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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Dark Ale Brewed with Cocoa Nibs, Vanilla and Cinnamon Collaboration with Shmaltz Brewing Company This year’s beer is a similar dark ale to the one we brewed for Reunion ’11. It’s  brewed with cocoa nibs from our friends at Olive and Sinclair in Nashville, vanilla, and this year cinnamon. The flavor begins with complex malt overtones and quickly gives way to the chocolate, cinnamon and vanilla. Inspired by rich mugs of Mexican hot chocolate this is going to be especially good with BBQ, Mole and Churro…maybe from your favorite local food truck?


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BroSpud (1693) - , Massachusetts, USA - FEB 12, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a dark brown with a nice lasting head. The cocoa, vanilla and cinnamon flavors all come through and blend well together. Palate is a bit on the thin side but overall it is an interesting an enjoyable brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1296) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Bomber from Tosa Wine & Spirits. Pours a very dark brown with orange highlights and an off-brown head that hung around thoughout the glass. Nice lacing. Aroma has brown sugar, caramel, cocoa and some spice. Taste is of sweet brown sugar, choco/caramel, some nuttiness with some vanilla in the end. Finishes sweetly and somewhat quickly. A very easy drinker, with some nice flavors - a scotch ale/brown mix??

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
artmcd8 (1612) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Wonderful aroma of chocolate and vanilla. Some cinnamon. Pours an amber color. Tastes a bit metallic and is a bit thin. Can be improved.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
beertimenow (22) - - JAN 5, 2013
On tap. Brown with khaki head. Tastes like a typical brown ale, with the addition of spices and a light hop presence. Aroma is caramel and spice with some chocolate. Soft carbonation, medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pablothirteen (38) - - DEC 30, 2012
Cocoa & vanilla hints make this dark ale good for a cold Sunday. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcos (1540) - Maryland, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Location/Date:Bottle on December 23rd, 2012 split with Dave and Travis.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy brown
Aroma: Aroma of cocoa, cinnamon.
Taste: Similar to the nose, cocoa, cinnamon, balanced.
Palate:Medium body.

Summary: Interesting beer, almost like alcohol chilled "hot chocolate".

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dbarnold (1126) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Better than I expected....Pours dark brown with no head or lacing. Rich, roasted, cocoa flavor with noticeable cinnamon. It’s really well balanced and sort of sweet. Finish is dry and lingering.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
86Moose (61) - - DEC 23, 2012
Excellent aroma. Deep roasted chicolate with rich vanilla. Bitter finish. Lighter maple brown coloring is deceiving as this is a strong, robust beer. 2012 was a very good year for Terrapin’s Renunion ale.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1394) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Pours a dark red brown with an off white head and sweet aroma of roasted malt and chocolate. Taste is sweet, of roasted malt, chocolate, cinnamon, and vanilla with a long finish.’delicious brew with alotvof flavor

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjgmd (1438) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Pours a dark brown color with a nice head. Nose is well balanced and sweet.Taste is sweet and fruity with hints of currants, Taste is sweet as well, carbonation soft and medium texture, Pleasant and drinkable, Quaff Score 7 /. 10


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