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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Odin’s Gift is a bold yet balanced filtered ruby colored ale that can be paired with a variety of great foods or enjoyed by itself. It is brewed in small hand-crafted batches with just the right amount of hops and juniper berries to deliver a unique and fresh aroma, flavor and finish. This is the more versatile beer in terms of its ability to pair with a wide variety of foods.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (4942) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Brown with cream head. Coffee, bitter, heavy roasted malts. Easy palate, roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, nice finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rederic (3058) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 31, 2014
22oz bottle, ruby, dark amber color, with a thick bubbly beige head. Nice toasted, caramel, biscuity, pale malty, light fruity jupiner berry nose with a faint dark bitter chocolate, bran muffin, light coffee, tobacco, tea leaf accent, with a faint english floral leafy, grassy, tobacco hoppy, toffee note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a grainy roasted, chocolate, toasted, biscuity malty, noble earthy english flowery tobacco, tea leaf, grassy, citrus hoppy character, with some spicy fruity juniper berry, mild coffee, burnt toast, toffee, dark bitter chocolate, faint nutty, tea, mint leaf, zesty lemon peel flavours, leading towards a fruity juniper berry, toffee, nutty, toasted, chocolate, roasted maltiness, earthy grassy, leafy, tobacco, citrus hop bitterness finish.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
matthewpiatt (3) - - AUG 15, 2014 does not count
This is a great dark amber. Pours perfectly and smells great. Chocolaty malt, and much lighter than I expected. The juniper berries add a nice twist to the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jandd1983 (2684) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 9, 2014
It poured a dark brown color with an off-white head. The aroma was of malts and some toast. The taste was of toast, minor hops and a little bitter. Thanks Hayduke!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (4080) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Pours amber with an off-white head. The aroma has biscuits, earthy British yeast, some juniper, nuttiness and smooth toast. It has a medium / light body with frothy sharp carbonation. The taste begins with a bit of astringency, toast, red fruits, woodiness (juniper?) and some toast. The finish is earthy, woody and some some fruitiness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
furthur (198) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Bottle pour, black walnut colored body, creamy head, fades. Aroma is malt. Taste is malt, wet dog, slight juniper, some hops. Body is ok, moderate carbonation. Nothing special.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1313) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Highly rated because better than the typical variety in this style. Very flavorful. Deviates from the style in the juniper berries, which work, and contribute a nice flavor to the beer. Good stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mintzmeet (221) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Dark color like concentrated ice tea. Smells like wet coffee grounds. Nice amber flavor but roasted chocolate malt and strong nuttiness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Davhgbrew (945) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Dark copper, light brown. Malty caramel aroma. Mostly dry and bitter with a strong malt backbone. Palate has a very drying effect. Body is full throughout. Middle and finish have a nutty flavor, but it finishes super dry...Almost difficult to imagine having a second one. Overall full flavored very dry malty ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (3423) - Eureka, California, USA - MAY 17, 2014
This was a joint tasting with Strykzone via Facebook Chat. Poured a copper color like ice tea made with 10 tea bags. White head. Nose of moderately roasted chocolate malts and some Noble hops. Medium body. Some, flowers, nuts, and spice in flavor. Juniper is the spice. The juniper is big in the finish.


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