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RATINGS: 477   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Scythe & Sickle Harvest Ale is brewed with barley, wheat, oats and rye. Scythe and sickle is a seasonal brew that celebrates the richness of the grain harvest. Brewed with barley, wheat, oats and – in a nod to traditional upstate New York grains – rye, this fine ale is malty and creamy on the palate. The flavors of the grains and earth shine through. Enjoy the refreshment of the season and joys of fine brewing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Larry_Duffman (387) - - NOV 2, 2015
I poured it from the bottle into a glass. It pours a cloudy copper color with a huge off-white head and lacing. The aroma is yeast, rye, pepper, and spice. The taste is a combination of breads with an emphasis on rye, pepper, and Belgian yeast. The palate is creamy with the carbonation on the back end. This was nice and flavorful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlackBeerPG (367) - Darien, Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Taste: complex,grains of rye, barley, and wheat notes. Woody and spices with a hop presence. Grain rich nose. Mostly clear and dark amber in color. Medium body and a big foamy head with nice ringed lace. A solid fall harvest ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinfull (1460) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Hazy , amber color . Big , long-lasting , off-white head. Intense aroma of grains with hint of yeasts. Smooth , malty taste with decent bitterness at the end. Semidry finish , grainy aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mbgrayson (726) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - OCT 22, 2015
Pours a cloudy amber, with a long lasting tan head. Aroma of malts. Taste is Marzen-like, malts and grains. Smooth and a bit creamy. A very nice fall brew. Thumbs up.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stine (1761) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 20, 2015
Insipid orange, mostly clear. Floral perfume and herbal soap aroma, green peppercorns, chlorine. Fragrant mint character, mingling with chemicals, herbal rye components. Zesty, cooling flavor with more florals and peppermint, lemon oils. Softly spicy and distantly sweet, with a fair amount of banana, sweet dough and clove filling in the dense middle. The arduous palate texture highlights the wheat characteristics here, offering a pairing of difficult sweetness and searing carbonation. Soapy house character seems constantly prevalent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomthompson89 (1980) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 16, 2015
Copper colour, beige head. Nose is hoppy with some yeasty notes. Interesting but underwhelming. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (5635) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 15, 2015
12oz bottle from Xroads. Poured a bright amber with a creamy light beige head. Aroma of dough, yeast, nut shell, banana peel, bubble gum, old oranges. Medium mouthfeel with stronger carbonation. Flavor of grain husks, sweet dough, touch of orange peel, banana peel, bubblegum and yeast. The house yeast really shines through on this one.
Earlier Rating: 9/29/2012 Total Score: 3.3
12 oz bottle from Canal’s Hainesport. Poured a very clear deep amber body with a larger bubbly off white head that leaves spotty lace and pools of foam on the edges. Aroma is odd with lots going on, initial burst is sour wet bread followed by a hint of butter followed buy nut shells, earth some rye spiceness and butter toasted wheat bread along with Belgian yeast. Thin watery body with very strong carbonation that almost stings your throat. Falvor is much like the aroma with lots of grain notes all accented with a touch of butter and some belgian yeast. Odd but good in a weird way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
spokeydonkey (87) - Albany, New York, USA - OCT 14, 2015
Hazy copper ale with a white head fading to lace. LIght belgian character: pear and pepper notes. Some spice from the rye and earthy hops to back it up. Very drinkable beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Westchesterco (1831) - mclean, Virginia, USA - OCT 9, 2015
On draft at the brewery it is a cloud orange color with a slight head. The aroma is cloves and the taste is a slight bitter orange flavor

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (6274) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - OCT 9, 2015
On draft at the brewery. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Light banana nose. Flavors of tropical fruits. Light bitter finish.
Earlier Rating: 9/15/2013 Total Score: 3.7
From a 12 oz bottle. Pours a hazy copper with a thick white head. Yeasty nose. Flavors of bread dough and light citrus. Very tasty.

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