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RATINGS: 88   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2013
Draft at Craft. Pours hazy copper with off-tan head. Nose is yeasty malt, floral spice, hops. Tastes floral hoppy, with notes of spice, bready yeasty malt, honey, citrus.Finishes semi-sweet with medium palate heft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LilBeerDoctor (3505) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2013
On tap. Pours a hazy orange with a thick white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, peppery spices, anise star, flowery spices. Flavor is very floral, perfumy, honey, lemon, sweet malt, bready malt. A bit sweet and overpowering but does have some interesting flavors. 7/4/7/3/13 (3.4/5)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerman6686 (4696) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2013
This one poured a light orange with a white head. Aroam was of perfume, flowers, alcoholc and coriander. Falvor was similar floral and perfumey with mild fake belgain spices. Not good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (6028) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 7, 2013
En fût. Verre de dégustation au Acadia’s Oktoberfest 2013 (Southwest Harbor, ME). Arôme: Odeur d’agrume et de clou de Girofle. Apparence: La couleur est blonde-orangée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût d’agrume et d’épices avec une pointe de caramel. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement vineuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de zeste d’orange en arrière goût. (Rating #5265)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5077) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 2, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2013 Sampled on draft at the Headkeeper this beer poured a medium toffee color with a small foamy orange-white head that left decent lacing. The aroma was spicy with notes of pepper, nutmeg and clove. The flavor was toffee, a bit of nut, dry spices - nutmeg, clove and pepper - was a bit watery with a touch of maltiness. Short spicy finish. Thin and watery body. No citric presence at all. Disappointing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nealblind (915) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olr1984 (1141) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
digopossobon (296) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5062) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (13304) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Draft. Cloudy golden color, white head. Aroma of citrus and light spice. Taste is sweet, fruity, boozy.

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