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Brewed by Muskoka Brewery
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Bracebridge, Canada

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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Each year the tempered thaw of Muskoka winter gives rise to new and strange creations. Legends date back to the 1800ís when lumberjacks and fur traders took to the woods and ecnountered the mysterious culture and wildlife in the unknown Northern region. Today, we echo our ancestorsí quest and have unearthed this seasonís most distinct offerings. The culmination of these ingredients rests in the LEGENDARY MUSKOKA SPRING ODDITY brew.

We invite you to Release The Legend.

Ingredients: Pure Muskoka Water, Heather Tips, Juniper Berries, Sweet Orange Peel Shavings, North American Malts, Noble Hops, Belgian Yeast and Belgian Candi Sugar.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gramity (1301) - Edmonton, Alberta, - NOV 2, 2012
After allowing the foam to dissipated, the aroma is clear Belgian yeast and herbs. The taste is orange hop oil, orange peel, chamomile and other herbs, coriander, dill. OK drinkability. Interesting, though not something I could have for a while. Beige head on medium yellow body.Smooth mouthfeel.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (4713) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2014
Bottled @ ZZT 9, small sample. Slight hazy golden color, short head. Flowery, spicy, cardamom, nutty. Slight bitter. Belgian spiced blonde beer. Quite nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (6409) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2014
Bottle @ ZZT 9 thanks to Dutchdrebus. Opaque yellow color, small white head. Canít smell anything due to the hayfever goddamn. Taste malts, a bit yeasty, some hops, a bit bitter. Donít know why, maybe because I canít get the aroma good enough due to the hayfever, but Iím not too impressed. Medium body and carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (1155) - ís-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2014
Pours a golden slightly unclear beer with a good white head. Smells sweet herbs, brown sugar. Tastes sweet, bit caramel. Average carbo, medium body and a sticky texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (5267) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 22, 2014
75 cl bottle @ Timo A.
Pours clear golden color with a small. Aroma of resinous notes, yeast, dark fruits and toffee. Sweet caramel malts, resin, yeast, spices, earth and boozy notes. Refreshing and clean nice brew.
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (4944) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 22, 2014
75 cl bottle @ Timo A, no freshness info
Aroma has fruity notes and soapy apricot. Flavour has some moldy tones. Also fruits, apricot and soapy tones. Refreshing, a Belgian clone well done. The moldy tones are not nice though. Gets better with yeast added.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (3069) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 22, 2014
750ml bottle @ Timo A., thanks!

Pours clear golden with a smooth white head. Aroma of sweet fruitness, esthery notes, orange peel, spices, bubblegum, yeast and maltiness. Taste is smooth, sweetish and yeasty with some orange peel notes, spices, berries and alcohol. Finish is sweet, sticky and malty with some yeastiness, sweet fruitness and orange peel notes. Okay, quite sweet and sticky Belgian blonde.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (3234) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 8, 2014
750ml bottle. Hazy, orangey deep golden colour with small to average, frothy, diminishing, off-white head. Sweet-ish, fruity yeasty and slightly spicy aroma, hints of orange and orange zest, a peppery yeasty touch, herbal overtones. Taste is moderately sweet malty and fruity, surpressed by dry herbal and zesty notes, a spicy, peppery yeasty touch. Well balanced, multifaceted, but overall mild in character.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdobbs (286) - New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 22, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 26, 2013 Big baked banana, bready banana bread. Bigger body. Smooth, crisp, lighter carbonation. Lightly soft and tingly. More dry finish. Nice light spicy, zesty, sweet taste. Light nice alcohol warmth, moderate bitter. Little pineapple juice. Very tasty stuff... Odd indeed, though

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (4527) - Ohio, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle shared by drsordr at Natifest. Pours a hazy yellow golden color with a large fluffy white head that leaves good lacing. The aroma and flavor have herbs and spices, grass, some sweetness, yeast, mild fruitiness. One of the better ones picked up during his travels.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strangebrewer (793) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 2, 2013
bottle. Poured hazy amber with thin white head. Moderately spicy aroma, sour citrus and yeast. Medium body with a prickly dry mouthfeel. Floral flavour with peppery hops and a yeasty note.


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