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K-9 Cruiser Winter Ale - Flying Dog Brewery

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K-9 Cruiser Winter AleK-9 Cruiser Winter Ale

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BA SCORE
77
okay

696 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 696
Reviews: 350
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 15.02%
Wants: 8
Gots: 51 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 10-30-2001)
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - 3/4" beige head falls to 1/4" quickly and stays there. Amber-brown with good clarity. Little lace.

S - Lots of fruity esters. Chocolate. Candy like sweetness.

T - Earthy malt. Chocolate. Nuttiness. Smoky in the finish. Fruity. Just enough hops to keep this from getting too sweet.

M - Medium bodied with a mid-level of carbonation.

D - Good drinkability, I enjoyed drinking this while it was available.

Photo of Gbr614
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

on tap at winghearts burger joint in downtown pittsburgh. pours a slightly cloudy cherrywood red color with a dying head. smells fairly basic, malty and seasonal, a little sharp from the alcohol. flavor is slightly spiced, malt driven, and subtly hopped. its very dumbed down for a winter warmer, nothing over the top, which makes is very drinkable i suppose. overall it was a well made beer but fairly unremarkable in terms of excitement.

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of yemenmocha
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours dark amber, light tan head that doesn't retain well.

Nose has toasted breadcrust, and some caramel.

Palate is caramel malty sweet, some hops in the middle to back for balance, and finishes a little warm with alcohol. Some black tea flavors are present as well.

Not a tremendous amount of complexity. Higher carbonation than expected for the style, and is most noticeable on the finish with the alcohol.

Photo of dajerzy52
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of daledeee
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a dark brown with a medium head. Left a little edge around the glass. Hops aroma that quickly went away to malt. Not much aroma. Somewhat sweet, malty and dry. I did not notice the alcohol. I will have another of these to make a full assessment. Not good, not bad. Drinkable but a little weak for a strong winter ale. Taste is like some Scottish ales I have had.

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

K-9 Cruiser Winter Ale from Flying Dog Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 696 ratings.