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Peak Organic King Crimson - Peak Organic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

127 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 127
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 10
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Peak Organic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
King Crimson is an Imperial Red Ale that delivers a royal bounty of luscious, fruity American hops on top of a sturdy, deep red malt backbone. This beer is lavishly dry-hopped with Simcoe, adding a citrusy and piney flavor and aroma to the toasty, sweet malt notes. This special treat is a very limited Winter release, so enjoy it while you can!

90 IBU

(Beer added by: TheManiacalOne on 12-31-2009)
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The taste is quite hoppy and of alcohol

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Talk, it's only talk
Arguments, agreements, advice, answers,
Articulate announcements
It's only talk

Talk, it's only talk
Babble, burble, banter, bicker bicker bicker
Brouhaha, boulderdash, ballyhoo
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Talk talk talk, it's only talk
Comments, cliches, commentary, controversy
Chatter, chit-chat, chit-chat, chit-chat,
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Cheap talk

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Debates, discussions
These are words with a D this time
Dialogue, dualogue, diatribe,
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Double talk, double talk

Talk, talk, it's all talk
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Small talk
Talk that trash
Expressions, editorials, expugnations, exclamations, enfadulations
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Elephant talk, elephant talk, elephant talk

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Peak Organic King Crimson from Peak Organic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.