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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (2432) - 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 (1416) - Stockholm, 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 (1143) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2715) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 16, 2013
A: Golden Straw/Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, Thin White Head Ring, Mild Lacing S: Corriander, Belgian Yeast, Lemongrass T: Belgian Yeast, Corriander, Mild Lemongrass, Mild Applr, Mild Belgian Sugar M: Average Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet, Mild Drying Overall, a nice easy cuvee with good belgian presence and mild fruit/spice presence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (15377) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2013
Keg at the Tap East Second Anniversary Party - Stratford, London. Thanks to Kenneth for sharing. Pours clear, bright gold with a creamy white head. Nose is rife with pale bread, yeast, sugar, esters. Medium to big sweet flavor with notes of bubblegum, honey, sugary bread and dry lemon. Medium to full bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish with flowers, honeysuckle and white bread. Nice offering. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (19648) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2013
8th November 2013
Tap East Birthday Bash. Keg. Light haze on this gold beer, no real head. Sweet malt with a little lactose and cream. Light sweet dried fruits. Definite Parma Violets which blend well with the smooth orange - tangerine hops. Whisper of spice. Light white flowers and a touch of sherbet candy. A touch of banane and bubblegum esters before the smooth finish. Complex, sweet and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (8798) - 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 (3567) - 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 (5619) - 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 (6571) - 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)

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