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Notes

Opened: 1965

Annual Production: 700 bbl

U.S. Importer: Merchant du Vin

Contributor: Richard R Tinurelli

Updated: February 28, 2016

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    10.00% abv.
    • Date: February 3, 2011 (#8454)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Stony Brook, Omaha NE
      Score: 18½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep brown, clear. Low head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Toasty, oaky, malty.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium-big body, moderate carbonation. Hugely malty and hugely toasty. Woody and warming.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Very good beer.


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    7.20% abv.
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    • Date: July 8, 2008 (#7152)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Beertopia, Omaha NE
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep red. Low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Toffee. Sweet dark caramel.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, low carbonation. Smooth and dark. A bit roasty, with lots of toffee. Some oakiness in the finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
    • Date: October 30, 2001 (#3970)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Sam's Wine and Spirits, Chicago IL
      Score: 17½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Bright brown, good head. Caramel aroma, with some hops. Light-medium body, big caramel/toffee flavor, moderately sweet.
    • Date: April 1, 1998 (#2605)
      Package: bottled
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Red, flat, moderate head. Wood, peat aromas. Sweet, rather meaty. (Autolysed?) Bitterish toward the end.

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    Scottish-Style Heavy Ale
    5.00% abv.
    • Date: July 16, 2002 (#4369)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Beer Club International
      Score: 18 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Bright red-brown, moderate carbonation, thick head. Toasty caramel malt aroma, with lots of fruity hops. Light body, big toasty mildly sweet malt flavor. Hop flavor and bitterness starts in the middle and grows quickly. Hints of chocolate at the end.





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    Herb and Spice Beer
    8.00% abv.
    Awards:
    • Date: July 6, 2008 (#7150)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Beertopia, Omaha NE
      Score: 19 points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep red. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Spicy and sweet, with citrus and molasses.
      Mouthfeel (10)
      Thick and smooth and tremendously malty. Nicely spicy, with an earthy note. Lots of dark caramel and molasses.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Very tasty beer.
    • Date: September 11, 2000 (#2382)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Belmont Station, Portland OR
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      "Ale brewed with coriander". Deep dark red, low head. Big coriander aroma. Medium body, darkly sweet like molasses, big coriander flavor and a long licorice finish that tastes a lot like juniper.