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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A German Style brown ale brewed with dark, rich Belgian specialty malts and domestic whole hops. The alt will have a dark copper color and will have a slightly fruity, bittersweet flavor. It is a beer for the more adventurous, for people with an appreciation for a beer with a rich malt character and a balanced hop finish.

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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Imaena (2280) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - AUG 15, 2013
Zealand Hut White mtns NH. Beer hiked into the woods always tastes better.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (10894) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Bottle. Caramel malt and metallic aroma. Dark amber with large tan head. Lightly sweet caramel malt and mildly bitter herbal flavor. Body a bit light. Pretty good.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrettTaylor (742) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Poured from bottle to glass. Poured a dark copper with an initially thick amber head with medium lacing. The head dissipated quickly to a very thin head. Aroma is caramel with subtle coffee and a bit floral. Tastes a bit of coffee, some hops, malty, and a bit of something green. Light mouthfeel, a bit of astringency on the finish. Long finish, but not particularly pleasant.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VALIS (229) - Nashua, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Caramel and tea scent. Mildly malty taste, smooth, too smooth, A little sour aftertaste. Not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JuliusCaesar (162) - New Hampshire, USA - JAN 29, 2013
Mild aroma and flavors. Not a lot going on but drinkable. Overall decent

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scrapersnbeer (1532) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Typical doughy stink associated with alts, fruity notes too. Clear dark copper, two finger tan head. Dry, bready sweetness, reminds me of raspberries for some reason. Low carbonation, very smooth and downable. This brewer has been around for years and only make this and a couple other types. Pretty good stuff..cold weather session beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rejtable (2347) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 9, 2012
Meh. Pours brown with an initial foamy head that lasts for a bit. Aromas are nutty, English breakfast tea, maybe grass, maybe some caramel. Tastes are mostly sweet, with some limited bitterness. Fairly light in the mouth with lots of carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy (11394) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 19, 2012
Enjoyed on tap at The Thirsty Moose. A bold tasting malt. Sweet malt in the aroma. Very dark red and lacey. A bit watery. Not so drinkable, maybe another place another time would yield better results.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
asheft (3007) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2012
[bottle] Slightly nutty aroma in front of plenty of noble hops along with some caramel apple and dried fruit accents. Hazy, Coca-Cola appearance under a thin foam of off-white. Dry, nutty flavour, like dry-roasted nuts, with a decent amount of bitterness and faint, spicy hops. Fairly weak in flavour, overall. Notes of tobacco and dried fruit. Light body, moderate carbonation, bitter nutty finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (22713) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2012
5th August 2009
Cask at GBBF. Clear dark brown beer. Softish palate. Sourish malt with an odd spicy tone. Finishes dry. A bit odd.


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