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Uncommon Brewers Sinister Twin Ale

Uncommon Brewers Sinister Twin Ale
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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
A beast born out of a double-strength batch of the Siamese Twin Ale. The Sinister falls into that rare category of Belgian-style quadrupels. It remains eerily drinkable at 12.5% ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (9515) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 10, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Tap at Haymarket in Chicago. Rich reddish amber pour with zero head. Plum, fig, whiskey, and apricot in this. Boozy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Peabody2671 (9) - California, USA - SEP 21, 2012 does not count
A little sweet, but not a bad ABT. Similar to a St Bernardus, but with less coriander taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 17, 2010
GABF 09. Pours a mostly clear deep brownish amber with a thinning head. Aroma is very fruity almost like a strong dubbel- apple, fig, raisin, date, and some apricot- sweet molasses and brown sugar sweetness and some herbs and earth. Flavor is sharp caramel, toast, crystal harshness, sweet brown sugar and candi syrup, a big fusel and high alcohol- earthy zesty and spiced. Finish is a bit harsh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (12056) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 10, 2009
GABF 2009. Pours clear brown with a small, fizzy off-white head, somewhat diminishing with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (caramel, cookie, toffee), average hop (herbs, flowers), average yeast (dough, earth) with notes of dates, brown sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Full bodied, creamy texture, average carbonation, and an astringent finish. Long duration, heavy sweetness, light acidity and bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12712) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2009
(Draught) Pours a murky mahogany body with a small beige head. Aroma of raisins, lime, coriander, grass, caramel, and bread. Flavor of molasses, coriander, raisins, lemongrass, caramel malt, light dates, and bread. An interesting quad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2009
GABF 2009, dark murky Quad like color. Huge sweet factor, sweetmalts, lemongrass, kaffir lime, dried quad like fruitiness, sort of overly sweet. boozy upfront with sweet alcohol finish. decent & somewhat wierd

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
illidurit (2284) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 7, 2009
On tap at The Red in Santa Cruz. Pours dark brown with a modest tan head and some wet lacing. Aromas of maple syrup and brown sugar, with slight fruit notes and sweetbread. Flavor is primarily brown sugar sweetness, with some cherry and medicinal notes. Some booziness is evident. Medium full body. Could use more complexity to be honest. Still not bad.

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