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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A Winter Belgian Singel - at 5.5% ABV, and 22 IBU, it is spiced with cardamom, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and allspice. A real treat for the hearty winter explorer who needs some internal fuel now that winter has finally, finally arrived.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kjohns (131) - North Dakota, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Clear dark amber pour with light off-white head. Aroma is typical of an abbey - banana, clove and other spices. Taste builds on the banana clove theme with a hint of cinnamon and other spices along with a slight raisiny flavory. Perhaps just a touch too sweet and carbonated for my palate, but an interesting brew.


1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
DBob5150 (235) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Not impressive at all. Should have gotten my first clue in the pour, virtually no carbonation, looks like a flat cola. Aroma is fruity, banana, citrus, etc. Taste is overwhelmingly spices, nutmeg, ginger with hints of citrus. Finish is slightly bitter. This would have been better off a baked good than a beer, not recommended.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ads135 (4060) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 20, 2015
I bit too spicy for my tastes. Lots of nutmeg and a hint of cinnamon. Body is mild with a mellow finish.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
MetalNHopHead (1298) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - DEC 11, 2015
I like the idea of a Belgian-style Winter brew, and there are some components here that work very nicely. I enjoy the citrus, cardamom, cinnamon and banana. Not a lot from the other spices, though. Light body and mellow aroma. This could be awesome. It’s okay.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
tkealy8344 (8) - Nebraska, USA - DEC 11, 2015 does not count
Bottle from Hy Vee in Omaha, NE. I try to support the local brewers but this one I probably won’t get again.... seemed very flat. Very high nutmeg, not much hop, tastes a little watered down... just OK. The beer I had before this was a solud IPA, so maybe that threw everything off...

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ozzy70 (628) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 15, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours amber with thick off white head. Aroma of spices, nutmeg and citrus. Taste was spices and sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maltser85 (358) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Tastes fine and all, just nothing mind blowing. Banana, Clove and spices dominate this beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (6007) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Draft at Suttree’s. Clear copper, with a ring of foam. Smells herbal and a wee bit medicinal. Taste is sweet, with a bit of clove and nutmeg. Maybe a bit of cinnamon. Flavors are kinda muted, though. Not a spice bomb.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (20881) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Draft at Suttree’s courtesy of Suttree, thank you sir! Clear derp amber color. Caramel aroma. Taste is sweet cocoa.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01 (1707) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle. Amber color with hardly any head. Aroma is spicy, banana. Taste is spicy banana.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (4897) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 29, 2014
12 oz bottle purchased at the brewery, poured into a pint glass at home. Copper and clear appearanace with a frothy tan head. Aroma is a blend of spices, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, potpourri, clove, etc. Similar flavor, spiced and malty with notes of Belgian yeast and fruit (pear, apple). Medium body, soft and creamy with ample carbonation. There’s a lot going on, but it comes together and works pretty well.


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