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Baird Second Strike Apple Ale

Brewed by Baird Brewing Co.
Style: Fruit Beer
Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap


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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
No commercial description

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (18527) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2016
Draft at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014 - Red Session. Pours clear yellow with a creamy, white head. The nose holds simple pale bread, dough, hints of apple. Light sweet flavour with notes od dry apple, musty skin, pale bread. Light bodied with average carbonation. Lightly drying in the finish, with more musty, aged apples, hints of spices. Tasty enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34362) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2016
A hazy yellow beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of straw, malt, and hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, straw, apples, and hops, leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jinroh (1207) - ESTONIA - JUN 7, 2015
Pours somewhat hazy, pale orange. Some nice white foam initially as well, reducing into a thin layer. Aroma has a bit of malts, some sour notes but nothing much. Taste does have some recognisable apple character but not very juicy nor not very strong. Some hop bitterness and then more apple coming out in the aftertaste. Quite simple, quenches thirst but not too exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
willisread (2471) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 17, 2015
On tap at Naka meguro taproom. Hazy gold color with a small white quickly dissipating head. Aromas of cider and apple. Thin bodied with a slightly watery mouthfeel. Sweet and tart on the palate. As it warms up the apple stands out with hints of honey and biscuit present as well. Soft carbonation. Finish is smooth but a little boring....could be dryer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VsXsV (3932) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Hazy golden liquid with a small white head. Aroma of lemons, white pepper, apples and vinegar. Taste is dry and medium sour with notes of lemons and apples. Light to medium bodied with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
King_Alex_II (1228) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 2, 2014
A bit boring fruit beer with sufficient dominant apple taste, that might have profited from additional carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SinH4 (3104) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - DEC 2, 2014
Pale yellow color with white head. Sweet caramel candied apple in the aroma. Taste is mild apple, caramel, tart. Interesting, very gentle, but really nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bov (11974) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 22, 2014
draught@Erzbierschof - hazy golden-blond beer with a little foam left; candied apple in the nose, light estery; some fair sweetness partially balanced by a light tartness, quite dry and very cardboard-like finish with lingering notes of cellar and apples

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alusmamuts (1573) - LATVIA - OCT 3, 2014
Yellow hazy with rich white head. Mild sour (apple?) fruity aroma. Refreshing, bit sour taste, some eagerness (but balanced!), finishing with remaining bitterness on the tongue root.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kappldav123 (5894) - GERMANY - SEP 18, 2014
Tap at CBC 2014. Beer in the glass light yellow, small head. Starts quite mild, light fruity, light notes of apple. Some yeasty notes. Finish almost washy. Okay.

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