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Dogtoberfest - Flying Dog Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

865 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 865
Reviews: 505
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.48%
Wants: 30
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-02-2004)
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Photo of everythingiszen
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Solid marzen. Coppery in color and in taste even. No odd notes. Medium body. Not quite session-y, but I'd have a few if you're buying.

everythingiszen, Sep 12, 2014
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4.84/5  rDev +36%

Bradzo228, Sep 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

01/02/13 On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Good solid beer. Balanced. Thirst quenching. A tad heavy for a session, but works well into a mix.

seedyone, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of gillagorilla
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

12 oz. bottle poured into a Flying Dog goblet

A: Pours a one finger head that goes away pretty rapidly. It is a muddled and hazy burnished copper.

S: Great light smell of ripening bananas with some nice esters and earthiness.

T: Nice even flavor, with a bit of sweetness. Tastes like it smells with some good ester and banana flavors in there.

M: Just a bit of carbonation.

O: Lots of Belgian flavors here, from the esters to the ripe bananas, but on all on a nice light even scale.

gillagorilla, Sep 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

SpAiReArGsEonNE, Sep 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Navalartichoke, Sep 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Dave_Treat, Sep 07, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev +2.2%

mmhannon, Sep 05, 2014
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1.16/5  rDev -67.4%

Flash0013, Sep 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

kevinmaher, Sep 03, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -1.1%

Gravesnyper, Sep 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

sanitarium16, Sep 01, 2014
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2.32/5  rDev -34.8%

Furtaw, Sep 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +40.4%

cbalbrecht, Aug 31, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +11.2%

Jamila10ten, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of cjgiant
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

On tap
Pours a light brown, clear, with a fair amount of head that dies sustain well at the sides. Carbonation is visible and active. Smell is of light brown sugar sweetness, with a brown bread maltiness. Some fruit can also be discerned, raisin being one, as well as a bit of pepper-like spice

The taste does follow the nose, specifically on the brown-sugar/bread/raisin front. There is a hint of a taste I get in classic brown ales, as well as a bit of something like orange marmalade. The end taste does have a bit of spice, pepper, maybe something like cardamom, just to end the taste. The feel is well carbonated, medium tending toward light body.

Actually better than I expected in a style I can take or leave.

cjgiant, Aug 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

dcorn, Aug 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

whatname, Aug 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

needMIbeerinMD, Aug 24, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -1.1%

Chrisbaggz, Aug 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

LouieBreschi, Aug 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

Therealfootball, Aug 17, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev +10.7%

JamieDuncan, Aug 17, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev +2.2%

Edgarallenpoor, Aug 17, 2014
Dogtoberfest from Flying Dog Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 865 ratings.