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Almanac Summer 2010

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale with blackberries added and aged in wine barrels


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerguy101 (5267) - Newark, California, USA - JUL 25, 2012
Sampled on 7/21/2012. Bottled on 5/29/11 Bottle # 3255. This fruit beer pours a medium orange gold color from a 750ml bottle. Medium sized white foamy head with decent lacing and nice retention. The aroma is fruity and sweet, some citrusy hops, some blackberries and some wood. A medium bodied fruit beer. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are citrusy. The blackberry flavors are behind the hops and the malts, complementing them rather than competing for attention. A really nice mix of citrusy hops, malts, wood and blackberries. The fruit flavor tends to intensify a little as it warms. Very smooth tasting. Very nice beer. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Damico (2354) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 9, 2012
Pours golden honey in color with a bright white head. The aroma brings light fruity notes and sweet Belgian yeast. The flavor of of sweet malts and dry grapes on a dryer wine-like body, but still somewhat juicy from the blackberries.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (7243) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2012
Sample at the Central OH BA Tasting at From The Vine on 06/02/2012: Cloudy yellow-gold color with a medium white head that recedes steadily. Strings of lacing. The aroma consists of berries, malt and oak. Medium body with an oaky character and notes of blackberry, malt and a bit of funk. The finish is tart and fruity with a lingering berry aftertaste. Above average overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2012

Bottle 750ml.

[ Bottle 2128 ]. Hazy matt medium orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, sweet berries, wheat, light blackberries. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light light acidic with a long duration, sweet berry - blackberries, light tart berry - grape. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120322]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15535) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 5, 2012
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty berry aroma. Fruity malty yeasty berry flavor with weak hints of wood. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty berry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (2646) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 2, 2012
22-MAR-2012, bottle @Papsø. Hazy golden with white head. Clearly barrel aged. Vanilla, spice. Blackberries come out very refreshing. Delicious and creamy. Fine berw.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (19647) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy golden coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of spices with notes of apricots. Sweet and fruity flavour of spices and apricots with notes of hops. Fruity finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
75 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, light yeasty and mild citric. Smooth orange, berry and wineous. Mellow yeasty spiced. Dry, fruity and light bitterness. Ends smooth yeasty and berry fruity.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
Bottled. An unclear dark golden beer with a lazing off-white head. The aroma has notes of pepper, lemons, yeast, and a bit of brettanomyces. The flavor is sweet with notes of pepper, yeast, malt, lemons, and spices, leading to a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10606) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
cloudy yellow, small white head. flowery caramelly aroma, no hops. perhaps faint fruity notes from the wine flavor is wood , yeast from wine, belgian yeast


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