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RATINGS: 526   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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The Flying Mouflan was #4 in the "Scratch Beer Series" begun by John and Chris Trogner and their brewing staff in 2007, producing one-offs based on recipes the brothers developed in the mid-’90s when they were considering opening a brewpub rather than a production brewery. The medal-win in Denver last October convinced the brothers to make the barleywine-style ale the first beer to come out of the Scratch program and be added to the production roster.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JMFG (1587) - Florida, USA - DEC 22, 2007
Courtesy boboski. Pours a dark copper-red with a thin tan head. Sweet caramel and spicy malts and earthy hops on the nose. Sweet heavy malts to start, nice robust peppery hop character, oaky finish. A nice American-style BW.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WeeHeavySD (3360) - San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon, USA - DEC 22, 2007
12oz bottle from BrianK. Thanks dude. Served in my reidel snifter. Pours cloudy brown with a nice half finger head. The nose is floral with a bit of a hoppy edge. Taste is sweet but bitter with a citrus feeling to it. Overall pretty nice but thin on the palate and oddly bitter on some levels. Lets see how it warms up.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - DEC 12, 2007
12 oz. bottle via trade with jasonmech77 - Pours a murky brown color with a 1/2 finger thick light tan head. Light spotty lacing. Aroma is floral and citrus hops. Flavor is sweet malt, esters, and spiced hops. Medium to full body. The bitterness seems to linger. Slight alcohol warm of the stomach. A very nice sipper. Thanks Jason.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IrishBoy (3858) - Bakersfield, California, USA - DEC 9, 2007
12 oz bottle from mj; Nose of piney and flowery hops, with some brown sugar and raisins; cloudy brown with a medium straw head; flavor very piney hop bitterness, caramel, and dark fruitiness. Finish is moderate bitterness mixed with a slight sweetness and a tiny bit of alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBB63 (6087) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - DEC 6, 2007
Bottle from Bendo and served in my NB Worthy glass: Deep muddy brown with a small beige frothy head and spotty lace. The aroma has notes of herbal and resiny hops, pineapple and tangerine esters, a hint of raisin, caramel and chocolate malt, and a hint of wintergreen. <P> The taste starts quite acidic and fruity with a solid bitterness supported by sweet malt and some candi sugar. Onion, Mint and Grains of Paradise spices come about the boozy finish. The mouth feel is sharp and aggressive with a warming tread along the way. Every now if you like hoppy barley wines, age for a more traditional fare. (Really this is more akin to a Dark IIPA but I digress)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
boboski (1095) - Alabama, USA - DEC 4, 2007
Pours a cloudy, deep rusty red with woody mahogany hints. A thin off-white head fully dissipates immediately. Toasted grain and multiple hop direction leads in the nose. Grapefruit and spruce/pine mintiness is blunt. Alcohol is strong but sweet and fruity. Toasted grains are very burnt and slightly acrid. The flavor is not as bitter as expected, but is indeed highly hoppy. Depth of complexity is modest. Sweetness is medium. The finish is chewy and malty, semi-sweet and lightly bitter. The mouthfeel is sticky and medium-full bodied. Not as interesting as I’d hoped.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CheesedMan (555) - Saint Cloud, Florida, USA - DEC 2, 2007
Pours a ruddy brown with hints of orange gleaming around the edges. Aroma is piney and resinous, with a brown sugar, malty backbone. Flavor is much more hop forward than I particularly like in a BW. Alcohol becomes evident on the finish, warming on the way down. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tbookman (618) - Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 29, 2007
Dark amber/ruby appearance, thin head & decent lacing. Piney, green hop aroma. Flavor is sweet and hoppy, very fresh hop presence that could probably do with a little aging. Finish is lingering and the palate is a little chewy. Nicely done.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jason (1681) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2007
Bottle. Poured a nice red body with thin head. Aroma is hops, piney hops, caramel. Sweet caramel flavor, piney, sticky mouthfeel. This should be brewed more than once. Big thanks to Matt for the bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadIndian (2414) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2007
Bottle from Capones, sampled with Stegosaurus. Deep ruby/ brown pour with thin off white head. Hoppy pine aroma with a hint of caramel sweetness. Sweet caramel flavor with hints of bitterness. A little thin for my taste. It was just ok for me.


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