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Before brewing our classic summer ale, we went to the certified organic farmer’s market to go shopping. The fresh basil is from Watanabe Farms in West Sacramento and the Honey is from Britt’s Honey, two California artisanal producers. This brew is subtle and refreshing. Starting in 2012, Honey Basil Ale will be a year round offering in 4 packs.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3603) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 25, 2014
Not remember too much about it. Nice hints of herbal features and fine drinking shape was.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Syzzer (572) - Oregon, USA - FEB 24, 2014
From lardos 2-23-14 on tap; excellent oily thick white head. There us a sweet honey taste with some herbal bitterness. Basil apparent but not blatant. Good summer beer 8.75 bd. Jd- 7.5 bitter but good summer brew. Faint spice aroma

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gendv138 (356) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 22, 2014
From notes, consumed on 5/14/13. Bottle poured into a nonic pint glass. Pours a caramel brown with a quarter finger of off-white head. Aromas of basil, honey. Tasting notes of honey, basil, cloves, herbs, light floral notes. Medium-light body with a semi-dry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
monk191 (727) - California, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Decent beer, nothing special. Pours a nice cloudy orange. Basil and honey in the smell. Taste starts with a bit of honey, ends with a bit of basil, but isn't super interesting. Had in the bottle at Beer 39. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (2072) - Belgrade, SERBIA - FEB 13, 2014
12oz in Seattle. Opaque gold brown, thick foam. Spicy herb, pepper and sweet basil. Caramel malt body with fresh herb and dry pepper. Interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biokid23 (102) - California, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Sweet. Tastes somewhat like basil as well, with sweet honey at the beginning. Not something I would drink regularly, but good to have on occasion.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
subsonic (82) - Pataskala, Ohio, USA - DEC 27, 2013
"An amber colored beer with a small creamy textured, off white head with not much hang time. It settles into a moderate ringlet. A nose of honey sweetness. A tasteness of honey and herbal spiceness Moderate bodied and smooth. Really nice. "

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis (2600) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle - thanks Brian! Pours hazy orange with a medium beige head, creamy and nice lacing. Aroma is grassy, grain, honey, herbs. Flavor is the same, medium sweet, herbal and light bitter. Not getting basil specifically, but an overall pleasant herbal character. Medium body. Quite interesting and certainly drinkable.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
navajojoe (20) - - OCT 30, 2013
A gorgeous appearance to this beer, the strong head lets out a wide arrange of aromas I never thought I would find in a beer, but I didn’t get any taste from the beer. I have a feeling that the flavor would explode from this beer, if I was drinking it with food.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (2589) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 27, 2013
bottle. Golden with small head. Strange herbalness, I guess it’s the basil, but I wouldn’t recognize it as such. Drinkable, but that’s about it.


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