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Flying Dog Extra Special Collaborator Doppelbock

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Flying Dog Extra Special Collaborator Doppelbock
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Formerly brewed at Flying Dog Brewery
Style: Doppelbock
Frederick, Maryland USA

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Collaborator Doppelbock aged with Stranahans Whiskey soaked oak chips, Fuggles, Hallertauer hops.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 21, 2007
Name: Wild Dog BA Dopplebock
Date: 10/11/2007
Mode: Firkin
Source: Brewery

opaque burnt orange, sweet fruity candy malt aroma, nice sweet malty flavor, candy character is offset the the oaky character, hint of whisky only in the sweetness, light bitterness grows out of the oak,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **4

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 19, 2009
Pours mahogany/copper with a thin white head. Smells of roasted malt, fruity, some tartness, dry, vanilla, earthy, peppery. Tastes of sweet malt, some roasty hints, pepper, earth, some dryness, oaky, some toffee, cognac. Velvety finish

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (6320) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 18, 2008
This amber ale poured with a hint of a beige head and a malty aroma. This is much lighter in color than the classic doppelbocks. There is a syrupy caramel malt flavor and a slightly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2007
Cask @ Flying Dog. Poured a slightly hazed amber color. The aroma was of whiskey and vanilla. Malty with some estery undertones. The flavor is a mix of whiskey, wood, esters and malt. Hint of tartness. Light to medium bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
1FastSTi (3333) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 6, 2008
Unlabeled 750 ml bottle that Chuck obtained. The beer pours to a thin looking pale amber red body with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet bock caramel aromas. Rich and sweet juniper berries? The flavor is moderate dark breads, fruity juniper berries, and crabapple. The palate is sweet and has tart gin characteristics.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MIBRomeo (2537) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 14, 2007
Deep copper pour no carbonation, tiny soapy head. Big sweet aroma, lots of carmels, some butters a hot acididc hop w/ a touch of whiskey and wood. Avg Pal. Real light whiskey w/ sweet vanillas, light oak, lots of carmels, a touch of wheaty grains. I like it much better than the regular version.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mkobes (2140) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - OCT 30, 2007
On cask at Flying Dog. Deep hazy copper in color with no head. It was poured off a firkin and there was no carbonation. Vanilla woody aroma. Woody oak malty flavor. Vanilla and tart notes. Medium bodied. Finish is woody. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - DEC 29, 2008
Bottle Christmas Present courtesy of a brew loving buddy. Amber/brown color,small off white head that had a short hang time then faded quickly to leave slight bit behind.The aroma was nicely malty with some hints of caramel and roastiness,a slight hint of possibly coffee or really dark chocolate.The flavor was very good malty flavor up front with some nice roast in there as well as a bit of caramel and some faint hints of chocolate and posiibly some fruit,but that only shows when the brew warms up a bit.Over all a fairly nice brew that is decently smooth and has just a hint of alcohol in the end.Well worth having again.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
fordest (1964) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - DEC 6, 2007
From the Firkin at the brewery. No head and not much carbonation. Lots of wood and vanila and some bourbon too. Flavors were similar with a lot al alchol burn in the finish. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kiefdog (1826) - Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 14, 2008
Bottle courtesy of Retorp. Pours a medium brown murky color with a thin off-white head. Aroma is musty and malty with notes of sweet caramel, roasted malt, some chocolate and toffee. Flavor is sweet and malty with some cider-like notes, nuts, apple, and hints of phenol. Generally medium to full bodied with a sweet and malty finish.


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