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RATINGS: 447   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Brewed with the juice of over 10,000 luscious pomegranates, ORIGIN is a complex, rich and balanced Imperial Amber Ale with a truly unique character. The pomegranate juice is added during fermentation, leaving only the residual sugars, which serve to balance the hop bitterness.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2009
Bottle 65cl. @ Chriso’s pre GBBF Shindig ’09.
Clear medium orange amber color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to light light heavy hoppy, grapefruit, orange, fruity notes - must be the pomegrante !! not that I can spot it without reading the label. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090801]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
22 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild wooden, crisp hoppy and caramelish. Bitter, fruity and light caramelish flavoured. Bitter and dry finish. Dry wooden finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
Bottled. An unclear amber beer with a thin white head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, dusty hops, alcohol, and over ripe fruits. The flavor is sweet with notes of fruits - citrusy, malt, and caramel, leading to a bitter finish with notes of pomegranates.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of yespr/Ungstrup. Clear deep golden with an off-white head. Oxidized fruity aroma. Medium body, sweet solid malts, caramel and fruit, with some hoppiness and a burning alcohol finish. The pomegranate is not that upfront. 130909

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 4, 2008
Bottled. Slightly hazy amberish orange colour with small off-white head. Aroma is mild barnyard along with apple and some earth. Flavour is very fruity, sour apples, and some mild toffeeishness. Also some mild notes of red berries. Not that exciting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (19644) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2009 Rerate : Bottle at Papsø. Clear amber coloured with a medium sized off white head. Sweet aroma of caramel, burnt sugar and fruits. Fruity flavour of caramel, hops, grass and burnt sugar. Hoppy finish. 7-3-7-3-14. Draught at Falling Rock. Hazy orange coloured with a huge white head. Fruity aroma of puke, spices and hops. Sweet flavour of fruits, spices and hops. Hoppy finish. 3-3-6-3-10

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (15493) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2007
Bottle @ Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Pours a clear amber color with an off-white head. Sweet malty and slightly bready fruity aroma, with some hoppy hints. Sweet malty fruity flavor with pomegrante hints and some weak hints of hops. Sweet fruity and malty finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (13348) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2011
26th March 2008
Sweet aromatic beer with a creamy middle, leading to quite a hoppy bitter finish. Different. Nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (13131) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 26, 2009
Bottle at Chris-o’s Pre GBBF tasting and 2009 ... Copper ... american pale ale hop nose .. big sweet fruit ... little toffee ... no pomegranate at all

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Theis (12742) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2008
Draught at Falling Rock Taphouse, Denver. Cloudy amber - white head. Belgian style, yeasty, wheaty, berries, fruity, bad sourness. Not very good.


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