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RATINGS: 285   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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We rely on age-old tools in the brewery despite being surrounded by high technology. As a sort of compass, we use the six pointed brewer’s star to help navigate uncharted brews. The cardinal points of water, malt, grain, yeast, hops and a brewer make the baseline. From there anything goes. Sometimes the journey is as important as the destination.

You’ll notice a slight bitterness in Compass derived from our use of rose hips accentuated by high effervescence. Drink it cold from a fluted or tulip glass. And by all means, avoid sea serpents.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fishonmyplane (486) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Seemed closer to an IPA than a Belgian ale. Hoppy, a little bitter with citrus and rose hips. Good but not great. I’m not really sure what they were going for with this one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dal9000 (203) - Ohio, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Immediate orangey hoppy champagne flavor with a floral flavor. This is a nice summery flavor that ends with a sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kidmartinek (3742) - austin, Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Hazed deep gold w/ white head. Aroma is all roses. Tastes like roses smell and bitter citrusy hops. Packs a rosy punch. Fo’ real yo!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
conway (1634) - - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle. Hazy gold with a medium white head and active carbonation. Aroma is floral and fruity. Taste follows. Medium sticky mouthfeel. Tasty but kind of non-descript.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
airrick2003 (540) - Louisiana, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Appearance: pours a nice golden copper color, has a large beige head initially that fades pretty fast, Aroma: bread, biscuit, floral, grass, citrus, Taste: pretty bitter throughout, can taste the alcohol, grass, perhaps some spice, citrus, the flowers come thru Palate: lively carbonation, light mouthfeel, bitter aftertaste Overall: pretty unique beer, a lot more bitterness to it than I was expecting, alcohol content is pretty evident in the taste, glad I tried it but I really don’t need it again

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5089) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Bomber. Nose is somewhat sweet, caramel mixing with dusty-yeasty, citrus juice and a touch of rind. Pours clear pale golden with a soapy white head. Taste lightly sweet and strongly peppery, strong spice, very scratchy sandpaper in the finish, lightly warming and fume-based but otherwise well-contained alcohol, some orange and lemon rind with lighter grapefruit, touch of earth and pine, faint floral perfume and very faint coriander. Fragile medium body, fruit is leaning tropical, but the pleasant malt is weak up the middle. Refreshing and a bit dangerous, not terribly harmonious, but interesting and fine in smaller quantities.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2066) - Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Hazy amber/gold color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of yeast, floral, citrus, & spice; Flavor of malt, yeast, fruit/citrus, hops, and spice; Nicely balanced; Good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vlan1 (203) - Eastern Shore, Maryland, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Pours a slighty hazy golden color with a big fluffy head that takes a minute to subside. Aroma of citrus and juicy fruits. Tastes bitter and citrusy with a slight spice on the end from the belgian yeast. Definitely tastes like a double IPA using belgian yeast.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
greyghost86 (6) - - JUN 7, 2014 does not count
Nice pour with good retention of a two finger head. The aroma was not as strong as I would have liked. Appearance was a pale straw color. Floral hops with a bready taste, surprising bit of bitterness that lingers.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
vtafro (3824) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle. Hazy golden pour with white head. Spice, apple and light yeast aromas. Light dry fruit, sweet tones, yeast and spice flavors.


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