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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
2008 9.2% 2010- 7.5%

First brewed in 1995 on the day Jerry Garcia Died, and is named after one of his guitars. This complex multi grain ale is made with a blend of ten types of malted barley. The spicy hop character comes from select German and Czech Hops. Served unfiltered to allow maximum flavors for your enjoyment.

DTM's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - SEP 26, 2013
On tap at the Grad in Davis, CA. Poured a deep red color and smelled of clove and spice. Sweet malty flavor, but lack of carbonation really took away from the experience. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (8387) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2016
Thanks to Lars. Dark amber coloured and clear. Moderate sweet aroma, toasted, a bit burnt. Faint citrus

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oscbert (1238) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 5, 2015
Pleasant Earthy piney floral hop aroma with bready maltiness. Pours an amber color with big lasting foamy off white head Strong earthy floral hop flavor balanced well with sweet caramel raisin like maltiness. Medium full bodied with medium CO2, bitter sweet finish that lingers Enjoyable ale. Strong flavored and aromas that complement each other making it a well balanced and drinkable beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (9712) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy copper with medium off white head that lasts. The aroma is cherry, floral, cereal. Thin mouth, floral, fruity hop, light pine, hides alcohol well, good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (9922) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
poured dark ruby/mahagony-purty beer!aroma is complex and sweet with a hint of apple(?). the flavor is unique and can maybe be closest compared to an english barleywine, but actually better than most i’ve had. full bodied without being thick or cloying. if ths were bottled, i’d be searching it out. the flavor is truly special." ironically bottles not quite the same. 4.2 tap, 3.8-9 bottle

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2564) - California, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Amber brown color, aroma of grass, caramel, spice, lightly herbal, some bread. Medium bodied, alcohol hidden well, quite drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (4097) - California, USA - JAN 11, 2014
11 Jan 2014, bottle. pink/orange, clear, no bubbles. nose is sweet orange and pine hops, with multi grain bread. med body and mildly fizzy. sugary malt and orange juice. pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbastard (841) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 10, 2014
22oz bottle. Lite tannish brown pour. Malty nose with some tropical fruit. Flavors are watery. Malts toast, not much hop taste. some bitterness. Doesn’t work for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (6972) - Utah, USA - SEP 24, 2013
On tap at the brewpub
Clear amber with a small off-white head and light lacing. Mild aroma of toasted malts and caramel. Flavors of toasted malts, caramel with a bitter finish
Ok, clean

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - SEP 10, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2016 Amber pour, white head, nose is caramel, taste is caramel, bready, mild spice, pretty good overall.

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