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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10708) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2015
Bottled. Amber coloured. Unclear. Dense off white head. ARoma. Herbs, sweetness, fruits, spice. flavour. Orange, sweetness, fruits, citrus. Medium bodied. Ends orangy and sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10080) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 22, 2010
Bottle ... Vero Beach “GET YOUR RUDOLPH ON” Throwdown… The appearance is of unfiltered apple cider with a small, creamy, white head. Good retention. The bouquet is a fruity, spicy mix of apple sauce, coriander, clove, cinnamon, sage and nutmeg. Full-bodied with tickling carbonation. Sweet and spicy; tangy and fruity. Spiced cider-like. Finishes spicy, sweet and tangy. Different. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (8606) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - OCT 23, 2011
Pours hazy orange with white head, aroma has notes of biscuit, yeasty bread and spice notes, some fruity orange, coriander, notes of other fruit as well. Taste is a nice mix of spices that I couldn’t quite figure out, but notes of fruity orange and lemon, lots of spice and biscuit finishing fairly dry but also pretty sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (8550) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (8541) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 28, 2013
On tap, labeled "Spice and Desist". I’m assuming some legal action took place, and that’s the new name for this brew. Mostly hazy orange color. Thin off-white head. Head fades to minimal. Doesn’t leave much lace. Bitter orange peel, some sort of spice blend in the flavor. Interesting and balanced, nothing’s over the top in the aroma, but nothing stands out too much either. Little caramel malt. Some belgian type yeast in the body. Some light spicy taste, little sweet. Medium body. Lighter, kind of crisp carbonation. Nothing sticky in the texture, just a mild spicy orange aftertaste. Alright.. Flavors work reasonably well together but nothing stands out or impresses

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (8114) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7904) - 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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borup (7868) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2015
75 cl bottle. Cloudy orange colour with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of fruit, peach, citrus, malt, caramel and oranges.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (7550) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bb (7510) - 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.


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