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RATINGS: 581   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Over 1000 years of brewery experience together with American innovation, two years of development and the four ingredients malt, hops, water, and yeast resulted in a new dimension of the art of brewing and in an innovative, ground-breaking beer: Infinium. The sparkling beer is complex, unique in taste and produced strictly according to the German purity law. This sparkling beer is dry and strong in taste despite the more the 10 percent by volume alcohol and unsettles preconceived opinion about the limits of the German purity law. The strong, deep golden beer will enter the market in noble, corked, 0.75 liter bottles. The joint venture of Weihenstephan and Samuel Adams unites a new way of thinking about the world of the American extreme.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EvanFriend (265) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 13, 2014
This beer tastes like champagne, that’s really the only note I got at all.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
martinrumsam (457) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2014
Orangey colour with full white head Nice fruity bready aroma Sweet fruity and malty taste to start - more tart and dry to finish Full carbonation Alcohol well hidden a nice brew

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trujahwarrior (478) - Monroe, Washington, USA - JAN 11, 2014
2011 version pours a slightly hazy golden color with a thick white head that leaves good lacing. Smells of fruit, caramel, and Belgian candi sugar. Tastes of the same things in the smell with a slight tartness. Mouthfeel is medium with great carbonation and a dry finish. This was a good Belgian champagne style beer. Great for toasting. Nice variety of flavor. Pretty well masked abv too. Got this for half off clearance so worth $10 but $20 is a little steep.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Malty_MacHops (640) - Eastanollee, Georgia, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Catching up on some old ratings. ..................................................

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjgmd (1224) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2013
With Zachary and Brandon, and a padron cigar, pours a burnt orange color with a good bit of carbonation. Nose is sweet and citrusy and fresh light hops. Taste is lemony and tart and refreshing. Alcohol is very well hidden and ends on dry notes with some mild lingering. Quaff Score 7 / 10

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1181) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Pours an amber orange with a white head and sweet fruity, yeasty aroma. Taste is sweet and tart, of fruits, wine, caramel, yeast, spices, and lemon with a sweet fruity finish. Nice brew

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (6206) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2013
Sample, Voldby. Dark golden coloured and hazy. Has a white head, medium duration. Sweet aroma, some fruity notes, faint fatty too. Flavor starts sweet, light bitter finish. Sparkling.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Toomio (122) - Joensuu, FINLAND - DEC 27, 2013
Pienoinen yllätys. Vappuolut isolla Vapulla. Oikein mainio hapokkuus ja sitruunainen meno. Tapaninpäivän klubilahja.

2.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
harrymel (1448) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 25, 2013
New Year’s 2011 beer, and the New Year started off pretty rough... $20 for 750ml @ JB’s in Spokane, WA Poured to champagne flute. A: Honey ale with just a hair of cloudiness. Two finger white head loosely dissipates to single finger, which remains during the duration. Small fine champagne bubbling reiterates the head. S: Wow, butterscotch! Like a bomb of diacetyl was ignited in the bottle. Once I am able to dive down below the scotcheroo, I find apple skins, nougat, and hints of vanilla and oak. T: Sweet, sweet. Some grain, bavarian yeast flavor, some florals. Some dried apricots. And something that took me awhile to place: raw almonds. M: This beer is a paradox in the mouth, one of it’s saving graces. Difficult to describe: heavy, light, bubbly, smooth. D: For over 100 years of quality brewing experience, this couldn’t be the best beer they could come up with. I appreciate their attempt at exploring a new style, but when it comes across as a poorly crafted Faro beer, I have to feel let down. Proclaiming this to be a beer drinkers alternative to champagne or sparkling wine, is a fail. Too sweet for most drinkers I know. This is a great alternative to champagne for a Riesling or Gewurtstraminer wine drinker. Serving type: bottle 01-03-2011

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
freretoc (441) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 24, 2013
Bu en bouteille de 75cl (magnifique soit dit en passant) couleur ambrée et petite mousse, l’intérêt dans cette bière et de goûter quelque chose que les allemands n’ont pas l’habitude de faire, ça fait plaisir de voir qu’ils s’ouvrent : Au nez rien de particuliers en revanche une exellente douceur en bouche, on ressent peu l’alcool, ce qui est intéressant c’est sa puissance du fruit confit qu’on a en bouche. Intéressant mais beaucoup trop cher pour ce que c’est !


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