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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
The floor malts give this beer a juicy malt character of considerable depth, 55% malted wheat gives it a surprising lightness on the palate, while our house ale yeast lends a gentle fruitiness. The Oxford Companion will impart knowledge, while The Companion imparts conviviality. Maybe you really can have it all?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hivemind (891) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Draft at VSK night at Blint Tiger back on 11/28/2013 with James, Streets, some others. Amber-red pour, no head. Medicinal/candy aroma and palate. Light mouthfeel. A little grainy and sugary. Kind of bland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6511) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2013
On tap, golden color with no head, aroma and flavor of cream of wheat and candied fruit, sweet caramel. Smooth

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jredmond (7671) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 28, 2012
Draft at blind tiger with streets and Brendan. Pours a clear amber golden body with no head. Aroma is sweet malt, light fruit and booze. Mouthfeel is medium body with malts and fruit. Very plain.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerFlavoredBeer (254) - New Hampshire, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Hazy gold with attractive lacing. The hue and carbonation makes this beer seem to have an internal warmth to it (which matches the warmth you get from drinking it, for sure). Honey and hops on the nose with a bit of fruitiness. It feels soft and full in the mouth but finishes a bit like a hard cider, if that makes sense. Very abrupt with little to no aftertaste. This is totally a wheat beer - soft and supple in flavor with a bit of sweetness that isn’t too syrupy or heavy. The flavor from the hops is still there and the alcoholic taste isn’t harsh at all. Overall, a very pleasant brew that, unfortunately, I don’t think they’ll make again. It just doesn’t mesh with what I think a lot of people have in mind when they see something from Brooklyn.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilovedarkbeer (2716) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - OCT 13, 2012
draft. Pours a golden color with a lacy white head. Notes of honey, candi sugar, grass, and flowers. Not bad but doesn’t do well as a barley wine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
taphandle (1135) - Texas, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Nice dark and thick pour. A good bit of dark fruit flavors mix with what seems like heavily roasted malt. Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (2966) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 1, 2012
At lovin cup total tap takeover. Was surprised to get a 16 oz bar glass on a night of specialty glasses and for a strong beer. Very sweet but not as sickly sweet as some. Dark gold appearance with decent retention. Malty notes in the nose. The highlight is the complex palate. Fruity spicy caramel toffee and more. Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (6731) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Draft. Orange pour with white head. Spices, light sweet malt and yeast aromas. Sweet yet spicy flavor with spices and light sweet malt, fruit and yeast like tones.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (10883) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 14, 2012
Brown pour, beige head. Lots of upfront malt, wheat, some glazed donut, light hops. Caramel malt up front, light bitterness, some notes of apple cider.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDurden24 (1673) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Interesting beer, it has a golden color with plenty of yeast, wheat and some fruitiness. Good, but not great.

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