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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Release #1 – Brewed April 27, 2010
An ale made with organic brown rice. Very drinkable and quenching! The taste is super clean, almost lager like, with a hint of spiciness and clean nutty brown rice finish. NOT a Gluten Free Beer! Perfect for late afternoon picnic or a barbeque going long into the night. Color is light.
Grains: Ultra Premium Maris Otter Malt, Briess 6-Row Malt, Organic Brown Rice, and Caramel Malt.
Hops: Mt. Hood, Saaz, Willamette
Release #1 - 6% ABV
Release #3 - 5.7% ABV


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
portableparty (1909) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUL 10, 2011
Bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a white frothy tight head and leaves a creamy collar. Aroma is citrus spice and malt. Taste is more the same with a lingering bitterness and spice. Palate is medium and creamy with a lively carbonation and dry finish. Easy drinker with a spice finish, not bad brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
radagast83 (4445) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2011
22oz bottle. Poured a clear light copper color with a small, thin head. Aroma was grain notes, like brown rice (went well with my brown rice sushi I ate). Flavor was a touch of brown rice, mild, a bit like a lager. Not too bad, but nothing spectacular.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9446) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 19, 2011
Bottle. Pours clear to lightly hazy orange with a medium, frothy white head, medium-short retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cereal, grain, meal), light hops (earthy), and light esters (fruity) with notes of nutty brown rice. Flavor is heavy malt (cereal, grain, meal), light hops (earthy), and light esters (fruity) with notes of nutty brown rice. Light body, low warmth, medium carbonation, and a dry finish. The clean nuttiness of the brown rice gives it a near lager-like flavor.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 10, 2011
22oz bottle. Lightly hazed amber body, small off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, grape, some grassy, light corn. Taste is moderately sweet, grassy, some corn, grape. Light-medium body, light crispness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - APR 28, 2011
Lightly sweet and toasty nose with light green grapes. The taste is light to moderately sweet, lightly bitter, some white wine, light herbs and a bit of honey.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5178) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - APR 27, 2011
Bottle. Amber bodied with a short, dense, sticky white head. Aroma is sweet with crushed grains, toasted caramel, and light bready notes. Taste is also rather sweet with more grain, dry malt, caramel, floral hops, and bread. Body is medium with a soft, creamy carbonation and a pleasant dryness. Ends with more caramel, powdery malt, grain husks, rice, toasted bread, floral notes, hints of fruit and soft spicy notes.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
hoptimus_prime (73) - Utah, USA - MAR 11, 2011
took the brown the wrong way. not sure why, thought brown was for darker malts, not here.. Poured a little chill haze, gold yellow color white medium foamy head. Nose is light pale malt, a little pinch of hop, a little yeasty. The drink was light, sweet, a little light nutty/bread, light hop, a neutral taste overall. could have a bit more character, but is still enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (2628) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 16, 2011
22oz Bottle thanks to Sam. Pours out golden topped with a small white head. Aroma was of toast malts, grain, and a little hop. Taste was pretty much as the aroma mostly toast malts and a little hop.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (6782) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 21, 2011
Bomber courtesy of douglas88. Pours orange/copper with off white head. The aroma is spicy with yeast and then moving toward an apricot to apple like fruitiness. The taste begins spicy then it picks up grains, apple, pear and apricot. Interesting stuff and easy drinkn’s too.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6592) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 8, 2011
Bouteille partagée avec Ibrew2or3. Couleur dorée paille, mousse blanche. Qcq notes de riz, malt et houblon avec un léger aspect de fleur. Le riz se mélange bien avec le houblon pour un palais un peu citronné laissant une fine pellicule d’amertume au fini. L’usage de riz est perceptible et donne une bonne dimension à la bière qui surpasse de loin les autres grosses brasseries qui utilisent du riz pour un résultat plus que médiocre.


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