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RATINGS: 249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Brewed with dark malts and burnt sugars then lightly spiced with Rose Hips, Hibiscus, & Schisandra berries.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (9998) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 18, 2013
Dunkler, wenig röstiger Antrunk mit passender verhaltener Süße. Die Malzigkeit bleibt in Verbindung mit der Hefe als ständiges Grundaroma vorhanden, etwas brotig, würziger werdend. Dabei süffig, dezent schokoladig. Würzig weicher Ausklang. 10/10/11/12/12/11

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
conway (1130) - - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with a rocky tan head. Aroma is yeast, flowers, burnt sugar and some spicy malt, maybe rye. Taste is well layered. Opens with yeast and candi sugar, followed by candy cherries and finally some chocolate sweetness at the end. Average mouthfeel and carb. Nice complex beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (2686) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUN 13, 2013
From a 375 ml bottle. Pours black with a thick ecru head. Peppery aroma. Flavors of toffee with a hint of licorice. Carbonated mouthfeel. Lingering finish..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (3833) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 9, 2013
375ml bottle pours an amber brown color with a 2 finger light brown head that leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is dark fruits with hints of licorice and chocolate. Taste is a roasted bitterness with a chocolate and fruity sweetness. Medium bodied with decent carbonation. A very nicely done saison that I recommend others to sample.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5082) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2013
Sample at CBC 2013. Clear brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, spice, yeast and fruit.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Unique dark brown, nearly black pout. Peppery aroma. Smooth medium body with above average carbonation. Unique, cool adaptation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (9848) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2013
Tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013 - Session 1. Pours clear, dark brown with a fine, tan cream head. Bready malt nose with light berries and mellow yeast. Light to medium sweet flavor with dryish brown bread, light dough and yeast, faint leathery fruits, light toasty hay. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Good balance. Clean finish with more bread, hints of alcohol and dried berries. Lots of engaging nuance. Great stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (7355) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2013
200ml, keg at Mikkeller & Friends. Fawn-coloured head resting on top of a coal dark coloured body. Spotty lacing. Malt-fruity nose, tart and sweet. Taste of semi-tart fruits together with grainy malts. Notes of yeasty fruitiness towards the finish. Masked alcohol. Fine bodied. A nice one (Copenhagen, 22.05.2013).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Miked1687 (606) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Poured from a bottle into a glass. Dark pour with an off white head that laces all the way down. Smells big on farm house yeast, spice, hops, malt. Tastes musty and sweet with a bunch of yeast and spice. A little awkward.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steve_0 (2234) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 23, 2013
On tap at City Beer. Pour is deep murky brown with a fluffy tan head and great lacing. Roasty, caramelly, slightly spice, somewhat herbal, dark fruits, berries, woody, slightly hoppy, and brown sugar in the aroma. Taste is dark fruits, light spice, roasty, graham crackers, nutmeg, somewhat earthy, and tannic with a lightly tangy finish. Medium body with medium-to-soft carbonation. Roasty, spicy, tangy, and smooth. Pretty cool beer.


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