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The Fear - Flying Dog Brewery

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Ratings: 479
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 38
Gots: 69 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: taylor714914 on 09-25-2011

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A: Pours a very dark brown in color, almost black, a nice finger off tan head at the top with a nice lacing around the glass.

S: Lots of roasted malts and caramel, some vanilla as well, little bit of pumpkin on the tail end but nothing prominent.

T: The character of taste on this one is somewhat like the nose just spicy on the tail end and lots more pumpkin coming through as well, lots of roasted malts.

M: Medium/ heavy bodied, a pretty decent amount of carbonation.

O: Very different from other pumpkin beers because the flavors are not to much on the pumpkin side, not a bad beer at all, I have had better from this brewery though.

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4.02/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Undated bottle at 40 degrees into nonic
Aroma of pumpkin spice, but not overwhelming as most
Head large (5.5 cm), light brown, creamy, diminishing to 3 mm ring and layer
Lacing good - complete rings with stalactites and tiny bubbles
Body dark amber, clear
Flavor begins lightly sweet and spicy with some hints of malt; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, slightly syurpy, lively carbonation

Appearance 4.25, Aroma 4, Flavor 4, Palate 4, Overall 4

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1/5  rDev -72.8%

How to describe the worse thing I have ever tired.. How about someone threw up a pumpkin pie on a pine tree.. ? I don't mean to be rude.. But it was literally the worst beer I have ever had. If you like Pumpkin and you like VERY Hoppy IPAs.. then I guess you might like this obination. If you lean towards liking more malty beers, and not a big fan of pumpkin stay far.. far.. far away. As you should Fear it.

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355ml Bottle from Good Spirits Co, Glasgow (£4.40):
Another fairly enjoyable Flying Dog effort that was by no means the brewery's best beer but a good one nonetheless, particularly because it was such a big, well flavoured beer that was very nice to sit and sip away at. Perhaps the alcohol content could have been better hidden but it didn't take much away from the taste and it was well worth trying without truly exciting.

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The Fear from Flying Dog Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 479 ratings.