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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Brewed as a collaboration between Goose Island Brewmaster Brett Porter, Senior Brewer Keith Gabbett, Pub Brewmaster Nick Barron and Alumni Brewmaster Greg Hall. Deep mahogany color, rich fruit aroma with notes of lilac, big malt body with touches of roast and a dry, crisp finish.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4642) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Bottle. The look is clear, off white light head, and amber in color. The smell is malty, touch of fruit, toasted bread, and caramel. The taste is malty, caramel, toast, and good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 15, 2013
12oz bottle from csteele2144. Pours a clear amber color with a fluffy, pillowy eggshell head. Aroma is bready notes, some vegetal, pine/resin. Taste is sweet with more vegetal notes, some roast and bitterness. Medium bodied with a long roasty/bitter finish. Not really my cup of tea.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - AUG 15, 2013
12 oz. bottle from Total Wine (Park Place) - Pours a clear deep copper color with a one and a half finger thick off white head. Light to medium carbonation with nice layered lacing. Aroma is light fruity esters and caramel malt. Flavor is slightly bitter malt and light herbal hops. The malt flavors lingers a tad in the finish. Medium to full body. A nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2424) - California, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Slightly hazy copper color, decent head with good lacing and retention. Aroma is floral, spicy, lightly fruity, some caramel. Medium bodied, quite drinkable. Not sure why this was chosen as a 25th anniversary beer.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davhgbrew (948) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Pours a beautiful deep amber w/ lasting off white head. Aroma of yeast, malt, and spices. Silky smooth palate. Nice tingling carbonation. Flavors of maple syrup, hops, spices, and citrus. Finish is dry/bitter. Vn brew

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blairgus (3725) - California, USA - AUG 13, 2013
12 aug 2013, bottle. Light brown/amber, clear, some bubbles. Nose is copper malt and some grassy hops. Med body and mildly fizzy. Pasty malt and a bit astringent. Ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (3286) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Clear amber color with an aroma of caramel, fruit, and bread. Fruit and bread flavor with caramel and a touch of roasted malt. Very nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6356) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Bottled, amber color, malty metal aroma, malty caramel,metal, bitter flavors, good finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (2540) - Silver Spring, USA - AUG 6, 2013
On tap 5oz. sampler at The Bistro in Old Line Wine in Beltsville, MD. Clear mahogany with a pale khaki head and excellent lacing. Aroma of caramel, sweet light fruit, citrus, roasted malt, biscuit and pine. Taste of caramel, pine, citrus and sweet roasted malt. Medium body and medium/high carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from Total Wine Sterling. It pours a nice, ruddy color with a slight haze. Solid, rocky head of off white foam. Nice retention. The nose has a rich, malty aroma. Nice notes of bread with slight perfumed citrus. Full flavored without being thick or cloying. Nice caramel, toasted malt, and bready notes with a little citrus bitterness on the back end. Very solid for the style and very enjoyable to drink. Recommended.


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