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RATINGS: 577   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A sustaining beer that is brewed to comfort in the gusty ides of March and welcome in a wealth of warmer weather.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (13021) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 23, 2005
(750ml bottle, thanks Barry) Hazy copper body with big off-white head. Aroma is mild, medium sweet, yeasty, spice, caramel, light funk. Taste is medium sweet, some earthy, light wood, metallic. Light-medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (12958) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 20, 2006
750 ml bottle poured a clear orange amber with a minimal ivory head. Aromas of orange, cherry, spice and a bit of wood. Palate was light bodied and dry. Flavors of orange, lemon, wood and spices with a dry tart finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (12702) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 15, 2006
Lightly hazed brown ale with a thin creamy off white head. Woody cherry aroma, with barnyard qualities, veering on white wine. In mouth, a nice light flemish sour, with lactic notes, light herbal character, nice and quite interesting. At the Mondiale, June 2006.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christian (12623) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2009
Slightly hazy chestnut with a lasting off-white head. Aroma of wine barrel, vanilla and caramel, with a little horse-blanket brett. Dry and tart, with cherry notes and brett and quite complex oak.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12616) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 13, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2007 (750ml bottle) Pours a cloudy rusty brown body with a moderate off-white head. Aroma of mustiness, dark fruits, citrus, funkiness, and spices. Flavor of malt, grape juice, orange peel, bretts, and a hint of oak in the finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierkoning (12190) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2010
Bottle syas oak aged, but this must be the one. Tasted @ UDRM, Oirschot. Oak, leather and lemon in the intense aroma. Vinous oaky flavor with caramel and even a bit of chocolate. The oak comes back stronger in the aftertaste. Great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (12150) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 11, 2014
Draft - Orange, spice and lightly soured malts. Cloudy gold with a decent beige head. Soured malts and some light spice. Light clean tartness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (11986) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2009
Bottle, bought @ Ølbutikken, Cph.
Pours hazy light brown with a nice, staying, creamy beige head. Aroma has notes of raspberries, brett, light roasted notes, oak, apples and a slight pepperiness. Highish, prickly carbonation, fine and light mouthfeel. Flavour has brett, oak, super dryness, light apple. Some roasted notes in the background with some milky chocolate and grapes. This is the winter beer, morphing into a spring beer. Nice!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (11974) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 20, 2008
750 mL bottle received via trade with jrob_21. Pours hazy amber with a large, frothy, off-white head, lasting with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, hay, straw), average hops (flowers, herbs, grass), heavy yeast (barnyard, earth) with notes of apple, cherry, cask, and bandages. Medium bodied, oily texture, average carbonation, and a bitter finish. Average duration, light sweetness, moderate acidity and bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11897) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2009
batch 367/368 clear dark amber, almost red-wine brown/red. small flim white smooth head. sour and fresh berries in the aroma, perhaps some faint wood too. great aroma. flavor is bertty, a little sour, some wood, well blended and mellow. a little too bretty to hit home with me, but a nice sour it is.


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