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Notes

Opened: 2003

Annual Production: 1,500 hl

U.S. Importer: Shelton Brothers

Contributor: Urbain Coutteau

Updated: March 28, 2017

Beer List

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    8.00% abv.
    • Date: September 29, 2008 (#7386)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Liquid Solutions, Tigard OR
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Pretty much black. No head.
      Aroma (4)
      Huge sweet-sour aroma, with some toffee. Malty, Brettanomyces, black cherries.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, almost still. Feels thin. Sweet dark malt, mildly tart, with a nice black cherry flavor.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Tasty and complex, but it could use a bit more heft.

  • 13.00% abv.

  • 7.50% abv.

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    10.00% abv.
    • Date: May 30, 2012 (#8825)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Ridgeview Liquor, Ashwaubenon WI
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Brown-black, opaque. Massive rocky head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Huge black licorice. Spicy. Alcoholic.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Thick. Chewy. Malty and roasty. Licorice. Citrus. Mild alcohol. Mild spicy hop flavor, low bitterness. Nicely spicy esters. A little yeasty.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Good complex beer, just a little stale.

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    Herb and Spice Beer
    10.00% abv.
    • Date: February 20, 2008 (#6895)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Liquid Solutions, Tigard OR
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Dark red. Opaque. Low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Dark fruit and alcohol.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Big body, low carbonation. Really smooth. Tasty sweet dark maltiness. Spices are subdued. Lots of dark fruit. Alcohol lurks dangerously in the background.
      Overall Impression (2)
      "Ale brewed with spices."

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    Herb and Spice Beer
    10.00% abv.
    • Date: August 18, 2007 (#6603)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Beertopia, Omaha NE
      Score: 20 points
      Appearance (3)
      Damn near black. Dense brown head.
      Aroma (4)
      Molasses. Allspice.
      Mouthfeel (10)
      Big and thick and sweet. Huge molasses flavor with a big dark maltiness. Spices are subdued. Not a lot of alcohol flavor, but it's fairly warming.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Real tasty beer. "Ale brewed with spices", brewed in 2006.

  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Beer

  • Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale

  • Specialty Beer
    12.00% abv.

  • 10.00% abv.

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    Witte
    Belgian Style White (or Wit) / Belgian-Style Wheat
    5.00% abv.

  • Xenophon's Wine
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
    11.00% abv.