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RATINGS: 321   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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This powerful and complex golden ale pays homage to Founding Father and fellow brewer, Thomas Jefferson. Yards Brewmaster, Tom Kehoe, worked closely with Philadelphia’s historic City Tavern to recreate this recipe, employing honey, rye, and wheat, just like the beer Jefferson made at Monticello.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Jay_Dubbz (87) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Poured from 12oz bottle. Very antique offering from Yards. The opening brought me back to the 1700s with hints of hibiscus and overtones of wheat grass. Complete through the finish with a hefty kiss of hops. --you've been Dubbed.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
lmatos (28) - San Juan, Alabama, USA - APR 29, 2014
This is a great beer. Light aroma and color, not hoppy at all, with great body and a great balance of sweet and bitter. I loved it.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ffaoe (237) - York, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 26, 2014
slight malt aroma. dark gold in color with a good head. taste is well balanced

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BenDoshin (16) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Literally my favorite Yards Brew. Often had this one at the Tasting Room on Delaware Avenue. Malt forward, with a slight rye bite, which the honey from the bright tanks mellows so nicely. At 8%, the booze is VERY well hidden. Great beer for just about anytime.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Emeister84 (1038) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Aromas of nutty malts, earthy hops, corn cereal, and hints of spice. Clear, deep gold-amber with a mostly fading off-white head. Dry, malt-forward. Medium bodied, smooth.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nasmith003 (85) - Virginia, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Hoppy aroma with nice golden color. Malty front end with a strong hop finish. Hops lingers long after.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
beersearcher (2334) - Glendale, California, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Pours a bright red and orange with lots of bubbles pulling upward. Aroma is wort-ish and bready. Tastes a bit green and undercooked. Because it’s a historical beer. I can’t claim with certainty that it is under done. Some baking bread notes but otherwise not tasting good to me.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (2144) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 26, 2014
2oz sample at International Great Beer Expo (Meadowlands). Pours pale gold color with a small head of foam. Aroma of honey and wheat. Taste of bitter citrus hops, honey, and wheat.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2235) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 24, 2014
On tap ( beer engine) at the Industry. Dark golden with creamy head, nice hoppy aroma and hops in taste , creamy and smooth. No evidence of the elevated ABV.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9765) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle at Philly’s Tavern. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast and cookie malt, dates, earthy and woody hops. Flavor is malt dominant with medium hops and bitterness, dark fruits and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.


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