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The Belgian Tramp - Uncommon Brewers

The Belgian Tramp
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BA SCORE
84
good

18 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 14.89%


Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

05-07-2013 17:45:17 | More by gentlemanextraordinaire88
The Belgian Tramp from Uncommon Brewers
84 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.