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Adambier - Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works

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31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 04-24-2014)
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Draft at Destihl, quick review from notes. Served in a small flared pilsner glass.

Reddish orange brown, ruddy and murky tone with some visible carbonation and tan foam on the surface. Pretty good retention, all said and done, with noticeable lacing in the glass.

Aroma is pretty nondescript, the main letdown of this beer.

Tastes like a mellow Flanders Red, brewed with dark chocolate, raisins, and currants. Definitely some bitter chocolate and fruity dried currant notes in the mix, along with a light tartness that is more lacto derived than the typical Destihl vinegar bomb. Brisk carbonation, medium bodied and easily savored, though I didn't feel like another $3 glass let alone a $4o growler. Lol.

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Adambier from Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works
86 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.