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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
In the year of our lord 1675, there lived St. Citrus, known throughout all the land for his fresh flavor and harmony. Lo a Brotherhood was formed by those who carried his mantle and out Patersbier, a tradtional Belgian style ale, brewed to be "offered to the brothers on festive occasions". mark’s the celebratory collaboration between Pipeworks and 18th St. Brewery. Brewed with fresh citrus zest, Brotherhood is a tribute to the beautiful, delicious harmony of the Brotherhood of Brewers!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jstraw (1965) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 12, 2013
Draft at Jerry’s. Pale yellow with modest white head / Stylish nose of malo, cream, lemon, pineapple, and a little funky earthiness? / Light body, crisp and dry, just a hint of sweetness, somewhat creamy, excellent balance with good bitter finish / Dry, elegant flavors of lemon, pineapple, passion fruit, straw, clove, and coriander / A great, summery (I wish) session beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (11424) - Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Almost crystal clear pour with a nice foamy white head. The smell is citrus zest, yeasty spice, and subtle pale malt. The flavor is again spicy and phenolic with a nice bit of orange zest. A bitterness initially hits and mellows out as you go, it is pleasant and floral. It is a very zippy and effervescent brew, would be a great summer beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Bottle from the guys. Thanks! Pours a lightly hazed pale gold with a fluffy white head. Nose is really nice. Light white pepper notes with some candy and herbal hops. Clean malt notes. On tasting, lightly sweet with a crisp finish. Belgian character is present but on the lighter end. Some vanilla and pepper. Moderate bitterness. Super drinkable and a great table beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
peteinSD (1462) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Bottle from Zachary on BA - thanks! Pours a slightly hazy yellow with a bubbly froth of white foam. Aroms is clean wheat grain with citrus, slight tart, and a pleasant clove and spice aspect throught the finish. Taste has a nice bitterness up front with citrus, clove, some spices I cannot identify, and more bitterness into the finish. Clean, crisp mouthfeel. Very refreshing, flavorful beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (5839) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Aroma is citrus/lemon, yeast and an undercurrent of malts. The flavor is citrus (a hint of pulp to it in the texture), slightly sweet malts and a tart finish. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Another solid offering from Pipeworks- the more I taste from them the more impressed I get. This Belgian ale is an interesting offering, with yeasty and basement aromas on the nose. Pours medium yellow with a nice white foamy top, rather sticky and with great retention. At a sessionable ABV, I could have enjoyed this all evening.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (13426) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Bomber courtesy of Doodler (thanks Scott!) poured a hazy yellow with a lasting white head. Aromas of straw, lemon zest and light yeast. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw. lemon zest, yeast and a hint of pepper with a crisp dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drewbeerme (3917) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazed straw gold. Aroma citrus peel, spicy white pepper. Flavors white pepper, citrus peel, leather. Sweet but spicy finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chipalsa (1310) - Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2013
22oz. Bottle
Appearance - Hazy yellow, creamy head
Aroma - Floral hops, orange peel, aloe
Taste - Grapefruit, flower, sprite, yeast

This reminded me of Orval quite a bit. The citrus zest really gave off a tropical quality with bitter Belgian influences. Thanks for sharing this one, OmegaX.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OmegaX (1372) - Florida, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Cool brew here. Thanks for the hookup, playa. Poured out a slightly hazy yellow with a fizzy white head. Aroma is big lemon and citrus, like sprite, with some yeast and bread. Lightly spicy. A bit soapy. Flavor is big citrus, lemon/lime, some light bread and Belgian yeast, spice. Good stuff.

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