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

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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   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 1800’s 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 ancestors’ quest and have unearthed this season’s 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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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mnurda (1124) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, - MAY 18, 2013
Bottled sample from mlcc. Beautiful looking beer. Nice head. Very bubbly. Lots of hops Great Belgian strong ale


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hidden_Pooch (295) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - AUG 27, 2014
They should have never put this beer in a box. The box automatically over hypes the beer and gets your hopes up too much. Not that it is a bad beer, it just isn’t a standout in my mind. Pours a hazy peach colour with a quickly dissipating head. Aroma is of basement, wheat and honey. Taste is pretty complex with hints of banana, booze, honey, apple, and gum. Has a medium heavy body with low carbonation and a tingly feeling left in your mouth. Quite quaffy for how strong it is, but all those fun ingredients didn’t do too much for this brew.

2.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Atheist_Peace (944) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 21, 2014
Clear amber pour with a very quick head that leaves no lace at all...no, wait, there’s a few bubbles clinging to one edge of the glass. Nose has some bready yeast, spice and candied fruit. There’s a real kerosene note on the palate on top of some spice and faint fruit. There’s something very sharp in the finish and the alcohol warmth isn’t altogether pleasant. There’s almost a burn in the long finish. I’d pass on this a second time. Gah.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MunBro (331) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014
This beer is not for me. Has lots of wine/boozy fruit notes and stone fruit flavours. Tastes like it was aged in an oak barrel or something out of sync with the other flavours as well.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (3887) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle - Malty stone fruit. Hazy orange with a thin white head. Stone fruit, boozy sweetness and a long finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gerbeer (1736) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
750 ml bottle. Vintage 2013, labelled Legendary Muskoka Oddity. Pours a bright amber with moderate head and lots of carbonation. Aromas of candied fruit, orange peel, and resin/esters. Similar sweet flavors with a buttery finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
PriorL (1760) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle at RBSG 2014. Thx to everyone for sharing today’s bottles! APPEARANCE:clear blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: chemical, bad. TASTE: chemical, bad

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThirstyBird (1519) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUL 8, 2014
Pours a hazy brilliant gold color with white ring. The smell is wort, citrus. The taste is fruit, sweet malt, caramel. The body is medium and sticky with mild carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete (1271) - BELGIUM - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle @ RBBSG, 2014. Thanks travlr! Orange colour, white foam. Medium carbonation. Spicy with soft malty notes. Sweet, light hoppy aftertaste. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Karol (628) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 6, 2014
Vintage 2013 bottle bought at the LCBO in toronto/Canada. Jarred pears aroma no doubt! Amazing. Color is hazy orange golden. Taste is like a fruity Duvell. Very close to a standard Belgian ale or tripple. Overall a very very good beer!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
77ships (3689) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 6, 2014
750 ml. bottle sampled @ RBBSG III. Thanks to travlr! Cool label. Golden, white head. Doesn’t smell okay to me, lactic, this yeasty, sour, citrus, soap. Tastes of thick old chunky yeast, plaster, lactic, spoiled yoghurt, artificial citrus. Thick yeast, this doesn’t feel alright to me.


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