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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Sip the Divine Bovine

Ale brewed with natural flavors and spices


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1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
zoelester (23) - Stockbridge, Georgia, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Kind of an odd tasting beer. No real chai tea taste. A little bit if a bitter after taste.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9520) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Draft... Pours black with a brief, khaki head. Aroma-wise, Red Brick is trying to subtle me to death here. I LOVE chai. LOVE IT! I wanted this beer to be the dark ale equivalent. I Wanted in-my-face chai. Nope. Hardly any chai spices in the aroma or flavor. The base beer is roasty and charred accompanied by a hint of blackstrap molasses. Medium to full-bodied and mildly oily with stinging carbonation. The flavor is espresso-roast coffee and black patent malt. This isnít all that sweet. In fact, thereís near-perfect balance here. Crisp, carbonic, dry finale. Average stout. This doesnít have the body of an oatmeal stout or the sweet flavor of a milk stout. Cleanly brewed, but meh.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubbleflubber (1853) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Pours a deep oily black, with a light head that reduces quickly to a tiny ring of bubbles. The nose is of nice pie spices. Flavors of chai tea are there, indeed, and mix with a semi-sweet dark chocolate back. The finish closes in on the warm pie spice notes. Luckily, the lactose is held in check to let the spiced-tea accents work well with the chocolate and light roasted malt contingencies. Medium-bodied, with a complex flavor palate, this goes down well in the cold months of winter, or drinkable enough with enough activity in the mouth to last all year round. Decent experiment here!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pumpmaster (1144) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - APR 11, 2014
12 ounce bottle purchased at Total Wine Pembroke Pines, FL for $5.99/6-pack. Very good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
burg326 (3880) - Florida, USA - APR 9, 2014
Poured a black color with aromas of tea, earth, light roast and a touch of lactose. Flavors are the same decent milk stout up front but a weird tea and chai aftertaste. That mix did not work for me.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nekronos (3646) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 28, 2014
INteresting taste there. Very nice taste of stout and fine thick features. Some weird thin tea hint was.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjgmd (1510) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark black color with no real head. Nose is spicy and malty. Taste is sweet with a strong chai flavor, drinks quite easily. Finish is sweet with lingering spice and herbal flavors. Worth trying but not for a repeat. Quaff Score 7 / 10

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zgaier (1461) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Pours brown with a brown head and aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, and spices. Taste is rosaty and smooth, of roasted malt, milk chocolate, spices, vanilla and chai notes with a spicy, burnt finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonusWagner (1625) - Florida, USA - FEB 22, 2014
An interesting take on the style, with light cinnamon notes and hints of vanilla chai. Creamy body. Flavors arenít all right, but itís pretty easy to drink.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (4541) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Black pour with a thin sticky beige head. The nose is great, with sweet chocolaty nuttiness, caramel, and something like pumpkin and something herbal. Taste is sweet and earthy with a roasted caramel and creamy tones, and a little pumpkin spice...or something like it. Really tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (7979) - MŲlndal, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2014
12 fl oz bottle from Total Wine & More, Clearwater (thanks Brian / not on ratebeer). Sampled on January 25, 2014.
Clear black color with some brown, light brown head. Sweet, roasted, malty, some ash scent. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Malty, sweet, roasted scent. Roasted aftertaste.


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