Firefly Ale | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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85
very good
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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10
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Photo of Winston3737
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mattjcrawford
3.48/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Beer4Baltimore
3.64/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

growler
an ok offering from a brewer who normally does better

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Jaked12
3.28/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.76/5  rDev 0%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.52/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.87/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.2/5  rDev -14.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.8/5  rDev +1.1%

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