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RATINGS: 533   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Looking for something a little different? Brewed with rice and barley malts, Samurai is an easy drinking, unfiltered ale that changes the status quo for unfiltered beers. The addition of rice gives Samurai a slightly fruity, crisp, refreshing and clean taste. This is definitely not your everyday unfiltered beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 4, 2013
July 2010. From bottle. Cloudy golden yellow with a white head. Fruit, malt and grassy aromas. Interesting ale, but not my kind.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (2706) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 27, 2013
Hazy light golden pour. Good carbonation. Medium bodied with some citrus and floral hops. A decent but not really good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (16186) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2013
Bottle @ Delirium Cafe. Nice head with goog duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are sweet malt, grasss, fruits and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
txolo (154) - SPAIN - MAR 26, 2013
La cerveza lleva arroz, lo cuál si uno bebe cerveza industrial ya consume, pero aquí se dice, "rice ale", y está bien, es agradable, tiene un toque a naranja y es ligera de beber, curiosa, interesante, fácil

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
UncleKorm (1181) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Something must have changed. Older posts each describe this as "hazy" yet what I’ve poured is crystal clear…wait poured last ounce once the head settled & there is the haze. Bottle poured light hazy yellow hue with a slowly diminishing bright white head and good lacing. Light aroma of grain and mellon. Initial flavor very light sweet with a long bitter finish. Great beer to pair with food.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dreadnord (1012) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Pours very clear pale yellow with a small white head. Nose is melons, cherry, peach and corn syrup with a slight woody ginger note. The taste is ultra sweet, not enough bitter to balance it out. The mouthfeel is crisp and clean, body is light and the finish is long.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pianotu (67) - USA - JAN 18, 2013
Slightly nutty, very crisp, and goes tremendously well with Japanese food. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stevesie (336) - - JAN 10, 2013
Non-descript hazy straw color with some fruit. Perhaps it’s the power of suggestion, but all I can taste is rice--which isn’t as bad as it sounds. Nice palate, easy to drink. Obviously not for everybody, but I found it to be interesting and pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 13, 2012
Backlog rating. There’s a joke about rice and BMC waiting to be made here. Oops! Hazy straw gold pour, with crisp carbonation. Light tartness in the nose along with yeast and dry hops. Mouthfeel a bit excessive, but it helped camouflage some seriously boring flavors. Cereal grain, modest spice, and not much else going on. Expected better from GD.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SamP01 (653) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Pours a cloudy golden yellow with a medium white fizzy head. Aroma and Taste is citrus fruity, yeast, grains, rice with some mild citrus floral hops. Palate is a medium body with moderate carbonation, slightly crisp. Finish is citrus fruity notes, grains, yeast with some mild citrus floral hops. Overall an ok brew.

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