Flying Dog – Hoppy Hopness!

 

Flying Dog represented with a display of fresh hops, stickers and lots of great beer – at the Mashout Festival this weekend (see my previous post for an explanation of Mashout).  They had two delicious brews on tap, “Raging Bitch” and ” Gonzo”.

The “Raging Bitch” is a Belgian Style IPA which has great body and a lot of hops!  I loved the malty Belgian taste that this beer had and the hoppiness to make this a well balanced beer.  I do believe I filled my glass up a couple of times.  The name, in my opinion, is pretty funny – but I do know they’ve received some grief about it; come on people – it’s beer – have one and lighten up!

The “Gonzo” is an Imperial Porter and full of rich roasted malt.  Think strong coffee, with alcohol!  There is a bit more hops in this Porter than in others I’ve tried – but from trying their other beers, I think Flying Dog just loves the hops!

I’m impressed that Flying Dog donated some of its beers and merchandise to this Maryland event.  While it’s an event of homebrewers – most craft breweries were started by homebrewers!

Cheers!

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2 responses to “Flying Dog – Hoppy Hopness!

  • Trevor Sheets

    I’ve still got an assortment that was left behind from a july 4th party. The Hef. isn’t that bad.

  • sweetandstout

    I have been wanting to try their beers for a while now, but I can’t seem to find them in my area. The Belgian IPA sounds interesting, I’ve recently discovered that I’m quite the hophead! I’m also really digging the names of their beers. : )

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