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RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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.

KajII's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KajII (800) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - SEP 3, 2012
Bottle. The pour was a clear medium brown with a slight orange hue and an average (1-2 finger) off-white creamy head that lasted a decent time, finally reducing to a large puddle with a medium collar and had good streaky lacing. The aroma was of a toasted caramel malt, citrus hops and a doughy yeast with notes of toffee, dark fruit (grapes and plums) and possessed a slight alcohol tinge. The taste very lightly sweet and a bit malty with a hint of toffee from the start, then slowly became exceptionally bitter with a note of dark fruit and a bitter citrus peel ending. The flavor lasted a decently long time after the swallow, with a strong bitterness left lying on the taste buds. Mouthfeel was between light and medium in body and slightly dry in texture with a medium carbonation. Overall a good powerful tasting brew with a nice bitter malty fruitiness...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlovell2 (1804) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - OCT 19, 2016
Pours rich golden color with white head. Aroma is grainy malt with herbal hops. Flavor is sweet malt and some grain, a hint of sweet hone and a slight bitter hop finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bule (1854) - California, USA - SEP 11, 2016
On tap. Pours a pale brown color with a bit of head. Mild maltiness. Noticeable alcohol. Some spiciness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepatrickman (891) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 30, 2016
Bottle at home, while I pondered my faint memories of high school history classes. I like ambitious, slightly out-of-the-ordinary beers like this. It reminded me of a gruit, with a malty and slightly vegetal taste. Unusual, but I liked it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eddiek1977 (7) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 17, 2016 does not count
Nice aroma, goes down smooth however little bit of a bitter aftertaste but does not drown out the flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike5326 (1639) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 4, 2016
Poured from a bottle. Clear golden color, small white head. Medium corn syrup aroma. Medium body with a sweet syrup flavor and a slight bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Luvystypotables (1694) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 4, 2016
A subdued aroma of malt and grain, pours a clear Amber color without much of a head. A mild taste of sweet fruit and malt with a lighter body and a sweet fruit finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (10520) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear orange gold with small off white head that lasts. The aroma is strong honey and grain. Medium mouth, yeast, sugar, honey, very sweet, good.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mjmoen (332) - - MAY 27, 2016
A-. Pours a clear golden color with white head. Good flavor, slightly dry finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NJJereme (386) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Pours an amber brown color with an off white head. Malty-slightly hoppy aroma, a hint of caramel. Bread-yeast flavor as well. Medium bodied, a little flat but overall alright.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (364) - Virginia, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Pours clear dark gold,fluffy off white head. Aroma is grainy, hints of honey. Taste of sweet malt, honey, cookie dough, maybe rye bread, dark fruit. Somewhat heavy mouthfeel.

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