UnderDog Atlantic Lager | Flying Dog Brewery

BA SCORE
81
good
593 Ratings
UnderDog Atlantic LagerUnderDog Atlantic Lager
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 04-09-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
593
Reviews:
143
Avg:
3.57
pDev:
13.17%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
56
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 593 |  Reviews: 143
Photo of ryan1788a5
3.79/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Pours a bright golden color. Chill hazed. Rocky white head settles after a short time. Plenty of web-like, sticky lacing.

S: Soft grassy and floral hop aroma with hints of light fruits. Biscuity and toasty malt base, slightly coarse and a touch wheaty too.

T: Oily hops, very floral. Green grass. Vague fruitiness from the hops as well. Toasted biscuit, coarse wheat. Dry and clean overall. Rye takes hold on the back end. Dry, spicy rye finish with oily, grassy, and modestly bitter hops riding along with it.

M: Lightish medium body. Creamy and full with a bit of that frothy wheat feel. Airy, but with a sense of substance too. Scrubbing carbonation. Very good.

O: Plenty of flavor packed into small, drinkable lager. I like the use of rye and wheat here, it really gives the body a full, multi-dimensional feel. This beer was somewhat of a surprise to me, as it's much more fleshed out and well-rounded than the average American-made 'sessionable' lager.

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Photo of timjim1327
3/5  rDev -16%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of rhoadsrage
3.7/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

(Served in a strange)
A- This beer pours a crystal clear lemon yellow with a snow white creamy head that pushes above the glass and is supported by a violent swirling of carbonation.

S- The slightly sulfury Noble hops aroma is dry with a slight woody character to it.

T- The green dry pithy hops has a slight green sulfur mellow hint to the dry finish with more green pith flavor lingering after each sip.

M- The light mouthfeel has a crisp fizz and no alcohol heat.

O- The light crisp pithy flavor gets a bit bitey and not very drinkable without other flavors to cut into that bitterness.

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Photo of Cynic-ale
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of DeFaz
3.58/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

To me, a lager is all about balance. While I'm not sure this delivers on that fully, it's certainly not a bad brew. The hops are out in full force, especially for a lager, with pine, citrus, grain, and general dryness on the nose and mouth. Malt is minimal here. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with average carbonation. Overall, I can't say I'm impressed, as the hops make this a bit too dry and don't give it enough complexity. However, this is an enjoyable beer, a lager that tastes like a beer rather than an adjunct-filled macro brew. Give me a wider malt flavor and I'd be a happy man.

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Photo of jryanj927
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of Falcone
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of imperialking
4/5  rDev +12%

Photo of Gonzoillini
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.7/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

a much better than average American lager, more hoppy than most, but this is still no humulus, nothing is though. clear brassy color on this one, with an inch or so of fizzy white head. its got aromas of citric hops, which surprises and excites me all at once. the grain bill is light here, pale and crystal only, no caramel gimmicks here. very straightforward as far as taste goes, cereal grains up front, crisp fruity hop complex on the back end, a really nice finish on this one. citra hops maybe? definitely some higher alpha C stuff going on. nice carbonation too, very lively, aids drinkability. light on alcohol too, which makes this a heck of a summer session beer. one of flying dogs better offerings I reckon. cleans the palate well too, nice after pizza and wings and the like.

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Photo of Dave_Treat
3.25/5  rDev -9%

Photo of NiceTaps
3.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle in a pint glass.

A- Light gold color, 1-finger white head. Good lacing. Bubblicious.

S- Floral at first, then malts and grains. The aromas are kinda faint.

T- Light malts and grains, some floral hopiness. Slightly spicy.

M-Clean and crisp with abundant carbonation. Very smooth. Pungent finish.

O- Long live the craft lager.

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Photo of navin
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of tenacioustomato
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of mdfb79
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of RichJamz
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of Dax133
4/5  rDev +12%

Photo of HollywoodNate
3.25/5  rDev -9%

Photo of pathman
4.25/5  rDev +19%

Photo of tone77
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this one before from a bottle, it seemed much better from the can. That can, by the way, comes from woodychandler. Thanks, man. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a light golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts, slightly sweet. Taste is malts, grains, a bit of grassiness, some hops are present, very easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

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Photo of jaybmore
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of DrBass
3.25/5  rDev -9%

Photo of Leavittbeerguy
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of mechamifune
3.44/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clean pale straw color with a nice fluffy white head. Bubbles/carbonation immediately evident. Good looking beer for the style. Looks the part of being clean and crisp.

Smell is lightly toasted grains and a bit of noble hop aroma. Overall a bit muted.

Taste is slightly sweet up front followed by a little bit of hoppiness. A little pilsner-like in the finish as it ends on a bit of a dry note. An overall nice enough taste but nothing outstanding.

Nicely carbonated, very crisp, clean and easy to drink. The high point of the beer for me.

Overall this is nothing groudbreaking, but its a nice beer to style. I'm not sure what else i'd really ask for in a craft pale lager. Taste is pretty well balanced and inoffensive and it's easy to drink.

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UnderDog Atlantic Lager from Flying Dog Brewery
3.57 out of 5 based on 593 ratings.
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