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RATINGS: 438   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rondphoto (2549) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - OCT 14, 2014
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Cloudy dark amber with a bubbly 1" off-white head, cobwebs of lace. Solid, robust aroma of grain. Taste is a marvelous combination of grains, caramel, and dry earth that become more bitter as they float smoothly through the palate to a lingering sweet and bitter finish. A truly remarkable brew - highly recommended.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SHIG (3791) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle: Poured burnt orange with huge two finger frothy off white. Aroma is hops and spices. Taste is mixed grain and wheat, some spice and malt.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (983) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Pours an orangish-yellow with a cm of off-white head. moderate coarseness, diminishes moderately-to-slowly. Aroma is yeast, bit of sweet scone (with a hint of raw sugar) Slight lemongrass. Body is medium-light, watery, with a fine, creamy carbonation. No burn. Flavor is lemon-grass, leafy hops, bit of sap resin, tea? I’m having a surprisingly difficult time isolating the flavor for how big it is. Right up front. I’m going to go with a hint of black tea under a grassy hop flavor... and well infused bitterness. Overall, another very nice offering from Ommegang. Doesn’t stand out to the extent that I would be buying a 4-pack over their other beers, but still great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Headbanger (3472) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - OCT 9, 2014
12oz bottle 10/9/14 (Binny’s Naperville)-42° in Shaker-Pours amber with a huge off white head. Aroma of citrus and hops. Taste of the same with some grains coming thru. This medium bodied brew is well balanced and quite tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (2901) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - OCT 8, 2014
On tap at Falling Rock. Amber-orange and hazy appearance with a white head. Aroma of rye, wheat, light spices, herbs, yeast, bready malts and light hops. Similar flavor, everything comes together well. Medium body with a nicely balanced finish. Pretty tasty overall.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
two7offsuit (292) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Pours orange with a thick off white head. Aromas of citrus and earthy hops. Balanced flavor of malt, virus, and mild hops.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bwa5879 (772) - Portage, Michigan, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Healthy orange, very effervescent and slightly cloudy pour with a few inches of offwhite head. Strong citrus and creamy aroma, zesty rind and belgian yeast aroma, strong lemon, pepper and clove, fresh sawed cedar. Lively carbonation, mouthfeel is lighter and fluffy, dry crisp finish. Taste is overall strong grain and belgian yeast; lemon, peppercorn, grain bill is robust with barley and wheat presence, cantelope, hints of rye. Really nice zesty robust belgian.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fatehunter (1478) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Pours two fingers of head on a cloudy straw colored body. The aroma is honey, grain and spice. Pretty nice. The taste has a complex and balanced profile. Moderate doses of grapefruit bitter and honey sweet. The texture is crisp. Enjoyable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oscbert (1088) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 25, 2014
~rich bready malts with caramel, raisin, earthy, leather, candy. ~pours a cloudy amber with thicky mousy head that last. ~Sweet malty aroma, slightly sour, cherries, fig and raisin with caramel bread and spice. Well balanced. ~meidum bodied with very high CO2, prickly, lingering earthy finish. ~Excellent beer. Complex and very well balanced. Love the combo of malt and yeast character.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skmikeg (1123) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Pours a amber-orange with a one finger off white head with nice lacing. Aroma is of toasted malts, spicy rye, pine, earthy hops, sweet malts, caramel, and some bread malts. Taste is pretty similar to the aroma. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi dry, slighty bitter, medium finish. Overall, a pretty nice fall ale.


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