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Makeweight - Furthermore Beer

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135 Ratings
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Ratings: 135
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.12%
Wants: 15
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Golden2wenty1 on 01-11-2008

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +5%

This pours a cloudy amber color with a slight head and some floaties. The aroma is malty with hints of sweet figs. The taste is sweet, malty with a bit of warming booze. An interesting take on an American Strong Ale as it’s kind of thin for the style but the sweetness and booze is there.

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2.07/5  rDev -45.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

There is nothing wrong with this beer... But it's not very Belgian.

It's a pretty traditional barley wine and it's a fine enough barley wine, it's middle of the road and quite drinkable as a barley wine.

There is a bit of a hop after taste, but the hops don't come out clean in terms of any particular flavor profile.

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of nickapalooza86
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deeo amber with a half finger of a off white head, can not see a thing through it.

Smell is earthy hops, caramel, toffee, deep fruits and a hint of bubblegum.

Taste is piney, earthy and minty in the hop area. Then comes a belgian like barleywine flavor with dark fruits and yeasty esters playing off each other.

Mouthfeel is medium with biting carbonation.

I am not sure what style this is, it is not a belgian IPA that is for sure, but looking at the other styles I guess that is the closest style to what is in the bottle.

This is one unique beer that is for sure, a whole lot going on. Give it a shot, but make sure to have an open mind when going into it.

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Photo of TheSSG
3.35/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a HUGE head that is thick and resiny, but not all too persistent. An interesting aroma; floral hops and malt, and an almost....bubblegum note in the background. A soft combination of pine, flowers, and bubblegum. Amber-straw color. Starts off...weird. It's like a warm boozey, bitter flavor, with a flash of floral hops, that moves into an even more bitter pine-grapefruit flavor, as the booziness hits. The finish retains that citrus rind hop bitterness, but the malt really starts to come through a little more, cutting the bitterness and letting a more citrusy pine hop flavor waft.

This is very interesting. It's not my favorite, but it's not terrible. I applaud trying to blend so many styles, but it feels mostly like a mix of hops. I do appreciate how I get floral hops, pine hops, and grapefruit notes. But, the overall bitterness is a bit too unpleasant to allow me to really enjoy these hops. I was expecting to see more in the way of malt/yeast excitement.

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4.05/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a Duvel tulip. This one's at least a year old at this point.

A: Hazy reddish-amber body with a generous inch of creamy off-white head. Good retention, sticky lace. Solid.

S: Rich and intense mix of fruity yeast and sweet, complex maltiness. Candied apricot, caramel apple, and pure toffee. Quite nice.

T: Follows the nose - Belgian Pale Ale meets English Barleywine. Rich toffee malts and fruity esters. Long, bittersweet finish. Tasty.

M: Medium body, lively carbonation. Creamy and rich.

O: Really interesting, tasty brew. A pleasant surprise from the cellar.


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Makeweight from Furthermore Beer
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