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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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A bock beer with a beautiful, deep golden hue. Very smooth, this beer has great depth of character, and is an excellent beer to celebrate the end of winter and beginning of spring. Available February through April.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dionysus (1448) - Arizona, USA - MAR 16, 2012
Bottle pours light orange-gold with an off-white head. Aroma is faint with light herbal notes on top of biscuit/caramel malt and grassy hops. Flavor shows the same with a touch of honey as well as a spicy alc presence. Overall body is light to moderate and the finish is dry.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brian60625 (742) - Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2012
Clear amber color. Slight hops, sweet, a little bitter, and very dry. There was a pepper aspect to it too. Medium bodied and average amount of carbonation. Very drinkable, not too wild.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pepsican (1447) - @ $13.99, Iowa, USA - FEB 22, 2012
Clear gold pour with a white head. Wow, this head was like soda, as in it was huge, but fizzed out after 1 second. Very odd. Lots of caramel and dough in the nose. Flavor is about the same, medium sweetness and just a touch of metallic twang. Fizzy finish, pretty clean. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (6559) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 17, 2011
Bottle. Dirty yellow pour with a smaller white head. Aroma is earth, grass, and rye. Medium palate, softer carbonation - maybe a touch on the flat side, but it works for the style. Taste is earth, rye, pumpernickel. Decent stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5593) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2011
(12oz bottle thanks to Cavie) clear gold with a ring of white soapy bubbles. Nose of earth, herbal, crackers, rye and celery. Taste is malty, caramel, sweet bread, gingerbread, rye and pepper. Nice sweet finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2011
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of grain, sweaty socks, and caramel. Flavor of toasted grain, caramel, grass, and honey.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2011
This beer is really pretty decent, but still nothing much to it. I like some more complexity.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cavie (3801) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear light orange color with a white fizzy head. Aroma is dry malts, a little bitter with butter tones. Flavor is dry notes with apple tones. Dry flavor and finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (6021) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 5, 2011
bottle, thanks to cavie, pours a clear bright copper orange, dry fruity aroma, with a malty caramel flavor, non descript

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11104) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2011
@Victors Fantasy Tasting-12oz bottle-pours an off white head and yellow/gold color. Aroma is light/medium malt, secondary herbal hops. Taste is sweet light/medium malt, secondary herbal hops with some bite.


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