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Flying Dog Wild Dog Colorado Saison

Formerly brewed at Flying Dog Brewery
Style: Saison
Frederick, Maryland USA
Serve in Tulip


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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
This Belgian Style Farmhouse Ale is a unique Colorado spin on a traditional Belgian Style. This unfiltered, bottle conditioned brew is gold in color and weighs in at 7.3% ABV. Brewed with imported Belgian ingredients including malts, hops, spices and yeast, this Saison has an authentic Belgian flavor with a unique Colorado twist from our addition of native Colorado ingredients.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RSRIZZO (1960) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 7, 2008
750ml bottle courtesy of Headbanger. Aroma is a bright sour scent with hints of apple. Color is a hazy orange brown with good carbonating and a thin tight white head. Taste is sour and citric. Starting with a medium body it goes down with a crisp feel. Finish comes in sour with orange and coriander flavors then a faint tartness on the end. In the after taste there is a mild sweetness. This is an amazing brew, it combines the flavors of a white with the sour feel of Flemish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Headbanger (3880) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - AUG 31, 2008
750 ml (8/10/08)-Pors a cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma of yeast, coriander, orange, and sweetness. Taste of the same with a little more citrus than most other saisons. This medium bodied brew has a dry finish with a tweak of alcohol. A nice tasting Saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hombrepalo (1971) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2008
750ml bottle thanks to OldStyleCubFan for this big bottle. Poured a golden body with a good size head. Aroma is of yeast and spices. Medium bodied, creamy texture, soft carbonation and a chalky finish. Short duration, moderate sweetness and acidity, light bitterness; nice herbal hop and straw, grassy malt and yeast flavor with trace citrus notes. Overall a nice tastey Saison.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thaichile (599) - 10aFly, New Jersey, USA - AUG 29, 2008
Bottle. Pours a very pale yellow with incredible head and carbonation. Nose is musty and damp. Flavor is that of funky, basement with some barnyard. Not that I mind that actually since in some red wines it is very welcomed. However, iIt is thin and slightly bitter, not a full bodied saison. The excessive carbonation became annoying. Definately not worth the $12 price, but I’m not sure at what price it would be worth it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - AUG 26, 2008
Bottle from sams. Hazy yellow pour. Tart aroma. Sweet malts giving way to tart grassy hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
gueuzeisgod (113) - Graham, North Carolina, USA - JUL 20, 2008
750ml bottle on clearance @ Sam’s for 3.99- Some other raters have complained about excessive carbonation, but this bottle has basically none. A bit of a lactic acid/ lambic/ raspberry smell, some sweet malt cowering behind it and a vapor trail of earthy hops. Sweet malty taste up front yields to some boozy flavors, slight hop bitterness. This might have been good at one time, but I can see now why this was on clearance- really don’t want to finish this glass of flat unenjoyable brew. At least the bottle is high quality, will reuse it for homebrewing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GMCC2181 (1591) - Newark, Delaware, USA - JUN 11, 2008
Bottle from Swolf! Thanks for sharing wolf! Hazy yellow in color, small head. Raspberry aroma. Taste is a nice fruityness of raspberries and spices. Kind of tart, and lots of carbonation but overall a good summer time brew that I enjoyed on a hot day. Thanks again wolf

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Swolf3 (262) - Elkton, Maryland, USA - JUN 11, 2008
Raspberry taste, light hazy yellow color... good summer time beer. Lots of carbonation. Overall i would buy again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
pintsize (1042) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 1, 2008
5-4-08 bottle shared at tasting
Vibrant light yellow orange - semi thick pour with a bubbly head. Big smell of fruit. Lemon citris flavor. Really highly carbonated. Not very enjoyable. Overly lemon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
badbeer (434) - Iowa, USA - MAY 26, 2008
Golden colored with a white head the has some retention and lacing. Earthy aromas, light grass, lemon, and clove. Bready taste, earthy, clove, and spice. Higher carbonation and medium body.

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