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Vineyard Blonde - Flying Dog Brewery

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Vineyard Blonde
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BA SCORE
83
good

18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mongrel on 11-06-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

oriolesfan4, May 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

stephenjmoore, Mar 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

DavidHume, Mar 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

Andy_Luft, Feb 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

DustinSWB, Feb 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

bigfnjoe, Feb 17, 2014
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3.49/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Had this one at the brewery recently as a rarity. It was a collaboration with a local winery.
Appearance is golden and light with a light head that diminished quickly.
Odor is light and fruity with some wine qualities.
Taste is light and fruity with a mix of wine and beer. It has some little sour notes and some crispness and is higher in carbonation. Ends somewhat dry like a white wine.
Overall, it is a good blend. Has a good wine flavor mixed with the beer. Light and refreshing and a good collaboration.

dexterk1, Jan 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Boone757, Jan 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

ncelauro, Jan 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Evoforen, Jan 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

DrunkinYogi, Dec 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

mendvicdog, Dec 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

JandJMD, Dec 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Dave_Treat, Dec 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Swift989, Dec 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9%

2dogbrew, Nov 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

huysmans, Nov 23, 2013
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3.35/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

So this is a collaboration with a Virginia winery using their Vidal Blanc grape must. Sampled on tap at the brewery during their launch of this November "Brewhouse Rarity."

Sparkling cider-like in appearance. Champagne-y qualities come across immediately in the flavor, almost more so than beer qualities. Though everything seems watered down, with little of the lasting sweet, dry alcohol finish you get from sparkling wine. Slight tang, with apples and lemongrass. Light hoppage and light caramel malt.

Tons of carbonation that smacks you like seltzer water. Very bright, clean and refreshing, but ultimately watered down and unsatisfying.

Mongrel, Nov 06, 2013
Vineyard Blonde from Flying Dog Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.