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The Belgian Tramp - Uncommon Brewers

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The Belgian Tramp
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BA SCORE
85
very good

19 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 14.63%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Uncommon Brewers visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Dark Strong Ale with figs, dates, and raisins, a collaboration with seven Bay Area gypsy breweries.

(Beer added by: Jason on 02-27-2013)
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Jason, Mar 16, 2013
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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This brew had a thick, sturdy head that lingered for quite a while, keeping me company as I sipped this hefty quad.

The nose had dark fruits and a hint of spice apparent at first.

First taste brings dark malt, heavy raisin, and date flavors to the forefront with an almost cinnamon/coriander spice in the background. The characteristic hops flavor is present, bringing it's bitterness to the table, but not overwhelmingly so.

It has a nice mouthfeel, heavy, almost syrup-like, but it flows around the mouth just fine. More spice becomes apparent, but still not overwhelming with the candied sugar providing a nice contrast.

The finish is dry and lingering, with spice and the resurgence of dark fruits on the palate again.

Overall, a very nice, dark, layered quad with a decent ABV.

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The Belgian Tramp from Uncommon Brewers
85 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.