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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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sommersb

Tennessee

3.9/5  rDev +14%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tasted On: 01-04-2012
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 12 oz. brown bottle
Glassware: Dogfish Head signature glass
Purchased: Single from World Market

Dark amber color, clear in the glass. Head is cream-colored and a finger high. Lacing is good, with low retention. Aromas are clean, with nice caramel malt sweetness. Also some light fruit smells present.

Taste is crisp, with caramel malt notes taking center stage. Mellow, with a light bitterness, but the balance is towards the sweet side. Carbonation is high on a light body, with a smooth finish.

Overall a really nice, easy drinking session lager. Would make a good go-to beer to have on hand in the fridge.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2012 05:29:21 | More by sommersb
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Old Scratch Amber Lager from Flying Dog Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,343 ratings.