Natural Selection: Genus 1 (Evolution Collab) | Flying Dog Brewery

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Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by mendvicdog on 08-09-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This tasted like a stale old ale. Little bit of caramel, chocolate, and raisins that didn't mesh well.

Flying Dog Brewery

A key mechanism of evolution, Natural Selection is one of the cornerstones of modern biology and now, Maryland craft beer. We’re stoked to announce our latest collaboration, Natural Selection Ale, a three-part release with Evolution Brewing Company. We’ll launch the first Natural Selection release, Genus One, in March. A stock ale, Genus One has caramel and brown fruit notes that mingle with hints of roast, chocolate, and toast. Natural Selection Ale: Genus One will premiere during the Craft Brewers Conference in Washington, DC on draft only. Genus Two and Genus Three will be released in October. All three releases will only be available in mid-Atlantic markets.

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Natural Selection: Genus 1 (Evolution Collab) from Flying Dog Brewery
3.3 out of 5 based on 20 ratings.
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