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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Red Belgian Abbey ale brewed with foraged pawpaws and aged on oak to give it a slight hint of vanilla and cinnamon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6285) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Half growler shared by Strykzone at the RBWG Grand Tasting. Pours a clear, deep orange with an off-white head. Notes of leaves, toast, earth, plum, fig, oak, and faint cinnamon apple, along with fresh paw paw, especially on the finish. Medium-bodied, with medium carbonation and a sweet, fruity mouthfeel. Crisp, dry, lingering paw paw finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (6511) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Growler shared by strykezone at RBWG 2014, thanks! Pours a clear amber with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has notes of earthy grain and bread with some belgian yeast and a hint of light fruits. Flavor has more sweet grains and cookie with a bit of bread and belgian yeast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (6999) - Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Interesting brew, very dry and spicy, the paw paw fruit really just melds with the fruity esters.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
RBWG14 Trip Rating #154. Growler shared at the Grand Tasting. Pours a clear copper color with a thin tan head. Fair head retention. Aroma of floral hops, apple, grain, yeast. The taste is bready malt, stone fruit, tropical fruit. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (8015) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Growler at RBWG. Pours gold with off white head. Nose and taste of paw, grain, light fruit, oak and vanilla. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcnielsen (2005) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
RBWG Winter Gathering, Asheville, courtesy of strykezone. Pours a black color with white head. Tropical fruit, citrus, sweet fruity flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (4826) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Sampled from a growler at RBWG. Darker brown and opaque. Some beige head. This brings lighter paw paw and I wish that were bigger. Spices are nice and the wood is tasted as is earth. Interesting stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9454) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Growler. Pours clear tawny with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is paw paw fruit, light cookie and toast malt with dates and Belgian yeast spices. Flavor is malt forward with medium spices, dark fruits, paw paw fruit, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium Medium body and.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
SirADNielsen (8949) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle @ RBWG. Pours a Reddish orange appearance with a cream colored head. Paw paw, straw, veggie, green fruity, dusty aroma. Moderately fruity. A bit toasty. Lightly tart. Weird fruity flavor with a crisp dry lingering paw paw paw finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (1935) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 16, 2013
4oz draft sampler pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of oak, vanilla and malts. Taste is malt and spice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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