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RATINGS: 386   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Like Freigeist Abraxas, it’s also inspired by the style Lichtenhainer, but this version is stronger (6% alc.) and contains more lactic sourness. Brewed until 2012 at Braustelle (375 ml bottle), from 2013 at Göller in Zeil (330 ml bottle).

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GRM (3738) - Aylmer, Quebec, - JAN 26, 2013
Sample, brown bottle, 0.33 l, bottled in Februar 2012, best before Februar 2013, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savoured on October 18 2012; eye: unfiltered apple juice, no effervescence, tiny ring of off-white head, no lacing; nose: light smoky, wheat, light apple, light acidity; mouth: light smoky, wheat, light acidity, light green apple, medicinal, medicinal finale with smoky presence, medium body, average carbonation, a bit thin; overall: correct FRANÇAIS Échantillon, bouteille brune, 0,33 l, embouteillée Februar 2012, meilleure avant Februar 2013, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 18 octobre 2012; œil : jus de pomme non filtré, pas d’effervescence, petit anneau de mousse blanc cassé, pas de dentelle; nez : léger fumé, blé, léger pomme, légère acidité; bouche : léger fumé, blé, légère acidité, léger pomme verte, médicinal, finale médicinale avec présence fumée, corps moyen, carbonatation moyenne, un peu mince; en résumé : correct

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pdubyah (634) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 24, 2016
Stunning. Get one. Get two. Get in! This is smokey on opening, smokey in the glass and smokey in the mouth, with softness from the malt and a sharp bitter but not over the top finish. It’s just a good beer .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dresden (1460) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - SEP 14, 2016
Opaque golden, aroma is smoky. Smoky, slightly salty, light and refreshing.good stuff

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4597) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 6, 2016
Freigeist Abraxxxas 6% 6$ bottle from the LCBO. A clear orange gold with an intensely smokey ham and sweet pear aroma. Medium bodied with a semi-sweet mouthfeel. The taste is smokey, sweet honey-glazed ham with pear. Delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (9007) - Ohio, USA - SEP 5, 2016
500 ml bottle from the Party Source. Pours a hazy yellow gold color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have smoked grainy malts, bread, lemon citrus, salt, lactic sour notes, strange yet interesting beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hammy78 (961) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 4, 2016
Bottle from the University Plaza LCBO. Pours a cloudy golden colour, big foamy white head, spotty lace. Smells, sweet caramel, malt, also a little smokey. Tastes not quite what I imagined, no sour or tartness or salt. Tastes more like a burn banana, and sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Spab (3380) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 4, 2016
500 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a gently hazy, dull golden colour with smallish off-white head. Aroma is fairly smoky with some wheat and gentle sour fruitiness. Flavour is also smoke forward but the pear is more prominent as well as some lactic sourness with some light wheaty notes. Average body. Decent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (5650) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2016
Smoke, creamed leather, bread crust nose. Shimmering amber, thin head. Tastes like it smells, Smoke, bread crust and creamed leather. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Not a lot of tartness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1977) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - AUG 14, 2016
Appearance: Hazy pale orange golden, good amount of off-white head.
Aroma: Light smoke, hint of tartness. Chocolate?
Taste: Nice smoke, basically no sourness. Light saltiness. Interesting and enjoyable!
Bought: Craft Gallery, 500 ml, CHF 4.90
Info: 13/8-2016, BB: ??/??-????

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trentacle (21) - NEW ZEALAND - JUL 23, 2016
Smoky more than sour. Milky, but also, somehow, thin. Not bad, but didn’t live up to my Oh too high expectations.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (3639) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 15, 2016
16.9 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of smoke, tart and some citrus. Taste is smokey, salt and tart.

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