Flying Dog Tire Bite Golden Ale

 
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RATINGS: 1145   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.63/5   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Award-winning example of the German style Klsch golden ale. Brewed with prized pale malts and German Hops, Tire Bite is refreshing Golden Ale

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ron (3848) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 3, 2002
Went down easy with a decent aftertaste. Refreshing and enjoyable. Extra points for imaginative name.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
P-tor44 (886) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - MAR 25, 2002
no nose, no flavor, looks like dog piss

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aubrey (3516) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - MAR 15, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2008 A fresh & clean refreshment. Starts crisp, finishes just a little wet and syrupy; not as dry as most other Kolsch beers Ive had. Has a gentle hop aroma with some bitterness... somewhat of a rough, corn-like edge, which seems to be typical for this style. Fairly easy-drinking though. Itd be a good beer to suck down on a hot summer afternoon.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
labattblueleaf (225) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 10, 2002
Very good. Out of the Flying Dog brewery, this was their best. It has a distinct American-type, mass-produced beer flavor with a little something extra. I recommend this and the other beers by this brewer.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Aurelius (5214) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 26, 2002
Stinky, ugly and simplistic. Another overblown beer from an overblown brewery. This is one microbrew that should have remained that way...

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - FEB 12, 2002
not bad. a good everyday kind of beer - about the minimum of taste for me.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JMerritt (1941) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - JAN 26, 2002
Personally, I found the abundance of hops (aka the bite?) in this beer to be a tad overwhelming. The front-end and after-tastes were just a little too bitter for my liking. Call me a wuss, call me a newbie - but I call em as I taste em. This isnt a beer for me, sorry.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joet (2595) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - JAN 23, 2002
Mine is a medium golden -- odd for the style which is lighter -- with a well done lasting and lacing crest. The bit of skunk is also unusual for an otherwise exceptional brewer. Crisp cool apple and malt flavors balanced by a mild hopping. It finishes sharp.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pjones6738 (500) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2001
Simple beer, with a nice light aroma, and a beautiful golden color. Taste isnt at all strong, making it more refreshing than many beers.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheDean (786) - MIlwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2001
A decent pale with no bad aftertaste usually associated with beers of its genre. Non-overwelming, which can be bot good and bad.


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