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RATINGS: 324   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 98   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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The Devil Dog will chew you up and leave you whimpering for more, At 98 IBUís and 5.2 pounds of hops to the barrel it is an all out assault on the senses. Devil Dog Started as a labor of love but quickly took on a life of its own, leaving us drooling like Pavlovís dogs at the mere mention of its name. Triple dry hopped and at 10% ABV, more than one of these bad boys will cause you to howl at passing strangers and chew up your toys, or anything else you can get your sharp little teeth on. Hops: Columbus, Northern Brewer, Ahtanum, Cascade and Simcoe Malt: Pale, Carmel and Munich


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kenwall17 (232) - new york, New York, USA - AUG 24, 2012
Very nice dark yellow (?) pour with thick head and excellent lacing. Abundant hops with citrus-pine.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (2203) - Michigan, USA - AUG 14, 2012
22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled 5/29/2012. Pours lightly hazy golden orange color with a nice 1-2 finger dense off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Some good soapy lacing clings to the glass. Aromas of big caramel, biscuit, grapefruit, pine, honey, orange peel, floral, mango, and herbal. Pretty nice aromas with good strength and balance; a touch boozy but not too bad. Taste of caramel, grapefruit, pine, biscuit, honey, floral, orange peel, mango, nuttiness, and herbal. Fair amount of spicy pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, caramel, honey, pine, orange peel, and herbal on the finish for a good bit. Very nice flavor balance with a very good bitterness/malt sweetness balance. No cloying flavors at all; very balanced despite a fairly long finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a pretty creamy, slick, and sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice Imperial IPA. Great flavor balance with no cloying hop bitterness or sweetness; and very smooth to sip on. Really enjoyed this one, very well done.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Bottle. Hazy golden color, large white head,delicate lacing. Aroma of butterscotch and brown bread, light spice. Taste is bitter pine and grass.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maxwelldeux (3070) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Wow. This is HOPPY as all hell. This is extremely bitter, but very clean on the palate. Really great drink that bops you in the nose, the punches you in the mouth. Great beer...

4.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
pss1951 (1) - - JUL 11, 2012 does not count
A wonderful velvety mouth feel and the most well balanced Imperial Iíve come across in a long time. The sweet malt quality of a high gravity beer is well balanced by the hops and the combination makes for a great seasonal. Iíll be looking for this as a special treat every year!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HighWine (942) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - JUN 27, 2012
Tap flight side by side with Sneaky Pete at Max's Taphouse in Baltimore. Light amber pour with no head. Black tea nose and less hoppy but more bitter than Pete. Good sweet tea malt flavor after the sip is gone. Hoppy but finishes pretty clean. Like Pete better bit there's nothing wrong with this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bubbleflubber (1712) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUN 23, 2012
Beautiful brew here! Pours orange-amber into the glass, with a nice 2-finger eggshell head sitting atop, leaving soapy window-wash lacing. The nose is of candied oranges, truffles, hints of fruitcake, spruce and raisin-nut bread. Flavors show caramel, cognac, toffee, orange peel, candied citrus, pine, spruce and finish with a light pine/spruce turning to a lightly warmed cognac. The mouthfeel is slick and liquer-ish to the palate. With such complexity and full-bodiedness, this is a sipper to be enjoyed any night. Again, a great Double IPA!! Thoroughly enjoyable for a nightcap.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DalzAle (1904) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - JUN 12, 2012
Bottle. Clear dark orange pour, nice lasting head and lacing, strong sharp hop bit. Flavor is hot caramel, bitter herbal hops, and a good strong malt backbone to stand up to all the hops and alcohol. Even at $8 a bomber, this was worth it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nearbeer (3432) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 2, 2012
22 oz. Clear copper with a quarter inch of sticky, creamy foam that endures. Aroma is juicy pineapple, mango, and orange; plus some spicy molasses, wood, and resin. Tastes the same with a healthy dose of bittering from the resin, wood and spicy floral hops. Medium-heavy body is fairly smoothly carbonated, with a good tingle from the hops. Maybe a little sticky, but not overly so. A touch of alcohol warmth without the boozy taste. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (1698) - Silver Spring, USA - MAY 18, 2012
Poured from 22 ounce bottle. Clear (although not perfectly clear), sparkling bright amber with one finger cream colored head and excellent lacing. Aroma of sweet malts, biscuits and citrusy and piney hops. Taste of bitter grapefruit, honey, sweet malts and pine. Full body and high carbonation. It had a nice mouthfeel although it was a bit on the sticky side. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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