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Old Scratch Amber Lager - Flying Dog Brewery

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Old Scratch Amber LagerOld Scratch Amber Lager

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,393 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,393
Reviews: 751
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 14.62%
Wants: 25
Gots: 49 | FT: 0
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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jneiswender

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Came from a FD mix pack. 12oz bottle poured into a pint glass and served cool.

Pours a brownish red and clear body and an white and thick head.

American hop scent and flavor in the beginning here. Nice grain sweetness brings the beer into balance. No one flavor or scent overpowers the other.

Medium mouthfeel.

Nice. Sessionable. Very good with food.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2012 22:52:07 | More by jneiswender
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Overall, I give it a 3.25

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Old Scratch Amber Lager from Flying Dog Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,393 ratings.