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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Dogfish Head superstar – Sam Calagione, will be our fearless collaborator! The result – a beer-epiphany never before innovated called Liquid Breadfruit!

To celebrate the cornucopia of a Maui-grown harvest, we will ingeniously combine local breadfruit (or ulu) & toasted papaya seeds into the recipe of an imperial golden ale fermented using Dogfish Head’s DNA (Delaware-Native-Ale) yeast. You won’t want to wait until October to try it, but oh it will be worth the wait!


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
maley1 (745) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 27, 2012
Cloudy apricot colored pour with small white head. Aroma of papaya, bready and citrus. Taste of papaya, citrus dominates. Sweet start gives way quickly to a tart citrus bitterness. Interesting beer but not all that good really. One time try.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2012
canned, pours a cloudyorange with a fruity guava aroma, flavor is sweet sugary bread yeast, alcoholic papaya, thick finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 24, 2012
12oz can. Pours a cloudy orange-golden color with an off-white head. Plenty of sediment floating around. Aroma has some nice, ripe tropical fruit and citrusy notes along with some earthiness. Taste is sweet, and a bit tart, with a bit of hop bitterness. More juicy fruits coming through. lighter bodied and what seems to be a short finish. The fruits and a bit of spice do keep on going just when you think the beer finishes. I am getting some mild alcohol warmth in the chest, but it drinks easy. Depending on the abv, I might be able to drink several of these in one sesson. Good stuff.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Chuckaduck (628) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - DEC 24, 2012
Pours a cloudy yellow with a thin white head. Aroma is too sweet; sugar, fruit, banana, wheat, melon (?). Flavor is strange; fruity and sweet, melon, banana, also bitter and acidic. I’m so sorry to say this. The aromas and flavors of this beer continually reminded me of vomit. That’s awful to say but that was my experience. Maybe I got a bad can? I love both of these breweries but something about this beer was stomach turning and awful

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brouwerij (915) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 24, 2012
Pours a hazy orange with two fingers of quickly settling rocky white head. Aroma is fruity, pineapple, bread. Flavor is fruity up front, peach, pineapple, papaya, with mildly bitter bread/dough/wheat tones. Alcohol is noticeable in finish. Moderate carbonation and light body. Significantly fruity and noticeably warming, this is a unique beer. Not quite my type of beer, but a high quality brew nonetheless. The bitterness doesn’t quite work with the fruit.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10814) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Can from Bine & Vine. Pours kind of golden copper with a transient white head. Aroma is a bit earthy. Then a hint of melon? Full bodied. Flavor is earthy and a little nutty/roasty. Not sure I’m getting fruit, but there’s something that could well be. I have no idea what breadfruit tastes like. Finishes fairly dry and sort of earthy bitter. It’s very nice when I quit worrying about what it is.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Has some sweet fruit aromas and some earthy funkiness. Cloudy golden color with white chunks in it. Taste is a bit of fruit and earthiness, has a copper tasting finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5595) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Grainy, fruity nose. Papaya or peach or something, herbal, a little pepper. Strange. Pours golden amber, frothy white head. Flavors of grain, peppery earthy notes, peach, papaya, and more grain. Easy to drink for an imperial golden ale. Interesting to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Can. Pours hazy light orange with white head. Aroma has some pleasant fruity notes and light malt backbone. Flavor is much the same, slightly hard to describe. Light, soft mouth feel with high carbonation. Overall, is OK.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheRealMGD (551) - Lakewood, Washington, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Can from World beers. Hazy orange-gold pour with a brief, short white head leaving little lace. Nose is fruity with citrus hops and a pilsener-like yeast and malt aroma. Medium body with light carbonation. Peaches, oranges, Hawai’ian sweet bread, pears and citrus hops. Finish is medium, pleasantly sweet and lightly bitter. I tend to like specialty grain ales as a nice change of pace, but perhaps not everyday beers. This one fits that pattern. Well worth a try.


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