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Oldarki
Brewed at Castelain

Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Lons, France

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 2.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed for Brasserie Oldarki
http://www.oldarki.fr

Made with Patxaran (a Basque liquor made with maceration of blackthorn in anise liquor).


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kopher (592) - New York, USA - APR 18, 2010
pours a pink-orange, pinkish fizzy head. aroma is herbs and malt and honey. flavor is similar plus vegetables. it’s a bit thin with a rough texture and bitter vegetable finish overall it’s ok, almost astringent though.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
LeMat (19) - FRANCE - AUG 16, 2009
White head and a amber body. Aroma are too light for me, but taste ok. Maybe it was the end of the barrel while carbo was quiet flat

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 18, 2009
Having never consumed patxaran, I am a little bit handcuffed with this rating, but here goes. It is an effervescent pink-accented amber colour. There’ s a hint of pink in the head as well. The footy, dusty aroma is both floral and fruity. Firm, malty palate with slight berryish note and light florals. Finishes with a creamy, sweet mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - JUN 11, 2009
Bottle at Sous-Bock. Lovely red-amber color with thick white head. Fresh fruity, almost lagered aroma with bright wild berry notes. Clean, creamy mouthfeel. Super smooth. Has some medicinal qualities but mellow. Berries linger on the tongue. Interesting beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (11069) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 28, 2009
Bottle at Académie De La Bière. Amber color with fluffy white head and chunks! Chunks are a plus. Fruits of all kinds and malt for aroma. Med. body with mild carbonation. Hint of sour. Apple, berry, caramel and nuts. Finishes towards dry. Didn’t get anise. Try this!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Svesse (6157) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 25, 2009
(Draught at White Horse, Parson’s Green, London, 17 Apr 2009) Dark reddish amber colour with brief, white head. Fruity, malty nose with dark fruit, herbs and hints of plums. Fruity, malty taste with notes of crystal malts, plums and nuts. Medium body, low bitterness, fairly dry. A bit weird but defintely decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2008
From tap at a bar opposite ONeal in Paris. Pours hazy orange with a collapsing white head. aroma is mild citric and malty. Light citric flavoured to a mild caramel malt base. light spiced and mild bitter into the finish. Light and delicate.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (14552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 18, 2008
Bottle at Le Sous-Bock, Paris
The bottle kept spitting foam for 30 minutes; it pours a dark amber color, with a lot of small particles in it; it has obviously a very big head. The aroma is strange, it can be a mix of herbs and lemonade. Medium body structure, with some residual sweetness, but no special flavor. The Patxaran (whatever it is), may be detected in the aftertaste. Very ordinary, smooth, sweetish beer, with a strange touch.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (4816) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2007
From bottle at Le Sous-Bock, Paris. Hazy, burgundy with a good tan head. Fruity aroma with hints of spices. Refreshing prune flavours, balanced by bitter spices. Fizzy. Interesting and enjoyable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hildigöltur (5103) - København, DENMARK - APR 11, 2007
Bottled. Brownish amber coloured. Some notes of prunes in the aroma and in the flavour. Rather light and fruity. Some spicy notes.


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