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RATINGS: 383   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   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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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jnkor (316) - Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Color is a dark brown/red with an off white head. Aroma is very light, but reminds me of candy sugar and Belgian yeast. Taste is sweet but bitter and acrid. The palate is not really smooth, with the high carbonation making this feel like higher than ABV than advertised.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jzzbassman (1508) - New Albany, Mississippi, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours amber with a nice white head. Aroma of banana and fresh dough. Bready and herbal, with a prickly carbonated finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3376) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUL 11, 2014
(bottle - 12 oz) Copper pour with an off-white head. Sweet malts with a nice dry rye undertone. Flavor is sweet and bready, almost like a rye bread with some slight molasses. Dry and crisp finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (638) - Georgia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Nice beer. Pretty amber. Sweet grains and grass in the nose. Taste brings more yeast and a dominant rye spice. Taste lots of the grain in there. Medium bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Swamp_Thing (34) - Florida, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Gorgeous pour, cloudy amber with creamy head. Aroma of banana citrus and biscuits. Middle is yeasty, lemon, hay and rye. The high carbonation carries through and lingers as the hops appear and the two finish together and last with some sticky rye sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TXBadger (1256) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Pours a nice amber color with slightly off-white head. Bread, wheat, and caramel malt on the palate, along with some toffee notes; follows onto the palate. Finishes with just a bit of spice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2422) - Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2014
[Tap] Light amber/darker golden pour with a fleeting fizzy head. Sweet breads and caramel in the nose. Lighter rye spice hints as well. The taste is of multigrain bread, with rye being the most prominent flavor note here and wheat hardly making an appearance. Mild grass and earthy hop notes as well. High carbonation. Dry and earthy finish. Pretty good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
r464 (1890) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Amber with a large and foamy off-white head. Smooth and balanced, hints of orange and malt leading to a bit of peppery spice and mild hops through the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (2540) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2014
Dark yellow (is that possible) pour from draft. White head. Apple and sweet aroma. Tastes very fruity - tropical but mostly apple. Strong tho. Enjoyable but a little sweet for my balls

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (328) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - APR 22, 2014
Bottle pour. Dark orange with a lot of cloudy head. Lemon and orange peel aroma. Definitely picking up the rye in this one. A lot of wheat and dark fruit. This is a very unique beer, and very memorable. Loved it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Khidr9 (3) - - APR 20, 2014 does not count
UPDATED: APR 21, 2014 Amber color rich thickly foamed head, citrus and pine notes, rye spice is evident, clean finish without lasting bitterness, carbonation is a little too strong Something mildly metallic


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