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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Think: fresh baked rye bread in a bottle with a hint of lemon and spice from the hops and yeast.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (7382) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 11, 2012
Draft. Amber beer with a cream head. Earth and caramel aroma with light spice. Lemon and earthy flavor with spice. Medium bodied. Lemon and earth lingers with spice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 6, 2012
Bomber from Sam’s, Durham. Crazy how many new beers Epic keeps pumping out. There always seems to be a new one on the shelf. Handsome amber pour, not too much going on appearance-wise though it looks earthy and inviting enough. Nose was moderately floral and had just the faintest hint of spice to it, with leafy hops coming on as the beer opens up. Mouthfeel was medium, modestly spicy palate. The flavors overall were extremely understated, giving the impression that this is basically a moderately tweaked APA more than anything else. Certainly not too much rye that I can taste. Okay.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Trev (1996) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 1, 2012
bottle: Copper pour with a thin off white head. aroma is bready, slightly grainy, light caramel sweetness. Light lemony citrus. Flavour is bready malt, semi-sweet, some woody and light lemony hop, some peppery spice towards the finish. Very drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GnarlyGnome (773) - Fairfield, Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2012
Bottle: pours a hazy copper with an off white, fluffy head. Aromas of bread and some fruit. It tastes like a nice combination of delicious bread with just enough citrusy hops to make it so it doesn’t overpower itself. Wonderful.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nuffield (3805) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - APR 27, 2012
Amber and clear. Bready, yeasty aroma with some light hopping, floral and slightly fruit. Flavor thins out a bit but is biscuity with a few light spice notes. Easy drinking but not rich. Still, a good value at $3.99.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (10220) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Hazy amber pour, off white head. Aroma of caramel, citrus hops, bready notes. Nice caramel malt up front, citrus hops, wheat crackers, doughy notes.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4361) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2012
Pours soft copper amber with a light haze and one finger of sandy tan head. Nose is bread and malt forward, light caramel and uncooked bread dough. Biscuity. Herbal. Extremely biscuity/bready flavor with a light malt sweetness and herbal hop feel. Light carbonation and medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (5011) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2011
bottle thanks to thirdeye11. deep amber with a cream head. nose is rye, sweet, and malty. easy on the palate, faint hops, rye, and light spices.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (7884) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 4, 2011
Bottle. Murky brown pour with a nice frothy head. Aroma of rye, mild dark fruit, and some spice. Medium palate. Taste is malty, rye, with hints of dark fruit. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (10406) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2011
Served on draft at Capital Ale House Innsbrook. Pours a hazy almost murky amber with a thin creamy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of rye, citrus, apple, yeast and floral notes. The taste is floral notes, citrus and rye. Medium-full bodied.


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