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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   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 (14744) - , 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 (14193) - 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 (13350) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (10785) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10769) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (9050) - 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!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (9013) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8366) - San Diego County, California, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Tap at The Bruery. Clear orange. Weak foam. Nose is nice chai vanilla, just a tad plastic and sunscreen. Taste is mega chai vanilla. Very delicious. SRM betrays a rich, dessert darker cinnamon to near chocolate flavor. Really nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8276) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (7386) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 11, 2013
Draught @ The Bruery, Placentia, CA
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, yeast, cinnamon and vanilla. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long vanilla and cinnamon finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.


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