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RATINGS: 528   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
willblake (2632) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - OCT 7, 2005
09.29.05 Tap. Clouded yellow gold. Thick white head lasts. Fine lace. Aroma is sour and fruity, some tropical fruits, something grainy. Sweet pex flavors, strawberry , tart. Uninspired. Finishes wet and sweet.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Kevin (2037) - Colorado, USA - OCT 5, 2005
tap at the brewery. uhhh, i had to double check this with brian dunn, but they are serious with this. i guess it does fit a whole in their beer lineup. poured hazed whitish with a thick cream head. not much aroma, just a tad lemon grass. taste is clean but empty. not unsatisfying, but neutral. some yarn like flavor to this.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2005
Tap at the brewery. Nose is heavy laden with adjuncts. Golden straw body with a film of bubbles. Taste-ricey, cornflakes, but clean and crisp. Good light bitter on the finish. Not an every day drinker, but doable.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2005
Pour is clear golden yellow, nice white head...smell is herbal and almost has a basil quality...vegetal bitterness...

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 3, 2005
(draft) Golden body with white head. Aroma is medium sweet, grainy. Taste is medium sweet, grainy, some apple. Light body.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MIBRomeo (2492) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 3, 2005
golden color w/ a quick to dissapate white head w/ some nice lacing. Very small aroma light grain and malt maybe. palate coats well but to thin. Light bitter flavor w/ a tiny carmel and some grass and rice. Nothing special here.. reminds me to much of bud. Sampled at the brewery during GABF

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 2, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2007 Sampled at the Brewery on draught. Sharp and I suppose not surprisingly somewhat sweet rice pudding aroma. Cloudy yellow. Grainy taste in the fore, mildly rice pudding sweet in the middle with a low key hop finish. Not a show stopper, but an enjoyable beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernest (6031) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 4, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 5, 2007 Bottle. Body is hazy light yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly to moderately hoppy (herbs, flowers), lightly yeasty (dough), with a light note of lemon zest. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Finally a re-rate from the bottle form, which allows a bit more detail than the draught pint I had at Breckenridge (guest tap) back in its pre-bottled debut days. Seems sweeter than it was then, and even a small sample became slightly fatiguing...the sweetness hangs around long into the finish, and seems to coat the tongue in a slick film. Still not a fan of this, but it’s got a pleasant enough nose for the style and is otherwise innocuous.


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