Full Pint Spruce
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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This distinguished ale was brewed in the colonial tradition of using molasses and spruce tips in place of flavor hops to give the beer its unique flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2867) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Pours a hazy amber color with aroma of pine, apple, and grain. Pine, bread, citrus flavor. Decent beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
keepersj12 (2758) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Pours quite nice, cloudy Amber with a white head. Downhill from there. A metallic dirty aroma. The flavor follows with dirty wood. No spruce or molasses to be found. Very thin and watery. Not too good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EithCubes (5085) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Best by DEC 2014. Nose dark and caramelous, woodsy, pleasant floral and citric qualities, and a sort of dense/pungent spice character. Also some touches of vanilla and cream in the bg. Pours hazy orange with slow carbonation and a tight beige head. Taste sweet and very earthy, very woody with molasses and, yes, spruce. Minty, touch of smoked wood, lightly bitter, very floral and thick sticky maltiness. Really a bold, unique combination here -- reminds of the Heather Ales from Williams, very distinctive and flavorful. Very full body lightly crisp, bit of a n herbal/rubbery character in the finish, but refreshing and interesting!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerman6686 (4671) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2014
This one poured a light orange with a white head. Aroma was of caramel, light pine. Flavor was bland and malty, spruce hardly there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheJester (1958) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 26, 2014
355 mL bottle from the brewery.Hazy rust brown with a film of head. Thin, aroma is mostly malt with a vegetal note. Don’t really get a lot of spruce. Not much in the flavour either, at least not like I expected, anyhow. Some bitterness at the end. The malt is thin and a touch sweet. Not great, this one. Disappointing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5078) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a hazy peach-orange color with a medium sized creamy-soapy orange-white head that left a bit of lacing. The aroma was tangy and sweet caramel and pine needles. The flavor was spruce, pine needles, and had a tangy and sweet undertone of caramel and honey. Medium length tangy finish of spruce and caramel. Moderately full bodied. Ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
callmemickey (3005) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Orange-ish body, medium to thin white head, spotty lacing. spruce, molasses, caramel, honey, stonefruits. Cloying sweetness, medium bodied, lingering finish with a touch of acidity (early stage infection?). Not pleasant

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2336) - Crestview, Florida, USA - SEP 24, 2013
Hazy amber colored pour. Small white head. Little bit of lacing. Malty aroma. Malty taste. Sweet finish with some spiciness. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryanscourt (794) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Taste as advertised. Not bad, however not really a style I would drink that much of. Fair execution.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Not a bad brew, but a little one dimensional. It’s golden and light bodied, and the flavor is (as expected) piney.... you might even say... spruce like. As with all their brews, this is a solid concoction, just not my favorite out of their line up. Pittsburgh Beerfest 2013.

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