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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 357   ABV: 11.9%
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This fruity, complex ale evolved over time to its present state – hence the name, Slow Roll. In November, we began it as a Belgian-style golden ale. We then racked the beer into bourbon barrels. Six months later, our anniversary beer is ready to perform. Admire the light copper color in your glass. Take in the aromas of pear, banana, and spice, with gentle oak and caramel notes. The first sip will reveal even more nuance, with soft caramel and bourbon in the background. It starts very effervescent, followed by a dry finish. We invite you to celebrate with us and enjoy Slow Roll, a limited edition bottling of our Fifth Anniversary ale.

Slow roll: A demanding maneuver in which the pilot slowly rotates the longitudinal axis of the aircraft 360 degrees while maintaining level flight.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (9921) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Golden orange pour with a white head. Banana, pear, and apple on the nose. Lots of sugar, alcohol, and some vanilla. Bourbon, brown sugar, and oak. Big time bourbon flavor. Booze, oak, vanilla, and brown sugar. Caramel, banana, apple, and pear. Intensely sweet and a bit on the hot side, but not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (7875) - Carlsbad, California, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Tap at H24, Pugafest 2013. Low haze golden pour. Weak foam. Nose is heavy estery, big yellow apple, caramel dipped apple, Taste is sweet, heavy carbonation, caramel apple. Way too sweet. Mild tart apple.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bb (6695) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Draft. Amber beer with a dark cream head. Yeast and oak aroma with light bourbon. Yeast and malt flavor with light banana and light spice. Medium bodied. Yeast and malt lingers with light banana and light spice.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
dwyerpg (4354) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Aroma is initially fruity, but later the bourbon comes on long & strong. This is interesting. Lots of fruit, mostly orange but tons of bourbon as well and a bit of old paint feel as well. An ever-changing beer, which changes my opinion from sip to sip. Overall, quite tasty, just a tad too noticeable in alcohol content.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (4081) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Bottle. Medium dark golden pour, with a white head. Bourbon, dark fruit, light vanilla, belgian yeast, tartness, and fruity esters. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (2932) - Livermore, California, USA - APR 5, 2014
On draft at the Albany Taproom. It pours a very cloudy burnt orange color with an off white head. The aroma is butterscotch, vanilla, apricots and golden raisins. The flavor has a huge bourbon, vanilla and wood influence with some caramel, tart apricot and butterscotch. The finish is overpowering with lots of alcohol and vanilla. Not terrible, but probably not something I’d order again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
iowaherkeye (2686) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Tap at Newport Pizza in OB. Hazy medium orange golden with a one finger off-white head, fair retention. Reminds me of Allagash Curieaux, which is not a bad comparison. Has less of the hot Jack Daniels boozy notes, though. Fruity yeasty pear, tinge of citrus, moderate caramel and even some light grape, bourbon barrels and a bit of vanilla oak backing. Flavor follows, good amount of pear, nice desserty creme brulee bourbon vanilla caramel notes. No hops to speak of. Semi-dry with bitterness peaking at a 2.not too barrely, as a few of their offerings have been. Pretty tasty. I like it more than Curieaux.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beersearcher (2295) - Glendale, California, USA - JAN 23, 2014
At the Beer Belly - One Night Stand. Pours a dark amber with hints of red. Aroma is faintly Belgian-esque with spice notes. The taste is quite dry like a white wine. Getting some grape tannin notes as well. Goes through a progression of flavors.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeTheYounger (1127) - Claremont, California, USA - MAY 18, 2013
On tap for hangars 5th anniversary. Golden pour with tiny head. Aroma faint bourbon and spice. Taste is lots of oak with a hint of Belgian esters and a touch of vanilla. Good stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Getbetter (722) - Cucamonga, California, USA - MAY 18, 2013
From a tap at the brewery.This beer is a dark yellow.The taste is tart,very strong bourbon , and a bananna note.Its ok and Ill probably just trade my bottle.


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