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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Ale brewed with Lemon Peel and infused with Espresso
Giddy Up is a delicious juxtaposition of coffee, sustainably grown in Brazil and espresso-roasted locally, pressed into an ale with the deep color of a copper cowboy kettle. First whiff is full of sweeet caramel, toffee, latte. Then, a hint of lemon scone flavor from the addition of lemon peel. Body is creamy, resonant of espresso, yet the finish is bright, even a bit frisky. An ale to git along with...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nuplastikk (5794) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 11, 2013
12oz bottle. Amber-brown, filtered, garnet body. Steady off-white head. A lemon coffee beer, huh. The medium body is decent enough, but the in yoru face artificial flavors are kind of off putting. Tastes like a pretty good, easy going coffee beer that got spiked by a little lemon flavoring...which of course heavily detracts. Someone should really ban NG from the flavor additives for awhile...this is another beer unfortunately tweaked, but not into oblivion..still enjoyable...grew on me a lot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeneugs (5814) - Livermore, California, USA - OCT 11, 2013
12 oz. bottle. It pours a a dark reddish orange color with an off white head. The aroma is decidedly coffee forward with some cocoa and hints of vanilla. The flavor is big with lukewarm coffee, some citrus and a bit on the acidic side with not much else. Nice effort, but not real exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rougeau13 (2619) - Richmond, Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Clear brownish amber with a small beige head. Coffee and toasted nuts aroma. Taste is malty with some nutty and coffee flavors; barely sweet and just a little bit more than that bitter. Aftertaste kind of cola-like. Medium bodied and a little dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
improvjock (327) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with almost no head. Aroma of fresh coffee grounds, toffee, and roastyness. A little creamy, but kind of thin. Flavor is coffee, roasted malts, and slightly acidic. Not bad, really

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chuckstout (331) - Washington, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Hints of espresso in the aroma. Pours a hazy brown/red with an off white head and good lacing. Lots of coffee with a nutty character and a medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlihcsnatas (624) - Texas, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Brown ale with the destinct smell of coffee. Looks almost like carbonated coffee too. Taste is mostly coffee with some caramel lurking in there. Never noticed the lemon the bottle said was in there but donít know that I really wanted to have lemon in my coffee so it was all good. Really good breakfast beer (yep drank them after eating my eggs and bacon). Hope to see this one come out in 6 packs so I dont have to keep buying samplers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 5, 2013
On tap @ New Belgium. Brown pour with a white head. Big coffee aroma. Toast, light roast, and sweet sugar. Slight creaminess. Nice creamed coffee flavor. Roast, toast, and brown sugar. Slight nuttiness. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
theothermatt (286) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - SEP 29, 2013
12oz bottle, pours a dark brown with a bit of light passing through the bottom of the glass. Aroma is coffee and chocolate and am unable to smell any lemon. Light mouth with sweet coffee and a bit of tartness balancing out the back end. Itís unique.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (5773) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Location: 12 oz bottle from a Specís, 9/24/13

Aroma: The aroma is a mix of coffee and toffee malts with some lemon zest
Appearance: It pours a reddish-brown color with a tan-brown head and average lace
Flavor: Flavor-wise, the mix is the same, it is malty, with some coffee, and lemon too
Palate: The body is light-medium, not watery at all, and it has a decent overall feel
Overall Impression: This one delivers what is describes in the description. It doesnít sound like it would work well at all, but it kind of does. Odd and interesting. Worth trying too, just not necessarily 100% my cup of tea...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (13404) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan had. Aromas of coffee, carmel, toated malt and a hint of citrus. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of coffee, carmel, light roastiness and a hint of citrus with a crisp lingering coffee finish.

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