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RATINGS: 505   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 69IBUs

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13896) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 1, 2010
Bottle shared by shigadeyo. Poured a clear dark brown color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate hop and toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (13880) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 1, 2008
Bomber poured a clear dark brown nearly black with garnet highlights and a lasting creamy tan head with good lacing. Aromas of grapefruit, tangerine, mandarin orange, light pine, light roastiness and a faint hint of smoke. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth with a slightly dry finish. Flavors of orange, tangerine, pink grapefruit, light pine and a hint of roastiness with a smooth lightly dry lingering bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13580) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 21, 2009
(22oz bottle) Large beige head atop cola brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, caramel, pine.earthy, light anise. Taste is moderately sweet, pine, grapefruit, caramel, roast, light dark chocolate. Soft, light-medium body, low carbonation, very drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (13146) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 17, 2009
22 ounce bottle from Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA. This one is all head... about a 5:2 ration of head to beer. Dark brown colored pour. The head is tan, obviously very large, foamy, with good head retention and lacing. Aroma is faded herbal, leafy hops with some caramel notes. Theres something in there that is earthy and reminiscent of crayons. Taste is caramel, toffee, light roast, anise, citrus and earthy hops. Medium bodied. A little bit on the odd side but overall a pleasant beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12885) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (12474) - Escondido, California, USA - MAR 23, 2009
Bottle received via trade with ditmier. Pours clear dark brown with an average, creamy, off-white head, mostly lasting with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, caramel, toasted grain), heavy hops (flowers, perfume, pine), average yeast (sweat, earth) with notes of alcohol, grape, apple, and pear. Medium bodied, sticky and mineral texture, lively carbonation, and a bitter finish. Average duration, light sweetness, heavy acidity and bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (12438) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 17, 2011
On tap at Tapwerks OKC. Pours a dark ruby with a small frothy off white head that leaves good sticky lacing. The aroma is a floral hops and grapefruit. Medium mouthfeel with a bitter hop bite and citrus with a nice lingering dry finish. A good black IPA from Laughing Dog.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12295) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 21, 2009
22oz bottlepours a rich tan head and brown color with orange. Aroma is pine, sweet fruit, some medium malt. Taste is resin/earthy hops with flat bite, secondary dark malt-bakers chocolate/earthy. Thanks to decaturstevo for sharing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (12234) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2011
Bottle shared by a traveling HSC member. The beer pours a dark amber-brown color with a medium foamy light beige head that burns away steadily. Rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of hops and toasted malt. Medium body (although a touch thin at times) with flavors of hops, roasted malt, caramel and a bit of citrus. The finish is toasty with a short hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (11981) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2011
bottle at paps clear red amber, smooth white head. nom nom. sweet malts, loads of hops, dark roasted malts, sweet fruity notes, faint vineous notes. dry. hoppy. dark malty... flavor is roasted malty, strong hoppy grapefruity note, good roasted black ipa.


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