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RATINGS: 1040   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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The success of HOG HEAVEN and THE REVEREND clearly demonstrates that beer drinkers are willing to embrace "BIGGER" beers. In the fall of 2001, we decided that a lighter BIG BEER would complement its darker colored predecessors. Salvation has luscious apricot and peach aromas delicately interwoven with spicy suggestions of nutmeg and cinnamon. This heavenly soft, champagne-like elixir is cellarable for 3 years.


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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gururyan (646) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 10, 2014
A spiced Belgian with a moderate palette perfect for lighting the charcoal for a steak dinner on a warm evening. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartzluke (211) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 26, 2015
12 oz pour from refrigerated bottled allowed to warm into stemmed tulip glass. Sizable white head, fairly opaque, golden, great carbonation. Mouthfeel moderate-on-creamy. Nose is fruit (citrus and tropical) and a little yeast. Taste is similar with decent maltiness as well. A little cinnamon too

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Emeister84 (1449) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 20, 2015
Floral aromas, brilliantly citrusy with predominant notes of lime and herbs. Hazy yellow-straw with a fully lasting white head. Floral, spicy, subtly fruity. Light-medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
coachd (269) - Missouri, USA - APR 19, 2015
Aroma is very yeasty, reminds me of a lot of commercial beers out there. I am getting some of the apricot and peach from the description, but itís muted. Some banana peel and clove also. Looks pretty standard - dark golden in color with a white head. Tastes like banana, nutmeg and brown sugar. Aftertaste is spicy, booze is hidden very well. Palate is good enough, nothing spectacular. Admittedly, this is a style that Iím not all that familiar with, but this beer didnít really do it for me.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gsmitty80 (1960) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2015
Nice big beer that has a nose of sweet fruit. Taste is sugary with a little but of acidity on the finish but smooth and very enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstrcrwly (603) - New York, USA - APR 4, 2015
on tap poured into a tulip glass..orange color with a thin white head..aroma of bread,bananas,pears,grass..dry,crisp,funky..typica American version of a belgian ale.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
commonmac (611) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle poured into snifter glass. Purchased at Elevated in South Mpls. Mostly golden with a hint of orange. Effervescent. Half finger of white head. Smell is very Belgiany. Floral notes with yeast and some citrus. Taste is heavy alcohol with even a little bit of the back of the throat burn. Hops are there bringing bitterness but also getting a sugary presence. Effervescence seems to carry on even in the aftertaste. More sweet at the end. Very interesting beer. Kind of a blend of a tripel, Belgian pale ale, and champagne.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
commonshawn (607) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Big bottle from elevated with commonmac. Dark gold with small white head. Very effervescent appearance. Fruity Belgian smell and spicy. Crisp alcohol and tart apple . Sweet and slightly yeasty. Some sweet spice too. Nice beer.

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Greasygato707 (5) - Laredo, Texas, USA - FEB 13, 2015 does not count
Had a 2013 release, and it was simply phenominal. Little head, hazy golden-like appearance. Smooth, subtle, and most of all flavoursome to the pallet. Definitely caught up to me QUICK. If you can manage to find one on your local shelves- I highly recommend purchasing it. You will not regret it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argeru (17) - - FEB 5, 2015
22 oz bottle. Light amber/gold, airy white head. thin lacing. Strong smell of toasted/smoked banana, spice, a bit of peach, and nutty oils. Can sense the alcohol as well. Tastes of banana, buttered toast, a bit of cinnamon. A faint saucy barbeque/smokey taste as well, but thatís probably just me. Pretty well balanced, but feels a bit light for a belgian. Overall pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (852) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 14, 2015
Deep gold pour, decent white head, not much lace. Malt, soft fruit, and alcohol on the nose. Bittersweet. Middle is vanilla, apricot and medium roasted malt. Finish is dry and a little boozy.


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