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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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More than a beer, this is a state of mind. Yogi has a rich copper color with aromas of honey, oak, lavender and black tea. Saigon cinnamon, clove, ginger, cardamom, and black pepper create an exotic flavor profile. Caramel notes are offset by rich tannins. Ideally served at 50 - 55įF.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (13270) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Amber pour with a big, off-white head. Nose of cardamom, ginger, and clove. Sweet bread and hints of caramel. Toast, a hint of pepper, and gingerbread. Nice sweetness of molasses, caramel, and gingerbread. Good spice profile, particularly clove, cinnamon, and ginger. More subtle cardamom on the palate.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (15915) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Bottle courtesy of t0rin0, thanks! Hazy amber color, beige head. Aroma of bright pone. Taste is heavily spiced caramel, cinnamon, nutmeg.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11252) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Bomber poured a clear reddish amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of carmel, cinnamon, cardomom and clove. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, clove, cardamom, cinnamon and light ginger with a smooth lingering clove finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (2257) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 13, 2013
If you know anyone who complains that so-called "spiced" beers donít contain enough spices give them one of these. Not that itís the greatest, just that there are arguably excessive quantities of an excessive number of different spices.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fratto (2835) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 29, 2013
Big Texas Beer Fest. Brown orange pour with a small white head. Aroma is mint, yeast, and ginger. Taste ismore mint and yeast, bubble gum, and a little pepper.

3.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beerenberger (1567) - Fischer, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2013
The nose is primarlly spicy - cardamom, clove, and cinnamon. Pours a copperish-amber with a mostly diminishing off-white head and no lacing. The taste is - whoa - enjoyablely SPICY! Clove, cinnamon, vegetable, and herbs. Pepper and and a grainy flavored were also noted. Medium body and medium carbonation. Overall, surprisingly enjoyable. I wouldn’t want to drink more than one of them at a time, but very tasty as a single.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ansermadide (1526) - Kyle, Texas, USA - FEB 7, 2013
The best thing about this beer is its color. This is probably one of the best-looking ambers I can recall, with a deep, deep amber red color and an off-white head. Although the aroma is completely dominated by spices (specifically cardamom and cinnamon), it actually smells a little like itís supposed to be that spiced, more like a food than a beer, with a meaty nose that seems slightly bready. Where the beer takes a turn for the worse, in my snobby opinion, is in the flavor. Straight up, itís way too spiced for such a light malt presence. For a beer to handle this much spice, it needs to be heavily roasted and dense. Although there is a somewhat bready flavor to the beer, thereís nothing bready about the mouth feel. If you can ignore the spices, it tastes like a cross between an amber and a thin-bodied brown ale with minimal roast, but then the spices come up in your face... well, from the start itís more of a fresh cardamom and cinnamon (mostly the latter), then you get a touch of the malts and residual sugars, but then youíre slammed in the face with so fresh of a spice presence that itís like sucking on a fresh cardamom seed covered in straight cinnamon. Nothing to counter-balance its intensity. Cinnamon up front, cardamom in the back... itís not that easy to finish a glass of this. This reminds me of my first attempt at spicing a homebrew. Since then, Iíve learned to use (at most) half of the amount of spices I used then. Iím surprised that Rogness hasnít figured that out by now. You can get all the characteristics you want without sacrificing comfort.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wordsworth (136) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2012
Dark creamy color with a thick brown head. Heavy lacing. You can really smell the chai. Tastes of spicy malts, cocoa, and a long yet smooth hoppy finish. Tasty

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (6237) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 20, 2012
On tap, dark amber pour with creamy tan foam. Aroma and flavor of overwhelming clove and spices. some chocolate

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 6, 2012
Bottle:   Deep amber, reddish hue, thin sudsy off-white head, little lacing.   Assertive spicy nose, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, cardamon, ginger, just about the entire kitchen sink.   Smells like somewhat like a Pumpkin Ale, yet slightly different.   Certainly spicy on the tongue, but its mish-mash.   Not as sweet as suggested.   Drier, more Clove than anything.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   By the finish a lot of the spices seem to be really diminished.   Smells better than it comes across.   Just too much I think... more body, more sweetness, and less spice confusion would do this one some good.



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