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RATINGS: 82   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.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oscarfminero (14) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Light copper color, hints of orange aroma, medium body, fruity aftertaste, great overall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kryon (1375) - SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2014
Pours hazy orange with medium white head Aromas of belgo yeast, apricots, coriander, peach, oranges, hints of caramel Taste is peppery, wheat, sweet fruits, belgo yeast. Sweet start with Slight bitter ending. Wee bit unbalanced

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ramboraffe (446) - SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2014
750 ml bottle. Hazy golden with white head. Smell is caramel malt orange and coriander seeds. Taste is sweet caramel and spicy with coriander seeds and orange. Semi dry with low bitterness and high carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bygers (775) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle 0,65l. Pourd an 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. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (3275) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Hazy golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Coriander, malt, oranges, herbal.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Citrus, coriander, spices, malt.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerFunGuy (642) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
monk191 (928) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ClubGonzo (4022) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle. Hazy deep orange body with traces of smoke and a medium creamy white head. Very nice. Nose is red berries, clove, coriander, straw, hints of pale malts and citrus. Taste is citric peel, caramel, clove, all spice, coriander, wet grass, herbs and hints of white pepper, straw and wood. Medium to full body and carbonation. Lovely stuff really, spicy and complex, yet very drinkable.

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 (7811) - 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 (357) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2014
Vetefruktig och smakrik. Ingen beska alls. En lättsam sällskaps öl för en ljummen försommarkväll.


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