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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
I love when you open a door or turn a corner and realize there is an entire world that you’d never imagined existed, that’s in fact overflowing with people, schemes, and action. 2010 Sacred Species #3 seemed so obvious-Grapes. Noah’s first vineyard debacle (Genesis 9:20) to Dionysus, mythical Bacchus to Bar Mitzvah bad boys, Mogen David and Manischewitz. Appropriately Epic shtick. How many cups of Concord in childhood and many times have I heard: "But Jews don’t drink beer!" This year we came across the raging debates, alternative science, internet controversy and tribal rivalry of World Records relating to Š Grapes. Speed catching (67 in one minute, 1189 in 30 minutes!); Solo throw, run, catch (40 ft!!); Longest distance (354’4", shot from a water balloon launcher!!!); Greatest Height record (788 ft skyscraper!!!!) For this third incarnation of Rejewvenator I’m simply letting the mythological and pop cultural shtick rest and slurping together with all of you in a toast to this bizarre and delicious freakshow that we call Life... L’Chaim!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (8789) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 17, 2010
22oz bottle. light brown color, off-white aroma, definitely a nice touch of grape juice / red fruits, malty, Belgian yeast in the abbey style. flavors, yeasty, grape, abbey style Belgian yeast, also get hints of caramel and chocolate. The whole blend of grape along with the abbey style is just perfect. I thought this was going to turn into a big sour grape fest, and everthing came out nicely balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7957) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUL 14, 2010
On tap at Datz Deli in Tampa and courtesy of thejohn. It pours clear deep copper with tan head. The aroma is roasty malts, caramel malts, figs, apples, spices, mild assorted fruity sweetness and yeasty spices. The taste is rich in flavor with roasted malts, sweet maltiness, some assorted yeasty and otherwise spiciness and then drying up in the finish with the help of a modest level of roasted malt astringency.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
smith4498 (3455) - Miami, Florida, USA - JUL 14, 2010
Pours dark reddish brown color with tan head. Aromas of dark fruits and caramel. Flavors of grapes, raisins, plums, figs and caramel. Medium body with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dmac (5223) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUL 13, 2010
22 oz bottle from Spirits Red Bank. Poured a really great looking deep reddish brown with a long lasting average sized frothy beige head. Arms is sweet with notes of grape, toffee, caramel, uncooked dough and yeast. Medium bodied hat is surprisingly dry overall but especially on the aftertaste and average carbonation. Flavor of dry bread, grape skins, yeast and a hint of toffee. Not bad but a little too dry for my taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 9, 2010
Hoping I have the right one, but I assume it is the 2010 since it was on tap. Beige foam. Orange-red body. Raisiny, grape, harsh, metal, caramel, toffee aroma. Taste is more raisin, fruit, grape, rum, toast, caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (7774) - Georgia, USA - JUL 1, 2010
7/1/10. Happy July. Bomber into a trappist glass. The pour is brown with reads and a couple millimeter off-white head that fades fast. The aroma is yeasty and Belgian with a hint of sour grape juice. The flavor is surprisingly lacking with dry Belgian, Belgian yeast, and a touch of sweet and sour grape at the very end. Not super impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - JUL 1, 2010
Great juicy concord grape aroma, full and juicy, tannic. Dense figgy body, juicy grape on the top, two sides, works nicely. Simple, not complex, though very tasty and approachable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robforbes (2135) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - JUN 30, 2010
pours a semi-clear dark copper-red with a very small beige head, and not much lacing. smell of malt, burnt toffee, and fruit. taste is a little thin, malt, caramel, grape, a few hops, and nuts, ends a little tart.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (13611) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 29, 2010
Bomber from I forgot where. Pours a dark ruddy amber with a low foamy beige/tan head. Aroma seems grapey with a malt background. Medium plus body with foamy carbonation. Flavor is roasted malt with some yeast/spice and either fruit or herb. I can’t yet get concord grape, so I must have gotten the aroma wrong. This thing is definitely Belgian. The doppelback apparently just makes it a sweetish Belgian. It finishes pretty balanced, and more fruity than it started. My tongue is getting coated with something that might come from concord grape skins, but it’s hard to say. Definitely a different brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kopher (593) - New York, USA - JUN 29, 2010
heavy sweet malty and nutty aroma, as it warms you can smell some manischewitz. pours blurry orange-brown with filmy beige head. somewhat odd flavor, could be grapes, a mix of maltyness and toast with sweet fruit, maybe prune jam on burnt toast. slightly thin, sticky with jammy finish.

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