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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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The last release currently planned in our Moveable Yeast series is the Bitter Belgian - Elissa IPA fermented with a Belgian yeast strain as opposed to our house Saint Arnold ale yeast. The result is a much fruitier beer with a variety of interesting notes that work quite well with all the Cascade hops used to brew Elissa. Bitter Belgian will be available on draft only. Although it is being released on February 9, it will only be sporadically available on that date. Many pubs and restaurants will be putting it on over following couple of weeks. In addition, some accounts will wait to tap their kegs until they have another special event planned.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3701) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Rated at BTBF 2012 (Backlog). Hazy golden orange with an average off-white head. Aroma is of candy sugar, bread, floral notes and citrus. Taste is of yeast, candy sugar and citrus.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (5812) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 4, 2012
Had at Boon’s .. . light honey, light maple sap, and a touch of yeast .. . light amber gold .. . light lacing .. . peach skin, light mango, and touch of sap .. . the yeast is nice, plays well with the medium bitterness .. .an interesting take on Elissa .. . . . brazil football is garbage, amazing talent tainted with play acting and weakness..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
travita (3930) - Frisco, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2012
On tap at BTBF. The smell is deeply Belgian yeast with all the phenols that go with that, fruits, spice, and oranges. The look is cloudy, orange colored, and has an off white head. The taste is hops, grassy, yeast, and fruits.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7854) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 30, 2012
On tap at BTBF. Pours with a hazed, full golden hue with a small white head. Aromas are of citrus, spicy belgian yeast, phenols, melon and lightly peppery. Flavors are citrusy, light wet dog/stale malt character, hoppy, citrus, pine, medium spicy phenolic belgian yeast. Lively bubbles, dry. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6017) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 15, 2012
On tap @ btbf, clear golden amber color with white foam, aroma is malty , yeast and wheat. Flavor is fruity, yeast, some husk. Nice finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (3480) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2012
On tap at Flying Saucer. Pours a cloudy amber with a frothy white head leaving spotty lacing along the glass. The aroma is yeast and spice with fruity malt. Thin mouthfeel with bitter hop and yeast with a lingering bitter finsh. A good belgian from Saint Armold

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (4996) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 13, 2012
Gold pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma of citrus hops dominates, yeasty, and bready. Clove, light malt, Belgain yeast, and a citrusy bitter. Medium body with good carbonation. Not one of my favorite styles but an ok beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2012
(Draught) Pours a clear amber body with a small white head. Aroma of yeast, caramel, and raisins. Flavor of herbs, yeast, raisins, grass, earth, and brown sugar with a dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bleeng (1513) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2012
Draft. Light gold and a little hazy. Slight yeasty Belgian nose. Taste is mild. Hops with a yeasty fluffy taste. Ok but not great.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5537) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 1, 2012
(draught) clear gold, oily off white bubbles. Nose of belgian yeast, lightly spicy, grassy, bit caramel. Taste of belgian yeast, grassy, lightly spicy, earthy, dry finish, not bad.


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