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Old Scratch Amber Lager | Flying Dog Brewery

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3.42/5
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1,537 Ratings
Old Scratch Amber LagerOld Scratch Amber Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States
flyingdogbrewery.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-12-2001

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
762
Ratings:
1,537
pDev:
14.33%
Bros Score:
3.55
 
 
Wants:
37
Gots:
148
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,537 |  Reviews: 762
Photo of dsshuck
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jagfa18
3.96/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Rammed96
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of greenspointexas
3.46/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bradschafer
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ConradKenney
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ryan4120
3.7/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of okono
3.56/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Matt141
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MisterKilderkin
3.03/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of sachie23
2.88/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Meggles0728
3.21/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The brewery calls this a California Common or steam beer. Fruit, caramel and toasted malt are on the nose and palate. It has the extra fruity esters found in California Common but it is a little heavier and sweeter and not as bitter.

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Photo of startreker
4.43/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

L. Beautiful red deep amber color. Medium bodied head, left lacing that stuck to the glass.

S. Deep Malt with spices and mild hops.

T. Robust malty taste with caramel notes and spices. Mild on the hops, and no bitter after taste. Notes of toffee as well.

F. Medium creamy mouth feel very nice! Very easy to drink.

O. Overall, this is a wonderful amber lager that`s a pleasure to drink. I really enjoy the caramel toffee notes in this lager, would most certainly purchase this one again!

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Photo of DaveMiller
3.43/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Herze
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of grahamboudreaux
3.37/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of devin305
3.4/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bcm75
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jwswigs
3.42/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The_Bob
4.05/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vivs85
3.65/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of limetom
3.4/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of edificio5
2.5/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

It was an ok tasting beer. I bet it would be better paired with a good meal

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Photo of bmeGT
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Old Scratch Amber Lager from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 1,537 ratings
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