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

bottled
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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14315) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle at The Foundry (Mohamed Sultan Rd), Singapore, 4.5% ABV
Cloudy amber color with generous head. The aroma is moderately spicy, the mouthfeel is lean, dry; the flavor is well spicy, quite like Belgian beers; correct bitterness.
It doesn’t have a distinctive character to raise it above the crowd, but it’s a pleasant beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13284) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (9998) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (6495) - 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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6172) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 8, 2011
Draught at Tadg’s. Cloudy deep gold with a fine. low head. Big lemony nose, clean. Nicely malty flavor, with slightly spicy Belgian yeast, grassy hops, bread, a bit of citrus. Dry and very clean. Nicely drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (4761) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 11, 2011
On tap Ushi-Tora I. Cloudy orangey golden with a small froth. Lemony aroma, citrus hops.delicious, fresh hops and citrus flavours. A great session ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4076) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 29, 2012
330ml bottle pours golden orange color with a 2 finger white head that leaves some nice lacing rings on the glass. Aroma is mild but pleasant hops with hints of yeast. Taste is light fruity sweetness with a pleasant hop bitterness with plenty of carbonation and decent body to bring everything together nicely. A very well done session ale with a Belgian twist.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (3533) - austin, Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Awesome. Deep, hazy gold color so its opaque. The head is big, dense, white frothy goodness. It has a light aroma of faint malt and hops yet the aroma still satisfies. The ody is medium yet fully satisfying. The taste is a medium malt and bitterness making it a balanced beer good for a session.the finish has a nice bitter kick followed by a weak sweetness, and a closing bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gam (3175) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 11, 2011
Highly carbonated ale head large misty gold pour aromas woody fruit pear sharp malt biscuit some good hop flavours medium bitter from grapefruit peel biscuit pear woody note very good session ale hop malt balance good finish citrus grapefruit stonefruit lovely sweetness all day session ale

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimE (3105) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 28, 2011
light bodied, light bitterness with an interesting Belgian take. A touch phenolic. Rounded. Very drinkable. Enjoyable.


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