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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Our Aurochís Horn ale brewed with honey with rhubarb added.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RussianDragon (423) - - JUL 13, 2014
750 ml bottle shared by huhzubendah, thanks Matt. Pours a translucent orange color with single bubbles lining the rim. Aroma is nice: Brett and lacto notes give the illusion of this being a sour. Grapefruit, rhubarb and mild honey as well. Flavor is solid: grapefruit tang with hint of vegetal rhubarb upfront, honey sweetness along the middle, and tangy strawberry rhubarb pie in the finish. Very sweet, but not unpleasant. Syrupy thin mouthfeel, mild carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3209) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Pours a super hazy blonde with practically no head, but whatís there does manage to leave a little bit of lacing on the glass.

The aroma is floral and honey like, not unlike mead in a way. Itís sweet smelling but not overwhelmingly so and has a nice expression of tart fruit.

The flavor is oddly spicy with lots of nice tart rhubarb flavor & some honey sweetness. Nicely fruit forward, bright but at the same time sort of heavy... getís a little happy with alcohol flavor at moments, but I wouldnít say itís hot or boozy.

I sort of think this one would be considerably better if the carbonation was more snappy... not often that a mouthfeel keeps a beer from greatness, but in this case I feel like it needed more liveliness... but itís really really tasty beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2427) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle sampled at RBSG. From notes. Rhubarb and honey. Medium tart. This is a very good beer. Glad I found one to bring home.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nuplastikk (4321) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 7, 2013
750ml bottle. Hazy, glowing orange-tan. Foamy, patchy head. Pungent apricot, persimmon, and rhubarb aroma. A very tasty beer, mellow on the palate..has a mead-like feel at times. Tangy finish. Interesting beer, well executed, quality product.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcwattsrugger (11078) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 1, 2013
@RBSG-MinniĖ1 yr old 750-thanks Joe-thin white-hazy yellow. A-sharp sour rhubarb. T-sharp sour rhubarb, followed by sweet lt/med malt, sugar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
undsioux7 (794) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Nice rhubarb tartness up front with some hint and strawberry. There is a sweetness that borders on cloying and a thick mouthfeel that is the only thing that takes away from what is otherwise a great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - AUG 22, 2013
Bottle from AV3, Not digging, strawberry rhubarb and alcohol aroma. Taste is very sweet strawberry and vinous, bit too sweet atm.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6239) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Bottle:   Thick amber, a bit fiery and hazy, small sudsy off-white head, little lacing.   Solid Rhubarb nose, both sweet and tart, but mostely tart.   Sweet Rhubarb up front, quickly turning very tart (almost sour) on the backside.   I am so used to this flavor being accompanied by Strawberries, from my moms desserts, but this one lives up to its description "brewed with honey with rhubarb added".   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Finishes with a slightly sweet Rhubarb, along with some honey.   Really surprised this is 10%!   A little weird, but also very respectable for something so different.   Thanks Bob!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Steasy66 (861) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Golden. Slightly tart aroma. Weird sweetness doesnít go well with the rhubarb. Really hate this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7121) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 20, 2013
750mL bottle. Poured clear, brighter orange with a short-lived white head. The aroma picked up apple cider and rhubarb sourness plus peppery notes over sweet honey and some berries.. warmer honey and earthy notes emerged as it warmed.. smelled like it was going to be quite sour. The flavor found sweet honey, vanilla, and raspberry at the core, with vinegary notes, cloves, and a touch of metal around.. picked up a lot of tasty rhubarb on the long, dry, belly-warming finish. Medium-plus bodied and quite sour on the palate.. very dry too.. there was a whole helluva lot going on, and a lot of it was really good, but Iím on the fence about whether it worked for me.

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