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Fubark - Pub Dog Brewing

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15 Ratings
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pub Dog Brewing
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beer4Baltimore on 12-10-2013)
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2dogbrew

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-27-2014 19:48:20 | More by 2dogbrew
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hops202

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -18.9%

06-21-2014 22:58:16 | More by hops202
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amstokesdb9

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

06-04-2014 04:40:10 | More by amstokesdb9
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theandychrist

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-31-2014 02:53:57 | More by theandychrist
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Iamjeff6

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-12-2014 17:40:15 | More by Iamjeff6
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bigred89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-13-2014 22:27:23 | More by bigred89
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-09-2014 01:36:30 | More by ChipMurray
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TomG2751

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-03-2014 18:22:21 | More by TomG2751
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

01-03-2014 22:48:18 | More by AndrewMichael
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jspaner

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-03-2014 02:30:56 | More by jspaner
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Ankur

Maryland

3.88/5  rDev +4.9%

Pours down with a thick caramel head. Pitch dark color. Aroma has a hint of dark chocolate and nuts. Alcohol is well blended in the flavor which tastes like dark chocolate, walnuts and smoke. Creamy texture that finishes with a long lasting smoky finish.

12-31-2013 01:46:35 | More by Ankur
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cjac

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

12-18-2013 01:30:04 | More by cjac
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.2/5  rDev -13.5%

12.7 oz bottle into a tulip.

A: Pours an extremely dark ruby color. The head is about one fingers high, with a khaki shade. Retention isn't very good, neither is the lacing.

S: The main addition (anise) immediately takes the aromatic forefront. Some spicy oak tones come through behind that, with a hint of dark fruits further behind that. And there's even something suggesting a mild hoppiness. Overall, the anise portion is rather overdone - then again, considering how I don't like (overdone) licorice/anise in my beer, this is to be expected. Still, I don't hate the aroma, so some hope about a decent flavor is preserved.

T: Boom. Anise hits the palate immediately. There's an oaky note on the back end, but this is mostly an anise bomb. Remember earlier how I said I don't really like anise? Still, it does bring some complex notes - coffee, mint, chocolate, and the like. I'll give it a 3 because it is well made (if imbalanced): scoring subjectively, it would probably be a 2.5 or something.

M: I really enjoy its mouthfeel. Sure, it's a bit thin, but it's relatively crisp and dry without being harsh. In that regard, it drinks quite well. A sweet oiliness is left behind on the palate which serves to quash its dryness. It's not very tannic or carbonated.

O: Your enjoyment is going to be decided on whether you like anise in your imperial stouts. I don't, so this is pretty middling for me. The whole idea of this beer interests me - I'd love to see next year's batch use something like chocolate, coffee, or hell, even coconut.

12-14-2013 22:05:50 | More by ThisWangsChung
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

12-11-2013 18:07:17 | More by AngusOg
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Beer4Baltimore

Maryland

3.7/5  rDev 0%

Fubark Imperial Stout is planned to be a once yearly brew with a yearly variation in taste.
2013
This is batch 1000
70 IBU
Aged on Oak and spiced with Anise.
375 ml bottle

A - aggressive pour into 22 ounce glass yields a straight black brew with a short head that fades very quickly but leaves lacing.
S - anise in the aroma, dark malts, but I don't detect much wood. I'll let some warm and look for the wood later.
T - simple straight forward bittered stout with flavor additions of anise and some trace of wood resin. Not too complex but also not harsh.
M - smooth but light bodied and undercarbed from what I expect an imperial stout to be.
O - easily drinkable but not remarkable

Drop the price a bit and this would be something I'd pick up on a yearly basis to see what different flavor additions do to the base beer.

12-10-2013 00:25:07 | More by Beer4Baltimore
Fubark from Pub Dog Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.