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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Made with juice from locally pressed apples.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14834) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2014
14th January 2013
Rake. Keg. Yet another pretty scarce Flying Dog brew at the Rake. Thanks again fo Rich Dinwoodie and Mike Hill for securing this stuff for us rabid UK drinkers! It’s a clear gold beer with no real head which is something of a surprise as the beer certainly has adequate crispy carbontation. Light thin malt cream. Fresh crispy apple. Whisper of citric hops. Crisp dry finish. A definite cider vibe here but with enough malt and hops to remimd that this is a beer! Tasty!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11452) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Draft, Snallygaster. Hazy amber body with medium off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, apple, some spicy, light bread. Taste is moderately sweet, apple, some hay, spicy. Light-medium body, some effervescence.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (11305) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Draft at Snallygaster. Hazy golden color, thick cream colored head with good retention and solid lacing. Beautiful aroma of fresh apple pulp and apple skins. Taste is softly sour apple sauce. Delicious.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8503) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Draft at Beer Run. Pours a clear pale amber color with a large foamy white head. Fair head retention. Aroma of caramel malts, apples, stone fruit. The taste is apples, tart lemon, caramel malts. Bright, medium bodied, average carbonation. 50th Flying Dog rating!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (6318) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 22, 2014
~1oz sample on tap at Lock 27. Clear golden, slightly orange color. Thin off-white head. ABV labeled 8$. Pints go for $5.50. Musty apple aroma in the nose, light spice. Nice light funk to it... Moderate sweet taste, lightly spicy, light bitter. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, crisp, lighter carbonation, and more dry finish. Surprisingly decent apple ale. Hides bigger ABV well, and has a nice bigger flavor that isn’t too cloying sweet or slick.. Nice dryness. Good stronger apple ale.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (5356) - Indiana, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Draft to taster. Looks solid; a transparent apple juice blonde with white head. Smells solid too; yeasty with notes of apples and light spices. Tastes like it smells, only less robust and balanced. Average on the palate. Alright, but smells better than it tastes.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jredmond (5310) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Draft at Pony Bar HK with Andrew, Ellen and Redi. Pours a pale amber body with thin white lacing. Aroma is spice, vague fruits and some grain. Mouthfeel falls somehwere between dry, carbonated cider and spritzer. Flavors include again grain and vague fruits - not sure if I’d even be able to pick out the apple flavor not knowing it was used.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (4834) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 17, 2013
On tap at the Bier Baron, DC. Pours a clear gold with some thin white head. Nose smells like... apples. Surprised? Some sweetness, a little candy, a hint of lemon. Tastes like... apples. Some lemon, a little yeast, some candy sugar. Sweet finish. Very one note.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3202) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 27, 2013
In draft at Beer run in Charlottesville. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Fruity nose. Flavors of banana and other tropical fruits along with apple cider. Medium bodied. High carbonation. Lingering tart finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (2772) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2014
Keg at The Sheffield Tap; light copper pour with frothy beige head, fruity apple aroma, taste is yeasty with a bit of spice, some citrus ok.


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