Sunny Republic Hop Dog

Formerly brewed at Sunny Republic
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Blandford Forum, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Cask; Regular.
Citrus dominated IPA with a slight astringency in the first sip that warns you of what’s about to come and an enduring bitter finish (IBUs 65). Back end taste and aromas of tropical fruits from the New Zealand Kohatu hops with Dana hops giving the sensation of being smacked in the mouth with a jar of marmalade…. kinda like Bob Dylan on acid.
Malt: Maris Otter Pale, Crystal Malt & Bamberg Cara Aroma
Hops: Bravo, Cascade, Dana & Kohatu

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allmatthew's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmatthew (12) - London, - SEP 12, 2013
330ml bottle bought from Wanstead Tap at Wanstead Farmer’s Market. A heavy, toffee aroma that follows through into the taste. Also getting some caramel and almost liquorice flavour. Hoppy but not excessively so. Astringent.

gegwilson (3827) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Cask in the Rook & Gaskill, York. Pours golden with a nice off white head leaving good lacing. Pleasant tropical fruit aroma. The taste has some good pineapple and mango going on. A little thin, but otherwise decent.

Holmen2 (4297) - NORWAY - MAY 6, 2015
Pint from cask at The Castle Hotel, Manchester, 07.05.15. Clear golden. Dense and persistent head. Strong aroma of lemon and lime marmelade. And Sevilla marmelade. Similar taste, combined with tropical fruits and considerable grapefruit bitterness in lingering aftertaste. Also a hint of malt and biscuits in taste. Round mouthfeel. Considerable quaffability.

TBone (18560) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 30, 2015
Cask at Black Door, Helsinki. Clear copper-amber color, decent off-white head. Light fruity aroma. Light-bodied to medium-bodied. Grapefruity bitterness, lingering bitterness in the aftertaste. Dry.

jookos (7156) - FINLAND - APR 24, 2015
[email protected] Coppery. Citrus, light pine on node, pale malty. Bitter, grassy, green herbal flavour, grapefruity hops. Feels a bit harsh, edgy, too grassy messy.

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Hermod (8513) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAR 11, 2015
Cask @ Angleterre. Clear deep amber, thick white head. Caramel on the nose, fudge. Flavor reminds me of Werther’s original candy, later more fruity hops kicking in. More like an English IPA perhaps. Dry finish. Not really something I get that excited about.

Tide (4566) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 14, 2015
Cask at Kitty's. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, mango, hops, grass, caramel and resin. Bitter finish with citrus, hops, mango and caramel. Excellent real IPA.

JohnCook101 (535) - - JAN 22, 2015
Nice. Moderate malt, hops come through nicely. Some dry fruit, a little citrus, moderate bitterness. Decent.

ansalon (4223) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2014
Poura clear amber with a medium creamy off white head. Aromas of orange, peach, rye bread. Taste is orange, peach, rye bread and apricot. Mouthfeel is creamy with soft carbonation.

Arek (1233) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - OCT 23, 2014
17.10.2014, Cask 1 pint, Spyglass & Kettle, Bournemouth, England, UK. Bursztynowe piwo o puszystej pianie i słodowym, lekko owocowym aromacie. W smaku początkowo słodowe, lekko owocowe, z wyrazistą chmielową goryczką na finiszu.

cgarvieuk (26365) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Cask at the haymarket bar.. Amber... Small white head... Soft sweet juicy fruits... Soft sweet juicy floral fruits... Nice soft sweet and easy... Light herbal finish.. Shame as it was really kicking till the finish

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