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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StefanSD (2087) - Lakeside, California, USA - DEC 5, 2010
750ml bottle from Bev4less. Pours a hazy roan brown with a big off-white head that has fair retention and ample lacing. The aroma is mild with spices, white fruits and sweet malts. The flavor is delicate with multilayer spices, oranges and orange juice. The palate is somewhat thin and watery with soft carbonation. Finishes weak and short. Overall: Nice flavor, but this falls apart with poor palate and no finish. Once again this brewery underwhelms, I hope they pick up the slack and brew something bold.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (5338) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rederic (2901) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 13, 2013
750ml bottle, dark amber color, with a thick pillowy white head, with a yeasty, doughy, mild orange peel, grain of paradise, coriander spicy aroma, with some panettone cake dough, vanilla notes, and with some wheat, pale, toasted malt, oat cereal accents in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a yeasty, doughy, light earthy pale, wheat, toasty, grainy cereal malty character, with some spicy coriander, orange peel, panettone cake dough, oatmeal, faint flowery leafy, grassy, hoppy flavours, with a subtle vanilla undertone, leading towards a yeasty, doughy, wheat, pale, toasted maltiness, coriander, grain of paradise spiciness, orange peel, oatmeal cookie dough, faint lingering leafy, grassy hop bitterness finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (2002) - FINLAND - APR 16, 2014
Bottle. Amber. Old hops, coriander citrus nose, pale, slight herbal malts. Dry, medium bodied. Flavour follows aroma. Nice belgy style drink. Long finish. Perhaps a bit too dry for me.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SirLimpsalot (2082) - SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2014
@Basunen: ganska lagom örtig doft. Smaken är frisk, humle och kryddor. Ganska enkel men helt ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
monk191 (806) - California, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Overall, a nice unique beer. Pours a bright golden color with a white head. Smells herby, with some orange and lemon and wheat. Taste is peppery, with coriander, citrus and a spicy finish. Paired with Thai fish cakes, we notice less spice and pepper, and smooths out the beer. Had in the bottle.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerFunGuy (615) - California, USA - JUN 27, 2014
This golden beer has a distinctly spicy aroma. Very spicy flavor comes through strongly. It is unique but not overpowering. Paired with fish cakes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hamilton23 (605) - Alpine, California, USA - DEC 20, 2010
On tap at the brewery. Pours copper with off-white head. Smells of citrus and cloves. Tastes similar to smell...loads of orange rind and some peppers and biting spices.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beersearcher (2315) - Glendale, California, USA - APR 17, 2011
The label does not lie. This is a string brew. Spice notes of coriander prevail with a hearty malt backbone. Pours an orange brown. Aroma is minimal. Orange peeks through at the end pleasantly.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (5203) - Cincinnati, Ohio, 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.


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