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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Double Cream ale with cumin and lime peel added aged in tequila barrels


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewHaMeister (417) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Bottle poured cloudy dirt with a medium off-white head and oily lacing. Aromas of oak with hints of tequila and lime. Flavor is oaked citrus.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (6446) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Bottle. Pours quite hazy hazel, medium beige head, good lacing. Aroma is bourbon, tequila, lime, Mexican spices, margarita.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (3909) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - APR 25, 2016
Bottle at CBC 2012. Pours a clear dark golden with a small off-white head. Quite sweet with a moderate bitterness. Aromas of caramel malts and hints of toffee and dates. Also notes of cedar and spices. Medium to full bodied. Long dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (3283) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 23, 2015
May 2, 2015. On tap at CBC2015, green session.
Cloudy amber with an off-white head. Aroma is caramel, cumin, spicy tequila notes, lime, peach and wood. Taste is sweet caramel, spicy and light bitter with some tequila, lime and cumin in the finish. Medium bodied, soft carbonation.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pyrmir (5393) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2015
On tap at CBC15. Dark brown with off white head. Aroma spicy, tequila, lime, cumin. Sharp and malty. Taste is similar, sharp, boozy, spice and lots of tequila. This doesnt work for me.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (4910) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 19, 2015
Tasted during beer trip through Florida. Only numerical ratings were recorded during this trip.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (11003) - Albertslund, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2015
From tap at CBC 2015. Hazy dark amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of tequila, oak, citrus, spice, fruit, alcohol, malt and caramel.

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
PMgep (235) - Lund, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2015
Old rating from CBC2012. This was not pleasant for me at all, the tequila took over everything and made it really bad. Might need to revisit this one but back then it was not my thing at all.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (24853) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 18, 2015
Draught@CBC2015. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, mild nectar, alcohol and some wooden notes. Flavour is quite similar, but has the alcohol coming in quite strongly, which makes it a bit boozy.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ciocanelu (1053) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JUL 21, 2015
Had it on tap at CBC 2015. I liked it pretty much. The different flavors worked out really nice and the beer was balanced and easy to drink.


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