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Firefly Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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Firefly Ale
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136 Ratings
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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 10.35%
Wants: 4
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kylehay2004 on 07-28-2012)
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TheMsnLink

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-29-2013 19:15:01 | More by TheMsnLink
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-29-2013 13:14:20 | More by ShanePB
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chefduff2

New York

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

07-29-2013 10:55:20 | More by chefduff2
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1sophrosyne1

Minnesota

3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Consumed at the Tap House on draft.
Looks much like a plain old American lager, but with nice snow cap that retains long.
Smells of malt with flowers and faint nuts dipped in honey. Hops emerge, lightly, with warming.
There's a flinty note to the taste with a little grass and subtle tart apple and pear. I like it a whole lot until it warms--then, the sweetness overwhelms.
When cold, the mouthfeel is bright and shiny...easy to quaff. Not particularly long, but enjoyable.
The thing with this beer is that you know a lot is there in subtle layers right from the start. And it's a very enjoyable start, picking apart the different elements. But one expects to enjoy them more fully as a glass empties and warms, but the sweetness keeps this beauty shrouded, and eventually spoils the moment. But there's still appeal in its chill.

Serving type: on-tap

07-27-2013 04:13:05 | More by 1sophrosyne1
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dextermcgurk

New York

4/5  rDev +9%

07-23-2013 00:06:01 | More by dextermcgurk
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OB1

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-22-2013 22:35:02 | More by OB1
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dfigueroa8

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-16-2013 14:15:06 | More by dfigueroa8
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -45.5%

07-13-2013 03:42:13 | More by brez8791
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on-tap at the Dogfish Head Ale House in Fair Fax, VA

Yellow in color with tons of visual effervescence. Eggy white topper retains very well.

Aromas of clover, floral hops, light English maltiness, citrus peel, and light honey.

English maltiness comes through nicely, but there's a liveliness to American hopping. Floral and citrusy with a lemon note. Good clean bitter finish.

Medium-light body and medium carbonation. Not bad.

Serving type: on-tap

07-12-2013 02:45:50 | More by thecheapies
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-11-2013 19:22:10 | More by oriolesfan4
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Farky87

Ohio

4/5  rDev +9%

07-09-2013 20:33:13 | More by Farky87
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DrStiffington

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-29-2013 19:42:54 | More by DrStiffington
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

06-29-2013 13:59:28 | More by scottbrew4u
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ElijahRivera

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-25-2013 17:48:44 | More by ElijahRivera
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LMH88

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-25-2013 16:48:18 | More by LMH88
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spw109

New York

4/5  rDev +9%

06-25-2013 03:32:13 | More by spw109
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-24-2013 22:31:25 | More by dsshuck
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goblue3509

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

06-24-2013 20:32:52 | More by goblue3509
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4/5  rDev +9%

06-17-2013 02:53:19 | More by GreesyFizeek
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Beerontwowheels

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-15-2013 20:18:29 | More by Beerontwowheels
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

4/5  rDev +9%

06-09-2013 22:42:18 | More by DeutschesBier
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BeezNeezy22D

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-06-2013 14:08:49 | More by BeezNeezy22D
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DruRho

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-03-2013 17:02:53 | More by DruRho
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

06-01-2013 20:09:10 | More by JohneHoodlum
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DJB2231

Delaware

4/5  rDev +9%

05-24-2013 23:06:44 | More by DJB2231
Firefly Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 136 ratings.