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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.38/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Fire-brewed African style ale, brewed with banana extract
Bananas are the main ingredient in mbege style beers popular in Eastern Africa. In keeping with tradition, this is brewed with real bananas and presented unfiltered. Light hints of banana remain present in the aroma and flavor of this unique offering

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - APR 5, 2008
Date: 03/22/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

Appearance: hazy orange, wispy off white head, bits of lace,
Aroma: big sweet fruity aroma with a caramel sweetness and a light fruity tartness,
Body: thick body,
Flavor: sweet banana flavor, lots of thick fruity sweetness,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ChainGangGuy (4881) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 30, 2008
Appearance: Pours a pale, burnished gold body a fizzy, white head. Smell: Strong scent of Laffy Taffy. Nuff said! Taste: Sweetish pale maltiness, but its a taste far and away made up of a Banana Laffy Taffy. A drop of citrus juice near the finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: No, no thanks. When I want a banana beer (and I assuredly do not), Ill turn to Wells Banana Bread Beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 22, 2008
Pours a copper color with a white head. Aroma is horrible artificial candy banana aroma. Flavor is a god awful fake banana.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BCMike22 (92) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 22, 2008
Poured into snifter glass. Pale looking, but with some gold. Nose is very strong with banana. Very fruity taste. Dry finish, not a lot of aftertaste.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
drewbeerme (3920) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2008
1pint. pours hazy copper with small white head around the rim. nose is awful, wheat germ, anti-septic, artifical bananas, flavor of no! wheat artifical banana juice. oh its bad. do i have to take another sip? oh man this is horrible. i wouldnt wish this on my worst enemy. this really should be used as an interrogation tactic. if someone made me drink a few ounces of this i would spill everything i had.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
alexanderj (3605) - Branson, Missouri, USA - MAR 15, 2008
Bottle; poured a very slighlty hazy amber; not much head. Aroma of grain, banana, and funk/ass. Flavor had a strong band aid essence. Some banana and malty sweetness. Pretty gross; didnt finish most of it. Aftertaste like apple juice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
xnoxhatex (1305) - Grand Rapids/Chicago, Michigan, USA - MAR 15, 2008
Bottle fresh from the brewery. Cloudy light orange amber with small, short lasting white head. Aroma is sweet banana and grain but as it warmed it smelled like a medicinal infected homebrew. Flavor is banana, sweet brown sugar, bitter alc, lemonheads, grain. Thin body and watery. My tongue feels all soapy in this palate destroying mess, the alc is too prevalent, and Im not sure exactly who would drink this, even if they had Celiacs. Though I could actually see this being an awesome mixer along the lines of a bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Davinci (295) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 29, 2008
Pours a thin caramally orange with quickly dissipating head. Smells like mild apple cider with a hot alcohl aroma as it warms. Also some zoo like funk. Very cidery flavor, touch of unripened bananas. A bit bitter on the back sides of the tongue, which doesnt mesh well with the other flavors. Aftertaste is dry and not entirely pleasant. An interesting experience. From my room mate "Alcoholic sour patch kid smothered in zebra piss"

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
PilsnerPeter (3045) - Flushing, New York, USA - NOV 19, 2007
Bottle: Pours a thin looking bronze-ish color; the head is a fading film. The aroma is sweet, and herbal with honey, ginger and an odd estery banana touch. Thin bodied with an odd flavor. Sorghum gives off a distinct flavor, that I have not developed a taste for yet. The flavor is plasticy and sweet, with an herbal background and a banana extract character. A bit strange, and unappealing; in my humble opinion.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Headbanger (3986) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2007
16oz bottle-A dark golden/light amber body with no head whatsoever and it poured like soda pop. Aroma of sweetenss followed by crap from the primate exhibit at the zoo. Taste of banana with a slight sourness then nothing. I was expecting worse.

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