southernolkart (55) - - JUL 18, 2013
Nice spicy ale with heavy malt flavor but the finish is a little dry for me
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Dark orange/amber colored pour. Big white head that fades a little bit too quickly. Some lacing. Big aroma of malt and spice. Taste is a sweet malty flavor with some spiciness. Not bad. EtTuCthulhu (1391) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - JUL 7, 2013
The color of this beer is a hazy orange with a large, pillowy off-white head, and the aroma is reminiscent of toasted malts, floral hops, oats, rye, and wheat. The taste is quite sour, slightly bitter, and a touch sweet; furthermore, the palate combines a thick texture, medium body, average carbonation, and a long finish. JDBaker11058 (2133) - Maryland, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Appearance: clear coppery-amber pour with two fingers of dense, foamy, light beige head that slowly shrinks to a rocky surface cap; lots of carbonation; a second pour to top off was a little over-agressive, leading to some floaties. Aroma: malty and sweet, with prominent yeasty clove notes, nutmeg, a bit of burning cardboard, and some saison-like must; a hint of banana, perhaps, lends this almost a weizenbock-ish nose. Taste: grainy, with some orange marmalade, clove, a hint of cinnamon, apricots, white raisins, and star anise. Finish: sweetness, spices, and a bit of heat (rye?) last pleasantly, and thereís a surprising sour bite at the tail end to help cleanse the palate. Notes: Itís not a gulper, but itís not a sipper either. Seems almost like a maltier, spicier version of their Rare Vos. Itís good. Darn good. Iím a sucker for beers with rye in the malt bill, and I was pleased to actually get some of that rye heat, especially in the finish.
kayres (881) - , Georgia, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Crystal clear orange with a huge white head. Slightly lemony and wheaty aroma. Smooth medium bodied and citric
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Heathen (1500) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 27, 2013
THOUGHTS: Nice spicy Belgian. Nice break from all the pumpkin, Oktoberfest and fresh hop beers out there, but I donít know how autumnal it is.
TECHNICAL: Bottle. Poured a slightly cloudy, light, orangey brown with a huge, off-white, head that mostly diminished, but left good lacing. The aroma was not bad, but was weak and contained mostly rye, both sour and spicy; light to moderate dark bread and grain; light nutty malts; light earthy hops; and moderate spicy yeast. The initial flavor was lightly sweet and sour, and slightly bitter and acidic; while the finish was lightly sweet and acidic, and slightly sour with an average duration. There was spicy and sour rye, spicy yeast, other grain, dark bread, and light earthy hops. The medium body was fairly dry with fizzy carbonation and a slightly metallic finish. rollinsr (703) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JUN 19, 2013
Pours a hazy amber with copious amounts of tan head. Nose is very fruity with notes of banana, pineapple, and coriander. The flavor is a nice balance between the fruits and the heavier malts without overly favoring one or the other. A nice beer that would please a wide variety of beer drinkers in my opinion. joshmcg000 (388) - Iowa, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Pours hazy copper. Aroma is sweet malts. Nice grainy malt profile, sweetness, spiciness, I can definitely taste the rye. Very complex very good. hard to explain what Iím tasting, but I love it. Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Bottle at Monkís Kettle. Pour is hazy amber with a huge white head and great lazing - super thick. Biscuity, straw, light rye, grassy, a touch of spice, herbal, citrusy, and light peppery aroma. Taste is biscuity, fruity, straw, grassy - very easy drinking and sessionable - light pears, herbal, and tangy. Medium body with soft carbonation. Easy drinking. BMan1113VR (7931) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 12, 2013
On tap at GABF. Pours with a clear golden hued body with a large and long lasting white head. Aromas are grassy and grainy, with light brown sugar, and some alcohol. Flavors are malty and grainy, lightly spicy, hay, fruity, apricot, floral. Very lively carbonation with a dry finish.