Brewed by Spinnakers Brewpub
Style: Fruit Beer
Victoria, Canada
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
No commercial description

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2007
Bottled@SBWF2007. Deep red colour, not much head,. Aroma is black currant, blueberries some hops and slight glueish notes. Flavour is black currant, dark berries and quite bitter fruity. Pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (18199) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2007
(Stockholm Beer Festival 2007) Bottle. Amber/purple color, no head. Fruity aroma, black currant, other berries, malty. Malty berry flavor, black currant, some spicy notes, sourish and withna nice body. Different and very interesting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15651) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 23, 2007
Deep purplish burgundy colour. No head. Aroma of black currant, peppery alcohol, pears, candyish malt. Fruit-first, moving towards a muscular alcohol finish. The malts - while clearly candyish - remain in the background and gracefully disassociated from the currant. Nicely balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
mgermani (1002) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 15, 2007
Pours a dark purple amber with very little head. Aroma of cassis, yeast, and sweet malt. Tastes tart, some hops, dark molasses notes, and quite boozy. Lingering currant & hop finish. Thin body and very low carb. Interesting beer, but again, overattenuated. Needs a bit of body & maybe a head.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CapFlu (5101) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 13, 2007
(650ml bottle) Pours a thin tan webbing which disperses off the top of a deep mahogany body. Nose is mildly skunky that doesn’t come across in flavour. Tongue is mildly plum, red wine, tart currants and roasty malt. Average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Enniskillen (2045) - Salinas, California, USA - JUL 9, 2007
Ruby body, dust colored head. Aroma is strong currants, little caramel, and chocolate, dried fruit. Taste has a little bit of currant tartness, chocolate, some spice. Body is nice, pleasing. Most interesting of the Belgian style fruit beers.

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