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Rapscallion Premier

Serve in Snifter, Tulip


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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Rapscallion Premier is a deep golden Belgian-inspired ale. The flavor is a mixture of sweetness with some fruity undertones, spiciness, and a light, underlying bitterness.

gbzia's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gbzia (195) - Cedar Knolls, New Jersey, USA - OCT 4, 2002
Nice flavor and aroma. I wouldn’t class this as a strong ale as Dann P is not trying for a specific profile but rather to create an "American Artisinal" beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bbbeer (745) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 27, 2012
On tap. Golden red with small white head. Aroma grassy hops, some wood and bourbon. Medium body, slight alcohol, a little sticky then dries out. Flavors up front sweet caramel and warming presence, some spices, citrusy hop finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18711) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2012
Keg at Moe’s, Lee, MA. Pours clear, rich gold with a foamy, white head. Floral hops in the nose, some yeast. Light to medium sweet flavor, nice and bitter. Tons of floral bitterness, light grass, dough, light candi sugar. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Dries lightly in the finish, with notes, with lightly toasted sugar, grass, flowers. Seems just slightly watery, but overall very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2011
On tap at Sunset Grill. Served in a tulip. Pours a moderately-hazy light golden color with a good white head and a bit of lacing as it makes its way down the glass. Thin cap nearly throughout. The nose brings forward some light banana, a bit of yeast, and a light grainy presence. Nothing too complex, but everything fits together quite well. The flavor falls along the same lines. The banana was light and carried the rear, while the more forward flavors were a bit of other yeastiness as well as a pervasive presence of grain. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Pretty decent. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 03-22-2011

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hayduke (4947) - Eureka, California, USA - MAR 18, 2011
On draft at The Ale House in Amesbury , MA. Poured a light orange with a white head. Nose of malts and other odd aromas. Medium body and light mouthfeel. Flavor is spicy with lots of malt. Kind of an odd tasting beer, but drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40837) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
From tap at Sunset Grill. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is roasted malty and phenolic. Spiced and phenolic. Dry malty and slight yeasty. Dry phenolic finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 22, 2010
In short: A inoffensively bland slightly citrusy golden ale. Meh
How: Tap at Pour Farm, New Bedford, MA
The look: Almost clear golden blonde body topped by a white ring of foam
In long: The very light nose is a bit citrusy. In the mouth I got bready malts, some citrus fruits, some wet grass. A little tartness. No bitterness to speak of. Carbonation is very active. An inoffensive beer for the mass. I spent only one night in this beer wasteland, extremely boring and very ugly town called New Bedford, MA. And by the end of the night I wished I was running a business making ashtrays made out of human skulls.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
Blakebecca (2) - Alabama, USA - MAY 19, 2010 does not count
Pint on draft - Pale red to golden, sweet, fruity, lighter flavor. Perhaps trying to emulate a Belgian style. Good session beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (5468) - Nueva York, New York, USA - MAY 16, 2010
Big City Allston tulip ($5.25): The bartender poured it without a head, so I can’t comment on that aspect. The beer is a translucent red color. Sweet malty and cherryish aroma. Some Belgian notes are there, but not in full force. Tastes kind of sweet. The high alcohol is covered by the sugar I would assume. Mild hop presence and some bitterness throughout. Pretty fruity tasting. Good, but as others have said, far from great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (7560) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 13, 2010
Sampled at Sunset Grill Allston. Pours a hazy yellow with some frothy white head. Fruity aroma, lightly sweet, light citrus. Flavor is malty, citrus, bread, a little sugar. Finish is medium bodied. Nothing wrong, per se, but completely forgettable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheGent (656) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAY 6, 2010
Was nice to have this on tap in Boston even though it is made in Western MA where I am from. This light orange beer had a slight head in my pint glass. The aroma was sweet but also a bit estery and like peptic. Fruity and smooth taste witha bit of hop bitter, Nice middle of the road beer

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