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Craig Allan Cuvée d’Oscar

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Craig Allan
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Wheat Ale
Plessis de Roye, France
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Nelson Sauvin dry-hopped dark wheat beer


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4934) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Hazy dark amber colour with a tan head.
Aroma: Sweet malt, berries, fruit, yeast.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, berries, yeast, some alcohol, fruit, a bit tart.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joakgust (1149) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2015
Bottle. Hazy golden orange beer with a large white. Aroma is spicy with notes of citrus, wheat, yeast, herbs and oranges. Flavor is spicy with notes of caramel, bread, herbs, hay and toffee. Well balanced.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BobyFischer (171) - FRANCE - AUG 18, 2015
En fait c’est léger et très fin. Il y a une grosse dichotomie dans cette bière.D’une part ces arômes de fleurs, de fruits frais, cette légereté arômatique sans pareil en la matière.Cette bouche idem, un peu amer, dominée par le houblon, non pas amer mais aromatique (on retrouve ce goût "savonette" si " au goût du jour actuellement" et que j’attribu souvent - à tord peut être - au houblon Simcoe). D’autre part quelque chose de corpulent (et les 7,5 d’alcool n’y sont pas pour rien).Discret, le corps reste léger, en retrait.MAis tout de même cette bruneur et ce taux d’alcool plutôt conséquent n’est pas pour rien dans cette réussite toute en subtilité.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bartlebier (2683) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - JUL 12, 2015
37,5cl bottle, no bb, Geers. - Uncorks without a plop, pours a brackish wheaty brown. Basically drinks like an undecisive crossover between Dunkelweizen and Dubbel, offering not much estery fruitiness from either or fermentational depth. Instead: damp bready wheats, unbaked artisanal bakery bread crust, cocoa powder, the faintest inkling of raisin and green grape peel. Oddly unsatisfying for its abv toll. Has the hop fruitiness evaporated in more recent batches?

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
guzgorog (483) - FRANCE - JUN 29, 2015
Robe ambrée foncée, brune claire, bonne petillance, mousse blanche moyenne. Nez de caramel, biscuit, fruits confits. Attaque fruitée sur o’orange confite, raisin vert, puis malts. Amertume moyenne, légère acidité, corps rond, excellente carbo, bonne longueur. Dans mes souvenirs, le nelson sauvin était beaucoup plus présent mais peut être la bière n’est pas assez "fraiche" (dluo illisible ). A regouter plus fraiche....

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (8679) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUN 10, 2015
Pour out of 375 mL bottle, murky reddish brown pour with khaki colored head, purchased in Paris. Aroma brought notes of green banana, passionfruit, mango into some pineapple, some dark fruit, dried candied apricot, some slight caramel, toffee, vanilla, slight ginger notes. Taste was a mix of butterscotch, mango, pineapple, bitter fruits into some grass, herbal notes, slight candied fruit into a bit of yeast, finishing slightly bitter, slightly sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (6106) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 30, 2015
375ml bottle from Pipetown Traders pours a watery amber with LOADS of soapy, off white head. Nose is unique, herbal, some wet sage, some bay leaf, malt, a little dried leaf, some mild grainy notes, some dried citrus peel. Flavor is very herbal, light malt sweetness, some earthy notes, a little cardboard, a little honey comb, some cream soda. Thin finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Turtles (629) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2015
375ml bottle. Mahogany Brown with a high white head. The flavor is more tart, white wine, banana, spices, wheat. The taste is fruity vinous, light / medium body, grapes, green apples. A dry and spicy finish. No deeper flavors either at the beginning or end.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VDuquerroux (644) - Airvault, FRANCE - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle, 37.5cL. Home. A drak brown opaque beer with a medium off-white head ; medium retention ; wonderful label. Roasty and fruity aroma (dark fruits, citrus, litchi), resin, herbs. Medium dry bitter ; light sweet. Not really refreshing or warming. Autumn colors. Light to medium body, thin silky texture, watery, average carbonation, dry fruity bitter finish. Overall, another pleasant hoppy ale. Nevertheless, I’m a disappointed : I thought this beer would happier & more cheerful : warming, silky, less dry...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
huineman (423) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 26, 2015
Hazy greenish brown. Tan head. Molasses, sugar cane, honey, white flowers, dates, a tinge of spearmint. Powerful yet soft and delicate. Long finish with litlle bitterness.


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