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Fred was created to honor beer writer and historian Fred Eckhardt. Fred the beer is a deep golden color. It is made with aromatic and rye malts and includes 10 different hop varieties in an effort to incorporate the whole world into this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SSSteve (3751) - - MAR 20, 2014
bottled 12/09. thanks wes. slightly hazy light copper with a small white head. raw comb honey, pineapple, some caramel aroma. flavor of black licorice, burnt sugar, honey, anise. still warming. full bodied and quite sweet. fresh would be interesting as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andyhwcinc (1433) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Purchased at Wally’s in Los Angeles, CA; enjoyed while watching True Detective after a long day of venturing. Appearance is a bright cloudy gold with a large bubbly white head. Aroma is pretty light, with interesting floral notes. Taste is unique, large tropical fruit profile with sweet syrupy malt notes. It’s 10% ABV and masks it pretty well. Good stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cards04 (1707) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 15, 2014
This is an awesome barley wine. pours a dirty sediment ridden marmalade color with a ton of soft foamy white head. The aromas coming off this are dizzying. Massive caramel at first, then sweet over ripe citrus. A bit of mango and papaya as well. Flavors are sweet and malty.. Vanilla, grand marnier, citrus, caramel.. and all things good. Finishes warm and boozy. A first rate barley wine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cbuk1013 (243) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Very good beer, but a little alcohol forward for the style. And I hardly ever think that...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leveejr (100) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Nice brown sugar and slight citrus aroma. Bitter but sugary balanced taste. Overall very good beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tonkun (843) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Tap at brewery. Golden pour with half a finger of white head. Grape, apple, sugar cane. Full body and sweet finish. Awesome

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
S_Side_Smitty (442) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Pours golden-brown and cloudy with a thick light tan head. Aroma is a nice balanced blend of hops and malts. Taste is exactly the same. The hops and maple syrup flavors lead quickly to some rye inspired malts that then slides into a long bitter finish. Overall, it is rustic and very flavorful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ataraxia (361) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Clear amber color, almost no lacing at all. Subtle aroma of sugarcane, grape, pear, brown sugar, damp pine needles, and rich loam. Dry, tannic bitterness with a surprising depth of flavor. Smooth and medium-bodied with a lingering bitter finish. Mild to moderate booziness

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
John25 (434) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Pours bronze around the outside with a deep orange center and a large cream colored head. The aroma is citrus, orange juice, tangerine, and sweet sugar with a touch of pine. The taste is clean and hoppy initially with a spicey kick on the back end. The malts really shine on this one and create balance all around. The palate varies from light and clean at times to medium with a sugary candy coating. The carbonation is high. Excellent and complex all around without being overwhelming - total balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Erzengel (2536) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 28, 2014
12 fl.oz. bottle
Meine Flasche sagt "Batch 77". Voluminöse Schaumentwicklung. Orange-trüb-matschig im Glas. Toller zitrus-hopfiger Geruch. Der Antrunk ist sehr süß-klebrig, voluminös, frisch-herb. Zum Hauptteil wird das Bier noch etwas dickflüssiger, mild, hefig, leicht nach gelben Früchten, überreif. Dazu die omnipräsente alkoholische-scharfe Note. Der Nachgeschmack ist lang, alkoholisch-scharf, süß-klebrig-dickflüssig.
--> interessantes Bier. Für meinen Geschmack aber viel zu klebrig-süß und zu alkoholisch-scharf. Das geht bei 10% auch besser!
Test vom 21.2.2011, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,7,6,7,12,7 - 7,60

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