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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Special 608 is a Belgian style amber ale brewed with wild flower honey, lemon peel, orange peel and coriander.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bricks (1105) - Delaware, USA - JUN 26, 2016
Nice hazy medium brown appearance. Aroma of Belgian yeast, citrus, malt. Taste is nice.. citrus, malt... Sweet, yet bitter. Nice balance.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HellesBunny666 (243) - Virginia, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Yeasty aroma, sugar. Medium body. Spicy flavors, caramel, dark dried fruits, slightly tart, oranges

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emeister84 (2413) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Aromas of light raisin, bread dough, sesame oil. Orange-red with a quickly fading head. Dry, fruity, somewhat herbal. Well carbonated, finishes with lingering esters and herbal hops.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (5554) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 14, 2014
Draft at Maxs. Pours hazy dark copper brown with a fizzy off white head. Tastes like light spice, herbs, wheat, light sweet citrus. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like malty, wheat, herb, and light spice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (5907) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 14, 2014
Tap at Maxs. Pours hazy copper with creamy off-white head. Aroma is bready malts, Belgian yeast, light candy sugar, floral notes, and faint toffee. Flavor is dry malt base, light hops, light fruit esters, and semisweet Belgian yeast esters; sweetness carries through the finish before drying out. Medium body and carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (13056) - Escondido, California, USA - MAY 14, 2014
Tap at Maxs. Pours lightly hazy amber with a small, frothy off-white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is toast and cookie malt, dates, earthy hops and pear, Belgian yeast esters. Flavor is sweet malt, dark fruits, light hops and bitterness, Belgian yeast esters and a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (10562) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 9, 2014
Shared grower at Craft. Pours hazy medium copper with frothy off-white head. Nose is caramel malt, floral, peppery spicy, and tangerine. Tastes hoppy, tangerine and lemony citric, with black peppery spice, yeast, and an earthy caramel malty finish. Good balance.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (3727) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Golden amber color with no head. Aroma of caramel, orange, biscuit, and coriander. Caramel, citrus, biscuit, and coriander flavor. Very drinkable. Quite nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Pours hazy brown.. Kind of murky. Minimal head. The aroma is a mix of caramel, belgian yeast, and honey. This is a sweet, malty brew that has a nice balance of caramel and honey.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (14106) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Draft, MD Craft Brewers Festival. Hazy dark amber body topped by medium off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, some Belgian spicy, light grassy. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, orange, some Belgian spicy, light wood. Medium body, light stickiness.


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