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Motley Brew - Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon

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Motley Brew
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 8.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pathman on 04-21-2013)
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Reviews by Ryan011235:
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap in a snifter at 101 Beer Kitchen on 4/15/13

Cognac brown with an 1/8th inch head. Sporadic, soapy retention with a little bit of drippy lace.

The aroma is simple and nice. Sugary dark fruits with a nod toward the raisins. It's quite pollen-heavy too; the rosemary fits right in. The taste is full, floral and sugary. However, it is not overly sweet. Heavy on the raisins with a perfect blend of rosemary. Hints of chocolate and a touch of bubblegum-like yeast. The feel is perhaps the best aspect of the beer - medium-full body with perfect carbonation (which pairs up flawlessly with the sugars). I'm a fussy guy on Belgian (style) Dark Ales and carbonation. Put 'em together and I've seldom, if ever, been pleased. This is really impressive though.

Ryan011235, Jul 02, 2013
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4.23/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This Fathead's/Columbus collaboration ale was brewed for Fathead's Headstrong Strong Ale Fest (March 22-23, 2013). It's a Belgian-style strong dark ale with caramelized golden raisins and rosemary. I had it on draft at Lizardville in Bedford Heights, OH, served in a 12 oz tulip.

Very dark, practically black, with little to no head. Enticing, spicy aroma--the Belgian yeast is partially responsible here, but there is also something else, difficult to identify at first. Taste--the raisins and rosemary are definitely detectable, and well-integrated. Sweet, but not overly so, and the spicy finish is just right. Mouthfeel is slightly syrupy. In a blind tasting this might pass for an authentic Belgian. Overall, very good--I recommend it.

pathman, Apr 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

outoffocus, Apr 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

nlmartin, Apr 27, 2013
Motley Brew from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.