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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Specter is a golden Belgian ale aged in French Cognac oak barrel. Sweetness from the Pilsener malt complements the apricot notes in the aroma. This continues into the flavor where oak tannins balance the sweetness leaving a smooth and delicate finish with slight warmness.

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3.5
fonefan (51092) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 11, 2013

Bottle 750ml.

Unclear medium orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, riped fruit, light to moderate hoppy, moderate to light light heavy yeasty, fruity, wood, light alcohol. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, fruity, oak, alcohol. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20130216]

3.4
yespr (47567) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
75 cL bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is crisp grassy and citrusy. Sweet, mild citric and fruity. Wineous and fruity. Mellow, sweet and grapes. Lingering soft fruity finish.

3.4
Travlr (26091) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle courtesy of BeerandBlues2, thank you! Hazy golden yellow color, white head. Aroma of floral straw and subtle citrus. Taste is bitter lemon.

3.4
Papsoe (25056) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of adnielsen. Pours a cloudy opaque golden with a white head. Rather sweet fruity nose, quite some phenols. Rich body, heavy fruit, phenols and yeast. A little late bitternes. The barrel character is rather downplayed. 160213

3.5
Rasmus40 (21989) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy yellow with a lasting white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity, citrus and wood. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Sweet finish with notes of alcohol. 160213

3.6
saxo (19522) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, wood, cognac, white wine, apricot, malt and hops.

3.5
chrisv10 (18498) - DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle. Hazy dark yellow with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast, wheat, oak and wood. Flavour is malt, wheat, yeast, fruit, wood, medium sweet, little sugar, hop and a little bitter.

3.6
yngwie (17234) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle, 75cl. It pours an unclear, orangey golden body and a small, dense, off-white head. Peaches, some wood, pale malts, a hint of vanilla and booze, and some spiced hints. Pale malts, white sugar, peaches, some booze and a touch of spices in the flavor. Full body, lightly warming and quite effervescent. Some bitterness in the finish. A beer that starts a bit boring, but it turns out to be a decent one. 130216

3.7
Dedollewaitor (16384) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ The 4th Annual Fastelavns-Smagning Ulfborg, 2013. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Oak, vanilla, funk, yeast and fruity hops. Sweet and warming.

3.5
Ratman197 (15364) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 30, 2012
750 ml bottle poured a clear gold with a lasting white head. Aromas of straw, oak, vanilla, spice and citrus. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of straw, oak, citrus, light vanilla and light spice wiuth a smooth dry oak finish.


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