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The Firefly, an artisan pale ale brewed in the Grand Cru tradition. Enjoy its golden effervescence and gentle hop aroma. Coriander and Grains of Paradise round out the spicy palate, melting o so softly into a silken finish of hoppiness and bliss! Make any season a celebration!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (4211) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 17, 2014
Draft - Vintage 2010 - Soapy and herbal. Clear gold with a thi white head. Tastes very flat with some sweet herbs and grass. Funky and easy drinking, but being flat leaves a bit to be desired.x

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RobertDale (3458) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 14, 2014
750 ml. bottle. Pours a somewhat cloudy golden orange with a nice white head. Aroma of fruit, yeast, and spice. Taste is fruit, funk, spice. bread, and floral. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrFecesious (960) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 4, 2014
Bomber. Hazy straw gold with a frothy white cap that settles into a rocky blanket. Aroma of yeast, cheese, straw, lemon, orange, and a hint of "body odour". Taste is sweet and tart/bitter. Long bitter finish. High carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AlainG (1221) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 29, 2013
Un liquide orangé et limpide, ayant une mousse digne, soyeuse, qui persiste et qui laisse une belle dentelle au verre. La levure sauvage semble trčs civilisée et nous dit un beau "Bonjour!" dčs qu’elle en a l’occasion. Ensuite, des effluves boisées, des arômes fruités et des parfums moindrement épicés se bousculent pour charmer notre nez. Un côté mentholé, ou encore d’eucalyptus avait échappé ŕ mon attention. Ses saveurs sont fidčles aux senteurs. Une texture soyeuse et veloutée avec un aspect acidulé complčtent le portrait gustatif. Batch 1092/1096 Embouteillée le 13 juin 2012 (934-221213)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (6745) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 21, 2013
bottle, shared with Ian and others. Hazy golden body topped by a lively white head. Scant early lace. Lightly spicy aroma, faint funk. Biscuity malts with spicy yeast character, light hay, light funk. Dry finish, modestly bitter. I’m not certain whether the faint funkiness is deliberate, or an expression of the age on this bottle (14 months, stored at 4 degrees), but it was a very pleasant drinkable brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lowenbrau (1941) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 17, 2013
750ml bottle @Lúpulo Feroz, Oviedo. Pours hazy dark gold, with some white head. Poor head retention, some lacing. Tart, grapy aromas. medium body, oily texture, average carbonation. Taste is fruity, some citrusy, gapy, subtle tart. Sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Valgreen (659) - DENMARK - DEC 12, 2013
Bottle @ Max. Slightly clouded amber, medium off white head that settles nicely, good lacing. Aroma, sour, brett, citrus, bread, biscuits, red berries. Taste, sour, brett, citrus, lemon, malty, spicy, pepper. Sour dry aftertaste. Dry mouth feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6175) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, hazy golden yellow pour with white head, aroma brought notes of biscuit, bread, slight grassy notes, touch of earthy, slightly tart lemony note with lots of yeasty spice, slight white fruit notes. Taste is a mix of bread, biscuit, hints of lemon, slight yeast in there with a touch of white fruit, slight earthy notes. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jamedra (467) - Hostivice, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 2, 2013
Láhev 750 ml. Aroma je opravdu krásném je znát po sladkých pomerančích a květinách. Pěna je jasně bílá, mohutná, jemná a držící, také se utváří krásná hutná čepička. Barva samotného piva je tmavší opálová a silně kalná. Chuť je opravdu výtečná, lehce připomíná jahodovou žvýkačku s jemným banánovým nádechem, okraje jsou lehce peprné, kořeněné, finiš je příjemně ořechové hořký a trvající. Toto pivo je naprosto excelentní, unikátní chuť snoubená s výborným aroma, utváří opravdu unikátní zážitek.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (2112) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Batch 802/804 Bottled on 5-20-2011. A: Amber/Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, Thick White Head, Some Lacing S: Sour Mash, Yeast, Black Pepper T: Yeast, Black Pepper, Corriander M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mild Yeast, Mild Spicy Overall, this beer almost suited a Saison than a Grand Cru and missed any hop character but it was a 13 months after bottling.

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