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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Brewed for the 950th Anniversary of the abbey, 950 Cuvee is a blonde ale "quadruple hopped" for added spicy/grassiness with a dry, slightly bitter finish.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (2296) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Sampled at Big Brew Beer Festival (Morristown). Poured a hazy amber color with a big off white head. Aroma of sweet fruit, grass, earthy grain, and light spice. Taste mimics the nose with a bit more sweet citrus.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (9136) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle @ home. Clear yellow-golden color, medium thick dense off-white head. Smell and taste malts, slightly some hops, lightly herbs or spices, lightly bitter. Quite highly carbonated, medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (950) - California, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Fruitya golden color with a white head. Yeast, light fruit, malt, clove and hop aroma. Yeast, malt, clove, apple, pear, spices, wheat, hop and biscuit flavors. Light body and lots of carbonation. Sweet with some spice flavors and a hint of bitterness. Fruity finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Banksiz (38) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Pours golden and spritzy, Resiny nose with some banana-bubblegum. Sweetish with a light bitterness. Biitter finish with a lively carbonation. Overall a good beer, but not outstanding.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2416) - California, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Orange colored, moderate head, good lace/retention. Aroma is yeast, spice, lightly fruity, light grass. Medium to light body, fairly dry, yeasty flavor dominates. Not bad.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pauljbrockman (39) - USA - JAN 18, 2014
Pours a hazy raw honey color with a memorizing cloud of sediment. Nose is floral and inviting. Taste is sweet and yeasty. Finish is dry and satisfying. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HIGHB4LL (713) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 11, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2014 Bomber; date reads "12 117 01" for date (2012?). Appearance: small white head, soapy bubbles, straw yellow, cloudy with particles suspended. Aroma: fruity, apricot, leather, hay, floral hops. Palate: light body, thin feel, dry finish, lively carbonation, short tart finish. Taste: mildly sweet front with heavy mild tartness following it up and rounding out the finish. Overall, a little overly tart for me and not too complex.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
notalush (5070) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Hazy golden - very lively carbonation that kicks up a frothy, well-sustained head - nose is floral, medium sweet (honey), with moderate muskiness, light esters, some flint/limestone character - despite the lively bubbles, the carbonation is soft in the mouth - moderately sweet malt gives way quickly to a medium dry flavors of wheat/grain, mineral, floral hops, moderate bitterness - sweetness returns for the finish and gets a little syrupy - there are also slight medicinal notes in the finish that increase as the beer warms - a surprisingly strong alcohol presence in the finish doesn’t help things - incrementally goes down hill - good thing I have some beer I know I like in the fridge for the remainder of this new year’s evening.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (4698) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Slightly hazy copper with a thin rocky white head. The nose is faint but has a mellow dusty grassy hop note with a earthy blonde grain backing. The taste is a bit citrusy and grassy for all the right reasons, lots of carbonation that pops then inexplicably flies away. Dusty boozy blonde grains with a citric sweetness and a touch of tangerine, like that saison yeast ester. Pilsner malt finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theis (13843) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Cloudy yellow - white head. Yeasty, estery, light malty, light phenolic, wheaty acid, sweetness, oxidation - oldness.


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