RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is Coolcumber’s big brother and spent 3 months in Cardinal Gin barrels. The signature spicing of the Cardinal Gin comes through brilliantly and melds perfectly with the infused cucumber and basil.

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2.9
ChainGangGuy (4930) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 19, 2017
Appearance: Pours a clear, deep golden body with a stray, loose, brief white head. Smell: Wafts of basil perfume, cucumber peels, juniper with a sweetish, scant toffee-esque note to it and odd hint of tea dosed with milk. Taste: Upfront sugared toffee, blonde caramel quality with a splash of near-forgotten cooking sherry. Then, it's a curious melange of basil, tannic sweet tea, cucumber, juniper and liquour. Each item haphazardly pouncing on the next until finishing with a spicy, hot booziness. Mouthfeel: Medium-plus body. Medium carbonation. Overall: They took the original Coolcumber and bumped 'er up, not making it twice as refreshing and delightful, but, instead, made it kinda harsh and hot. Comes across as heavy-handed and clumsy.

3.2
NikkTwist (3343) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2017
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2017 Draft at Bru Craft. Very hazy yellow amber pour with a solid white head. Juniper berries. Cucumber. Limes. Sweet blonde caramel malts. Feels like a sugary gin drink with cucumber. Well made (and certainly unusual) but the cucumber does not work for me.

3.9
tightslice (1436) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 11, 2017
On tap at Wicked Weed Funkatorium in Asheville, NC. Aroma is gin, honeysuckle, eucalyptus, juniper, cucumber, melon. Taste is herbal, stevia, cucumber with a mixture of dry and dutch gin with some cake-y bits. Some of the floral sweetness was a little much but this was extremely unique.

3.6
hopdog (13102) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2017
Bottle. Poured a golden color with an averaged sized head. Ok, yeah cucumbers, spice and gin barrel. Different for sure.

3.6
Dogbrick (13763) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Sample at the brewpub. Clear yellow-gold color with a medium thin white head that recedes steadily. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Malty aroma with cucumber and spice notes in the background. Medium to full body with flavors of malt, gin barrel and cucumber. The finish is gin and malt with a subtle cucumber aftertaste. Decent beer overall, but I enjoyed the "non-Imperial" more.

2.8
radagast83 (8476) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUN 6, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey for the Wicked Weed DC Debut event. Poured a clear golden yellow color with a small white head. Aroma was like cucumber juice, lots of fresh bitter cucumber skins. Lots of booze on this one. Like a strange cucumber gin drink.

3.5
GenDV138 (7699) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 3, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey for the Wicked Weed DC Debut event. Yellow with off-white head. Aromas and tastes of cucumbers, spices, herbs, Gin notes. A bit boozy on the taste. Medium body with a dry finish. Prefer the regular version.

3.6
Travlr (26075) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 3, 2015
Draft. Clear golden yellow, huge white head. Wowee cucumber, aroma and flavor. Very salad like and refreshing.

3.4
woodychevy (874) - - JUN 1, 2015
On tap at Funkatorium. Definitely prefer the regular version. This is pretty intense and one note with the gin. Still decent but too much with the alcohol notes. Not for me.

3.7
beechner224 (1024) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 15, 2014
On tap at brewery. Pours the same as coolcumber. Aroma is mix of gin and cucumber. Taste is the same, more complex cucumber, not as refreshing. Good, but prefer standard.


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