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Weyerbacher Auriga

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 44   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Auriga is the 4th installment in the Northern Hemisphere Constillation Brewers’ Select Series. Auriga is a American Stout: slightly roasty with a dry finish. Good hop flavor, thanks to plenty of Delta hops (a Cascade / Fuggles hybrid) in the kettle and whirlpool. Vienna forms the entire base malt with lots of Caramunich, roasted barley and chocolate malt for flavor and color and the mouthfeel and head retention are compliments of oats and wheat. 6.5% ABV, 44 IBU. Fantastic cool weather beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndyW68 (1451) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Dark brown pour with dense but thin tan head. Aroma is raost malt, caramel and chocolate. Taste sweet and chocolate bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
glennmastrange (2667) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Tap. Moderate to heavy toasted and dark chocolate, light to moderate resin and herbs for the hops, moderate earth for the yeast, with cola, whiskey and a hint of tar. Head is small, creamy, tan with fair lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is very dark brown. Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet and acidic, then finishes lightly acidic and moderately bitter. Palate is medium to full, dry with a soft carbonation and a moderately alcoholic and chewy finish. An impressive Stout with a sharp bite.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
john_chaney (21) - - APR 20, 2014
On draft poured into a pub pint glass at McGlynns Pub in Bear Delaware. Beer pours very dark brown with a khaki 2 finger head that recedes slowly leaving much lacing. This is a malt forward stout with lots of the dark malt characteristics including coffee and rich milk chocolate. There’s a grain bitterness with the finish. That bitterness is balanced by a good bit of chocolate syrupy type sweetness and a refreshing hop mintiness. Very unusual finish that was not unpleasant at all. I would definitely drink this American style Stout again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadIndian (2743) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 17, 2014
On draft at Isaacs. Nice notes of chocolate, roast and dirt. Some hop...thin body...dry finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Slipstream (2464) - USA - FEB 27, 2014
Draft at Good Beer. A malty, smooth stout, with a very nice aroma. My guess was that there were some oats in here, but apparently not. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DialSquare (4293) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2014
On tap at Kickbacks in Jax. Muted stouty aroma. Tastes are cocoa, chocolate. Earthy, coffee, roasty. 6.8

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vlan1 (219) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2014
On draft. Pours dark semi transparant black with a cinnamon head. Mild toasty chocolate nose with some earthy notes. Mild Smooth roast coffee and chocolate notes fairly mild flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (9998) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle from a PUB’R scout via Easton, PA, the home town of Larry Holmes. Pours jet black with tan head. Nose is caramunich malt, cacao, some charred notes. Tastes roasty malty, with ample hops, a smooth and medium-hefty mouthfeel, and some lactose and pumpernickel notes in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (4254) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Dark brown-black body, medium sized light tan head, spotty lacing. Moderate roast, chocolate, coffee, earthy hops. Medium to full bodied, semi-dry, moderate carbonation, lingering finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anthony850 (467) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - JAN 11, 2014
On tap at Morris tap and Grill smooth with a dry ending nice chocolate taste ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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