Flossmoor Station Ovation

Formerly brewed at Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
Flossmoor, Illinois USA
11% Belgian Strong Ale | 60 Ratings | Special Release |
In the fall of 2008, "The Three" (Todd Ashman, Matt Van Wyk, Zac Treimert) joined forced to brew Collaborative Evil. This dark, delicious creation with spices and exotic sugars could only be made better with time - time in an oak barrel. Here at Flossmoor, that’s exactly what Matt did. Since he’s now brewing in Oregon, this is my tribute to Matt, my standing Ovation to his years at Flossmoor. Cheers! Bryan Shimkos

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Beer Rating Assistance


Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough barnyard cheese basement aromas leather earthy leaves

Other
alcohol banana bubblegum butterscotch clove cooked vegetables cough drop ginger licorice raisin rotten eggs soy sauce skunky smoke vanilla woody
Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

Color
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Liquid
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Head
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Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

Sweet
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Bitter
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Sour
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Other
salty umami
The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

Body
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Texture
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Carbonation
fizzy lively average soft flat

Finish
astringent bitter abrupt long

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