Ogham - Oak - The Celt Experience
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Ratings: 3 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by thierrynantes:
3.8/5 rDev +1.9%
Beer bottle (50 cl.), purchased from Clez Clem's and tasted in 2014.
Appearance : golden color with a white foamy head.
Smell : grassy, fruity and spicy aromas.
Taste & mouthfeel : fruity & spicy flavors, with a moderate bitter finish.
Overall : a good beer in the style "exotic" triple, a pleasant surprise from Clement.
02-26-2014 20:28:41 | More by thierrynantes
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3.88/5 rDev +4%
330ml bottle, produced with orange peel and cinnamon. Apparently there's more to an oak tree than I had previously imagined.
This beer pours a slightly hazy, pale golden yellow hue, with a rising tower of glistening, creamy, foamy white head, which leaves a loose patchwork of fuzzy, sudsy lace around the glass as it it slowly sinks away.
It smells of sharp, edgy green yeast, sassy black and white pepper, pale grainy malt, dry orange rind, and a further bit of musty, earthy hops. The taste is more spicy, green and black pepper, semi-sweet, rich pale grainy malt, a touch of caramel, a hint of metallic cinnamon, some sozzled fleshy orange, and more edgy, leafy hops.
The bubbles are present, and a bit peppy, but nothing more, the body medium-light in weight, and smooth, but with a simmering alcohol caveat. It finishes off-dry, the sugary pale malt and fleshy orange having a challenge on hand with the lingering spice, pepper, and hops.
A tasty flavoured tripel - the adjuncts doing well to distract from the usual alcohol astringency. Not much is discernible from the cinnamon, unfortunately, but I'm sure its contribution is part of the overall sublimation into the total flavour vortex. Good stuff, and I don't usually throw those words around lightly for this style.
06-29-2013 02:46:04 | More by biboergosum
Ogham - Oak from The Celt Experience
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