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RATINGS: 1601   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rare Vos is Flemish for "Sly Fox," and the name of one of Brussels great cafes. It has a sweetly fruity malt character and yeasty spiciness. A fine dose of yeast permits the beer to mature and mellow in the bottle.

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vadavid (142) - Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2008
Pours a cloudy amber red with a nice foamy head that lingers for a long time. It has a very light bready and spice aroma. The beer had just enough spice in the taste to make it interesting, with a slightly sweet, caramel malt body and a light hop bite at the end. At 6.5% ABV its quite drinkable. Overall a very easy drinking beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tfontana (810) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 19, 2016
Bottle pour into shaker pint glass. Appearance is hazy light brown with decent sparkle, 2-finger width foamy beige head with good retention and fair lacing. Aroma is light banana, clove. Taste is light banana, clove and peppery spiciness. Palate is medium bodied with thick texture, lively carbonation and mildly sweet and yeasty finish. Overall, a nice beer without huge, bold flavors or complexity, and slightly over-carbonated, but very good nonetheless.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (6294) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2016
Backlog, On tap, pours a hazy orange with large soapy head. Stuck around for a good bit. Nose of plum, grape, belgian yeast, florals, and spice. Flavor was rich malt, dark fruits, wood, and old stuff. Medium body with average carbonation. A nice Belgian on a cold night.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnnniee (3893) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 30, 2016
Bottle from a Lazy dog. slightly hazy medium golden color with a huge bubbly frothy off white head that takes forever to recede. Clove and spice lay heavy on the nose with some faint bready maltiness. The flavor is sweet bready malt light earthy big clove and peppery spice. Well made beer, but its a bit heavy on the clove and spice for my tastes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
billtheman (86) - milford, Delaware, USA - SEP 28, 2016
Had this one at the Doubleday Caf in Cooperstown NY while there to see the Hall of Fame. A great beer.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
17Beer (245) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 22, 2016
Nice tart aromas of apricot and yeast. A little barnyard. Pours red brown and clear with an off-white head with tiny bubbles. Nice sour favors of leather and licorice. Short sour finish and good fizzy mouthfeel. Pretty balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnstledger8 (915) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 27, 2016
Draught. Pours a murky copper amber with foamy off white head. Aroma is of light spice, blood orange, bitter, caramel, clove. Taste is of clove, caramel, yeasty, biscuit. Soft oily mouthfeel, soft to medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerdrinker79 (2084) - Idaho, USA - AUG 25, 2016
12 oz bottle- Pours hazy orange with a large tight nit bubble head that holds nicely. Aroma is banana, spice, cream. The taste is similar, banana, yeasty, peppery spice, smooth, lightly bitter and lingering dryness. Good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
geologyguy (1380) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - AUG 13, 2016
Love the serving directions on the bottle...they should also mention stemware....smell is dark fruity notes...taste is the same, sweet but not too much...light alcohol burn..medium diverse flavor with light spice...lighter mouthfeel than others in this class

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Block (2339) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - AUG 8, 2016
This is a decent Belgian. A nice aroma with the traditional yeasty notes. Malty and a little sweet with some dark fruits.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (2332) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 5, 2016
Bottle from Market Street Wine Shop Uptown. Pours hazy amber-orange with a large beige head. Aroma of banana, bubblegum, cherry, peach. Flavor is thinner than I expected... tangy metal, yeasty, little fruit notes (unlike the nose), grasses. Meh. Had potential.


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