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Lucky S.O.B. - Flying Dog Brewery

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BA SCORE
79
okay

140 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 140
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 4
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rifugium on 03-15-2012)
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

shockrocker65, Jul 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

rolltide8425, Jul 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

FrankShirley, Jun 25, 2012
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5/5  rDev +44.5%

KevinTK, May 30, 2012
Photo of cps98
4.13/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Real clover in the boil, really cool. I didn't get any clover (not that i'd be able to identify the taste of clover) from the beer but interesting for sure. Beer poured a nice deep reddish hue and super clean / clear. Really nice tight 2 finger head that remained for the entire drink. The first sip was really nice and smooth nothing overpowering anything else. The malt and hops played nicely with each other. I could drink this all day. Really nice carbonation and medium bodied.

cps98, May 03, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Metz, Apr 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

duceswild, Apr 08, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -35%

Mudawg, Apr 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

slim24, Mar 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

bootsandbeer, Mar 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Rickythejeweler, Mar 24, 2012
Photo of Kegatron
3.55/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap @ Kloby’s Smokehouse (Laurel, MD) on 3/17/12. Served in a pint glass.

Pours a clear copper, topped with a near finger of bright-white foamy head. This retains with a smooth creaminess that rings the sides of the glass with sticky lacing. The aroma smells fresh and leafy, with a good bit of buttered cracker pushing through, while sweeter toffee notes pull up the back.

The taste has a crisp green bite to it that is set against a smooth feeling malt backbone of caramel and buttered toast. This finishes with a light leafy bitterness that lingers some. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a softer feel up front that then firms up nicely on the tongue with a smooth crispness. This is easy drinking.

This wasn’t anything too earth shattering for an Irish Red Ale but it’s flavorful enough with a nice crisp bite to it that keeps this quenching on the palate. This was a good one to pair up with some barbecue here.

Kegatron, Mar 20, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

1p5v, Mar 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

whartontallboy, Mar 16, 2012
Photo of Rifugium
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at TJ's, Paoli, PA

Labeled as an Irish red brewed with four-leaf clovers. I don't really know if there is a flavor from four-leaf clovers and/or if it really came out in the beer. But also, if true, it must've been a pain in the ass collecting all those damn things in a quantity substantial enough for brewing. Unless they just tossed in a few for good luck, which seems more likely when you think about it. But anyway.

Decent beer here. Poured a clear golden brown with a fluffy white head that receded to a ringlet and left some nice lacing on the glass. Not really a deep red color or darker amber like other beers of the style. Light aroma of toasted malts, grains, caramel. The taste followed the aroma, lightly toasted, malty, light caramel, cereal grains. Light body, easily drinkable and enjoyable. Nothing extraordinary here, but quite sessionable overall.

Rifugium, Mar 15, 2012
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Lucky S.O.B. from Flying Dog Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 140 ratings.