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RATINGS: 499   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   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


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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerluvrmi (5) - Michigan, USA - MAR 4, 2012
Dark brown / Chestnut colored with a thick beige long lasting head. Pine, orange, grapefruit, burnt carmel, coffee nose. Medium - full bodied, slightly creamy, and dry, with a short slightly bitter finish. Very very good.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (4424) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUL 21, 2015
From a 22 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a clear cola with an ecru head. Spicy nose. Flavors of grass and roasted nuts. Bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GreatDane1632 (1003) - Alabama, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 2 Aug 2012 -- I really dug this brew. The black IPAs are a brew I can get behind.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
p1meatloaf (256) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - FEB 14, 2015
22 Looks brownish black. Smells mostly hoppy with a hint of dark malts. Tastes pretty good. Balanced for a American Black but not amazing

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
smallfry (166) - - JAN 13, 2015
(Bottle) The initial taste is actually pretty good but there’s a very bitter piney citrus aftermath that is totally at odds with it. Very unbalanced and a poorly-constructed black IPA attempt although not without some merrit.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (1233) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 19, 2014
Bottle goblet Aroma of caramel, bourbon, roasted malt, and some citrus. Pours a deep red, almost brown with a thin long lasting off white head. Taste is loaded with malt, pine, with a little citrus and caramel. A nice bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (7071) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
"pours dark brown...little light gets through. very hoppy nose up front followed by rosted malt. feel is ok...a bit carbonated and a touch thin. flavor is pretty unique, even for a black ipa. it reminds me (slightly) of stone’s 13th av. ale, but like a redheaded stepchild, not really kin. but theres a weird spicy hop flavor not present in the aroma, it’s a bit weird but works with the heavy malt. finishes dry."

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedR (1562) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - AUG 24, 2014
A good beer, but for the style, just above average. The problem is that this is too unbalanced. The malty notes strain to gain prominance, and there is very little roastiness that I come to expect from this style.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
a_sully (270) - - JUL 23, 2014
Deep crimson brown verging on black. Light white head. Aroma of hops, flavour of chocolate hops and aftertaste of pine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bytemesis (4590) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear deep ruby amber with a medium beige head, creamy with nice lacing. Certainly the lightest black IPA I have poured to date, and noticeably out of character with the other reviews. Hmmmm. Aroma is cardboard forward, not a great sign, notes of carmel and pine, plus a bit of roast. Flavor unfortunately follows, medium sweet, medium bitter, roasty, caramel, pine, cardboard. Medium body, harsh bitter finish. After rating I noticed a tiny little hard to read brewed on date of 2/18/14, which may explain things. Kudos for dating, but lets shoot for legibility next time please?

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2581) - New York, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Big bottle. Massive slowly exploding beige foam head. Honey, spice, cacao malts and a yeasty, almost brett funk which was odd on this one. An interesting black IPA.


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