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RATINGS: 529   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   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 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (11116) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 16, 2008
12 ounce bottle shared by cdumler. Thanks! Pours a brownish red with a medium frothy head. Low head retention. Malty brown sugar aroma with citrus hop notes. Taste is brown sugar, toffee, citrus and leafy hop notes and vanilla. Full bodied. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (11067) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2012
Bottled. Thx to SS GT2 for this. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Dense beige head. Aroma of herbs, flowers, some ripe fruits, some caramel. Some Spice. Flavour of soap, pine, flowers, caramel, fruits, light Brown sugar. Medium to full bodied. Ends on a heavy bitterness. Very Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (11054) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 1, 2009
Bottle. Pours dark brown with an average, fizzy, light brown head, somewhat lasting with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (caramel, nutty, bread), heavy hop (pine, perfume), average yeast (dough) with notes of dates, port, oak, vanilla, and pear. Full bodied, sticky texture, average carbonation, and a bitter finish. Long duration, heavy sweetness and acidity, moderate bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 21, 2007
UPDATED: APR 13, 2009
Name: Scratch 4
Date: October 19, 2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
Appearance: clear dark brown, fine beige head
Aroma: sweet brown sugar aroma with a light fruity character
Body: creamy body
Flavor: rich malt flavor, dark caramel character mixes with brown sugar for a touch of sweetness, lots of balancing bitterness

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.7/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **4

Date: April 05, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Beerfest, Classic City
Appearance: muddy brow? wispy beige head, bits of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet fruity aroma, light earthyness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, brown sugar sweetness, nice fruity character, balancing earthyness

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (10568) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 21, 2011
22 oz. bottle, sent from Glouglouburp (thanks Dany), split with manuchampions, pours dark murky reddish brown with a small beige head. Aroma of toffee and mixed tropical dark dried fruits. Flavour is unsuspectingly peppery, with caramel / toffee, dark fruits and chocolate cake, finishing with a slighty hoppy and caramely finish. Robust palate, with a complex flavour profile that lasts and lasts. Most wonderful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10404) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2010
Hazy amber with a medium off white head. Aroma was sweet with caramel and hoppy notes. Flavour was sweet with caramel, malty, hoppy and piney notes. Finished bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 25, 2009
Pours a brownish color. Lots of caramel and dried fruits in this one. I think after drinking the Old Numbskull my palate was skewed a bit on this one. The flavors were a bit subdued, but there was plenty of caramel, vanilla, resinous hops, brown sugar, and some good fruity notes too. This is a laid back barelywine. Not too in your face. A good production.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (10266) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2007
12oz bottle. Poured a deeper burgundy color with a smaller sized tan head. Aromas of pine, citrus, caramel, floral, and a trace of fruitiness. Tastes of caramel, toffee, citrus, pine, raisins, roast, and a trace of chocolate. Nice and hoppy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (10265) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2009
Bottle... Pours dark – burnt orange when held up to bright light – with a small, creamy, khaki head. Decent retention. The nose is mostly grapefruit and pine, however, digging deeper, I came across plenty of brown sugar, caramel and toffee. Medium to full-bodied with tickling carbonation. Leans way toward the bitter side of balance – roasty, caramel sweetness overwhelmed by more-than-adequate, citrusy, earthy bitterness. Lengthy bittersweet (more bitter than sweet) finish. Bottle courtesy of scraff!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (10199) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 21, 2011
Bottle @ ratman’s house. Thanks! Cloudy, reddish brown with a light brown head. Floral, herbal, a touch minty, floral hoppy, caramel malty, slightly earthy aroma. Earthy, floral hoppy, toasty caramel malty, light toffee flavor.

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