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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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The Pipeworks Reliquary contains some of the most heralded and legendary artifacts known across the land. The bone fragments from the mythical horned beast of lore, remnants from the Local 1675 conquest of Brewerania, and the grand icons of those who aided in our path to glory are but a few of the relics we hold dear. The bottle you now hold is a hybrid ale brewed with American Malt, Belgian yeast and hops from Australia, New Zealand, and the US.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
efdejesus (93) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2013
22 oz poured into snifter. Aromas of yeast and some citrus hops. Mouthfeel medium. Taste of hops and yeast. Complex. Alcohol barely detectable for 9%. Very nice


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones (5329) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 25, 2014
bottle, somewhat murky orange pour, medium to fuller bodied. belgian yeast, some bubblegum/cotton candy, light pot pourri, orange zest, citrusy bitterness, some tropical/stone fruit notes, verynice

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (4475) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2013
Sampled at esbls. Hazed golden. A funky odd foam that resembles clouds. Big malts and lighter citrus in the aroma. Tartness than expected. Big malts. Tangerine and more fomplexity in the hops. Big alcohol.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheHOFF43 (1670) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Bottle. Not really sure what the style is suppose to be. Taste upfront is an IPA but its mixed with some Belgian. Smooth, creamy and overall solid.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
914sig (7) - New York, USA - JUN 3, 2013 does not count
exactly is what it is, to the fullest flavor. Looks like a Belgian when its poured, and sits perfectly in the glass with a nice white head. For 9 ABV it goes down smooth. Truly one of my favorites

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boothead (26) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Aroma is light and hard to pin down. Coppery in pour. Sweet taste with bitter aftertaste. Oily on the palate. I’d like to like it more, but the taste is not my favorite.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jstraw (1900) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Muddy amber with whispy, creamy off-white head, light legs / Big 2ipa nose of pine, citrus, caramel, weed / Full body, malty with biting hops, some sweetness, big, bitter finish / Rich, but somewhat cooked flavors of grapefruit, orange peel, cut pine, soap, caramel, chamomile / Not picking up any Belgian aspect - my guess is that the big hops overwhelm any Belgian subtleties, but a decent double ipa.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ccex (891) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Bomber pours a hazy golden orange with small white head and slight lacing. Aroma has lots of apricots, Belgian yeast, pine resin, and some citrus hops. Taste is slightly bitter with some sweet malts in the middle and a long dry finish. Body is medium with light carbonation. Mouthfeel is sticky, with alcohol very well hidden. Another delightful one from Pipeworks.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2216) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - MAY 5, 2013
22oz bomber poured into a snifter. Pours a slightly cloudy dark orange with minimal 2white head. Aroma is heavily citrus with some apricot and a little belgian yeast. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Citrus and dried apricots with a hint of pine and a little cotton candy on the end. Medium bodied with a slightly sticky texture. Sofr carbonation and a super long finish. Overall, great. Boozy in a good way. I would gladly drink this again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rxeight (1041) - Illinois, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Hoppy and smooth. Really sweet. Didnt get any beligian from it. Good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brian60625 (732) - Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2013
22 ounce bottle for about $11. This one sits in a purgatory... Pretty good, but it didn’t break into my upper tier within the style. It was a lot at once and a tad muddled. Aroma was piney, some soap, and bold, grapefruit hops shackled with some equally aggressive malt fumes. Appearance is a dark yellow-orange, moderately carbonated, average amount of head, slightly opaque. Taste is hibiscus, pepper, more of that grapefruit and soapiness that transforms into drinkable hops as it warms up. Palate is medium bodied, moderate carbonation, drinkable despite the high abv weight class. Overall, not bad but sorta spastic and unimpressionable. I liked it, but I hesitate over buying it again.


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