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Flying Dog Extra Special Gonzo | Flying Dog Brewery

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mdfb79 on 09-08-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
15
Avg:
4
pDev:
16.75%
 
 
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3
Gots:
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User Reviews
Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 15
Photo of mdfb79
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 08/26/10 notes. Had at a local DC tasting.

Commercial Description: "A second fermentation in American Oak using Brettanomyces, a wild yeast, gives this beer a distinct complex and earthy character. ESG has been developed by our brewers for special occasions and will only be available through our tasting room for the time being (11% abv)."

a - Pours a dark brown color with 1 inch of tan head and no carbonation evident.

s - Smells of brett, sour dark fruits, raisins, hint of oak, and caramel malts.

t - Tastes of sour fruit, some brett/funk, plus roasted malts, chocolate, vinegar, raisins, and figs.

m - Medium body and no carbonation.

d - I thought the smell and taste were kind of all over the place, but it worked very well. I enjoyed the classic porter signs with some brett added to it. Would love to try again sometime.

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Flying Dog Extra Special Gonzo from Flying Dog Brewery
4 out of 5 based on 15 ratings.
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