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Figgy Pudding - Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant

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BA SCORE
88
very good

122 Ratings
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Ratings: 122
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 13.2%
Wants: 164
Gots: 31 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Inspired by a 16th century English Christmas cake our Figgy Pudding is brewed with English Pale & Specialty malts & molasses and fermented with London ale yeast. After fermentation we matured Figgy Pudding in brandy barrels before conditioning with mission figs, Ceylon cinnamon and nutmeg."

64 cases of 750ml bottles produced in November 2010.

Re-released in November 2011.

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 11-19-2010)
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1669th Review on BA
Bottle to snifter
750 ML C/C

2011 Vintage
Thanks to DaysintheWake for this bottle.

App- Poured out of the bottle a deep and rich brown color with a ruddy reddish/purple tinge to it. A very good and deep density behind it. The head was a nice 2 finger slight brown color with a good cling line down the glass.

Smell- I was a bit let down with the nose on this beer. It was almost pure malts. Alot of the spices and depth and layers I had heard about were gone. Most of the aromas were just the dark fruits and brandy. Not much else was there.

Taste- This was just okay. Better than average but feel that a fresh bottle is the way to go. The spices were lost on this and replaced by just the large malty flavors and dominated by the figs and the brandy.

Mouth- A thicker medium body with a low-medium carbonation. The figs and brandy are really all that remain on this one. The flavors are a bit one note and just thick on the residual flavors.

Drink- It was a nice idea to open this on Christmas. Shared with my brother in law. I thought it was okay. A bit let down that it didnt meld a little better but dropped off in the bottle. Maybe next release I can land a fresh bottle.

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Figgy Pudding from Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant
88 out of 100 based on 122 ratings.