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Brewed by Baird Brewing Co.
Style: Belgian Ale
Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The concept for our Single-Take Session Ale is this: a moderate gravity (11.7 P) Belgian-yeast fermented ale that enjoys lots of hop-flavor and hop-aroma character without exhibiting much hop-bitterness (only 20 IBUs). We want Single-Take to deliver a complex yet balanced flavor explosion that is bright and sprite and never fatiguing. A deft grist combination of floor-malted barley (Maris Otter and Bohemian Pilsner), wheat and rye provide the perfect stage upon which our whole hop actors (German Tettnanger, Czech Saaz, American Santiam and Amarillo) get to sparkle. Our Belgian yeast strain holds the entire flavor performance together with its firm, spicy and tart directorial oversight.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (13259) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 1, 2013
Draft at the source. Cloudy orange color, thick white head, solid lacing. Aroma of white pepper and straw. Taste is subtle lemon and straw. Stays true to its name.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HKAndy (16) - JAPAN - APR 1, 2013
Draught at Bungalow in Kyoto. Light lemon flavor. There’s an odd tick at the end I find interesting. Very drinkable, but kind of boring.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AndySnow (4079) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2013
Tap at Bashamichi Taproom, Yokohama. Orange colour with a white head. Heavy lacing. Fruity aroma and a flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (7028) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle. Very carbonated pour, cloudy golden body, messy white head. Aroma is sweet and hoppy, citrus, light ginger. Brisk carbonation and a lighter body make for a gassy mouthfeel. Lemon-lime hop flavour, lightly spicy, low bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 6, 2013
Pours cloudy gold with well retained off white head and good lace. Aromas of Lemon zest tropical fruit salad, grainy light toffee and toasted malts. Hints of chalky hinting of clove yeast character. Med light creamy carbonated body, light toasty graininess and a light moderate bitterness and hop character. Bitterness lingering with hints of yeast spice

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13779) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Draught at Baird Bashamichi Taproom, Yokohama - RBJG#2. Cloudy amber - white head. Freshness, spicy notes, rye spicy, soapy, grassy, oiley notes, sweetness, light phenolic.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ShaneJ (578) - AUSTRALIA - APR 19, 2013
Bottle from Plonk. Would not have picked this for a Belgian, aromas and flavours seem more hop-driven. Fruity/citrusy, fresh grass aroma, light and easy drinking, certainly sessionable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2337) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 5, 2013
4.7% at Tadg’s draft pint 1100 yen with 200 yen off during happy hour. Great honey gold color with a piney + citrus hop aroma over a malty base. The taste is thin bodied, a bit watery but it has a bitting bitter start, biscuity middle & lingering sweet fruity finish. Pretty good, it would benefit from a fuller mouthfeel though... As it warms up it gets a bit of spiciness to it, nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (2696) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 27, 2013
360ml brown bottle. Gold pour, small white head. Nose has lime and white grape notes, some caramel and yeast as well. Taste is dryish and clean, a bit of light caramel and mild citrus. Dry finish with minerals. Light mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Hoppy belgian yeasty pale ale, good, hop aromas seem to bleed away a bit too quickly, but a nice little ale, certainly sessionable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawthorne00 (2543) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 12, 2013
Bottle, 10C. Hazy amber with a white head. Aroma of caramel, lemon pudding, spices/ rye, grapefruit. Light bodied. Sweetish caramel with a spicy rye kick, dry finish with low bitterness. Refreshing and characterful.


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