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Flying Dog Old Scratch Amber Lager



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RATINGS: 1342   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Ideal for the Lager drinker who prefers amber beers, the "Scratch" is a smooth, malt-accentuated lager. Brewed in the "Steam-Style" tradition, scratch is a so-called hybrid beer that is fermented at medium temperatures to develop some ale and lager characteristics.
Ingredients: Water; Malted barley; Malted wheat; Hops.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
TorbenJensen (1278) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2015
Nicely persistent foam. The aroma is weak, but suggests malt and a little fruit. Mouth feeling is tingling due to much carbon dioxide, but the taste does not fail immediately something. It has a tart fruity filling allowing only sporadic touches of caramel malt. Hop bitterness is intrusive. I think the hops are a little too dominant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rouhlas (1455) - GREECE - AUG 1, 2015
330ml bottle. Light hazy amber color with off white head. Malty and hoppy aroma, caramel, light grassy, light fruity. Sweet and light bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
angel77 (1573) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 27, 2015
Botella 33 cl en el lúpulo en octubre 2011 con fech de cons preferente para antes 13-02-2011 (R1340). amber suave ligeramente amarga, de lo mas sencillo probado de la marca. cuerpo ligero con 5.3 vol y 19.5 ibus de lo mas corriente. Normal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (16791) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 10, 2015
Bottle. Clear deep amber color, medium white head. Aroma of caramel biscuit. taste is similar. Plain.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mstrcrwly (727) - New York, USA - MAY 21, 2015
had this awhile ago and forgot to rate it..amber pour with fluffy white head..aroma of caramel,malts,some hops..malty with a little hop presence..ehhh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
napdynmite (87) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2015
This is not a good beer. The best thing about it is the label. Malt is weak as are the hops. It’s like drinking weak coffee. No bite, no complexity. I would have poured it out but I was on a train.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
willisread (1090) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 13, 2015
Old rating. Bottle from Old Town. Clear deep amber color with a nice eggshell white head. Malty aromas with hints of toffee and apricot. Malt forward and sweet on the palate with a touch of bitterness. Medium body with nice carbonation. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markextrae (2343) - NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2015
Bottle enjoyed at home, poured a deep amber colour with a beige head. Sweet caramel upfront. Toffee, raisins, i’m getting a hint of walnut. Some hop bitterness in the back. Some yeast aswel. Not the best beer that i’ve had from flying dog

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tbopslt (354) - New York, USA - APR 1, 2015
Amber clear pour, thin head, Good lacing. Sweet malty aroma. Full bodied. slightly crisp bitter aftertaste. Decent beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sinfull (1145) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Amber color, mid-sized off-white head. Aroma of malt , caramel and fruits . Sweet, malty, caramel t taste with mild bitterness. Good balanced lager.

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