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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   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


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nealblind (690) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Amber pour. Aroma of a yeast bomb, toothpaste mint. Flavor is strong yeast with beany. Malt dominates with some spicy mint flavors as well.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olr1984 (1046) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Sampled at gabf. From my notes. hazy gold pour with an off white head. sweet malt and bananna taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
digopossobon (115) - MACAE, BRAZIL - OCT 21, 2013
Opaca e dourada. Creme ralo. Aroma forte de malte. Adocicada, com baunilha, álcool e malte. Muitas especiarias no fundo. Cravo... Canela. Ótima cerveja.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4445) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Draft at Snallygaster 2013. Poured a cloudy golden color with a nice small white head. Aroma was light citrus notes, some grain, wheat, and Kaffir lime! Flavor had some bitter lime leaf notes, pretty tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Draft. Cloudy golden color, white head. Aroma of citrus and light spice. Taste is sweet, fruity, boozy.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
blipp (5967) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Draft. Pours hazy gold. Medium sweet and spicy yeasty, with hints of ginger, grains of paradise, citrus, and peach. Pretty good, just a hint of booze.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (4621) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Sampled at GABF. Pours a hazy gold with some creamy, eggshell head. Sugary nose, spice, pepper, banana, clove, yeast. Flavor is very sweet, pineapple, jack fruit, candy. Boozy finish. Heavy handed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 16, 2013
Draft at Beer Run. Pours a hazy orange color with a thin frothy tan head. Fair head retention. Aroma of caramel, bread, lemon, herbal and floral notes, bubblegum. The taste is bread, bubblegum, lemon, spice, citrus. Medium bodied, low carbonation. Borders on medicinal but doesn’t quite get there.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (1942) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2013
Keg at The Rake, Borough Market, London. A hazy golden coloured pour with a thin white head on top. Sweet, malty, spice aroma. Tastes quite Belgian, sweet, spice, banana, lemon, malty, some vanilla. Really nice Belgian style ale from Brooklyn.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 16, 2013
Draft. Hazy amber body with small off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, candi sugar, some Belgian spiciness, light candied orange. Taste is just what the nose says it’ll be. Medium body, some stickiness.


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