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Dogfish Head Firefly Ale
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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Firefly is an English-style Pale Ale brewed with Marris Otter barley and English heritage hops (because the Sex Pistols invented punk rock). To add a fruity and citrusy aroma, thereís a late addition of American Calypso hops (because the Ramones invented punk rock).


Jrwhitney6's rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jrwhitney6 (432) - - AUG 14, 2013
Tasting at brewery. Clear straw color. Nose of citrus. Taste is a bit metallic, not all that interesting. Forewarning: not a huge fan of British Pale Ales vs American and IPAs. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Funknmilla (733) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Tap at Rehoboth brewpub. Mild aroma and taste. Mildness all around. A good session brew id imagine. Light amber delicate lacing. A little fruitiness on the sniff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (4888) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 8, 2016
Pours a light amber color. Aromas of fruit, hops, and light caramel malt sweetness. Flavor is hoppy but a well balanced mixture of hops and malts, with a nice citrus taste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jb (2785) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Plain and boring in every way. Anne enjoyed trying it. On tap at the Old Toad. Not great to look at, or smell, taste and palate were the best of a boring lot.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TylerGreenDC (734) - - AUG 3, 2015
Draft. Little aroma. Cloudy, unfortunate yellow color. Flavor if lemondrop and Grape Nuts. Clean finish. Summery.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (10913) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 7, 2015
On tap at DFH in Rehoboth. Poured a murky yellow color with a small sized head. Not much - citrus. It was clean and drinkable on a hot day.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (10584) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2015
Draught @ Dogfish Head Brewing & Eats, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, floral, grass and hint of citrus. Taste is light to medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long floral and grassy finish. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16315) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 21, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. Itís a clear, pale golden beer with a small white head. The aroma is quite fruity, but weak, with some citrus notes and a touch of pale malts. Some bitterness in the flavor, itís subtle and fruity, with some citrus and pale malts. Dry, medium bodied and soft on the palate, medium length finish. Sure a decent one, but a tad boring in this line-up. 150621

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mackeon (163) - - MAY 8, 2015
A fairly well-balanced brew, for the Dogfish people, at least. They tend to get carried away once in a while, I find. This has a nice aroma and the American hops add a little extra spice to the English ones. Very good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jefcon (1595) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Super dry on the finish. Very malty. A nice up-front dose of citrusy hop. Quickly becoming a full-pint kind of ale, however, with a lot of grain, toast and hearth-warmed bread.

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Westchesterco (1671) - mclean, Virginia, USA - NOV 22, 2014
On draft at dogfish head alehouse in falls church it is a cloudy color with a slight head the aroma is nondescript the taste is citrus and bitter with a strong flavor of white grapefruit.


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