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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Beard beer is brewed with a yeast created from Brewmaster John Maier’s beard. No need to freak out, brewers have used wild yeasts in beer making for centuries. John has had the same old growth beard since 1978 and for over 15,000 brews, so it is no great surprise that a natural yeast ideal for brewing was discovered in his beard. What does bread beer taste like? try it, we think you’ll be surprised...


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3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fakebeersnob (182) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2014
I can’t place the aroma. Nothing real special. Color is a cloudy orange-ish color with a lasting offwhite lacing. Taste is a bit citrus fruity and floral. Some hops there. I believe some spice too. There is a lasting tingle on the tip of the tongue which I oddly find pleasant. Overall this is a unique beer in concept, and it is a drinkable beer - but it is a type you try for the uniqueness and not one that will be bought again. If it was given to me, yes, I will drink it any time. There are just better beers out there for the price.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (3615) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - DEC 12, 2014
Bottle . Pours clear blonde / light orange . OK white head . Smell is sweet , malts , bit fruity ( banana , oranges ) . Slightly soapy , Taste is sharp bitter, malty back . Sugar , as wel as sweetness from malts . No wild yeast to be expected ( no brett or anything alike ) Which I would expect , based on the story ..( if that is real ) Appart from the story / idea behin this, it tastes a bit different, yet a lot like a common Belgian blonde beer. As always , im not the biggest fan of these, yet I dont dislike them either .

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (4219) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours pale gold with a thin white head. Aromas of light lemon, yeasty. Taste is like a half decent blonde. Ok.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (2493) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle. Golden with white head. Aroma of spicy belgian yeast, some lemon amd banana. Taste of belgian yeast, caramel, peppery. Sweet and bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
McNeillR (1325) - SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Pale cloudy golden, greasy sand coloured head. Creamy peach and pineapple nose. Tastes not too far off, bit weak leaning. Electric bitterness. Soft chewy carbonation. Finishes soft sweetness, sickly sweet linger.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
bottle at home ... golden amber ... thin white lacing .. soft ddry yeast fruit nose .. soft funky sweet bready yeasty .. ..not me

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (3538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear pale amber, nose is toffee, wheaty, taste is yeasty, sugary, dry toffee.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
samsmith33 (399) - - NOV 25, 2014
Aroma is yeasty. Appearance: Cloudy dark yellow color. Belgian wang, but otherwise tasty. Not like eating a man’s beard. Banana like, squash like. Medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (4085) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - NOV 17, 2014
650ml bottle. Clear golden colour with average to huge, frothy, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Floral, fruity, bready-grainy and yeasty aroma, hints of peach and apricot. Taste is slightly sweet bready-grainy-malty, dry, slightly strawy overtones, hints of apricot and peach. Everything OK with it (except, of course, if only there wasn’t all this fuzz between the teeth).

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Buongiorgio00 (892) - - NOV 15, 2014
Birra molto particolare ma piacevole, con un gusto dominato da note speziate e di lievito. Vorrei avere una barba così buona!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle @ SBWF 2014. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty finish.


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