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Ambassador Am-Belgo - Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works

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Ambassador Am-Belgo
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81
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10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 3.75%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The best of both brewing worlds: A hybrid Belgian-American strong pale ale with golden-copper color, medium body and maltiness, low caramel/toasty malt flavor, floral and citrus-like American-variety hops used to produce high hop bitterness, flavor and aroma but some phenolic spiciness and high fruity esters from Belgian ale yeast.

48 IBU

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 06-10-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Rihup, Mar 25, 2014
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3.51/5  rDev +1.2%

A-pours a clear golden yellow color with a fluffy 1 finger head
S-lemon and belgian yeast hops malt biscuit
T-assertive pine hops with mild yeast funk some tart lemon grass a touch of malts
M-crisp and bitter with medium carbonation
O- more American PA than BIPA a touch to bitter without the Belgian funk

gatornation, Feb 24, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev +0.3%

Served in a shaker pint glass at the Mundelein Craft Beer Fest.

Since I went to school out of state, this fest has been my first experience with Destihl. This offering pours a clear sunrise golden-amber topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises mixed greens, mild biscuit, light banana, mild clove, light grass, and a bit of honey. The taste brings in more of the same, with a real vein of Belgian yeast striking through. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a nice little Belgian-style deal, but one that just seems a bit too hoppy for me, as it overpowered the yeast and spice characters.

TMoney2591, Jun 10, 2013
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Ambassador Am-Belgo from Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works
81 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.