Brewed by Beaus All Natural Brewing Co.
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Vankleek Hill, Canada


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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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This orange-hued bock beer was brewed with a light rye malt addition, and offers up mingling aromas of mint and herbs. Adventurously spiced, the malty, sweet taste gets a pleasant cleansing lift from the addition of cooling peppermint and herbal juniper. Light orange peel adds citrus complements in the flavour undretones. Try it paired with gingerbread, spring rolls or traditionnal winter holiday fare. ---- Cette bock à la teinte orangée se caractérise au brassage par l’ajout léger de malts de seigle et par un joyeux mélange d’arômes de menthe et d’herbes. Audacieusement épicé, son goût malté et sucré est rehaussé par l’agréable fraicheur de la menthe poivrée et du genévrier qu’on y a introduits. Un zeste d’organe ajoute une nuance d’agrume aux flaveurs de fond. Cette bière s’harmonise au pain d’épice, aux rouleaux de printemps ou aux plats traditionnels des fêtes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8410) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 18, 2014
Deep amber pour. The nose is fairly spicy and fruity. Sort of gruit-like with a bit of light earthiness and some soft fruitiness. A bit of peppery character and some lingering rosemary-like herbal notes. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cattaneopapa (160) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2014
600ml bottle from LCBO. Don Mills ON. Pours a deep amber colour with one finger of head which settles into a small 3/16" inch film. Herbal aroma. Taste is chocolate mint with some fruity notes and a bit of hoppy bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhajones (5) - - APR 30, 2014 does not count
This true bock style beer has some amazing spice notes to it and a beautiful rich amber colour. For a 6.9% beverage it hides the alcohol taste well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Randy4Beer (175) - - APR 13, 2014
Poured a nice shiny brass colour. Thin off-white head. Leaves moderate lacing as drunk Light spiciness on the nose. Some roasted oats. Taste wise, this has some spice box, and hints of a lemon lime tingle at the beginning of the swallow. The spicy herbs don’t overwhelm the experience. Quite a nice Bock.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Helsdon (159) - Toronto, CANADA - MAR 27, 2014
Hmmm, a minty beer just the thing for a drinking lunch. My your breath is minty says my boss. Well, not really. The goat, as I will call this beer, pours a hazy whiskey red-brown, with a beige head. Nose of this is dominated by hits of mint, with a little orange lurking in the back. The taste some malty cereal, but then the mint. Not overpowering, but omnipresence, and rolls right into the aftertaste. I like it. The juniper gets lost somewhere in the mix, as does much of the orange, but overall good beer. I always appreciate, though not always love, Beau’s unique beers. Thanks.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jksipa (354) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle from the LCBO. Pours a clear deep copper with a big off white head that fades slowly. Nose is malts, spice and some banana. Starts sweet malt and toffee flavour with a backend dominated and dried by peppermint. Medium slick mouth with average carbonation. Nice sipping beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (3477) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 5, 2014
600 ml. bottle. Thanks Steve! Pours a golden red with a nice off-white head. Aroma of malt, fruit, and spice. Taste is sweet malt, fruit, spice, and rye. Interesting to sip on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
robinvboyer (3113) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 2, 2014
600ml bottle. Hazy copper pour, small lightly beige head. A nice caramel malt aroma, quite malt forward, reminds me alot of a nice german bock, with some ample spicing. Im getting notes of ginger, citrus peel, cardamon, and turkish delight. Flavor is again quite malt forward and the spices die off leaving a pleasant bready malt. Finish is very lightly bitter, with a subtle herbacious, and medicinal note. Some light grasses, and herbs linger......an interesting take on a bock. I would honestly like to try the base bock without the spices.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ametras (406) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 2, 2014
600ml bottle. Clear copper with a foamy off-white head. Aroma is brown sugar, honey and herbs. Taste is cough syrup, bread, fruit, mint and spices with grassy and earthy notes. Medium body, moderate carbonation, sticky texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wilderthanyou (758) - Guelph, CANADA - FEB 27, 2014
Pours a burnt orange colour with a short lived fizzy white head. The aroma is mint, juniper berry, spice, herbal, medical, spearmint. The flavour is also mint up front, sweet malty notes, toffee, light orange, medical herbs. An odd beer, not bad though, im enjoying it, but I probably wont buy it again.

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