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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Bronze Winner at GABF:
Category: 10 Specialty Honey Lager or Ale

Bronze: Orange Blossom Pilsner, Unique Beers, Orlando, FL

A honey beer using 30% Orange Blossom Honey. The yeast ferments the sugar in the honey and leaves behind a dry, crisp beer with a delicate orange blossom and honey character.

Contract brewed for Unique Beer Inc. Recipe of brewer, Tom Mounch.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
deaconmike (443) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - JUL 23, 2013
Bottle. Clear gold with thin white head; no lacing. Aroma is yeast and funk. Taste is slight sweet, a bit of the honey comes through. Also a grainy corn taste. Body is light and well carbonated. Didn’t really enjoy this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bygers (1100) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 21, 2016
Bottle 0,33l. Pours a dark golden colour. Aromas of grain and raw honey. Taste of malts and hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (7034) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 1, 2015
Can (Sep 2015 canning). Head is initially small, frothy, white, mostly/fully diminishing. Body is medium to dark yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (grain), lightly hoppy (flowers), with notes of DMS and honey. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, slightly unclean. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Simple and dirty.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
killroy (95) - BULGARIA - NOV 15, 2015
Golden color with short with head. Hint of honey in the aroma. Malt, honey and some flowers, crispy taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charule (1981) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 22, 2015
On tap in Fl. Poured amber gold with min head. Aroma sweet honey. Light carb med bod. Taste sweet honey amber ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jcr (2461) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - OCT 6, 2015
Can. Clear light amber body with a short, off-white head. Aroma of honey, caramel, raw grain, straw. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes moderately sweet and lightly bitter. Thin to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Honey taste that’s sweet from start to finish. But then there’s grain and corn in the background.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jgb9348 (5323) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Golden coloured body with a hint of an orange highlight and a dense three centimetre tall just off-white head. Aroma of honey, earth, malt, cardboard and a bit of unfinished yeast. Light-bodied; Malt noticeable up front with some light cardboard and some mellow metallic and floral notes, but some more aggresive honey and sweetness at the end. Aftertaste shows some of the malt and metal with some yeast coming through, but the honey is by far the most dominant, but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Overall, a light and sweet beer that shows well for the style and for the reason to drink it (hot outside and a you want a light beer). I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased from Knightly Spirits (Orange Blossom Trail) in Orlando, Florida yesterday on 01-October-2015 for US$1,99 sampled in my hotel room (WDW Swan) on 01-October-2015 just after arriving!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ljthiessen (972) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 21, 2015
Can, thanks cards04. Golden amber pour with a thin white head. Aroma is a little malty with floral and subtle honey notes. Flavour is much the same, plus a touch of citrus. Too sweet to be really enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cards04 (2509) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 3, 2015
Pours a dark golden. Aromas of grain and raw honey. Nice malt and hop balance. Crisp and pretty decent for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
northropfrye (2972) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 1, 2015
Thanks cards04. Crystal orange body, fizzy white head, not much retention or lacing. Sweet candy orange aroma. Taste is also quite sweet, has a sugary taste like Welch’s Grape Juice, a bit of breadiness, syrup, all kind of watery though. Smooth palate, not much pep.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sjohnh (594) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2015
Amber colour - dark for a Pilsner. Light body, well carbonated. No particularly strong flavour - a bit of malt, some sweetness that could be honey and some fruit that could be orange. OK.

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