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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Variety is the spice of life. Every once-in-a-while, you’ve gotta mix things up. Our catalyst for such an excursion out of the ordinary is, um, actually spice. Spice of Life uses traditional brewing spices in a way few dare to. Forsaking traditional ideas of subtlety and cowardly “Pinch of This, Pinch of That” brewing techniques, we embrace the flavors and launch them into a full frontal assault of delicious bitter orange peel and grains of paradise. Beautifully smooth coriander compliments and orange peel perfectly.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7896) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 15, 2010
On tap at the brewery. Pours with a hazy bronze body with a small off-white head. Aroma of lavender, perfume, potpourri. Very aromatic. Flavors are pretty strong. Coriander, lavender, rose hips, grains of paradise. Very floral and spicy. Maybe too spicy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (7587) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Bottle thanks to my secret Santa! Pours a hazy amber orange with a tan head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma has a decent amount of spice, with a hint of light fruit/flora and backing sweet grain. Flavor has a good amount of grain with a spice backbone and a hint of a light fruit note.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bb (7234) - Alamo, California, USA - DEC 2, 2011
Bottle. Amber beer with a cream colored head. Malt and spice aroma with light orange. Malt and spice flavor with light orange and light wheat. Medium bodied. Lower carbonation. malt and spice lingers with light orange and light wheat.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (7183) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle from Beer Revolution. Pours murky copper with a nice off-white head and a spicy aroma. There is a slightly sour and fruity caramel malt flavor with lots of unspecified spices causing a somewhat bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6578) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"A nice spicy saison style brew...one of their tastier brews, though it still seems to be lacking focus. the kaffir lime leaf version of this brew was pretty nice."

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (6567) - Ohio, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Draft at Dutch’s (5/2013). Pours a hazy orange amber color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor have caramel, toasted malts, mild spices, some orange citrus fruit. Some grass to the flavor. Decent drinker, but softens at the finish. Mild bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
after4ever (6499) - Brier, Washington, USA - JAN 23, 2015
750, capped. Thanks, A! Pours a murky dark amber with a dense and creamy tan head that settles fairly quickly away. Big tangy sweet nose, lots of cloying oranges and orange juice in the aromatics. Kind of a boiled herbs quality there, too--sticky sweet but herbal and plantlike. Sticky body on the high side of medium. Oranges and weird boiled herbs on the mid palate. Sweet caramel unfermented malt sugars under that. Long sweet finish. Smells and tastes very interesting at first but after a few sips it gets to be too much pretty quickly.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (6290) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 17, 2013
Bouteille de 750 ml obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Odeur d’agrume et de clou de Girofle. Apparence: La couleur est orangée opaque avec une moyenne densité de bulles. Présence d’un moyen col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût d’orange légèrement sucré avec une pointe de coriandre et de clou de Girofle. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence d’épices en arrière goût. (Rating #5093)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (6245) - Indiana, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Draft to taster at Dutch’s. Looks alright; a transparent orange with very little carbonation and razor-thin white lacing. Smells of orange zest, caramel malt, coriander, and other spices. Tastes like it smells with a good mouthfeel. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mora2000 (5893) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Yellow-orange pour with a white head. The aroma has some big spice notes with some orange citrus. The flavor is also very spicy with some bitter orange and grass notes from the hops. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.


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