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Old Scratch Amber Lager - Flying Dog Brewery

Old Scratch Amber LagerOld Scratch Amber Lager

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,343 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1343
Reviews: 750
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 14.62%


Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-12-2001)
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Bung

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3.43/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle. Cloudy amber pour. No real head to speak of. Malt and quite a bit of floral hop characteristics. A bit of a dry bitter finish for an amber. Not bad, I'm just not sure it fits with the style. I think the things that make their high gravity beers excellent might be working against them in this. Not to say I wouldn't drink it again though.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2009 01:47:49 | More by Bung
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Old Scratch Amber Lager from Flying Dog Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,343 ratings.