K-9 Winter Ale | Flying Dog Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly K-9 Cruiser Winter Ale

Added by kbub6f on 10-30-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,659
Reviews:
372
Ratings:
829
pDev:
14.58%
Bros Score:
2.85
 
 
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Photo of WakeandBake
3.49/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A clear ruby brown color pour with a small light tan head , quickly fading to a ring leaving some nice lacing medium carbonation. Aroma is of sweet caramel and toffee , slightly spicy with some breayd notes. Flavor is malty and spicy with lots of caramel and toffee ,hints of chocolate and a bit of spicy hops, medium bitterness, light body for the style , slick mouthfeel , this is very drinkable . Way more aroma than flavor but still a good brew.

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Photo of BMMillsy
3.49/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mdtnelson
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of cliff1066
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of bconsidine
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of ChrisL24481
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of maynard713
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of dexterk1
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Louski
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of spokeydonkey
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of metter98
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear amber in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a short white head that quickly died down, leaving lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of caramel malts, toasted malts and toffee are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that the flavors of toasted malts and toffee stand out in particular.
M: It feels a bit more than medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This isn't a bad Winter Warmer if you like toffee flavors. Although no alcohol is perceptible in the taste, it will warm you up a bit and is a lot easier to drink compared to other beers in the style.

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Photo of VirginiaBeerMan
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gusler
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer evacuates the 12-ounce brown bottle a deep brown color with a modest semi-creamy light tan head that evaporates rather quickly leaving a thin but sealing sheet of lace. Nose is sweet malt, light hint of hops and caramel, fresh and crisp to the senses, start is sweet with a fair grain profile, the top is light to moderate in feel. Finish is briskly acidic, the hops sufficient in their spiciness, a drinkable beer.

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Photo of twiggamortis420
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Drank from a Delirium snifter. Deep ruby color, thin beige head that dissapates quickly.

I smell alot of sweet roasty malts. Hints of cinnamon, nutmeg and red apples. Dont smell much in the way of hops.

Not a bad beer by any means, but not exactly a winter warmer. Mostly a malty-alcohol taste with a quick shot of hops that fades rapidly on the tounge. I think this tastes more like a scotch ale or maybe a cross between the two.

Hard to rate this one. As a beer I give it a B+, but as a winter warmer it gets a B-.

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Photo of Ardeer
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nitter
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of safaricook
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Maillard
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of probert
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

K-9 Winter Ale from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 3.36 out of 5 with 829 ratings
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