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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 7   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Working with our archeologist friend Dr. Pat McGovern, this beer was created to incorporate the ancient ingredients and techniques described in Egyptian hieroglyphics. It was brewed to 11.4Plato with Emmer (an ancient form of wheat) and loaves of hearth baked bread and flavored with dom-palm fruit, chamomile, and zatar. Fermentation was carried out by a native Egyptian saccharomyces yeast strain captured by Sam and Floris during a recent trip to Egypt. ABV went from 5 to 4.5%.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bb (7510) - Alamo, California, USA - FEB 21, 2012
Draft. Amber beer with a cream colored head. Light spice aroma. Spice and wheat flavor with malt and grain. Medium bodied. Grain and spice linger with wheat and malt.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (7100) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"the base of this beer seems to share some similarities to another DFH 25 ouncer, Pangea...light yellow, fizzy, spiced. I was drawn to this because I like chamomile in beer and while it was present here, it was overshadowed by the fruit. A refreshing, interesting beer, but it was fairly simple, and had the flaw of being too prickly in the mouthfeel for my taste. For far less, DFH has better beers."

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
swoopjones (6909) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 24, 2012
draft at Coles’ Dogfish Head Frenzy, Buffalo NY. Golden pour, wierd aroma of some fruit, bread crust, wafers & light dog shit. Very strange univiting aroma. No wonder Greece kicked their ass. Strange Herbal, sweet, honey flavor. Interesting but far from enjoyable

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (6841) - Georgia, USA - JAN 1, 2012
1/1/12. Happy New Years! Why not celebrate with DFH’s latest gimmick? Clear golden pour, almost orange, with a small, fluffy off-white head that fades to a ring and laces in spotty chunks. Somewhat strange aroma that does in fact remind of baked bread, some floral aspects, and definitely some metallic tap water. Sweet flavor with touches of honey, toast, sweet flowers, and more metal. Meh. This may or may not make my top 5 list of beers made wirh Za’atar and Emmer Farro’.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (6838) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 23, 2012
Bottle .. Had twice over the past few months .. . an interesting beer indeed .. . pours a hazy caramel .. good healthy foam .. . light spice, prune, yeast, wheat, raisin, and more spice .. . light mouth, quite effervescent .. . love the background of this beer but a novelty at best .. . . They told me I had type A blood, but it was a Type-O.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geokkjer (6582) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear golden with av an off white head . Aroma of spices, yeast, cinnamon, some malt and fruitiness. Flavor is sweet add and spiced with soon be cinnamon , apple, some floral notes and fruitiness. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 24, 2011
Pours gold with a white head. Smells of chamomile, some peachy hints, light citrus, wax. Tastes of beeswax, chamomile, spicy with some light wheat on the finish. Unusual.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUN 2, 2012
Bottle:   Skipping my usual rating style as I was killing myself to think of what this beer tasted like... it was bugging me and then it finally clicked, fresh pencil shavings.   Its not as bad as it sounds.   Also has a weird cinnamon flavor, with some notes of chamomile.   Interesting to say the least.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6237) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2012
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, clear golden , lots of white oaky wine with honey and lush fruits, imperial pils like, cinnamon crisp finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (6220) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Tallahassee, Fl - Market Square Liquors - 750 ml capped bottle. Pours a medium dark sparkling copper with a very slight head. Aroma is odd and vegetable-like. Pick up some burnt pumpkin, perhaps a date-like essence. Flavor is odd, but not unpleasant. Pick up a hint of butterscotch, some roasty meaty notes, some baked brown bread. Mouthfeel is just a tad thin. Not sure where this one was headed.


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