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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A Belgian ale that’s good for your soul. Who says only monks get to have all of the fun? Our Belgian-style ale doles out a little extra soul saving because we saw what you did.
Grain: Maris Otter, Crystal 60L, Belgian Chocolate, Special B Hops: Columbus, Vanguard Yeast: House yeast Extras: Brown Sugar, Golden Raisins, Dark Raisins, Honey
Specs: 28 IBU, 8.7% ABV, 21º Lovibond "


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (2309) - Georgia, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Dark brown pour. Booze, brown sugar, raisins, cherry in the nose. The Taste is a bit more subdued and showcases the yeast. Overall, a cool beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
markas101 (2280) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - APR 3, 2016
Tap, Bill’s beer garden, Ann Arbor MI. Cloudy amber, clove and maple aroma. Sweet, though not cloying. Mellow with a mild finish.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
milewide (2035) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 20, 2012
Sweet alcohol taste, with some spices. Attractive cloudy black color, with impressively tall head with fine bubbles. Very modest aroma.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jstraw (1962) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Draft at Jerry’s. Dark brown with good, foamy, tan head / Toasty nose of roast barley, weed, pine, and chocolate / Medium body, a touch thin, malty with some chew, some sweetness but mostly dry with lots of bitterness / Astringent flavors of dark roast coffee and grass, with notes of lemon / Not bad, but ultimately awkward. No Belgian character.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jaymobrown (1833) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 31, 2016
Had this at the brewery, and I enjoyed it. Poured a nice murky brown color and fairly noticeable alcohol, but it was more sweet with yeast, malt flavors rather than heavy hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mittenator (1612) - Michigan, USA - APR 27, 2013
Draft at Reno's east. Golden with a ruby hue and a minimal off white head. Citrus, caramel and yeasty aromas. Mild citrus and really grassy. Pretty thick.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
flatmatt (1459) - Northville, Michigan, USA - APR 9, 2015
On tap at Seva Detroit. Deep brown pour with a white head. Raisin aroma that’s slightly boozy. Flavor also of raisin, with some toasty malt mixed in there, definitely with a boozy feel to it. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
574deadzone (1370) - North Central, Indiana, USA - MAR 8, 2012
On tap. Pours a darker amber to brown with no head at all. Nose is sweet caramel and molasses, with some brown sugar and spice with slight clove. Taste is pretty sweet with a touch of tart and a low, low bitterness. Palate features some alcohol heat, thin and not heavy at all for the abv. Overall, I liked this one. It has almost a dessert-like sweetness, but the palate wasn’t very strong considering how big the beer is. Still, a nice one that I would definitely try again.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drdisque (751) - Illinois, USA - AUG 4, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. Rich malty complex and fruity. Medium body. Good amount of spice. Was worried this would be a weak IPA masquerading as a Belgian when the called it a "Belgian Hybrid " but was pleasantly surprised.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
firstsip (733) - Michigan, USA - APR 8, 2014
Tap. Dark brown-black. Lingering, small layer of head. Boozey, bourbon-esque nose. Tastes strongly of booze, raisin, some fig.


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