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RATINGS: 231   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7314) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Bottle. Orange/peach malt and orange peel aroma. Hazy golden yellow with small head. Sweet citrusy malt and moderately bitter orange peel flavor. Very nice - more like an I2PA though.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5640) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden color with ivory head. Dried flower aromas with dusty pale malt, dough, and belgian yeast. Light bodied with average carbonation. Nice herbal, dried flower flavors with spicy yeast, doughy pale malt____nicely drying bitter finish----abv is well cloaked___good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3639) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2014
22 oz bottle. Gold in color with an average off-white head. Aroma is of malt, sugar, booze, light caramel. Taste is candy sugar, light bread dough, toffee, apple, pear, and toast.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (3856) - Frisco, Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle. The look is clear, whitish colored head, and straw golden colored. The smell is yeasty, florals, perfume, hops, and malt. The taste is yeasty, fruit, malt, sweet, floral, and ok.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
degbert (1072) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy warm gold with a high, coarse-grained cream-colored lacy head. Nose is floral -- gardenia, geranium -- as well as orange, bergamot, and yeast/bread. Sweet up front, with a definite boozy note; it’s not a bourbon booziness, though. It almost reminds me of gin; there’s that same floral, herbal, and spiciness, and the bitterness comes off like a really good tonic water. It’s beer’s answer to a Hendricks and Fever Tree, in a good way, and it’s really refreshing. The finish is long, bitter, and cleansing. Very enjoyable.

1.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
cheap (3967) - Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Had this draft beer during the 7/4 beer tour 2014 at the Bocktown. Clear pale yellah. Comes on initially like a strong IPA without the terrible hops. Then I think this must be a beldgy strong ale. Little co2 and its 9% alky surely lets you know its presence. Yes, somewhat volatile and high in alky. Smell is rather mild on the nose. Finish is somewhat medicinal.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fishonmyplane (411) - 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 (165) - 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 (3539) - 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 (1317) - - 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 (447) - 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


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