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RATINGS: 495   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Formerly Tail Wagger Black IPA
A Big Bold Hoppy IPA that finishes with a dark twist.
True to its IPA roots Dogzilla has a massive hop presence that is Piney and Citrusy. A malty backbone, along with the dark malt gives it a bit of a roasty finish. Brewed with Simcoe and Cascade Hops, Pale Malt, Munich, and Black Barley.
6.9% abv and 69IBU’s


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 2, 2009
(22oz. bottle) Pours a cloudy brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of rye, citrus, and roasted black malts. Flavor of rye, hops (pine, citrus), and toffee with a moderately bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (6916) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 1, 2009
courtesy of googzoid10. Pours dark brown with beige head. Aroma is hoppy, very floral with citrus notes and a light oak nose. Taste, bitter hops, light malts. Finish was rather bitter. Beer is very enjoyable and unique.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
LinusStick (2887) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2008
A delicious and different IPA. Aroma was nice. Strong bitter citrus hops leaning on grapefruit. Pour was a nice deep dark amber with a 3 finger near tan head. Taste was very bitter with grapefruit dominating and a very sour drying aftertaste. Nice carbonation. The mouth and throat are bone dry after swallowing- I love sour beers so this was good but like Captain Cougar said, I think something may have been off.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 31, 2008
Bottle: Pours a mostly opaque with a very large, overcarbonated clingy froth of beige head. Aroma, unfortunately, has strong notes of sauerkraut and some faint dark roasted malts. Body starts effervescent and semi-tart with a touch of dark caramel and roasted malts, before a drier, more bitter finish Sadly, the citrusy hops are overshadowed by a bad infection. Looks like I must’ve gotten a bad bottle, since no one else seems to note any of these problems.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kiefdog (1826) - Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2008
Bottle courtesy of sebletitje. Pours a clear brown to cola color with a thin off-white head. Aroma is sweet and citrusy with notes of malt, grapefruit, honey and hints of spice. Flavor is sweet and citrusy with notes of honey, grapefruit, floral hops and malt. Generally light to medium body with a floral hop finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markwise (4545) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2008
Bottle thanks to sebletitje. Pours brown with a tan head. Aroma is woody, spicy pine with some citrus to it. Flavor is malty red grapefruit, some chocolate and bitter hops (think citrus and red grapefruit) to finish off. Nice and enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
afterglow (1047) - Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2008
Bottle courtesy of sebletitje. Pours a slightly hazy brown with a small off-white head that leaves good lacing. Aroma of citrus and floral hops with chocolate and coffee. Taste is the same as aroma but more prominent. Medium mouthfeel with a moderate amount of bitterness and smooth alcohol. Very good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rustymccrea (1) - , Idaho, USA - DEC 19, 2008 does not count
Great Beer, a bit chocolate in flavor with some nice hop boost. Great with some heavy food. Nice and creamy. Perfect for relaxing after a hard day, probably wont have many of these though as I like the Stone IPA better and it is less expensive.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
BJP2006 (43) - Washington, USA - DEC 8, 2008
As much as I liked this beer 1 was my limet something in it made me feel like I had more than 1 pours a black almost porterish color with an offwhite head big and I mean big hop nose kinda like jucyfruit fishes nice and bitter like a good IPA should , Interesting Brew

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GodOfThunder (1248) - Orlando, Florida, USA - DEC 4, 2008
Thanks to JMFG, I think. The smell is strong on the hops and vanilla, but the hops smell a little bit aged. The hops are still strong in the taste, though. Strong vanilla taste, also. Makes me think of a hopped up vanilla porter, or something. Interesting mix of flavors.


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