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Brewed by Beaus Brewing Co.
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Vankleek Hill, Canada

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This strong & dark beer, inspired by the Alfred bog, is our very first seasonal offering. Featuring bog myrtle, or sweet gale, harvested from the wilds of northern Quebec. This ancient herb was used in brewing hundreds of years ago and offers bitterness, a sweet aroma and herbal spicy notes.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
terrybail (704) - London, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2014
600ml bottle not bad for a spiced beer it would do in a pinch Beaus is really hit and miss I am afraid sort of like nickelbrook

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SuperTiti33 (880) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 8, 2014
Ambrée. Sucré. Florale/herbacé. Très Fruité. Baie, probablement la myrte. Épicé. Fine amertume végétale. Légère trame de caramel de l'entré à la finale. Très intéressante.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strangebrewer (1260) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 3, 2014
bottle. Poured hazy brown with a beige diminishing head. Aroma of sweet fruity malt with an herbal note. Medium body, prickly carbonation with a tart finish. Flavour of caramel malts with a vegetal hoppiness, notes of yeast and peppery spice. Alcohol well hidden.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (7317) - Utah, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Bottle at RBWG after GT
Cloudy amber with a small off-white head and some lacing. Aroma and taste is tart, toasted malts and fruity
Nice

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (10926) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle at RBWG 2014, thanks! Pours a hazy brown with a light brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has light tart fruit with grass, light spice and a bread backing. Flavor has a light tartness with grass, sweet grains and a bit of bread backing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italarican (1543) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle given to me by my colleagues boyfriend back in Canada that I later shared at the Downtown Inn post-grand tasting party for RBWG. Full, tannish orange pour. Nose of pleasant caramel and cereal notes. Pleasant flavor has caramel malt, cereal, slight earthiness, and a surprise tartness. Lip smacking good. The tartness is sure a surprise in a good way. Crazy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rederic (3324) - montral, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 22, 2014
600ml bottle, dark brown-amber color, with a fluffy beige head, with a belgian yeast, herbal, spicy, sweet pine needle, nordic earthy herbs note, with some faint dark dried fruit, nutmeg, brown sugar, ripe apple, toasted, caramel malt accents in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a yeasty, spicy, herbal, caramel, toasted, biscuity malty, fruity apple sauce, ripe apple, heather, elderberry, nutmeg spicy character, with some earthy herbal, faint tart wildberry, balsam fir flavours, leading towards a fruity yeastiness, sweet spicy herbs, caramelized, toasted maltiness finish

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vadie (1255) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2014
Ambre, presque orange avec un petit col beige qui reste longtemps. Larme du malt, du myrte, et un peu du caramel. Le got est dabord du malt lgrement sucr puis un got terreux. Du myrte, jimagine. Le got terreux est pas mal fort. Trs unique.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Freaky_tiki (1167) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 9, 2014
Youre not gonna win a lot of friends brewing beer with bog weed. And thats what I like about this brew. Pours busted nose brown with a luscious one finger cap. Flavour is unlike anything Ive had before. Down side is a coppery, pennies in water aftertaste. A true herbal offering, almost jarring in the way it presents itself. Clearly not a session beer, this is one to sip on & shake your head about. Like hearing a Grateful Dead song at a hip hop show. Recommended.

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Slickysim (8) - - DEC 28, 2013 does not count
Bouteille 660ml de la lcbo achete la journe mme. Odeur horrible de levure. Trs carbonise, presque excessif... Le got est malt, rien de spcial qui puisse se dmarquer de lodeur de levure. Texture assez sche due leffervescence. Je souponne une mauvaise bouteille, fond de fermenteur peut-tre, tellement ctait mauvais, inattendu de la part de Beaus.


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