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Baumé - Rum-soaked Raisins - Half Acre Beer Company

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Baumé - Rum-soaked Raisins
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 0.53%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

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(Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-25-2013)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Cask at Night of the Living Ales. Served in the obligatory taster pint glass.

A - Tan foam settles to wisps and a thin collar. Dark brown body with ruby-tinted transparency at the edges of the glass. As usual, Half Acre's firkins yield attractive brews.

S - Rum and raisin are quite expressive, and add an interesting spicy note to the already-present rye, roast, and semisweet chocolate. The combo works for me.

T - The taste is unfortunately not quite as successful for me. There's lots of dark fruit and raisin sweetness, along with some baker's chocolate, molasses, and roast, but the finish is a combo of char, rum, and spice that doesn't work well and comes off as harsh.

M - Medium body, lower carbonation, chewy texture, and lots of residual stickiness to it. No alcohol, as one would expect.

D - Started off really promising, but the unpleasant finish really marred the beer to the point where I could only have a few ounces. The concept is a good one, so I'd like to see them give it another shot - perhaps a different base beer or brand of rum would work better?

Baumé - Rum-soaked Raisins from Half Acre Beer Company
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