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RATINGS: 893   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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English Strong Ale with a malty taste, unique and different, a true Flying Dog original.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
possumjc (149) - Charleston - Mt Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - FEB 13, 2005
12 oz. bottle. Pours a nice deep red color iwith a thin brown head. Malty aroma. More hoppy flavor than is suggested bu the look and aroma. There are also some malty flavors but to me thay are understated. Not a bad beer but nothing really stands out about it either.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9454) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 13, 2005
Pours clean mahogany with a small film of tan head. Some fair lacing. Aroma is brown sugar and caramel roasted malt with a hop nose. The initial flavor is a tad sour, silky caramel malt then you recognize some alcohol and brown sugar and honey. Finishes a little yeasty. The palate is warm and medium-bodied and smooth, buttery.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
euserphriendly (167) - Holland, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2005
Not too special in any category. The beer poured nicely with adequate head that quickly disappeared. Body was a little light for a strong Ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UNCCTF (477) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 3, 2005
On tap at the Flying Saucer in Charlotte. I liked this one a lot. Strong, slightly alcoholic flavor dominated by malts with a tangy, biting finish that felt kind of like an IPA. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Megan (101) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 9, 2005
Pours deep brandy brown color. Small head. Malty aroma and malty taste. Pretty good. Lingering aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hoss (607) - Florida, USA - JAN 8, 2005
a nice acceptable versioon of the esa. I found it thin but nice and malty.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lizabeth (360) - east falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 5, 2005
Bottle. Medium reddish brown with an off white head that leaves nice lacing. Nose: roasted malts, bread dough and chocolate. Taste: chocolate, raisons and toffee. Somewhat thin-bodied. A decent beer, but not a standout.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Steib (613) - Queen Creek, Arizona, USA - JAN 4, 2005
Dark murky brown color with a diminishing tan head. Slight malt aroma. Somewhat creamy malt flavor. Has some decent chocolate notes, a little sweet. Pale and watery in the aftertaste. A pleasant {brown} ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jayb0 (1001) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - JAN 3, 2005
Iím a bit taken aback at the fairly low ratings here. For me this is a winner seasonal. Nice looking beer with decent head an lacing. Extremely smooth and creamy and not over the top like many winter offerings. Just a nice, warming beer, with nice chocolate notes and very nice malt throughout the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4058) - Indiana, USA - JAN 3, 2005
Bottle. Small sized tan head that mostly diminished, sparse lacing, fine-large sized bubbles. carbonated, transparent, and a reddish brown hue. Aroma was sweet, malty and chocolate. Flavor was malty, sweet, chocolate and some caramel. Tingly mouthfee. Light-medium body.


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