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Widmer Brothers Muscat Love

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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This amazing elixir is brewed with Muscat grapes and flavored with lemongrass. A sweet, fruity aroma with grape, lemon, and tangerine notes is backed with subtle herbaceous hop tones and a faint pulse of malt. The palate is mouth-watering, with a fruity sweet and tart palate that continues the aroma sensations, plus malty threads woven into the fabric. It's light, lively, and packs a punch. Just don't sing the song - please!


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lilannie (384) - Adamstown, Maryland, USA - JAN 13, 2005
Aroma: honey, mustiness, sugar, medicine, household cleaners, herbs, and mustard
Appearance: murky yellow, white head, no lacing
Flavor: lemons, herbs, mustard seed, floral flavors, grapes, some melons, curry
Palate: residual sugar apparent, dry fruitiness, sweet sugary aftertaste

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (7879) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 11, 2004
OBF 2004. Very punchy and chemical-like... has some spices in the nose with a vivid hop note... but the flavor is a weird hop, honey, curry and plant-like concoction. Leafy.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerguy101 (5277) - Newark, California, USA - AUG 6, 2004
Light orange color. Aroma is grape sweet, honey and spices. A medium bodied Ďaleí. Malts are sweet and fruity. Muscat grape flavors are very evident and there are many wine like qualities and flavors here. Yet it still retains that malt/hop beer like balance. Nicely balanced. Very smooth taste. Light and refreshing, but itís way to sweet to want to drink a lot of this beer. Hides the 9.8% alcohol very well. Another interesting and unique beer from Widmer for the OBF. Thanks Guys. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and sweet. Aftertaste is sweet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 27, 2004
(OBF04) Murky golden body with off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, banana, white grape, white wine. Taste is medium sweet, starts banana hefe before turning white wine replete with alcohol. Medium body. Different.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - JUL 26, 2004
On tap at the Portland Brewers festival 04. Pours a light orange with a white head that leaves decent lacing. Strong floral aroma. Taste is very citrusy, almost grapefruity, with a big hint that this will be a strong brew, very malty, and the brew ends with almost no bitterness but a faint sourness. The alcohol taste didnít take over this beer, and in fact was very well hidden. Strong tasting brew, but very drinkable and enjoyable.


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