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K-9 Winter Ale | Flying Dog Brewery

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K-9 Winter AleK-9 Winter Ale
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K-9 Winter AleK-9 Winter Ale

Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States

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

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.85/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

App - Rich amber color, brilliantly clear. Pours a fairly large just off-white head with good retention.

Smell - Smell has trouble escaping the lingering head! Sweet caramel malty aroma, a slight metallic smell.

Rich malty flavor up front, some chocolate. Fairly assertively bittered leading to a balanced, slightly bitter finish. A big malty beer that isn't overly sweet.

MF - Medium body and carbonation, some alcohol warming but it is under control.

Overall a very pleasant beer with a strong malt character. Would be an awesome beer to sip by a roaring fire during the winter.

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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1.75/5  rDev -47.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

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3.59/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Brilliantly clear with smallish dark head. Nice red amber.
Malt aroma with slight aqueous quality.
Straight out malt flavor. Quite a bit of malt drying on the finish, which is quite long. Slight dark fruitiness. Soft hop flavors and some bittering too (cutting some sweetness).
Really kinda' light body, but fullness is aided/added by the carbonation.
Not sure why this rates so low of a score. It is better than that.

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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2/5  rDev -40.3%

K-9 Winter Ale from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 3.35 out of 5 with 821 ratings
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