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Mad River Flor de Jamaica



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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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True red in color with a frothy pink head, Flor de Jamaica (pronounced HA-MY-KA) is a deeply refreshing Hibiscus infused ale, perfectly thirst-quenching. Slightly sweet notes of earthy strawberry flavors are balanced with a subtle hop character, carrying a climactically quaffable experience to your palette.
Malts: 2-row pale malt, with white wheat and carapils for body and head retention
Bittering hops: Colombus
Flavor Hops: Cascade and Summit
Finishing Hops: Cascade, Willamette and Tettnanger

Infused with dried Hibiscus flowers

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbill (3367) - Laurel, New York, USA - AUG 10, 2014
On draught at Dave’s Bellport Cold Beer and Soda’s table at the North Fork Craft Beer Festival at Peconic Bay Vineyard. Pours red with a brilliant pink head. Pleasant floral aroma with citrus notes as well. I really don’t pick up the strawberry in the nose. The flavor is floral and citrus with perhaps just a bit of strawberry showing through. Light-medium bodied.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rbrazell (1618) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle from CBX. Cranberry pour with a large frothy white head. Faint flowers/hibiscus on the nose with a awkward amount of caramel and toasted malts. Flavor is a little bit better with a same characteristics. Farts, BOOMBACLOT RASHCLAD BOOOH BOOOHHH.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1143) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Had no clue what to expect from this one. It’s interesting. I was surprised by the reddish pour. The flavor is a nice fruity taste -- slightly sweet, and not in your face. Overall, surprisingly enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10902) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Tap at 2014 Capitol Beer Fest. Pours cranberry color with a pinkish head. Aroma is floral - could be hibiscus. Med body or almost. Slightly tart. Drinks nicely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dfonorow (1375) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 22, 2014
On tap at SF Beer Week Opening Gala. Pour is amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is of raspberry, tartness, herbal, and light fruits. Flavor is thin and fruity. Dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gyllenbock (4537) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2014
Sample at SF Beer Week Opening Gala 2014. (my first one from this brewery) Amber with a small head. Aroma of fruit, malt and some light herbs. Similar taste. Drinkable but nothing special with this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
coreyc1221 (260) - Truckee, California, USA - SEP 20, 2013
Very floral aroma. Strong hibiscus feel. Dark pink in color with a pillow off pink head. More down toned than I expected. Light hibiscus/raspberry tart with a bit of toast flavor.A bit of cough drop to it. Dry finish but still refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
krumbum (521) - truckee, California, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Reddish amber lor. Light hop scent with stronger fruity floral scents. Very fruity pineapple hibiscus flavors. Slight malt and rinses clean.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6418) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 1, 2013
On tap at Davis BeerFest. Pours reddish brown with a modest off-white head and a floral aroma. There ;is a slightly sour herbal flavor with some fruity and a dry finish. Complex.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6849) - Alamo, California, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Draft. Reddish/pinkish beer with a whitish head. Fruit and malt aroma with light herbal notes. Fruity and malt flavor. Medium bodied. Fruitiness and malt linger with light herbal/floral notes.

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