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Ill-Tempered Gnome - Oakshire Brewing

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very good

97 Ratings

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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 8
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oakshire Brewing visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 10-27-2009)
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Photo of Birdlegs
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ConnorMagee
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

22oz into a Tulip.

Ruby to mahogany color with medium sized head and excellent lacing

Nose is mild malts.

Taste, sweet malts with strong spices on the back of the palate. Ends in a bitter almost hoppy taste but with almost no citrus. Bright Bright cannabis in the aftertaste.

Photo of Paincane
3/5  rDev -22.1%

Deep mahogany colored brew capped by a tan head & a lovely lattice of lace. Dark fruit, spice, malt & nuts accent nose & tastes.

Photo of irishevans
4.08/5  rDev +6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.56/5  rDev -7.5%

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4.24/5  rDev +10.1%

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5/5  rDev +29.9%

Photo of MikeDAdams
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of jbakajust1
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of Hopmodium
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of powdersoldier
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

great holiday type brown ale here, my first from oakshire as far as i can remember. only $3.99 a bomber, great price for a beer thats far too good for that kind of tag. deep mahogany color, more brown than red, gorgeous inch of khaki foam and lacing like you read about. the nose sports a ton of chocolate malt, much more like a brown ale than a red or amber, despite the red glow. i like the lack of both sweet malt and holiday spices here, this is a no gimmicks winter beer, and a darn good one. its bitter cocoa and ale yeast, big brown with a medium body and a snappy bitter hoppy finish, relatively speaking. this warms me well, although it doesnt fit the traditional winter warmer bill, i almost prefer it. woody and deep in flavor, but not overly complex. filling but not huge, its a great balance thats reached. good enough to make me want to seek out more oakshire, especially if they are all priced this fairly. get me to oregon!

Photo of lighthabit
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of KTCamm
3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a perfect pint glass 11/28

Pours very dark brown with full inch of white foam. Fluffy and resilient. Light fruity malt nose - raspberry and cherry. Hearty wintering taste, buried fruits, subtle spice. Finish with a tight hop. Somewhere in between a traditional winter warmer and a nut brown ale. All good.

Photo of puboflyons
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

From the 650 ml. bottle. Sampled on November 30, 2013.

The pour is medium amber to mahogany brown with a mocha head that lingers and laces for quite some time.

Roasted malty aroma mostly with coffee, cream, salt, and a touchy of a juicy fruit. Interesting but not extraordinary.

The body is about medium and there is a creamy quality to the texture.

Malts tend to be the first flavor I pick up but there is a musky, cellared quality to it. Light to moderate bitterness. Once is enough for me on this beer.

Photo of Hoptometrist
4.23/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap into a shaker glass

A- Poured a dark brown with some reddish hues, soapy off-white head left some minimal lacing.

S- Lots of roasted coffee, roasted malt, brown sugar, and some light chocolate notes in the aroma.

T- Huge roasted coffee, roasted malt, and brown sugar notes. A pretty big toffee, bready, and chocolate notes. Also moderate to high bitterness with quite a bit of earthy hop flavor and some light citrusy hops.

M- Medium to fuller bodied, soft carbonation, very smooth, big alcohol warming, and semi-dry finish.

O- A very complex and flavorful beer. The roasted coffeee notes on this beer are so fresh and delicious.

Photo of elcrawl
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of tjcamm
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of Chris-MOC9
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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Ill-Tempered Gnome from Oakshire Brewing
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