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UnderDog Atlantic Lager - Flying Dog Brewery

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UnderDog Atlantic LagerUnderDog Atlantic Lager

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586 Ratings
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Ratings: 586
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

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Beer added by: Jason on 04-09-2012

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Ratings: 586 | Reviews: 144
Photo of emerge077
3.6/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Single bottle with an unintelligible string of numbers printed on the bottom of the label.
Clear pale straw gold with some slow rising carb trails, spotty lacing, rapid champagne streams.

Soft floral aroma, honey, crackers.

Cris flavors of honeyed crackery pilsner malt and lightly grassy noble hops. Clean and easygoing with a moderate carbonic bite to it. Finishes pretty dry and clean, very light residual malt sweetness. Not a bad lager at all, a little more hop presence than its European counterparts.

Photo of pogoowner
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of richkrull
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of aztraz
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.53/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a can into a tumbler pint, the beer is a bright, crystal clear, lemon yellow and gold coloring with a thin, white, foamy head that coats the surface. Aromas of toasted grains, citrus highlights, and a light, floral hops presence. Flavors are hop forward, with a bitter and green character, followed abruptly by a heavily roasted grain profile with a tangy citrus overtone. Sharp, light mouthfeel that fits the palate perfectly. The aftertaste is tangy, floral, and resiny bitter. Crisp, clean, slightly bitter finish that dries slightly. Very smooth and flavorful.

Photo of stephens101
3.52/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Has the typical hazy yellow-orange look with a large, foamy off-white head.

Smells of lemon, grass and even a few interesting cake-like notes.

Tastes of grain, straw and lemon with a bit of a hint of hops at the end.

Light bodied and primarily smooth.

More often than not a lager is a lager, and that is the case here. Nothing spectacular, but nothing to frown at either. So pour a couple into a large mug and go to town.

Photo of sneth019
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of jsanford
3.47/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy light gold with a pillowy white head that settles to a thick, meringue-like cap. Light aromas of bread dough, crackers, lemon zest, and faintly grassy hops. Clean and uncomplicated. Taste is similarly pleasant and middle-of-the-road, with biscuit malt, toasted crackers, and grassy hops. No complaints here, and the Sixer will likely disappear over the course of my football-watching day. Mouthfeel is light and crisp, with a thin body and ample carbonation. Overall a solid Pale Lager that gets the job done. Nothing more, nothing less.

Photo of Stobin
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of HumphreyLee
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Warman73
3.92/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Beer poured nicely with golden straw color. Decent head for a "lager" which held on for most of the tasting. Observable lacing. Smells grassy and grainy with citrus presence. Taste was crisp and clean with notable hops. Almost too much I thought for the style but I liked it. I gave it it's own character. Mouthfeel was bright. Overall pretty good beer. Would buy it again when looking for something light but different.

Photo of jwc215
3.56/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours bright gold with a thick foamy head that slowly descends to a thin, lasting cover. Lacing follows down the glass with quite a bit of stickage.

The smell is grainy, slightly fruity with a bit of dry yeast. Nice taste - noticeable hops, though not quite as "clean" as expected for a lager. Has almost an "ale" aroma, which is fine for me.

The taste is sweetish with some fruity/citrusy hops giving it a bitter-ish balance. A touch of salt is noticeable at the start, but fades away. It has a sour bite in the finish.

It is pretty crisp. Light-bodied, but not too watery or thin.

Not bad. I don't know that a lager drinker would be crazy about it, but I enjoyed it. Nice touch of hops here.

Photo of mcsauter82
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of pdotsoler
4.05/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a light golden color with a shorter white head
lighty grassy aroma
Tastes like a fruity citrusy soda
mouthfeel is great, light bubbly and creamy very refreshing
very tasty and refreshing! would be a great beer to pair with burger or sausage. Poured the last bit to deglaze a pan of hot italian pork sausage and it complimented the flavor very nicely.

Photo of RGombert
4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of CB2maltygoodness
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.83/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on tap at Cork City Pub in Hoboken, NJ

A: Pours a clear medium straw yellow in color with some hints of copper and light amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a half finger tall dense white head that barely reduces over the life of the beer, leaving more than a quarter finger thick head with a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of grainy and caramel malts along with some grassy and citrus hops.

T: Moderate flavors of grainy malts along with just a touch of caramel malt sweetness. There is a moderate amount of grassy and citrus hops that impart a light amount of bitterness.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Clean and crisp.

O: This is a very enjoyable beer and one I would get again. Easy to drink and a nice beer for the summer, with a little more flavor than some of the other offerings associated with summer.

Photo of Kegatron
3.88/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can into a pint glass.

Pours a crystal clear paler gold, with several fingers of thick bright-white head. This retains with a big frothy dollop of foam in the middle of the glass, which hangs heavy swathes of lacing down the sides of the glass. The aroma is fresh and grassy, with a splash of tart lemon and green citric character. The malts sit along the back with a toasted bready presence.

The taste is has a crisp and leafy citric bite the whole way through, with a complimentary splash of lemon flavor and then a tight neutral graininess across the back. This is dry and lightly bitter and spicy on the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and crisp up front with more of a smooth and creamy feel as you swallow.

This was a great first beer to put in a can from Flying Dog. It’s fairly hoppy for a Pale Lager but that just gives it some extra crisp quaffability that pairs up nicely with that already smooth Lager body. This is a great one to take on the go with you. Especially in the summertime.

Photo of Enoch
3.89/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aroma: A moderate sweet-corn aroma right off the bat, with some fruitiness underneath. Once the beer breathed a bit I could detect some spicy hops aroma.

Appearance: Pale orange body, a bit darker than expected. Small frothy head that dissipated quickly with light lacing. Very clear.

Flavor: Immediate hit of hops bitterness; no actual hops flavor detected. A mild grainy malt flavor. Very crisp and dry, with some bitterness remaining on the tongue.

Mouthfeel: Hightly carbonated with a medium-light body.

Overall: More bitter than a typical pale lager, but I'm not surprised--Flying Dog seems to specialize in hoppy beers. Very enjoyable beer to drink.

Photo of barnzy78
3.67/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, pours a hazy golden-yellow...kind of glows yellow. Tall, rocky, white head holds great retention and leaves chunky lacing on the glass. Aromas are sweet, fruity, fresh air, green grass. Tastes are biscuit, lemon, sharp hop, pungent, bitter finish. Mouth-feel is creamy but resiny, while being thin-to-medium bodied. Overall, good offering for the style and worth the try. Not sure that I'd get it again though.

Photo of Savarese85
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of BARFLYB
2.98/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Always glad to give another Flying Dog beer a go.

A- Underdog looks like a pale lager alright, it's bright yellow with a hint of gold in there and clear as a whistle, a nice bright white head leaves some nice marks.

S- And this one is a malt bomb in scent, just picking up some trace whiffs of lemon but all in all [pale malt out the wahzoo. A biscuit presence comes up with some caramel towards the end.

T- Very straight forward and to the point. Most that will try this will just write it off as BMC tasting because it is rather light, but it's a step up from that stuff i swear. Pale biscuit malt, the lightest of fruits juice squeezed, but you cant hide from the malt it's there, no extract though, that's the rub! Earthy hops, a lot of straw

M- Light and grassy, light carb

D- One and done.

Photo of odualum13
3/5  rDev -13.5%

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UnderDog Atlantic Lager from Flying Dog Brewery
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