Firefly Ale | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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256 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States
dogfish.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by kylehay2004 on 07-28-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
256
Reviews:
24
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
9.57%
 
 
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5/5  rDev +33%

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4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

Really tasty pale ale!

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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Photo of AdamBear
4.22/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

A-clouy golden orange with a thin white head

S-smells like a super fresh pale ale, almost like a fresh mountain rain. English malts. Faint scent.

T-comes in with a crisp taste of aged grass and English barley. It has a decent bitterness as well. It really fills the mouth with flavor but is still quite mellow. After-taste is matching with a sticky bitterness.

M-great heavy creamy carbonation with a dry finish

O-one of the more easy drinking English pales I've had, and it's so fresh tasting. Something I could drink a lot of, but considering this is at the DFH alehouse...it's quite dull compared to what else is available.

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4.19/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.18/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.15/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.04/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Slatetank
4.01/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I enjoyed this on tap at Brass Rail deli, served chilled in a pint.

The color is resplendent golden with light haze with thin white head and fine bead with small bubbles that rise at a moderate pace while lace sticks in a film. The smell is slightly fruity with fragrant floral hops with slight citrus/lemony odor with a semi-sweet malt aroma.
The feel is very good with malt balanced not quite -more like leaning to the hop side with slight caramel texture and moderately carbonated with semi-bitter and dry finish with low astringency

The taste is wonderfully fruity and citrus flavors that pop with a mild spice and lemon zest flavor with subtle malt adding a light sweet taste w/ mildly bitter hop quality with slight herbal and earthy flavor as it warms with a nice peppery dry finish. Overall this is a pretty wonderful pale, very clean and full of hop flavor -recommended

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4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at Fairfax DFH brew pub. Pours light gold with quickly disappating head. Really enjoyed the light and fruity aspects of this beer. Worth seeking out.

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4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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Firefly Ale from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
3.76 out of 5 based on 256 ratings.
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