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RATINGS: 507   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Inspired by traditional refectory ales brewed by monks for the monks’ table, Spencer is a full-bodied, golden-hued Trappist ale with fruit accents, a dry finish and light hop bitterness. St. Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts, is home to a community of Trappist monks and the first American Trappist brewery. Following the Benedictine tradition of ora et labor (prayer and work), the monks pursue a simple life of contemplative prayer, a manual labor and hospitality. The brewery helps support the monks and their charitable outreach.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (6109) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2016
light fruit and hoppy aroma,amber, hazy, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, bitter, long finish,

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hansen (8390) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2016
Gusher. Light amber coloured and hazy. Has a white head, medium duration. Light spicy aroma, sugars. Sweet flavor, yeasty notes.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
pioter (132) - POLAND - JUN 8, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2016 Ciemno złote, mętne. W zapachu typowo belgijsko. Mocno przyprawowo oraz drożdżowo, czuć banana i inne owoce, pszenica, zero alkoholu w zapachu. W ustach pełne ale nie zamulające. Nie czuć alkoholu. Wysoki wysycenie. W smaku ponownie przyprawowo, drożdźowo, chlebowo. Gdzieś tam majaczy goryczka, ale w sumie to brak.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TtV (389) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2016 Bottle 33cl. Golden colour with a firm white head. Lots of carbonation when opening bottle, little in the glass. Sweet aroma with malts, honey, yeast and sugar hints. The taste is mildly sweet with a a lovely bitter undertone that grows in the aftertaste. Nice!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Msdrbeat (445) - East Lansing, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Savor. Pours clear golden. Lots of honey aroma. Taste is more yeasty than expected but not too bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blade86 (1255) - Wroc³aw, POLAND - JUN 4, 2016
golden, hazy, medium white foam; yeasty spicy aroma, some bread, citruses and floral notes; medium bitterness and sweetness, slightly sour; medium+ body, moderately thick feel, average+ carbonation, long dry finish; Overall: no flaws, nice drinkability, rich in taste and aroma

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cimbasso (709) - - MAY 29, 2016
Sampled from a bottle purchased at Utobeer in Borough Market (near London Bridge). Pous a haxy orange/gold colour with a big white head. Very nice aromas of malt and caramel. The taste is very satisfying with flavours of ripe banana, caramel, apricots and spices. Pleasantly moderate bitterness in the aftertaste. A very good and well-made beer, Highly recommended.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
larsga (7251) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 28, 2016
Gusher. Big offwhite head. Hazy orangey body. Fruity mealy over-ripe banana aroma with papery notes. Fruity mealy taste, again with over-ripe banana. Mealy, oily mouthfeel. Fullish body. Dirty earthy taste with fruit notes. This is gross. Not sure what’s happened, but no way am I drinking this. (0.33l bottle, from Fish & Beer, Copenhagen.)

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
alkolas510 (1175) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2016 Ljusbrun grumlig med stora jästbitar och världens gusher som lämnade halva flaskan utanför glaset! Söt och mycket konstig smak med lite russin.

2.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nybol (1365) - DENMARK - MAY 27, 2016
En underlig smag og en del sødme i den. Den mangler dog en del i at smage som en rigtig belgier.


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