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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Take the Time to Taste This Tantalizing Tongue-Twister. Our brewmaster Keith has always wanted to brew a beer that paired well with his favorite Thai dishes. He landed on using lemongrass and basil, but a mixup in the order yielded the brewery a bunch of extra basil. Instead of letting it go to waste, Keith added it in just to see what would happen. The outcome was a roundhouse kick of basil with a citrus punch that worked so well it left Keith literally Tongue Thai-ed. Limited Availability. 22-oz. bottles.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DialSquare (3096) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Bomber form Kenny Road Market ($1.99). Orange pour, white head. Aroma of basil, cilantro, other thai spices (I assume), honey. Tastes of sweet malt, lemongrass, pepper, basil, honey. Itís all a little much.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5830) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Conyers, Ga - Sigman Bottle Shop - 22 oz bomber, Pours a slightly hazy dark copper, soft, pillowy white head with a fair bit of lacing. Aroma has a nice spicy bent to it with a definite Thai twist to it. Probably is lemongrass - just not all that familiar with it to pick it up. Flavor is refreshing with nice spicy bent to it. Pick up some ginger, a hint of licorice, some basil and mint. Mouthfeel has a pleasant thickness to it. Much better than expected.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CopterScott (166) - Kansas, USA - JUN 13, 2014
orangish gold color with a thin white head that disappears. Aroma is a mix of spices. Flavor is basil, ginger and other spices.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fishonmyplane (494) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Basil and lemongrass, as advertised. Is it Thai basil? I canít tell. Anyway, itís very gimmicky and could have used a bit more subtlety, but itís pretty good regardless. I appreciate the effort.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6988) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Bottle shared by beerboxer. Pours clear reddish copper with a tiny beige head and a licorice and basil aroma. There is a medium-bodied caramel malt flavor with some basil and lemongrass. Fairly complex.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (7041) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2014
22 oz. bottle shared by TURDFERGUSON. Thanks, Sam! Nice wale game, bro. Pours a gold color with a small white head. The lemongrass and basil actually come together more like anise and ginger in the nose, with some pepper, honey, orange, and caramel. Really unusual. Light-bodied, with a sweet, dry, spicy mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Worth trying for the novelty alone.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Butters (3898) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - FEB 19, 2014
Well, it certainly is different! Honestly, the aroma of ginger and basil is pretty damn awesome. But the flavors of the lemongrass and ginger and thai basil just isnít something I would really want to quaff in large quantities. The flavors are just a little harsh to imbibe. Very interesting though! Iíd love for them to keep coming up with crazy concoctions like this!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alexsdad06 (6299) - Ohio, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle on the bus @ RBWG. Pours a hazy golden color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have tons of herbs and spices favoring lemongrass and basil, citrus, some caramel and ginger. Too much spice and not enough beer.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Leighton (12635) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle on the bus during RBWG 2014 - Asheville. Bleh. Super herbal, loaded with anise, lemon rind, basil. Very sweet, syrupy. Medium to full bodied with average carbonation. Lingering herbs in the finish. This stuff really raped my palate. I couldnít taste anything but this beer for about 20 minutes. Upsetting.

2.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
EcnarM (111) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Actually liked the appearance and aroma, but the lemongrass flavor overpowered everything else about the beer. Wouldn't care for any more after tasting this one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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