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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Oaxacan-Style Dark Ale brewed with piloncillo sugar and chile ancho. 5 Vulture is a deep amber-colored ale with complex caramel aromas with toasted sugar notes and a long, elegant spicy finish. Roasted ancho chile is used to add depth and complexity, without adding heat or strong chile flavors.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jason1970 (143) - Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2012
Didn’t know what to expect, but really wanted to try this dark ale from local 5 Rabbit Cerveceria. The toasted, malty caramel and sugar aroma with a very slight ancho chile comes through. It’s a dark reddish hue with a very small head that dissipates quick and leaves very little lacing. Taste is of very slight brown sugar and the ancho chile. Not spicy per se, but it teases your tongue. Overall enjoyable and glad I tried it. Something local and out of the ordinary.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alobar (2719) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 9, 2012
Pours cola brown with a creamy off-white head. Aroma of caramel, spice, and toasted malt. Toasted malt and caramel flavor with hint of pepper on the back end. Decent beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Evolutionary (270) - Ohio, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Tap at mellow mushroom. Spicy smell and dark ale pour. Great color. Medium light mouthfeel and very smooth. Pepper aftertaste is a bit off putting. ---Rated via my mouth

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (5156) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 23, 2012
Draft to pint. Looks decent; dark brown with thin white lacing. Smells a little skunky and metallic. Tastes like it smells but better with some bitterness. Mouthful is average. Good...for how cheap it is.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikem409 (1475) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JUL 23, 2012
Pours dark red with light brown head slight spice and malt aroma. Very thin body slight spice

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4785) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 23, 2012
From the July 3R6P tasting. +++ Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a dark nut brown color with a huge foamy beige head that lingered and left great lacing. The aroma was malty and nutty with a hot pepper presence. The flavor was tangy, malty and a touch skunky with notes of nut and hot peppers. The finish was medium length tangy, nutty and hot pepper. Medium body. Odd.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lowe1983 (1343) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - JUL 3, 2012
Pours a mahogany color with an off-white head. Aroma is pretty strong of the caramel malts with only a hint of the chile. Flavor is also overly sweet from the caramel malts. A slight hint of the chile comes out on the finish with only a slight spicy flavor on the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2012
12oz. Bottle: Aroma of malt, mash, caramel, sugar, slight diacetyl, and some toasting. Poured deep amber/brown in color with a small, creamy, loose, tan head that diminished but lasted throughout. Cloudy. Lightly sparkling. Full of small-sized particles throughout. Flavor is lightly sweet and slightly spicy. Tastes of malt, mash, caramel, sugar, slight diacetyl, some toasting, and some hot chilies. Medium body. Slightly dry texture. Average carbonation. Lightly sweet, lightly spicy, malt, mash, caramel, sugar, slight diacetyl, some toasting, and some hot chili finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ADesenberg (554) - Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2012
I have had some beers that were pretty heavy on the chiles, this was a bit more mild than I was anticipating. It’s got a nice sweet caramel flavor that balances the smoke and the spice. Tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
efdejesus (93) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2012
Bottle poured into a snifter. Pours a dark hazy red with an off white head. Aromas of caramel malts and mediciny smells. Taste sweet malts from the get go but has a spice that lingers for awhile. I haven’t had many beers like this one. Not a bad thing to try now and then.


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