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UnderDog Atlantic Lager - Flying Dog Brewery

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UnderDog Atlantic LagerUnderDog Atlantic Lager

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578 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 578
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 8
Gots: 40 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-09-2012)
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2.89/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

My thirst thoughts after pouring this was this is infected. Pours with a huge billowy three finger head that I have only seen in some Belgians. Also tons of sediment in the glass.

The aroma is a little tart but doesn't scream infection. Some noble hops and light citrus along with a touch of hay. Nothing spectacular but ok.

More spicyness in the flavor along with a tiny bit of bready malt but everything is very faint. A little tartness leading to a moderate bitterness and a very dry finish. Tons of carbonation.

Overall, this beer is far from impressive. I did notice the best before date was about three months ago and I can tell this beer was on its last legs. Still I can't imagine it being too impressive even fresh.

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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4/5  rDev +15.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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3.73/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

355ml Can from Peckhams, Glasgow (£2,29):
Light, slightly hazy amber colour with a half centimetre tall and foamy looking, white head that settles to a thin layer on the surface after about a minute.

Pilsner hops aroma with a lot of floral notes and some sweetness on top. There is a definite tropical fruits aroma and some nice, light malts along with a touch of spice.

Floral hops kick things off along with some spice and again the strong tropical fruits make themselves known. There was also a lot of citrus and lemon zest in the taste.

Smooth and a touch spicy with some floral bitterness and a dry yet refreshing beer with a crisp finish.

This one was a nice and pretty refreshing beer that was a good lager with a twist. The tropical fruit flavours were something different and a nice touch with the finish quite a nice and crisp one. This would make a great session lager.

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3.09/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

One of the few remaining Flying Dog beers I have yet to try; the mainstream ones at least.

This is, okay. At best. Too tangy with a sweet edge that doesn't work. Seem to be a fair amount of malts in there, but the carbonation interrupts the flavor delivery. There really isn't anything showing that is doing it for me. Eh.

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3.15/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

What's an Atlantic Lager? To find out , on to the beer:

This is golden straw colored and topped with a semi-soapy head which floats on top and continues to float. Good strings of lace stick around the glass. One whiff, and you would think theat this was European lager, but that's a two way street. While it is clean and brings grassiness to the nose, it does have a stinky aspect (in this case sulfur).

Taste is a little different, and again a two way street. It is on the "plain" side, but it is clean and brings kisses of hops and malts. And it also brings that dreaded sulfur note, which dampens the mood. It still remains drinkable, light, and gentle in the mouth.

It's called UnderDog for a reason; it's not a supreme lager.

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3.2/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle poured clear amber with plenty of visible carbonation bubbles, covered by o small but durable white head.
The aroma is pleasant, with surprising floral and fruity aspects. The malt is evident in tasting, where a sweet, caramel malt arrives before the beer becomes increasingly bitter, with earthy and spicy hops kicking in early on. The finish is good, but the aftertaste has too much bitter grapefruit rind for this style.

M: medium-light body with medium+ carbonation and a slightly dry finish.
O: In the acceptable/average range for this style.

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UnderDog Atlantic Lager from Flying Dog Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 578 ratings.