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RATINGS: 415   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.


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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MeralKween (8) - - NOV 2, 2012
Nice aroma, beautiful gold cloudy color. Full yeast palatte, taste of hops, yeast and malts. Fantastic.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
crajun (974) - , Texas, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Not a fan. Bottle to glass. Slight fruit and grain in aroma. Taste was a letdown. Too much hops. Too strong not blended

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsordr (1113) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Draft sample pour avg gold with orange hue. Nose floral and fruit with sweet malt, juicy fruit. Taste bubble gum sweet up front then grainy malt. More of a floral finish

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thedm (4948) - Fort Wayne, USA - OCT 19, 2014
This draft brew from a restaurant poured a small sized head of foamy finely sized white colored bubbles that were mostly diminishing and left behind a no visible carbonation transparent light orange colored body and a fair lacing. . The crisp mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start mediumly tingly at the finish with a lingering hoppy aftertaste. The nice flavor contained notes of semi-sweet mild nut mild caramel mild wheat crisp hops and bread dough. A decent one that I would consider drinking again.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tillmac62 (214) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - OCT 16, 2014
BOD 7/10/14. Pours a hazy medium amber with an exceptional head, lacing and retention. Nice, but light, nose of sweet malt and Belgian yeast fruit (banana) over a light spice (clove). Almost medium bodied with a nice slick mouthfeel. Superb carbonation with a nice effervescent finish. The flavor profile is a bit complex, superbly balanced and reasonably intense. It begins with an effervescent rush of sweetness - biscuit malt and fruit - that yields to a mild bitterness. As the bitterness fades, rye flavor and its associated touch of spice come forward over a slightly phenolic note. The finish is somewhat crisp, a bit dry and the light bitterness lingers over a light sweetness with a clove phenolic note. Quite nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkurzynski (1540) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Orange amber pour. Nose of Belgian yeast, mild toasted malt, and faint rye. Flavor is mildly sweet and fruity with toasted malt and faint rye malt. Mild body boost from the oats. Pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwm1034 (650) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2014
DRAFT at Ten Penny in Pittsburgh. Pours foggy dark orange with thick head. Heavy sweet malt nose....full bodied with emphasis on rye....very tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rondphoto (2083) - 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 (3602) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
outlawskies (961) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie does not like. V. V. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (817) - Corvallis, Oregon, 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? Im having a surprisingly difficult time isolating the flavor for how big it is. Right up front. Im 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. Doesnt stand out to the extent that I would be buying a 4-pack over their other beers, but still great.


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