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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11512) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Bottle from Andy (Guerde). Pours dark copper amber. Not much head. Aroma is a bit spicy. Med body. Flavor is fruity, spicy, a little earthy. It’s med fruit, not dark. It drinks very nicely, has good overall impact. Might consider there to be some toffee characteristic. Finishes pretty balanced. Good beer. Just leaves me uncertain about flavor components. Which is ok.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (7897) - Illinois, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Yeasty brew here. Slight funk (not barnyard but normal yeasty funk), spice, some metallic characteristics.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (6965) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 6, 2012
Bottle. Clear reddish amber pour with a light beige head. Awesome holiday spice, caramel malt, and a bit of evergreen. I think this is a very well done holiday beer - I’m digging it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skyview (5269) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Picked up a single 12-oz bottle at Heritage Liquors in Maplewood, Minnesota. Pours a clear copper amber colored brew with an average sized off-white head that dissipates to a film top and white ring with some spotty lacing. Aroma of light banana yeast, multi-grain malt, some white bread dough and a touch of holiday potpourri. Taste is medium bodied, with flavors of Belgian-like yeast, hint of molasses, light raisin, citrus/floral hops with a hint of nutmeg. Finish is mildly spicy with lingering yeast aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
heemer77 (5108) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - DEC 13, 2012
Bottle. Deep reddish copper body with a large yellow tinted khaki head. The doughy nose is sweet with some molasses and floral notes. There is also some leather. This tastes fairly sweet at first with the molasses character, then it moves to leather and salt. There is also some pecans throughout, especially in the aftertaste. The body is highly carbonated, almost annoyingly so with lots of fast moving bubbles. There is a strong herbal, nearly medicinal flavor as this one opens up. You can tell that this is a big warming beer, but the alcohol is well hidden. A little sweet for my tastes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (5101) - Utah, USA - FEB 2, 2013
On tap at the MSP airport
Appearance: Clear Cooper/amber with a medium sized off-white head, good lacing
Aroma: Toasted malts, caramel, yeasty and spices
Taste: Sweet caramel, toasted malts, bready, finished with citrus bitterness
Decent, clean

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nuplastikk (4705) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 26, 2013
12oz bottle. A pretty cool, under the radar beer. Amber-tan body, filtered. Not much head, fades into some oily traces. Sweet, faint spearmint and other spices in the aroma. It certainly isn’t the best example of the style, it still has a sort of budget feel to it, but it does almost manage to actually capture the essence of Biere de Garde....OK maybe not. Tolerable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4604) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - DEC 5, 2012
On tap at Mayslacks. Light red color. Light yeast aroma. Some metal in the flavor, along with light malt sweetness and sugar.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4502) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 28, 2012
Copper color with a large head. Aroma of spice, bread and a little yeast. Very grainy flavor. A bit of a buttery grain flavor, like Munich malt. Light berry fruit. Full body.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (4053) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Aroma is grainy malts and hints of dark fruit and Belgian funk. The flavor is malts, bubblegum, dark fruit and a mildly spicy/tart finish.


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