Thirsty Dog Robinson’s English Ale

Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   ABV: -
A traditionally made English IPA. Complex caramel and toasted malt flavors blended with assertive, bitter hops and character from seven generous additions of the famous Kent Goldings hops. Dry hopped & served unfiltered for the true English flavor.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (14199) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 5, 2005
Dayton draft. Aroma was hoppy in style with IPA with a sweet tone. Flavor was complex hops, malt and a medium sweet finish. Medium in body and was a very pleasing brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (14022) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 24, 2005
(Dayton) Hazy amber body with off-white head, nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, floral, caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, floral, chocolate, caramel. Watery light-medium body. For some reason, the body and taste seem at odds with one another.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (12596) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 21, 2002
Good example of an English IPA. Decent throughout. Dry, biting hops accent it well.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thedm (6047) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 26, 2005
This draft brew from the brewery poured a large sized head of foamy finely sized long lasting off-white colored bubbles that left behind an excellent lacing. The body contained average carbonation, was transparent and light yello brown in color. Its aroma contained notes of mild hops. Its mouth feel is initially smooth asnd was very smooth for an IPA but came on strong in the finish Its flavor contained caramel hoppy notes. A very average brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (5078) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 23, 2005
Rated at TDBC. Medium sized ivory head that mostly diminished, fine-medium sized bubbles, good lacing, uncarbonated, and cloudy. Malty, hoppy, sweet aroma. The flavor was sweet, caramel, malty and hoppy. Tingly, hoppy mouthfeel. Light body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Silphium (3196) - Traverse City, Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2004
On tap at the Dayton location. So this is an IPA, and Hoppus Maximus is an English Pale Ale? Something seems screwy. In any event, this beer lacked character IMO. Looked just like Hoppus Maximus in the glass, with a clear copper body and a medium light tan head. In contrast to Hoppus, the aroma here is subtle, with earthy hops and caramel. The flavor is actually malt-dominated, with classic Thirsty Dog caramels and light fruit interplaying with the rather subdued English hops, which left an earthy, slightly bitter aftertaste. Although quaffable this is not a very distinctive brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
pivo (2684) - GERMANY - NOV 25, 2003
Stinging hoppiness in the middle of the taste profile from an odd blend of hops. No wonder the hop aroma comes out in the nose. Not a good IPA at all - just not convincing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - SEP 22, 2002
This british hound is thick and strong and possesses great character. Nice warm oaky hops, short dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - JAN 22, 2005
Underrated - a classic English fruitiness (Fuggle?) and toasty malt - of course this is not a regular IPA - an appealing and well-put together, minerally version.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
JCW (1278) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 14, 2003
Not much of an aroma. Tasted more like a Pale Ale to me. The bitterness was light even for an English IPA. Some acidy on the finish

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