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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

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Beer added by: taylor714914 on 09-25-2011

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

opaque amber, didnt think the head was there until it was overflowing my tulip glass...big pumpkin pie aroma, heavy spice.taste is like burnt pumpkin pie. roasted malt is almost overwhelming the pumpkin flavor. i almost taste the bready crust of the pie. again, the roasted malt too quickly takes over the pumpkin flavor in every sip. this is a pumpkin stout in my opinion, and i dont much like it.

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3.94/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This beer is like Christmas met Halloween and had a beer baby and it was good, spicy sweet and oh, so tasty. I think you'll like this beer a lot if you have any sort of sweet tooth. Don't get me wrong, this isn't candy and it doesn't taste like it. Its aroma is contradictory, slightly sour but with a nice whiff of nutmeg and maple sugar oh and pumpkin of course. It tastes like maybe a brown ale and grandma's pumpkin pie mashed together. Goes great with cold weather.

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3.98/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle.

I'm usually not a homer, but this beer was there. This beer pours a very dark brown almost a deep red body, off white/khaki head. Looks pretty legit. The aroma is airy with pumpkin spices. Nut meg, Cinnamon with a hint of chocolate and toasted malts. Very pleasing to my nose! The taste

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Never ever have I seen a pumpkin ale this dark, wow!, pours a dark color with a tinge of deep orange red trying to peek through. Aroma is of pumpkin pie and spices and some sweetness. The alcohol bites you at first and then a pumpkin spice flavor comes through. The alcohol continues to burn ever so slightly. The flavor is decent but the burn is amazing. Decent balance of flavors and overall(besides the alcohol) a pretty mild mannered beer

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4/5  rDev +9%

A: deep dark brown body, less than opaque edges; fat foam head a couple of fingers high left some lace down the glass

S: dark brown chewy pumpkin bread, molasses and spice

T: rich brown malts and slightly vegetal but mostly sweet pumpkin; spicy edges and molasses sugars; hearty dark bread quality, fruitiness of candied fig and date

M: medium-weight, warming and smooth, slight prickle on the palate; roasty brown aftertaste

O: better than I expected - the brown ale was well-suited to the pumpkin bread flavors and spice; rich and warming seasonal treat

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