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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
76
okay

638 Ratings
THE BROS
66
poor

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Ratings: 638
Reviews: 344
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 15.02%
Wants: 5
Gots: 28 | 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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Photo of superspak
3.68/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, best before 3/18/2014. Pours fairly crystal clear deep ruby red color with a 1-2 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of caramel, toast, toffee, brown sugar, brown bread, raisin, plum, fig, light nuttiness, light roast, and herbal/toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt and light-moderate yeast fruitiness; with solid strength. Taste of big caramel, toast, toffee, brown sugar, brown bread, light nuttiness, raisin, plum, fig, light roast, and herbal/toasted earthiness. Light earthy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, toast, toffee, brown sugar, brown bread, raisin, plum, fig, light roast, and herbal/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Nice robustness and complexity of big dark/bready malt and light-moderate yeast fruitiness; with minimal cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a moderately creamy, smooth, and lightly slick/bready mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice English strong ale. Big robustness and nice complexity of dark/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; and very smooth to sip on. A nicely enjoyable offering.

superspak, Jun 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Vogt52, Jun 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

wvbrewcrew, Jun 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

muskiesman, May 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Latarnik, May 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Durandal_777, May 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

hypnotoad1, May 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Bandi, May 05, 2014
Photo of metter98
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear amber in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a short white head that quickly died down, leaving lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of caramel malts, toasted malts and toffee are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that the flavors of toasted malts and toffee stand out in particular.
M: It feels a bit more than medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This isn't a bad Winter Warmer if you like toffee flavors. Although no alcohol is perceptible in the taste, it will warm you up a bit and is a lot easier to drink compared to other beers in the style.

metter98, May 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Coreynezy4, May 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

JOldewurtel, Apr 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

kgammell1, Apr 20, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

SkinniePost, Apr 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

b1515152004, Apr 16, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

PickwickHopz, Apr 13, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

Luweezy, Apr 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

awr84, Mar 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Viperman1316, Mar 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

craftbeersweden, Mar 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +27.6%

tconty, Mar 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

JavierGC, Mar 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Zetcha7x, Mar 12, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

kevintaraross, Mar 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Pillowburn, Mar 02, 2014
K-9 Cruiser Winter Ale from Flying Dog Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 638 ratings.