The highlight of the process of creating ale "Snake Dog", whose recipe has been modified and improved in 2008, is added to the beer barrels with fresh flowers wort hop. It enriches the aroma and taste herbaceous hop hop notes and enhances the varietal characteristics of hop varieties Warrior and Colombus, used in the recipe. Caramel malt used in the brewing of beer, well manifest itself in the taste of ale, but the final is due to acute hop bitterness, the level of which in the "Snake Dog" is estimated at 60 points on a scale of IBU.
Flying Dog Brewery was founded by George Stranahan in 1990 in a pub in the city of Aspen, Colorado. Gradually, a small brewery with the pub and expanded in 1994, became a full brewery in Denver and then moved to the city of Frederick (Maryland), in the building with modern brewing equipment. George Stranahan - an astrophysicist at the Carnegie Mellon University, founder of the Center for Physics in Aspen. He is also a photographer, writer, educator and philanthropist who founded the three schools. An important role in the philosophy of the brewery played writer Hunter S. Thompson, who was the mastermind of the brewery "Flying Dog". It was he who introduced Stranahan a famous British illustrator, caricaturist and cartoonist Ralph Steadman, who created for Flying Dog Ales bright, catchy labels. Today, the brewery crafting "Flying Dog" produces a wide range of beer - 10 annual grades 9 and 13 seasonal varieties of organic lines, many of which became winners and winners of prestigious international beer competitions.