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Calumet Bitter Bitch Belgian Ale
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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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Just like a woman, this beer is extremely satisfying. The complex variety of grains produce a rich malt taste with a hint of raisin.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndyReynolds (859) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - OCT 30, 2010
Bottle. Aroma is burnt malts and chocolate. Notes of hops, dark fruit, and and coffee come out as well. Palte uis chewy and dry. Flavor brings out the coffee and coffee. Damn good.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skyview (5150) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - SEP 8, 2007
Sign above brewing equipment lists 6,048 barrels brewed to date. During second and third visit to Calumet brewery this year, this beer pours a clear coppery amber brew with a healthy and thick off-white head that slowly dissolves to a fine film and off-white ring. Excellent sticky lacing in glass. Aroma of caramel malt, some flowery hops and a touch of honey. Taste is soft, medium bodied with very light natural carbonation. Finish is smooth, creamy with a dry bitter aftertaste. For a Belgian Ale, this beer is missing the citrus/orange and yeasty flavors, though it has a character close to an English ESB. Though the beer board lists this as "Belgium Ale" the brewmaster informed me that this is actually the Calumet B.B. Belgian Ale.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 24, 2007
Dark copper color with a full off-white head. Aromas of pale malt, light honey and floral hops. No real Belgian qualities detected. Pale malt and light caramel flavors along with a touch of toffee and sweet herbal hops. Nearly too clean and "simple" ale like. Not much spice or yeast in this one. Still a nice drinking ale.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kevin (2047) - New Mexico, USA - MAY 2, 2006
tap at the brewpub. pours a rose hued brown with a white head. smells of floral candles and cast iron skillet. taste is nice and smooth with a good fruity flavor. sweet caramel with a light orange like finish. there is something roast flavors in this too. i wanted to see what would develope once i let it warm, but i drank it too fast, i could not help myself.


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