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RATINGS: 502   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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 69IBUís

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (1941) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Sampler at RFD. Draft->mini lager. Dark brown with white head. Roasted malt over pine hops. Bittersweet. Tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (2184) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 10, 2013
Very good Black IPA with a great balance of roasted oats and toasted carmal malts and sweet fresh grapefruit and bitter hops. BEautiful nearly opaque black pour with a finger of beige head, The nose has roasted and oat malts as well as sweet citrus and grapefruits. Good balance with a nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (4964) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 5, 2013
650ml bottle pours black in color with a 2 finger white head that leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is pine and citrus with some caramel and light roasted grains. Taste is a dark fruity and malty sweetness with a roasted grain with citrus and pine hop bitterness. Well balanced and quite tasty. Medium bodied with some nice carbonation leaving a pleasant sensation on the palate. Well done brew for the style and highly recommended.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammer (1096) - Plano, Texas, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Dark pour from bottle. Taste is smokey, with hints of pine, black tea and molasses. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttoadee (1027) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Dark amber pour, fluffy tan head. Nose is roasted grain and floral hops. Bittersweet. Middle is cocoa, alcohol, chewy resin hops. Finish is slightly hop bitter. Pretty decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Bomber. Nice IPA taste and great appearance but I was hoping for a black IPA that had a touch more fruitiness like cranberry. It's above average but not outstanding. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjay44 (3037) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUN 12, 2013
651 ml. bottle. Pours a thick, very well retained ivory head, with extensive lacing, over a clear brown (SRM 25) body.....nose is pine, grapefruit, coffee, chocolate.....taste is pine, chocolate, coffee, grapefruit, leading to a moderate, bitter hop finish.....mouth feel medium, minimally astringent, slightly acid, with tingling carbonation. This is a nicely balanced Black IPA, with all of the ingredients adding their bit. The result is a roasty, hoppy, happy combination of aromas and flavors. BJCP 8/3/15/5/7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
roxtersoxter (358) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Pours dark brown with large off white head out if bottle. Chocolate aroma with chocolate taste. Hint of hops. Good beer overall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ret12 (453) - Maryland, USA - MAY 18, 2013
This was the best black ipa Iíve had to date very smooth and very malty. Subtle roast character

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 29, 2013
A - Pours a very dark hazy brown. A thick frothy 2 finger light-tan head that refuses to sink. The color is weak but it gets points for the solid head. S - Pine resin, citrus, roasted barley, old leftover coffee grinds, also a strange arm-pit body odor that Iím not loving. T - A mix tape of heavy evergreen and citrus. The bitterness is great at first but turns to a chalky aspirin flavor toward the end. A roasted smokey flavor from the black malt. Has a dry mineral aftertaste. M - Creamy and medium to full bodied. Moderate carbonation. This is a love hate kinda beer. There are great things and not so great thing about it. The good: Big on hops. The bad: Chalky sour aspirin, body odor smell. I donít know if this is infected or what. Itís good but has flaws. I did a blind taste test with another "un-named" Black IPA and this one lost. Serving type: bottle 12-04-2010

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