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Old Scratch Amber Lager - Flying Dog Brewery

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,462 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,462
Reviews: 756
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 14.62%
Wants: 33
Gots: 78 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -5%

thufflife, Aug 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5%

funkyfritos, Aug 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5%

ChristiBerli, Aug 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

LagerDogger, Aug 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5%

AndyKate1005, Aug 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5%

zestar, Aug 06, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

James_NelsonIV, Aug 06, 2014
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3.74/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I love Flying Dog brewing company and am sad to see it leave Connecticut but hope it comes back soon. The appearance was a nice dark yellow almost orange with a light head. The smell is full of malt and hops, very effervescent. The taste is sweet in the beginning with the malt and then the hops give a bright finish. Hope to have one again soon.

WhiteHillsStore, Aug 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5%

Robyn, Aug 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Cook82, Aug 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

beerjamieson, Aug 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5%

JiffyG89, Aug 02, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

atlbravsrno1, Aug 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

Sellen, Jul 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

sammyg832, Jul 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +24.3%

rabbitguy, Jul 27, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

waem, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

bhudish, Jul 24, 2014
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3.29/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This would be a good replacement for someone who likes SamAd Boston Lager. It is a little sweeter up front, a little more hoppy on the finish, but it is pretty dang similar to SamAdBL to me.

It's a little light on mouthfeel, as you'd expect such a crystal-clear brew to more highly carbonated.

Overall, I give it a 3.25

slym, Jul 24, 2014
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afsdan, Jul 24, 2014
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ttaran, Jul 23, 2014
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MarkQ617, Jul 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5%

John_Beeryman, Jul 21, 2014
Old Scratch Amber Lager from Flying Dog Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,462 ratings.