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Empyrean Winter Axis Festiv’Ale



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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 2.83/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
A different spin on a traditional Belgian Abby Ale. Deep gold in color with the aroma of fresh biscuits and ripe fruit, tart in the middle with a crisp, herbal finish. Brewed stong enough to stand up to winter’s chill.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiveacestx (928) - Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle - bright orange pour with a thin head. Nothing Amber about it. Some sediment at the bottom of the glass. Has some orange peel, coriander and wheat in it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ozzy70 (795) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 26, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours hazy amber with a white head. Aroma of yeast, dough and spice. Taste was some citrus and peppery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
PartyFowle (954) - - DEC 25, 2015
Bottle. Hazed tangerine with a fluffy sand-colored head. Aroma and flavor both blend peppery hops with biscuits, honey and just a hint of diacetyl. Very average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RobertDale (5441) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 29, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark golden orange with a decent beige head. Aroma of fruit, spice, and yeast. Taste is citrus, fruit, spice, malt, and yeast. Interesting.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
HuskerTan (1700) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle. A- Grains, corn, grassy. A- Pale orange color, hazy liquid, off white head. T- Spices, grains, unbalanced. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, unbalanced finish. O- I hope there was something wrong with the bottle I had otherwise this was just plain awful. Lots of spice and unbalanced on the palate and just nothing good to say about it. Like a pale lager with a random mix of spices and herbs thrown in.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (10675) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Bottle. Honey and barley malt aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet barley malt and moderately bitter grass flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
arminjewell (9260) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Pour on tap at Happy Gnome, dark reddish pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of slight orange peel, cinnamon, clove, hints of caramel, toffee in there as well, kind of flabby with some acidic notes as well. Taste was a mix of slight acid, caramel, toffee, some fruity, sweet notes with some cinnamon, clove, finishing fairly sweet.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DBob5150 (235) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Cloudy orange body, with a medium white head and nice lacing. Aroma is citrus, spice and nutmeg. Taste is doughy, with hints of orange peel with a bitter aftertaste. Nothing I’d seek out again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Patrickctenchi (6037) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - FEB 4, 2014
Bottle: Pours dark gold with a small, off-white head. Fruit, bread, yeast aroma. Taste is woody, bitter fruit, malt. Herbal hop bittering. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nuffield (4065) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Hazy yellow. What’s winter about this? Drinkable but very plain. (on tap at Winter Beer Dabbler, January 2014).

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