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RATINGS: 1486   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Chalumeaux (1008) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Poured from bottle batch 93 thanks Willrunforbeer. Pours murky golden orange with no head. Aromas of straight up sweet caramel and and brown sugar. Taste is sweet cough syrup caramel and brown sugar. Not so good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
WillRunForBeer (2195) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 7, 2015
12oz bottle, batch 93. Pours orange brown with no head. Aroma is caramel, light grains, brown sugar, molasses. This is super sweet, caramel, brown sugar... Too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cmacklin (760) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 30, 2015
12fl.oz. bottle. (Batch #94) Pours a murky, golden orange with a very thin, fully diminishing, off-white head and plenty of sediment. Sweet aroma of caramel malt, fruit, wood, alcohol and a hint of spice. Sweet flavour of caramel malt, sugar, fruit, wood and spice with a dry, bitter, hoppy, warming alcohol finish. Medium body with a thick, oily texture and flat carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
commonmac (1009) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 14, 2015
Tap pour into 12 oz tulip at the brewery. Seriously love this place. Beautiful orange color with golden hints. Cloudy with some impressive lacing. Aroma is big with citrus taking center stage. Good spice quality too. The taste is...I mean...itís just...so ridiculously good. Sugars and malt are prevalent but itís balanced so well with the rye grains and a little bitterness. Perfect balance. This is one of my favorites in Portland.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maddog (507) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Damn! Bought 2 years ago in San Diego. Huge hop presence in the aroma. Fruity, malty, hoppy with subtle dark brown sugar and dark fruits. This beer is magical.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
JDBaker11058 (1824) - Maryland, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Appearance: absolutely flat; syrupy golden orange; small pour into a mini-goblet so as to properly decant, given there appeared to be a quarter inch of sediment in the bottle. Aroma: blast of syrupy vanilla, caramel, orange, slightly turned milk, and burnt cardboard. Taste: cloyingly sweet, with a powerful taste of wertherís original candy (because my grandsonís special, too), creamed corn, apricot, bourbon, vanilla, and powdered non-dairy creamer. Finish: lingering heat and sweetness, with that slightly rancid milk note coming out to play. Notes: This was bloody awful. Batch 92.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Savage_Night (413) - California, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Pours hazy orange/brown with no head. AROMA: malty, sweet citrus, spice, caramel, floral hops, boozy, herbs, earthy, orange, white wine and light pine. TASTE: malty, citrus, herbal hop bitterness, spice, pine, pineapple, light booze, caramel, herbs, white table wine, leaves, alcohol, very light licorice and orange. AFTER TASTE: malty, spice hop bitter and citrus with an oily sweet boozy finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rosskyle (507) - - JUL 11, 2015
12oz bottle. Orange Amber color. Fruit toffee caramel banana aroma. Thick texture that coats the mouth. Malt raisin alcohol and sugar flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nische (1799) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 21, 2015
2009 vintage. Pours hazy golden with a white head. The aroma has candi sugar, light spice and Belgium abbey yeast. It has a full rich body with semi-soft carbonation and is pretty smooth. The flavor starts off very sweet with light toast and a bit of spice, pepper and caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (12122) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle - Vintage 2000 - Caramel, candy notes and oxidized sweetness. Cloudy gold with a decent beige head. Sweet, caramel, bitterness, raisin and a nice oxidized sweetness.

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