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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarahH648 (7) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 18, 2012 does not count
Part of the moveable yeast series. The bitter belgian was made more delicious by the fact that it is very limited. woody, minimal head, medium bitterness, lively,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (7973) - .....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..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tabednar (139) - - FEB 20, 2012
2.20.2012 - Houston, TX On Tap Very interesting and unique from other St. Arnold’s beers. Distinct bitter, almost sour quality that is well-balanced with the Belgian style backing it. Worth you time!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rougeau13 (2544) - Richmond, Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Hazy orange-amber with a moderate whitish head. Aroma of grapefruit, Belgian yeast, funk and earth. Taste is citrus and other fruit; slightly sweet, slightly yeasty, and a little bit bitter. Medium bodied. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5750) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
travita (4828) - Dallas, 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dyetube (1374) - Hurst, Texas, USA - FEB 17, 2012
On tap at Square Burger. Pours a deep copper with a thin white head. The aromas are grass, bread, soap and light citrus. The mouthfeel is dry, bready and bitter with a medium body and good carbonation. Cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12684) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7916) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (4572) - 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.

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