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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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The second in the series, Le Pianiste starts as a malt forward beer, combining biscuity, breadcrust notes with a light caramel flavor. Noticeably dry, the finish is crisp with a lively, refreshing acidity.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
patrick767 (3951) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 16, 2012
tap at Club Soda, Ft Wayne - Pours hazy orange with a small off-white head and a fruity, spicy, yeasty aroma. The flavor is sweet with spicy yeast and fruit notes suggestive of light grapes and berries. It’s bubbly and light to medium bodied, a good though not great brew.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrChopin (4303) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 10, 2016
[ keg ][ 4oz ][ @Max’s Sour Fest ][ $? ][ mini tumbler ][ 02.15.15 ]
translucent red-amber, thin tan ring. Caramel and acetic acid marriage in nose, very balanced. Sweet caramel-Apple front palate, softly cherry acetic adding brightness, both in check and balanced. Oily across mid, too much foeder with light glue elements, balance bordering on high-end Oude bruin except for acid dominance and low fruit/sugar content.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marheb (4563) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 12, 2016
(En fût à O’Brien’s): Une acidité fruitée qui fait penser à l’abricot, des sucres maltés grillés et une rondeur lactique qui sait trancher.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6536) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Sampled on draft this beer poured a caramel-orange color with a large creamy orange-white head that faded quickly and left no lacing. The aroma was dusty and chalky with citric acid, a touch of tropical fruit and a bit of medicine. The flavor was tart citrus, chalk, astringency, cracker and cactus. Medium lenght finish with growing astringency. Medium body. Meh.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (4828) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 10, 2016
tap at 2016 michigan winter beer festival. Deep amber with small head. Mildly tart with some berry. Earthy and spice add to a nice yeasty funk.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (4203) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2016
On tap at Daily Growler, UA: clear amber, almost no head. aroma of bready, and little fruity berry. tastes are yeasty, earthy, lightly tart, stone fruit I think. tingly slick thin to medium palate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (10882) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 4, 2016
Surprising sourness made it interesting and drinkable. Not really the style, nor giving BFM its run for the money.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Msdrbeat (387) - Darnestown, Maryland, USA - JAN 29, 2016
On tap. Awesome. Slight wine aroma. Clear reddish color. Lovely and goes down smooth. Slight caramel. Crisp finish b

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (11164) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 26, 2016
Sample at Daily Growler Powell. Cloudy amber-orange color with a medium off-white head that diminishes steadily to a film. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of fruit, hops and malt. Light-bodied with flavors of mildly tart fruit, caramel malt and mild grassy hops. The finish is mildly hoppy up front with a fruity yeast aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (6773) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JAN 20, 2016
On tap at Studio 35 at the Dude-a-Thon on 1/17/16. Pours clear amber with a thin off-white head. Aroma of malt, tart citrus and light tomato. Malty and sweet flavor up front with some tart lemon character before a funky finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bwa5879 (884) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Really cloudy medium orange with thin white head. Sweet tart aroma, pert pear, but of raspberry and apple. Lighter carbonation, acidic thin mouthfeel, clean effervescent finish. Flavors are very funky, barnyard, tart Apple, butterscotch, bit of milk. Simple, pert but good and refreshing.


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