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RATINGS: 260   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bronze Winner at GABF:
Category: 10 Specialty Honey Lager or Ale

Bronze: Orange Blossom Pilsner, Unique Beers, Orlando, FL

A honey beer using 30% Orange Blossom Honey. The yeast ferments the sugar in the honey and leaves behind a dry, crisp beer with a delicate orange blossom and honey character.

Contract brewed for Unique Beer Inc. Recipe of brewer, Tom Mounch.
http://www.uniquebeers.com/obp/index.html

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ChadPolenz (1787) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - MAY 25, 2017
DOC: 5/4/2017

2015 BJCP Category: 31B Alternative Sugar Beer (base style: 2B International Amber Lager)

AROMA: Sweet nose with a honey-like presence along with clean grainy malt. Slight floral component (unlikely from hops). 8/12

APPEARANCE: Slightly hazy shade of orange proper. Large white soapy suds dissipates quickly and completely. 2/3

FLAVOR: Contrary to the marketing, the palette is indeed sweet with a honey taste. Base malt is a bit generic; mostly amber/pale with faint caramel flavor. No specialty malt character; nor hop presence. Some brief residual sweetness in the aftertaste, otherwise clean. 12/20

MOUTHFEEL: Medium body with medium-low carbonation. Slightly crisp, but feels flat and undercarbonated for the style. Not refreshing, but easy to drink. Overweight at 5.5%. 3/5

OVERALL IMPRESSION: Most definitely not a pilsner, just a honey-flavored lager (which makes it interesting, but not good per se). 5/10

TOTAL SCORE: 30/50

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jow (3864) - New York, USA - MAY 8, 2017
Can brought back to room I believe the final new brewery tick available at this resort making it far more successful visit in ratebeer terms than I could have dreamed. Nose is honey and floral. Tastes of honey, cereal, floral, light dried grass. Decent enough.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
47574xeCD (1093) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2017
Draft at Yard House Orlando. Poured amber with white head. Honey malt wheat light hop and fruit. Decent

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MBlessing (1249) - Wrttemberg, GERMANY - APR 15, 2017
Gelbes leicht rber bier flacher schaum, im geruch honig etwas blumig leichter hopfen, im Geschmack leicht hopfen kaum s kruterig blumiger honig Geschmack, wirklich mal eine schne Variante von honig bier

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrNosha (2223) - Wrttemberg, Germany, GERMANY - APR 14, 2017
12oz Dose aus Florida. Danke an MBlessing! Trb gelbes Bier, fast ohne Schaum. Honig und Kruter Duft. Antrunk berraschend frisch und suerlich. Der Honig legt sich im Abgang lecker auf die Zunge. Je wrmer es wird desto mehr kommt der Honig heraus. Fr mich kein Pils aber lecker!

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oxley24 (2) - Orlando, Alabama, USA - FEB 17, 2017 does not count
This is straight up a pilsner with honey. I really enjoy it living in the state of Florida. Goes down easy with flavor. Surprised about the poor rating. light body, thin feel

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (24008) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 4, 2016
Can. Clear golden yellow color, small white head. Lightly floral aroma with some fruity esters. Taste is floral fruity cereal. OK.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 19, 2016
Pours a golden yellow color. Aromas of grass, cheerios, and some hops. Flavor is typical pilsner, not a lot of hops, a nice smooth taste. Nice and dry in the finish.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ghawener (1601) - Santa Tecla, EL SALVADOR - AUG 6, 2016
Can: Better than any local beer, refreshing with a nice twist. Great Brew for Roatan.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
woodychevy (874) - - JUN 10, 2016
Pretty average- honey definitely comes through as it warms up. Unique pils but once is enough. Honey pairs well with the crisp lager notes.


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