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RATINGS: 380   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   IBU: 89   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Sneaky Pete is a blend of five hop types: Simcoe, Glacier, Centennial, Vanguard and Hallertuaer, with Simcoe playing the dominate role at 30%. In addition, three separate malts were used: Honey Malt, Rye Malt, and Munich Malt. The brew has a copious aroma of white grapefruit, citrus overtones, a complex rich middle and long flavors in the finish; a real beauty. Finished with wild clover honey.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (2079) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2013
Somewhat opaque brown orange with off-white foam head. Aroma is hoppy with some citrus notes. Taste is quite bitter, in fact the bitterness dominates. Aftertaste has some floral honey notes. (Houston 201310)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (1195) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Bomber from Sendiks in Brookfield. Pours a sendimenty brownish amber with an off-white head leaving a little lace. Aroma has pine and caramel, and more caramel. Down through the glass, more citrusy hoppiness showed through. Taste is of sweet toffee, some grapefruit and some pine with a lot of chewy resin. Plus buttery brown sugar. Medium bodied and quite sticky with somewhat low carbonation. Finishes significantly more sweet than bitter, but with some of each, and about medium length. Mostly not been a fan of Laughing Dog’s stuff, and this stays true to form.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhilJackson80 (300) - Oklahoma, USA - OCT 10, 2013
UPDATED: APR 20, 2014 12 oz Bottle. The beer pours to a dark copper color with a small white head. The aroma has a strong citrus, grapefruit & stone fruit scents to it. The taste has a medium body & a nice balanced but bitter finish. Overall A very good DIPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stevesie (313) - - SEP 23, 2013
On tap. Dark orange pour with thin layer of head. Big, hoppy nose. Wonderfully bitter with excellent balance and well-hidden abv. Pricey, but a very good IIPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (1498) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Decent iipa. Good balance of malts and hops. Pours a dark golden yellow with good head retention.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerNeedy (125) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - SEP 20, 2013
This is a very special ale from a small brewery in northern Idaho. It has all the hallmarks of a great IIPA. I would always put it in my top 5.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chudwick (2010) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - SEP 15, 2013
12oz bottle thanks to the cousin from the barrio. Pours cloudy amber with white head. Nose is earthy, citrus and booze. Sip introduces grapefruit. Not a bitter as I expected.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
chickenflea (330) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Deep amber, moderate to large tannish head, foamy, nice lacing. Strong resiny nose, pithy, slight alcohol and hops. Fruity malt aroma, not unlike a dubbel. Pours cloudy but settles quickly into a clear amber. Weird. Moderately sweet dark fruit flavor with hint of citrus. Hops are well blended and not overpowering as the trend seems to be lately. Alcohol is muted. Body is medium. Texture is chewy. When warmer, the beer finishes with a fairly dry mandarin orange taste. A nice double. Balanced in all regards. Good job.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (1539) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Draft at Moriartys. Top of a keg. Tulip.Very hazy dark rose colored pour with a lasting fluffy white head. Lace. Nice fragrant hops off the top. Tastes big. Well blended. Good palate. Finishes well despite the high ABV. Medium red fruits. Pomegranate. Dried strawberries. Red cherries. Blood oranges. Balanced with a good hop presence. Spruce. Birch. Parsley. Watercress. Turpentine. Nice combination.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedR (1104) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - AUG 22, 2013
Needlessly high ABV. Strong hoppy aroma. Resiny. Pine flavor. Not too shabby. B-/B ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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