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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Style: Spiced Grand Cru
Malts: Two-row Canadian Barley Malt, un-malted hard winter white wheat
Additions: Tremblay Apiary Wildflower Honey, La Boite’s Mishmish N.33, lemon peel, fresh kaffir, lime leaves, Espelette peppers, untold mysteries
Hops: Perle
Yeast: Our house Belgian strain
Alcohol by Volume: 8.2%
Original Gravity: 17.9 ̊
Availability: August – November Format: 15.5 gal kegs; 5.2 gal kegs

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rougeau13 (2132) - Richmond, Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Clear golden amber with a big off-white head. Aroma of strong bubblegum, bread, honey and citrus. Taste is sweet fruit and honey and yeast with very mild booze and spice. Medium-full bodied and moderately carbonated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (8669) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 3, 2013
Draught @ Tap East, Stratford, London
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, toffee, cinnamon, spices and hint of alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long caramel, fruity and spicy finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (4016) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 1, 2013
On draft at Magnolias in Purcellville VA. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Aroma of bubblegum. Flavors of banana and caramel. Medium body and carbonation. Crisp finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GTAEgeek (1394) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 26, 2013
4 oz. sample at Ale Yeah! Light yellow pour, with a big, frothy, beige head. The aroma is lemons, hay, cereals, light barnyard funk, and honeysuckle. Very sweet flavor, with a little tartness. Light to medium body, bubbly and effervescent, and crisp, with a clean finish. Overall, this is a nice, refreshing, and flavorful beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (5893) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Golden pour with a white head at Texas Brewvolution. The aroma and flavor have some biscuit and Belgian yeast notes up front with a hint of floral character. There is also a bit of bubblegum and some sweet, sugary notes in the flavor. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcr (2286) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Draft. Deep golden body. Fizzy, white head, rapidly diminishing. Aroma of Belgian yeast, basement, mustiness, lemon, toasted grain. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes moderately sweet and lightly bitter. Medium body, watery texture turning sticky, lively carbonation. Hot, alcoholic finish on top of sweet stickiness. Some tartness along with hint of cream soda flavor. Average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Serving: Draft at Fire Works Leesburg. I’m always intrigued when Brooklyn comes out with these little gems, but rarely impressed. This one has a lot of bubble gum in the nose and a slight yeastiness. The flavor is full on Belgian yeast notes with graham crackers and a weird floral note on the back end. Slightly oily on the palate. All those unique additions? Didn’t come through for me. This is one mystery I won’t be trying to solve again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (2031) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2013
From bottle, Oliver Twist tasting. Pours light hazy golden. small frothy white head. Aroma is sweet candisugar, light peppery, some lime notes, bubbelgum. Taste is sweet fruity esters, very light bitterness, smooth body with a light sticky carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nische (1102) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2013
A bit hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma and taste of malt, some spices, light cinnamon, yeast, lemon and some banana. Quite tasty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
radarsock (1105) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Dark orange pour. White ringed head. Tastes and smells of caramel malt, graham crackers, English noble hops, yeast nutrient. Bananas, bubblegum, and sherry by swallow. Weird. Was $2 for the 4oz of liquid at the Grog yesterday evening.

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