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RATINGS: 330   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Beard beer is brewed with a yeast created from Brewmaster John Maiers beard. No need to freak out, brewers have used wild yeasts in beer making for centuries. John has had the same old growth beard since 1978 and for over 15,000 brews, so it is no great surprise that a natural yeast ideal for brewing was discovered in his beard. What does beard beer taste like? try it, we think youll be surprised...

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kavu (4399) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 20, 2015
0,65l bottle from Susans Fine Wine & Spirits, Santa Fe, NM. Pours cloudy amber with a medium head. Aroma is sweet malts with something that resembles a belge yeast. Flavor is sweet malts with tarty notes. Interesting yeast. Resembles a belgian ale, a saison and a sour ale. Better than I expected.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhammaren (1750) - Jyvskyl, FINLAND - NOV 20, 2015
.65l bottle. Thanks Kavu. Pours hazy apricot with high head. Aroma is malts, fruits, belgian yeast, some sour notes, alcohol notes. Flavor is malts, alcohol, notes, Belgian yeast notes, dried fruits, citrus fruits. Niiice!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HuskerTan (1849) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - NOV 13, 2015
Draft. A- Honey, slightly sweet, subtle fruits, wheat. A- Light amber color, hazy liquid, minimal white head. T- Slightly sweet, malty, boring. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, smooth finish. O- Glad I finally tried this one if for no other reason that I think its more of a novelty. Some honey on the nose and palate along with some tea or subtle floral notes. Otherwise not overly exciting but very drinkable.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
swampwater (66) - Preston, Lancashire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2015
Aroma: Hops, flowers, mango.
Appearance: Deep amber, with a light, white head.
Taste: Hops, mango, pineapple, and a very slight hint of coffee.
Palate: Bitter at first, with a lingering sweet finish. Medium body. Medium carbonation.
Overall: I bought this beer for the gimmick, but I was pleasantly surprised to find that this is a great beer. Interesting aromas, and clean, refreshing flavours make this quite a complex beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemike (2987) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - NOV 11, 2015
Clear golden caramel colored pour. Big white head. Plenty of lacing. Citrusy malty aroma with a very prescient malt note. Malty flavor with a nutty malty note. Not bad

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tnkw01 (1745) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Bottle. Yes, I drank it and it was good. Amber in color with a medium head. Aroma was roasted grains with hints of tree fruit. Taste is slightly sweet upfront. Nice tasty balance thats better than you could imagine.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
GRM (3859) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 23, 2015
Glass, 4-ounce, draught, during the Mondial de la bire, savoured on June 12 2015; eye: golden, clear, no effervescence, tiny ring of off-white head, no lacing; nose: light fruity, malt, slight caramel; mouth: light fruity, malt, slight caramel, acrid finale with good presence of malt, medium body, good carbonation, acrid texture; overall: once is enough FRANAIS Verre, 4 onces, en ft, lors du Mondial de la bire, savoure le 12 juin 2015; il : dore, limpide, pas deffervescence, petit anneau de mousse blanc cass, pas de dentelle; nez : lger fruit, malt, trs lger caramel; bouche : lger fruit, malt, trs lger caramel, finale cre avec bonne prsence de malt, corps moyen, bonne carbonatation, texture rpeuse; en rsum : une fois, cest assez

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmahut (1854) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 19, 2015
Amber body with no head. Aroma has fruity, earthy character, light yeasty. Taste has light acidic touch upfront, malty, astringent grapefruit bitterness. Body is full, medium carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (8114) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle at joined tasting at Gurthnars place. Amber golden color with medium white head. Yeast, oranges, honey in aroma. Taste, malt, honey, yeast, hops, little bit harsh bitterness in finish. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dohny (362) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle. Hazy orange color with white head. Aroma fruity. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Well balanced sweetness with bitterness. Fruity taste. Bitter finish. Very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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