badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 11, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
very blah..another founders "spice" beer. pour brown with minimal head..aroma and flavor full of nutmeg, cinnamon, clove and earthy hops. dont detect much chai in the nose, but it is present in the aftertaste
Silphium (3191) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Founders, served in a pilsener glass. Muddy orange-brown body, thin buff head. Spicy nose, with nutmeg, cinnamon, and other unassigned notes. Acidic, rather thin body with allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon, and subtle toasty malts. Somewhat tart; rather insubstantial.