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Flying Dog Brewery

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Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

4607 Wedgewood Blvd.
Frederick, Maryland, 21703
United States

(301) 694-7899 | map

Offers brewery tours with beer samples at the end of tour.

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Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 98
Photo of ConradKenney
4.07/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Tons of beer on draft - all of the year rounds, seasonals, current Brewhouse Rarity + Single Hop, plus 3-5 beers you are typically only going to see at the brewery itself. Always slammed, so you're not going to get a personal vibe with the employees behind the bar if that's your thing. Tour lasts about 45 mins.

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Photo of Kubishark
4.28/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

This place has a lovely vibe, the tasting room is full of wood and stone and Ralph Steadman illustrations on the walls.

The tour is great, with little samples along the way. Enjoyed trying the beer mid-process before it was completed.

The dudes behind the bar were also very nice and conversational. You can tell they are proud of what they have to offer.

It's worth checking this place out if you're ever around Frederick.

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Photo of Cjstoutlover
3.66/5  rDev -9.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4

A great mouthfeel a great lace on on tulip pint glass (taller rather than wide) but here is the issues! The minute I sip, I smell hops. The minute I sip, I taste hops! If this was a toasted apa! ( which doesn't exist) it would be great! But, a porter, it falls short. I don't taste the toast, coffee chocolate, malt,at all! I like the way you it taste, it just doesn't match its name.

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Photo of CraftBeerTastic
3.31/5  rDev -18.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25

Gives sweet brewery tours plus you take home a full-size tasting glass. Tasting room is setup well. Food available from the FD food truck out in parking lot. Love it!

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Photo of bubseymour
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

I've toured the brewery 2x and enjoyed both very much. One of the better brewery tours and samplings I've been to. Great tap room vibe afterwards. A must visit for anyone coming through Frederick.

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Photo of October75
3.69/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

No food and no frill but a cool little tour, a glass, and 5 "samples" of whatever they have on tap. Good chance to check out new beers that may be released and possibly buy some swag or a growler of beer all for a very reasonable price. You may want to call ahead and schedule your tour. just down the road are a few food places.

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Photo of LittleDon
3.97/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Good tour with nice information about the history of the brewery. Great value with five 3oz tastings and a glass for $5.

If you every find yourself in or around Frederick, MD at the end of the week or Saturday, and have an afternoon to kill, the brewery tour at Flying Dog makes for a nice time. While the beer production part of the tour is fairly standard, discussion of brewery history makes this tour worthwhile. In addition, for $5 you get five healthy 3oz. pours and a glass. Along with the regular and seasonal beers there are a handful of brewery only offerings (Agave Nectar, Ginger Beer, and barrel aged Gonzo when I was there). The tasting room is on the small side and might get crowded for larger tours. The gift shop is small, carrying mostly t-shirts, decals, flags, and beer. Plenty of parking.

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Photo of dexterk1
3.92/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Hard always to review breweries. Usually they are very good in my experience.
Tour here was very good and interesting(even if you have been through many brewery tours). Free tastes at the end. Good selection of there beers to try( pretty much all of them they have made recently). This is always a good thing. Staff is friendly and engaged.

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Flying Dog Brewery in Frederick, MD
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.