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Dirty Little Freak - DuClaw Brewing Company

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83
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181 Ratings
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Ratings: 181
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 6
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: duceswild on 02-27-2014)
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Reviews by thecheapies:
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev +4.6%

Dark cola color. Some light passes. The head is low-riding, thin, surface-covering, but spotty.

Yep. Smells like a Samoa cookie. Malty roast, caramel, coconut, toffee sweetness, cocoa, and a hint of maraschino cherry. Maybe a thin mint hop, too. Chocolate grows as it warms.

Toasted coconut bookends flavors of caramel, devil's food cake, roast, pomme, and earthy bitterness. Tastes like slice of German chocolate cake. Pretty impressive, really. I love German chocolate cake, and there's nothing off-putting in the flavor to distract me away from a guilty pleasure dessert beer. So easy to drink, too. Soft body and soft carbonation. One might fault Dirty Little Freak for being too light. It's not rich or fulfilling, it's just pleasant and unobtrusive.

Merely, delicious with the added ingredients.

04-20-2014 05:05:51 | More by thecheapies
More User Reviews:
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tigg924

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.7%

Love the combination of coconut, chocolate, and caramel. This one is like drinking a beer version of Almond Joy. I could have several of these.

08-25-2014 15:23:48 | More by tigg924
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Mealy58

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

08-20-2014 02:33:34 | More by Mealy58
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ImFlyerThanYou

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-27-2014 04:30:30 | More by ImFlyerThanYou
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-14-2014 22:21:15 | More by Cynic-ale
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briandaube

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

08-08-2014 11:49:20 | More by briandaube
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Adkins1203

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-30-2014 06:02:17 | More by Adkins1203
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-24-2014 22:57:04 | More by acurtis
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BraveMountie

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.7%

08-10-2014 00:35:12 | More by BraveMountie
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DTSweet


3/5  rDev -18.5%

09-02-2014 02:15:17 | More by DTSweet
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Bierleichen

Maryland

3.8/5  rDev +3.3%

08-30-2014 03:37:53 | More by Bierleichen
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CraigMack61

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-29-2014 02:23:20 | More by CraigMack61
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PretzelCity

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-04-2014 05:53:27 | More by PretzelCity
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

04-30-2014 23:19:18 | More by Gonzoillini
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markcp

Iowa

3/5  rDev -18.5%

05-13-2014 21:10:45 | More by markcp
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-16-2014 22:34:35 | More by Kegatron
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Choppr

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-30-2014 20:37:48 | More by Choppr
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bbsaur

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

09-01-2014 00:25:28 | More by bbsaur
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ConradKenney

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-03-2014 20:17:12 | More by ConradKenney
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erialbill

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-25-2014 13:31:10 | More by erialbill
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-08-2014 22:43:21 | More by pat_usher
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Links41

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

07-23-2014 20:04:55 | More by Links41
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Pensfan0782

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.7%

07-27-2014 16:05:13 | More by Pensfan0782
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gillagorilla

Maryland

3.6/5  rDev -2.2%

12 oz. bottle poured into a Burley Oak snifter (3/26/14)

A: Quickly dissipated head with almost no lacing. Only a slight head upon swirling. Dark brown with an amber tinge.

S: Lots of coconut and caramel with just a bit of chocolate. The smells get a lot better with warmth. It is predominately that of caramel, but roasted/burnt/caramelized. I get a lot of flan/custard/creme brulee.

T: A nice caramel flavor to this. Tastes like a caramel/sweet brown ale. I get almost no coconut, and probably wouldn't know it was here if it wasn't advertised as such. Coconut is a subtle flavor and hard to get across. I could see it as being the roasted coconut on top of a dessert.

M: Quite slight with only a tinge of carbonation.

O: Decent. I suspect this will become somewhat popular due to the name, advertising and marketing behind it, just like with Sweet Baby Jesus. I'm steadily going through their stuff so that I can give them a fair shot, me living/being from MD and all.

03-27-2014 02:51:54 | More by gillagorilla
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.49/5  rDev -5.2%

A: Dark coppery pour with a dark beige, thin, whispy head that was opaque in the vessel. No lacing, some signs of carbonation around the edges.

S: Aroma of dry scotch and caramel, spicy with some fruity sultanas and strong indications of rootbeer candy. Some sugar-rum coffee additions.

T: Deep caramelized sweetness, peat with a light smokiness, originally mistook this for a scotch ale at first. Sweet figs and raisins with a touch of honey-munich sweetness. Toasty buttered oak, hazelnut coffee with some butterscotch sweetness. Lastly there is some sweet cola and rootbeer twang on the finish.

M: Buttery creamy, mid-heavy thickness, that was softly carbonated.

O: Overall a sweetly caramelized malting similar to a scotch ale, a sweet brown ale that may be a bit much in multiples but is interesting for a take.

06-06-2014 00:25:59 | More by beerthulhu
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Dirty Little Freak from DuClaw Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 181 ratings.