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style
RATINGS: 319   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Similar to Victoria, but red grapes (Chancellor) were used in place of white.

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3.8
mansquito (6902) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Washington Commons, Brooklyn tap ($11): Pours orange with a white head. Aroma is wood, red wine, citrus, yeast, and some spice. I found that the woody taste was very unique to this beer. Furthermore, the grapes were really quite pronounced. Unlike other raters, I did not find this beer to be too sweet, but rather a nice balance. In fact, I drank it quite rapidly because I found it to be rather quaffable.

3.1
olr1984 (1530) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 22, 2014
750ml bottle pours a hazy copper orange with a white head. sweet wine and light fruit taste.

3.1
epeter85 (54) - - MAY 21, 2014
Metallic copper pour with little or no head. Syrup sweetness with wine topped off with hops. Not too hoppy though. Close to a Belgian style triple. Has a slight aftertaste but otherwise a notable beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
Bacterial (3051) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Copper pour with a white head and lots of white lacing. Subtle fruity esters in the nose. Nice taste with some hop character, slight bitterness and some grape skin astringency in the finish.

3.9
DuffMan (10665) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle, shared with Davey, Sandra, and my lovely wife. Hazy honey gold body topped by a dense white crown that laces thickly. Aroma is sweet and yeasty, fruity esters dominating. Sweet pale malts, juicy fruit nectar quality that is vaguely grapey, seems more plummy to me but it doesn’t matter as it is a nice compliment to the estery yeast. A quaffable brew for its size. Very nice.

3.6
hopdog (13102) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2013
On tap at the Blind Tiger. Poured a hazy amber color with a small sized off white head. Fruity, caramel, and a lighter vinous quality.

3.4
jdavidh (173) - California, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Light fruity nose, great almost silky appearance. Very sweet and refreshing. Just enough hops as to not be cloying. Very grapey and wine like. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
Bule (2255) - California, USA - OCT 25, 2013
On tap at Taps in Petaluma. Pours a pale brown color with a bit of head. Prominent grape flavors and some sweetness.

3.8
gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Amazing blend of wine grapes and beer without going into the ’barley wine’ territory. Amazingly playful on the palate.

3.7
phaleslu (10652) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 1, 2013
750 ml bottle. 2011 vintage. Pours a mostly clear gold-orange with a finger of white head that laces the glass. Aroma of grapes, funk, earth, bready malts, herbs, and some mixed mellow spices. The flavor hits the same notes, with an emphasis on malts and fruits. Medium-bodied, with soft carbonation and a dry, malty mouthfeel. Nice strong Belgian ale. Very solid.


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