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RATINGS: 528   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
sthlm (1255) - Duluth, Minnesota, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Rating from 2011. [Bottle, at least 14 months old] Pours hazy deep reddish-brown with a a nice tan head that diminishes but does not disappear. Lots of strawberry jam, slight alcohol, fruitiness (I got lightly spiced pears in the beginning and by the end of the bottle I was smelling guava, so not sure where to go with that), and a touch of lemon zest and black pepper. Very nice, but not amazing. Big jamminess, alcohol is more prominent, light nuttiness, caramel, quite malt heavy towards the end. A surprising amount of oxidation showing already. Great mouthfeel—thick, smooth, long finish. Easy 5. Nice, but falls short a few ways. Age has not been kind to it, with the oxidation showing through to a surprising degree. It is also too hot in the taste. Great mouthfeel though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
LetsGoState (702) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Appearance is a medium cream head with a deep amber. Aroma is a little sweet. Taste is strong with a balance between the sweeter malts and bitter hops. Overall pretty solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kimjongill (207) - - DEC 23, 2012
From tap. Light malty aroma. Dark appearance with thin white head. Good malt and hop balance. Floral hop and caramel malt taste. Light bitter finish. Pretty good beer for the price on draft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (4249) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 22, 2012
burn raisin, cherries, cheese cake, moderately sweet with a touch of chocolate. Moderately aggressively bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bubbleflubber (2058) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Pours amber-mahogany into the glass, with an initially fluffy head that reduces, leaving webbed lacing. The nose is dark dried fruits, caramel and toffee. Flavors are similar, lots of toffee, raisin, bitters, alcohol, wood and spruce. The mouthfeel is sticky with a full body. The alcohol finish lends itself to a great nightcap here, and what a great time to enjoy, the mountainous blistery winter. Wonderful brew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
craig220 (313) - Crofton, Maryland, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Poured a cloudy mahogany color with a light tan head. Aroma is earthy, leaves, floral, citrus, caramel, and a very faint banana smell. Taste is bitter citrus, molasses, pine, nuts, chocolate, and a bitter, boozey finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StoeckleJason (22) - - DEC 16, 2012
Very bitter hops. I love barley wine, and Flying Mouflan is typical in it’s well defined uncorrupted hop and malt flavors, but this isn’t my favorite. Finishes smoother than it starts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wedgie9 (2513) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 11, 2012
Tasted on 12/10/12 from a capped bomber bottle, this one has been in the cellar for a while, maybe from 2010. Pours cloudy dark auburn with a slowly building, cascading tan head that slowly recedes to average lace. The nose is full of caramel, toffee, burnt brown sugar, very toasty, with a light touch of herbal hops and a somewhat earthy yeast aroma. The flavor is the same, but not terribly sweet, with the hops showing nicely bitter on the back end. The body is very full with average carbonation and a very long malty caramel and bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
garrison (792) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Purchased at the Brewriver GastroPub in Cincinnati, Ohio on 12/05/2012 at 6:44 pm - hey, I kept the tag - This is a wonderful, effervescent, full bodied mahogany-hued brew that recalls the wild Alpine mountain goats!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marheb (3377) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 26, 2012
(Février 2011): Les houblons sont bien enfouis sous une couverture de caramélisation autant en arôme qu’en bouche. Une certaine balance est installée avec une finale légèrement végétale et de douce amertume. La buvabilité est amplifiée par une effervescence endurante. Savoureux et confortable en bouche, délicieux.

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