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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brigadier (3095) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - OCT 3, 2013
On tap at the brewpub
This was one of two beers that I sampled at the brewpub. A little brewery in the middle of southern Indiana Salt Creek is worth at least checking out if you are in the area. For a few dollars you can sample a couple of respectable local taps. This one would be a prime example.

Aroma / Appearance - A fluid black base slips around the pint glass. Light and sandy head sits on top for a few minutes. Anise, spice, and mild hops stick around without being assertive and in your face. It almost has a little Belgian in it.

Flavor / Palate - Anise and cotton candy lend this the feel of a fall carnival. Spicy without being exceptional the nose begs for more attention. A dry coffee texture slides carelessly towards the bitter tangy finish. Part IPA and part Belgian this is a fine local offering from an out of the way location.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (5820) - Indiana, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Draft to pint. Looks good; an opaque dark cola with foamy beige lacing. Smells solid; dark malt and hops with what seems to be Belgian yeast and related spices. Tastes like it smells with a solid mouthfeel. Enjoyable, but it seems to be made with Belgian yeast.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (4070) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Tap at brewery: Pours black with a short tan head. Aroma is grapefruit and coffee. Taste is piney, grapefruit-peel bitter.. Increasing coffee, roast as it warms. Very solid.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 3, 2012
At the pub. Black. About a 1/2" of tan head. Nose is mild citrus hops and a nice smooth roast aroma. Flavor is fruity hops, very mild chocolate, some coffee and various roast astringency with a dry bitter hop finish. Not bad but could have asked for some more hop flavor and aroma.


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