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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Horchata is a traditional, sweet, milky drink originating in Spain and Latin America that has become quite popular in Southern California, particularly with Mexican cuisine. Our take on the traditionally non-alcoholic drink is a blonde ale brewed with a heavy dosing of rice, cinnamon and fresh vanilla beans along with lactose for a litle extra creamy character. If you didn’t know better, you’d think it was carbonated horchata.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2013
20th December 2013
The (not so) shit beer tasting at Leightons stratospheric flat. Hazy amber beer with a good pale cream coloured head. Vanilla Ice Cream! Cinnanon Danish! Spot of dried fruits. A sweet and unusual beer which presents the marriage of the aforementioned sweets fairly well.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle at home... Copper... Small white head... Soft sweet spicey fruits nose... Juicy fruits... Light pumpkin.. Soft ambrosia rice pudding... Soft sweet fruits... Wierd.. But nice juicy fruits

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14069) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 11, 2013
On tap at the taproom. Almost clear in the glass, dark golden to amber, with a small, off-white head. The aroma has some vanilla hidden behind the cinnamon, a light caramel blending in. The flavor has some bitterness, else it’s more or less like the aroma. Full body, soft carbonation and a warming touch. Long finish. A bit intense at first, then really nice. 130811

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11855) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle shared at the Night of Garbage - many thanks to Kenno. Pours hazy gold with a tight, creamy off-white head. Inviting aroma, lots of cinnamon cake, vanilla frosting. Big sweet flavor, well spiced, plenty of cinnamon buns, hot cross buns. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Lots of pastries to finish, more vanilla frosting, creme, slight cinnamon spice. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (11532) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Hazy orange-amber pour with a white head. Amazing cinnamon and vanilla aroma. Sweet malt, brown sugar, and a light fruitiness. The flavor has a great vanilla character and sweetness. Tons of cinnamon spiciness, sugar, and a bit of toasted bread.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11066) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured hazy dark golden color with a moderate frothy white head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate sweet, vanilla and spice aroma. Medium to abundant body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium spice sweet flavor with a smooth sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Solid refreshing brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle at the Night of Garbage, big thanks to Kenny the Bruery pimp, 20/12/13 up a shit load of stairs ! Hazed orange amber with a good sized off white head. Nose is sweet caramel, vanilla ice cream, light spice, syrupy, Danish pastries. Taste comprises vanilla, caramel, Danish pastries and doughnuts, sweet all round. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, smooth. Ok stuff but a little overly sweet for my liking.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (9460) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle @ Matt’s house from our Reserve Society membership. Pours a cloudy yellow orange appearance with a thin off white head. Vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon, apple, caramel aroma. Vanilla, tea, herbal, cinnamon, pear, apple flavor. Kind of bizarre but I don’t hate it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (9437) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Rich golden pour, nice fluffy head. Wow, horchata blended with some spiked egg nog and that’s what this tastes like. Creamy, spiced and good!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9133) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2014
750ml bottle. Poured a golden color with an averaged sized head. Cinnamon and vanilla.


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