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RATINGS: 85   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fearium (4) - - MAY 30, 2014 does not count
Grumlig bärnstensfärgad med ett tjockt, vitt skum. Bra sötma i doften, apelsinskal och kola. Väldigt söt i smaken, har toner av en ale men sötma som en veteöl. Blir en konstig mix som dock funkar bra i mitt tycke. Nästintill noll beska i eftersmaken, den smyger sig på ganska sen efter en klunk och påminner mycket om apelsinskal. "Örtig", antagligen tack vara koriandern som varit med att krydda denna. Ger ett slags sting i den överväldigande sötman. Väldigt intressant öl som skiljer sig lite från mängden, både i utseende och smak!

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (8024) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 22, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Coriander and grains of paradise leap from the glass in this clean and unmemorable brew.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A rapidly diminishing veil of foam crowns the translucent amber.
-Aniseed allusions are also found underneath.
-Mouthfeel is relatively lean.
-This is quite drinkable despite the intensity of the spiciness.
-Blind, you don’t really know if you’re holding a bag of wet spices, a cup of herbal tea, an amped Witbier, etc.
-Hops and malt are only there to support the spices.
-It remains quite useful for many food pairings.

Bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Senap (383) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2014
Vetefruktig och smakrik. Ingen beska alls. En lättsam sällskaps öl för en ljummen försommarkväll.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ingevara (811) - SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2014
High fluffy head. Tempting fragrance of flowers and resin, orange and herbs. Flat mouthfeel, low carbonation, medium of everything. The label build up my expectations but the beer doesn’t fill them. A rather average ale.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
pilsnerrogge (2524) - Finspång, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
Bottled
Eye: hazy amber with a mid-sized head.
Nose: Ripe fruit, caramel, orange peels, marzipan.
Mouth: Somewhat watery with a dry finish.
Tongue: Sweet, coriander, orange peels, some alcohol.
Brain: A little bit too watery and perhaps too much coriander.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (3478) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2014
650 ml bottle. Amber color with off white head. Aroma nice and fruity with citrus, sweet malt and caramel with big coriander notes. Taste is spicy, coriander, sweet malt and caramel.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
panacea (88) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2014
Visually, nothing special. Pale brown and medium lasting head. Nose is herbs, spices and belgian yeast. Not to much on the palette, some of the spices defined on the label, belgian yeast and lots of carbonation. Rather thin body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SirLimpsalot (2315) - 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!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
circinus (219) - SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle 75 cl from systembolaget. Hazy orange with a white head. Oranges, coriander seeds, some sweetness, clementine, spice, peppery, nice bitterness, some peppermint? Medium body, lively carbonation, bitter finish. Very nice!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Franzen (346) - SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2014
Nice fruity aroma with mandarine and clementine with coriander. Hazy orange white head. Sweet malty taste rounded of with good bitterness. Something in the taste reminds me of pumpkin ale. Medium body, lively carbonation and dry texture. Nice refereshing ale that will make a good summer ale


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