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RATINGS: 754   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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The brewers of Anderson Valley had to conjure the High Priestess of Fermentation to help them formulate and create this rare hand-crafted elixer. It is luxuriant, smooth, more that a little wild, and at 10% alcohol, it's bound to raise your spirits. Open the Bottle and greet the High Priestess. You are worthy.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BeerNinja (6) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 12, 2006 does not count
Very Good Gravity Relatively High Alcohol Content Very Good Flavor.. This Beer is readily available @ Beverages And More! It is mainly avaliable in Carmel Mountain Store #12

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
scottcowley (24) - - JUL 20, 2014
If am an Abbey style ale fan , this is a good one .. Reminds me of Brothers thelonious. Very sharp, crisp beer with apple fruit tones. Great cold.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
davidm (1942) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 8, 2013
On tap at BeerDeLuxe. Nice and complex. Aromas of citrus, caramel, bread. Taste is sweet, slightly tart and bitter, long length. Palate is creamy and full bodied. Orange, with a thin head.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Merovingian93 (23) - Burbank, California, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Well balanced, slightly sweet, full bodied tiple Belgian/ abbey style ale. Well worth the price. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5077) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 26, 2007 Wow. I am not sure what went wrong when most of you rated this beer but my wife and I absolutely loved this one. Sampled from a 16.9 oz brown bottle this fine brew poured a cloudy bronze color with a small white head. The aroma was strong and sugary with a faintly sour tangy and fruity finish. The flavor is strong sweet candi with nice ripe fruits and a yeasty middle. the finish is tangy sugars. I found the alcohol to be rather well disguised and found an enjoyable thick mouthfeel. I will definitely be tracking down this one again.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
elelwarren (140) - SF Bay area, California, USA - NOV 18, 2007
A great sipping beer-strong, complex combo of sweet/spicy. Long, long finish. A great bargain compared to Belgian ales. No more wax seal on bottles.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
radioscooter (41) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 29, 2011
Taken on good word from Dave at HO10KB in New Kensington, PA They had it on tap so I tried that first and it was delicious. Lighter look than expected. Iced Tea color. Weak Iced Tea at that. STRONG flavor. Over the top Triple. Sweet, malty BOOZY goodness. One of the best Abbey style beers offered by an American brewery. An Abbey style beer that doesn’t taste like someone just blended Chimay and Yuengling. What a delightful surprise. I had almost given up on American Belgians. Perfect yeasty, Belgian flavor. Would love to have them make a Quad. Honestly, I can’t think of one other American brewery that has gotten it this right. Mouthfeel - not too carbonated. Just the right balance of syrup to ale. A TINY bit hot. Am planning on laying three down for a few years. We’ll see if they can last. Dear Anderson - PLEASE make a Quad!!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Braudog (5894) - Traveling the USA, Missouri, USA - MAY 30, 2012
Bottle. Red-tinged amber, lightly carbonated, rising to a thin but stoic head of off-white foam. The aroma is fruity, with a definite tilt of candied apple. This drinks with a classic Belgian appeal, the orchard-based fruit quite pleasant and rolling, with just a little alcohol burn to follow, enough to make this a delicious accompaniment to a warm chocolate dessert. (#4607, 5/30/2012)

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nuffield (3717) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 23, 2004
I was surprised to see how many people really didn’t care for this beer. I loved it. Very lightly hazed, yellow body with moderate head and good lacing. The alcohol really drove its flavor into my nose, but it carried great notes of pepper and clove without leaving much sense of alcohol. The flavor and palate hit every note right, being a balance of aggressive and comforting flavors, rich and tingling mouthfeel, and more. Really good beer.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
frankenkitty (1959) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2007
A bottle well-protected against oxidation by a vinyl (not wax) seal must count for something... a gentle pour uncovers tiny & constant sparkling effervescence throughout a honey-hazed amber body under a creamy, cream-colored head. Aroma finds smoky yeasts, like a nice Gouda with a plantain undertow and hints of maple. Alcohol concentration makes me say, "woooh"... flavors as rich as a Barleywine. Fruits and yeasts. I stop taking notes at this time by writing, "Forget Notes. Just Drink. This is Tops." There you go.

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