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Caldera Kettle Series Vas Deferens Ale



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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
Vas Deferens Ale is a Belgian-style ale with a unique twist incorporating a little snip of this and a little snip of that. This is an extremely rare release, as this ale is not meant to reproduce. 8.1% abv Belgian-Style Strong Ale brewed with blood orange zest, orange bitters, and dark Belgian candi sugar

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (23130) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 6, 2015
Bottled@PBF X. Rubyish brown colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is rye, mild toasted notes, some yeast, zest and quite sugary. Flavour is caramel malts, some alcohol, mild toasted notes as well as some earth. Ryelike and mild dusty notes in the finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
SirLimpsalot (2902) - SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2015
@ Basunen 15-8-22: doften är ganska intetsägande. Smaken är mycket söt med tydlig kola. Enbart små toner av apelsin. Ingen höjdare.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (14610) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle at PBFX. Dark ruby color, small beige head. Aroma is ryeish, grassy and caramel. Light-bodied. Caramel, bread and spicey ryeish-harsh notes. Dissapointment.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (4786) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUL 24, 2015
650ml bottle @PBF X. Dark brown, thin off white head. Bready sweet, raisiny aroma. Flavor has sweet malt, dark fruits, brown sugar. Dull.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
omhper (21761) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2015
Bottled at Petalax Beer Festival. Clear mahogany colour, small head. Vanilla, caramel and orange up front. Sweet with medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Simplistic flavour of caramel, vanilla and blood orange. Low bitterness. Infantile.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (2839) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2015
Bomber. Curious Hop, Otley. Clear, dark copper colour. Thin, dense, lasting, beige head. Fruity, malt loaf aroma, specifically Soreen! Some gingery spice. Orange rind. A bit fudgy. Taste is soft sweet. Light bitter. Light dry. Nice balance. Smooth, airy mouthfeel. Finishes chewy sweet. Orange zest bitter right on the close. An oddity, but easy enough drinking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tightslice (499) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Growler share at Evernote. Roasted malts, medicinal, tinny (probably some oxidation). Ultimately too sweet for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (8864) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2015
Draught at the Caldera Brewing Co, Ashland, CA. Dark reddish brown colour with a small light tan head. Sweet malt, fruits, mild alcohol and medicine notes in the aroma. The flavour is sweet malt, mild floral hops and some alcohol. Meh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (5942) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - FEB 18, 2015
Bottle from ABC Beers, Den Haag. Poured a clear dark brown with a round bubbly white head. The aroma is toffee caramel, light alcohol. The flavour is moderate bitter, light sweet with a woody nut resin hop palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 18, 2015
Poured dark reddish brown with a tan ring. Aroma of liquorice and dark fruit, candy sweetness. Medium body, flavour is medium sweet, lightly bitter. Not bad.

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