (887) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 22, 2016
Draft: golden amber with a thin white head, hoppy aroma and taste with some citrus. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SirLimpsalot (3680) - SWEDEN - MAR 10, 2016
@ Hair of the dog 16-3-9: lätt fruktig doft med en tydlig smak av mogen frukt (mango). Kanske något rå eftersmak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gyllenbock (7558) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 10, 2016
On tap at the Brewpub. A bit hazy golden/orange with a white head. Fresh and hoppy with pineapple, mango, hay and some caramel. A tasty one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
commonshawn (1026) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 4, 2016
Tap at brewery. 12oz tulip. Hazy gold with thick white head and good lacing. Smells fresh and slightly soapy. Full thick mouthfeel. Alcohol, hop forward but very drinkable. Terrific.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RRistow12 (697) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JAN 29, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2016 Tasted from bottle. Pours a hazy gold with thick white head. Good lacing. Aroma is pine and citrus. Taste is very well balanced with moderate bitterness. Flavors of grapefruit, melons, pine, caramel, toffee, crackers. Very well done IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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