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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
Gentle and warming, this rich mahogony ale is filled with moments of fig and raisin. Brewed with an international blend of barlies, thid brew is warming and complex without being over spiced or over powering. Enjoy before its gone.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hivemind (890) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 26, 2011
Bottle from Rockland Beverage split with Tommy on Christmas. Pours a deep reddish brown with a light caramel hue and small to medium beige head. Aroma is immediate red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar, with some spicy notes. Smells nice. Palate is a mix of spice, vegetable, dried fruit and malt. Earthy character to it. I wish it were a little more balanced or carbonated. Medium to heavy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TeamTrappist (832) - jericho, New York, USA - FEB 18, 2011
Bottle. Poured a rich copper color. Nose is sweet with Belgian yeast. Lots of fruit notes some fruity sweetness. Hints of chocolae and spice with a fairly creamy mouthful. The taste and feel of a classic Belgian dubbel with light spice notes. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
pressboxjoe (426) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 12, 2010
Bottle. Attractive deep brown. Active carbonation. Spicy aroma like a Belgian ale. Slightly chemically smell, cherries, berries, spices. Round, warm flavor. Malty, toasty, sweet. I’m surprised at the low rating. I like it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
mesperon (205) - Hillsdale, New Jersey, USA - FEB 21, 2010
Deep and dark brown, opaque with mahogany edges, fluffy tan foamy head that lasts and bubbly lace. Super candy sweet aroma with a faint touch of spice. SIlky smooth feel. Starts sweet, a touch of burn from the alcohol (which is surprising at 7.5%) develops into a little bit of bitterness from the roast, no real hop flavor. Tatstes a bit salty, almost like it was oak-aged. Slightly peppery alcohol and spice in the finish which last a bit. Clove and maybe ginger in the end. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pablothirteen (38) - - DEC 15, 2012
Full taste, nice amber color. Good winter beer. Was pleasantly surprised by this ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zandcbeer (11) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 9, 2011
Taste of caramel, brownish/black color, brown foam, hazy body. Medium sweetness, lightly bitter. Full body, creamy, very soft carbonation.

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