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Old Flame - DuClaw Brewing Company

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92 Ratings
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Ratings: 92
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.33%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-05-2004

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3.24/5  rDev -9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jeffreysan
2.28/5  rDev -36%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2

12 oz bottle, poured into a goblet

Appearance: Pours a very pretty, semi-cloudy copper/amber color with a quarter of a finger of white head that immediately dissolved away into an extremely thin halo of foam that gripped the sides of the glass.

Aroma: Interesting aroma. Fruity, sour, perfumy, funky, barnyard-y. Almost unpleasant.

Taste: As odd as the beer’s aroma. Very fruity and a little sour. Very yeasty in that Belgian-funk, barnyard way. I get notes of citrus, leather, floral notes of straw.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied and smooth as there is no carbonation what-so-ever. With an ABV of 7.0%, there’s no alcohol on the palate.

Overall: I’m not a fan of this beer at all. Too funky and weird for me. Sorry DuClaw, while I love a lot of your other beers, this one’s not for me.

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3.94/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of Samp01
3.44/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a cloudy brown with a medium beige head. Aroma is sweet caramel malt, toffee, grains with mild fruity notes. Taste same as aroma with some mild bitterness. Palate is a medium body. moderate carbonation. Finish is caramel malt, grains, some mild toffee notes and fruity with some bitterness on the end foe balance. This brew seems a bit lacking for an old ale. Overall it still not too bad, a good brew.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of beerthulhu
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Bright autumn orange pour with a skinny beige head short on hold. Dark, opaque nature with no signs of visible carbonation. Minimal lace decoration.

S: Blood orange, cherries with a sweet fruitiness and sweet toasted nature of grains. Some herbal, parsely, and stalky stems. Moderate rate of strength.

T: Dry stalky notes, dry powdery grain dust, bittering musky hops with floral musky citrus. Woodsy, spruce and dry pine follows. Green melon fruitiness, dry toasted caramel finish.

M: syrupy fullness wit granular feel, rough medium bodied textured with a flowery coating on the tongue.

O: Overall didnt care for this to much flavor wise. No bright moments or transistion of flavor, montone, dull, bittering with a flat complexity. Mid C offering that flames out excitement wise.

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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Old Flame from DuClaw Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.