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Kuhnhenn Aldebaran - Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

Kuhnhenn AldebaranKuhnhenn Aldebaran

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BA SCORE
89
very good

119 Ratings
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Ratings: 119
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.82%


Brewed by:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  10.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A very hoppy citrus nose leads this beer, with low malt and high hops in flavor. The Belgian yeast leaves the palate creamy instead of dry. This is an awe-some beer for Belgian and hop fans alike.

(Beer added by: mikesgroove on 03-19-2008)
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aforbes10

Iowa

4.93/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

thanks to kkulacki (actually, thanks to your girlfriend, Konrad, but to you as well i guess). I tried this at the MBG Winterfest and loved it so now its exciting to have a growler to myself. Pours RED. like watered-down blood. Nice puffy yellow-white head. Beautiful sticky lacing. Aroma of fresh hops, noticeable from a distance. Lemony and bready with spiced notes. Also odors of fennel and fresh cut grass. Taste is indescribably delicious, but ill make an attempt. A supurbly delicate but complete hop presence. Tangy bitterness and a biscuity, bready, rye-like body. Citrusy and spices; peppery. Amazingly flavorful. Creamy and medium bodied. This is the best IPA I have ever had. I'm no longer the dedicated hophead i once was, but when hops are used like this its something like a miracle. Fantastic.

Serving type: growler

04-27-2008 17:25:50 | More by aforbes10
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aerozeppl

New York

4.6/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a deep copper color. Minimal of white head.

S: Tons of sticky hop pines. Weird fruit I am geting that I cannot ID.

T: Hops are up front strong. Nice malt backbone.

M: Sticky and syrupy. Nice feel on this.

D: Super drinkable. No real hint of the ABV. One of the better DIPS I have had.

Serving type: growler

04-28-2008 23:50:11 | More by aerozeppl
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

4.6/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

thrilled to death to be able to try this one last night. had a lovely growler sent to me and felt there was no better way to enjoy it then to bust it out at the bday party. served cold and in many a pint glass, this one was consumed on 10/02/2010.

the pour was a nice rich amber color with a nice two finger creamy head of off white that dominated the top of the profile. really nicely one and left loads of lacing down the sides of the glass.

the nose is dominated by lovely earthy tones that mixed in with luscious piney hops and a well rounded and incredibly sweet malt base. warming really starts to bring this out as notes of candied sugar, sweet caramel and floral notes all start to rear their head. smooth, even flavor is tremendously well balanced and simply phenomanal. rich palate is fresh with resin filled hops and light notes of alcohol that are quickly balanced with sugary malts and a lovely candy flavor. smooth, creamy feel lets the flavor really steal the show as it becomes increasingly drinkable to the point of insanity.

overall just a fantastic big ipa. this was really a hit last night and went head to head with super friends to steal the show.

Serving type: growler

10-03-2010 13:09:01 | More by mikesgroove
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alpinebryant

Connecticut

4.53/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a slightly hazy copper with a mild light tan head.

S: Aroma of belgian yeast, pepper , bittered earthy hops and spices.

T: Deep caramel flavors with lots of pepper and herb flavors. I tasted a bit of basil and some vanilla with pepper and dark fruits. Extremely complex flavors coming out of here. Earthy hops that are well rounded and do not take over the malt or yeast backbone. Clove and bubblegum esters along with dark plum flavors. There is also a bit of musty taste here that I picked up at the end along with the caramel flavors that surprisingly come back out after a sip or two warm in your mouth with hop garlic. This beer is similar to a Belgian strong gold ale with steroids propping it up with the depth.

M: Medium body with light carbonation.

O: Definitely a complex beer that is clearly worth a shot. So many flavors are in here that you will want to sip it slowly to make sure you pick them all up.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2013 01:21:13 | More by alpinebryant
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Lothore

California

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours a nice auburn hue with a pillowy 2 finger head. Lots of visible carbonation.

S- Smell is absolutely excellent. Hops hit the nose first, followed by sweet caramely malt, followed by just a hint of belgian funk.

T- Wow, this is where it's at. Very sweet, waves of slight fruitiness and deep caramel wash across the tongue with a bit of hop biterness lingering at the end that fades into malty goodness. Phenomenal. It's hard to put a finger on what style this is but whatever it is, I like it.

M- Thick with quite a bit of carbonation.

D- I can honestly say that if I had access to this often, I would drink it at least once a week. One of the best Kuhnhenn brews I have tasted to date. I love this brewery!

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2008 00:25:17 | More by Lothore
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Pointman

Michigan

4.45/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An IPA with Belgian yeast.

The beer pours a reddish brwon into into a tulip, a very thick head with strong lacing.

Strong pine and juniper hoppiness with that great Belgian yeast finish. Awesome!

Taste was very much like the nose, but the malt came out more in the mouth than on the nose. Other flavors include clove, corriander and the yeast.

The mouthfeel is very full and I just like the way it goes down. The alcohol is well masked.

Serving type: on-tap

04-19-2008 21:10:29 | More by Pointman
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drseamus

New York

4.43/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark amber reddish body with a decent white head; especially for a growler beer. Some active carbonation visible.

S: Strong hop aroma right up front in the nose. Some sort of tropical fruit is in there also.

T: It coats my tongue with very thick sweet malty body right before it slaps you with some good hop bitterness.

M: Decently thick but not cloyingly sweet.

D: Very drinkable indeed. Very good IIPA.

Serving type: growler

04-29-2008 04:00:38 | More by drseamus
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mully

Minnesota

4.4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to TheBlackMallard for the chance to try this beer.

dark amber red color is very clear, creamy head is a light tan color.
Resiny pine like hops - Savory spices a little malt sweetness shines through
Crisp hops a little residual sweetness and carmel flavor balance the hops well. pepper cloves and a hint of banana

Creamy, great mouth feel smooth small bubbles in the carbonation scrub your mouth go eliminate lingering bitterness

Very drinkable beer Higher gravity but does not taste it, mmmm good.

Thanks again to
TheBlackMallard

Serving type: growler

03-29-2008 02:38:21 | More by mully
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub.

Pours a clear dark amber with a finger of off-white tan head that shrank down into a great looking layer of creamy retention that left just huge, thick lacing behind. The aroma is a big ole' fume of heavy sweet malts, pine, floral hops, yeasty notes, and rye.

The taste is a well balanced mix of piney hops, floral notes, spice, yeast, deep, sweet caramel malts and a touch of dry rye notes. The mouthfeel has a medium full feel with an excellent rich and creamy texture to it.

Wow, this was solid. They called this a variation of a Belgian IPA at the brewpub and I would be inclined to agree based on the yeasty nature of this. Maybe a Belgian style DIPA? Anyway, whatever it was, I loved the flow of the flavors in this and the overall drinkibility was great for a 9% beer. Definitely don't hesitate to try this if you see it at the brewpub. Great stuff!

Serving type: on-tap

05-06-2008 16:55:48 | More by Kegatron
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TheBlackMallard

Minnesota

4.38/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark ruby into my Kuhnhenn tulip leaving a nice with head and plenty of lacing behind.

Smell: Tangerine, Grass, Bubblegum, Bananas and a bit of Green Onions(I'm looking at you Summit.)

Taste: Grassy hops, pine, caramel, citrus, and spicy yeast.

Smooth creamy and moderately carbonated. Very easy to drink.

This is one of my favorite Kuhnhenn beers in a long time. I hope it becomes a regular on the menu. Sadly, I think it's a little better on tap(probably a 5 on aroma and taste from me.)

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2008 01:20:10 | More by TheBlackMallard
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Avryle

New York

4.38/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- Dark clear orange. Big off-white head dissipates to a small cap

S- Hops...Mmmm. Grapefruit & floral. Sweet maltiness coming through.

T- Sweet & malty with heavy hops. Very Nugget Nectar-like. This is sexy.

M- Medium bodied & creamy.

D- Nice. Very nice. Thanks to littlebreeze & mred137 for bringing to the impromptu consumption.

Serving type: growler

04-29-2008 00:10:08 | More by Avryle
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glazeman

Pennsylvania

4.35/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

12 ounce bottle into a snifter. This 2010 bottle says 9.5% on the label.

A: Brown in color with a 1 finger off-white head that has moderate retention and excellent lacing. I was quite surprised by the color.

S: A very peculiar, but interesting smell of peanut butter and cinnamon. There's also some basic nuttiness. This wasn't at all what I was expecting for the style as the hops are almost non-existent on the nose. Still, I can't knock it too much as it is still very interesting and complex.

T: I could swear the put some grapes in here, as there is a lot of dark fruit and something that tastes akin to grape skins. There's a little bit of hop bitterness at the finish but not all that much. Overall, this is a very balanced beer, not exactly one for the hop heads.

M: Excellent feel. The viscosity and aftertaste are spot on in my book. There's a nice level of carbonation, though it leans toward the lower end of the spectrum.

D: Super high. The taste is pleasant and the beer does not have the faintest amount of etoh presence. I would be very happy to have multiple of these one right after another.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2011 00:38:05 | More by glazeman
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ghostwalker

Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Labeled Winter Solstice 2010. One year old, so hopefully the sample I am reviewing isn't biased by age.

Body is red-gold with thick sticky yellowish-white head. I love IPAs that are visibly chewy before you even take a sip.

Nose is sharp and sweet with an almost harsh hop bite. A bit of Belgian-ness is there also.

Flavor is very big. Lots of sweetness here (maybe like a Dreadnaught) but huge hop flavor as well. The Belgian component is noticeable on the finish, but just barely.

Mouthfeel is sticky and rich, with a bit of that hop-strippiness on the tooth enamel.

Overall is very good. It's still a bit hot, and the sweetness may be elevated from age, but it's a really good beer.

I generally love Kuhnhenn's dark beers more than their hoppy beers, but this is an exception. Great stuff!

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2011 03:07:39 | More by ghostwalker
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Monkeyknife

Missouri

4.33/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this one at the Kuhnhenn brewery.

Poured a dark red-amber with a creamy tan head.

Aroma of piney hops, Belgian yeast, and sweet malts.

Tastes of pine, rye, Belgian yeast, caramel, tobacco, and malts. A strange mix of flavors that work incredibly well together.

Medium mouthfeel, smooth and creamy, and moderately carbonated.

This was so easy to drink. A nice mix of American IPA with a Belgian twist.

Serving type: on-tap

03-29-2008 23:34:32 | More by Monkeyknife
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DrDogbeer

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Saucya for the sick trade!! Poured into a sam perfect pint. Pours a deep orange/amber color with a thin white head. Some spicey, peppery hops on the nose. Taste is very different. I was expecting my usual DIPA hop bomb, but this is not that. It takes me a moment to even figure out what I am drinking but it is incredibly good. Some hot candy type flavor with aton of malt to smooth it out. I cant really dexcribe this one. Nice full mouthfeel and very drinkable. I cant wait to try this one again to try to figure it out!

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2008 13:02:23 | More by DrDogbeer
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.33/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pous a tawny color with a modest head that laces to some extent

Smell: Tart and herbal, with a Belgian influence that is reminiscent of coriander

Taste: Biscuity and caramel flavors up front followed by a bitter, hoppy (but herbal) character in the middle; everything blends together nicely in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Drinkability: Distinctively different; definitely not a classic DIPA; much more like a Belgian DIPA

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2008 13:25:30 | More by brentk56
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.28/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. On tap at the brewpub.

Pours a copper-amber color with a finger-and-a-half of white head that dies down a bit quickly but leaves behind some nice lacing. The nose is strong and loaded with hops, mostly citrus with the dominant components being orange and grapefruit.

The taste is even more hops with a fairly-aggressive amount of bitterness. This leads to a nice dry finish. However, it gets a bit boozy toward the end. Drinkability is pretty good and this is another solid DIPA from them. Interesting that I've really enjoyed their DIPAs but have gotten into their single IPAs quite as much.

Serving type: on-tap

11-12-2010 12:24:20 | More by Thorpe429
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Gigantis

Michigan

4.28/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I think I may have had a different experience with this beer than most of the reviewers. I had it on tap at a beer bar near where I live and the bartender, who is very well-connected to the Kuhnhenn folks, told me to be careful with this one since it is 14%abv. That's quite a lot! Certainly more than 8.5% listed here.

But anyway,
The beer is a murky, burnt amber in hue. It sort of looks like a redder Guinness before it sets since the. Sort of looks like swirling swamp water (but darker obviously). The head is a healthy, frothy off-white and quite sticky.
It smells a little like most double IPAs: pine, hops, a little grapefruit. This one has aromas of woodchips, saffron and some serious Belgian yeast quality as well. That is the only characteristic of this beer I would liken to a Belgian IPA, but that is not necessarily a bad thing since I found this rather mysterious beer incredibly enjoyable once I actually started drinking it.
It has a thick, syrupy feel to it. Not that it didn't look thick, but it pulls off this texture quite well. A truly well-balanced beer, the Aldebaran (if that is its real name) gets you nice hops n' tartness and then goes darker as the smoke and carmel come through. It truly tastes more like a barleywine than anything else but what a barleywine it is. It finishes sweeter but this quality is mitigated by the alcohol burn. I wouldn't say it tastes like 14%, but you know it's there.
All in all, I wouldn't want more than one in a sitting because I certainly felt it after I finished this beer. I came back the next night to get another one and had it slower.
Another great one from Kuhnhenn.

Serving type: on-tap

04-07-2011 19:31:30 | More by Gigantis
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YonderWanderer

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a dark red copper with a thick head of foam. Decent lacing on the glass.

S: Hops. I know, surprising, right? Citrus, grapefruit, pine, and resin all mix together in a hoppy blend.

T: Nice big malt backbone starts this one off before the hops decide they want to punch you in the head... over and over again. This is a damn nice brew. Incredible balance for such a hoppy beer. Lots of citrus, pine, and resin in the hops, balanced by a nice big sweet malt.

M: Thick, viscous, and smooth.

D: This is a damn fine DIPA, and as much I enjoy it, I can't see drinking more than one of these at a time. It's an intense brew.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2008 23:42:55 | More by YonderWanderer
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biegaman

Ontario (Canada)

4.23/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Kuhnhenn Aldebaran has the appearance of a dark honey: clear but distorting, very deep golden in colour, and, despite a viscous complexion it looks very sheeny when held into the light. Also like a honey, it has tiny pockets of air but no real bubbles or foam. Overlooking the lack of head, a relatively high score can be granted just for its lovely glisten.

Aroma, like appearance, is reminiscent of a dark honey. It combines with fresh-cut grass clippings, pine needles, tree resins, and floral overtones to create an intense herbal quality. This runs simultaneous to notes of pumpkin pie-like spice that includes cinnamon, mace and nutmeg.

Aldebaran is an entertaining beer; there's a lot of flavours all going on at once. A smooth and caramelly malt tastes just like chestnut honey: earthy and dark, almost leathery, nutty-sweet but lightly bitter at the same time. But hops are in the spotlight - minty greens, soapy citrus and piny resins are noted. There's also the brown sugar/pumpkin-pie (and actual pumpkin) flavour as well.

The mouthfeel (in this growler sample anyhow) is considerably under carbonated, which would normally be a concern with a beer this high in alcohol. Far from syrupy or boozy however, this beer comes laminated in soapy, minty, resinous, honeyed, and yeasty layers. This multifaceted texture more than makes up for (and is made possibly only by) a lack of serious malt.

Kuhnhenn Aldebaran is both a beer lover's and beer reviewer's dream: it is distinct and offers no shortage of flavour to savour and report on. It is a genius recipe that combines sweet malt, Belgian yeast, and a gluttony of hops to make an ale that somehow, paradoxically, is one that you can easily, casual enjoy yet slowly, contemplatively appreciate. It really impressed me.

Serving type: growler

09-04-2013 03:40:02 | More by biegaman
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MbpBugeye

Ohio

4.22/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks Normyk for this one. I love Kuhnhenn but I dont get may chances to try them, outside of the summer beerfest in Ann Arbor every summer.

9.5% ABV, Winter Solstice 2010. After drinking nearly half of this I believe the 9.5% more than 8.5%

Poured into a Goose Island Matilda goblet.
A- The color is near crimson. For the sake of poetic descriptors, we'll say its a Venician red. The head that caps it is very small but tenacious. It holds in a thin film but is so sticky thats all thats needed to blanket my glass in detailed lacing.

S- The aroma is immediately apparent. Its malty robustness wafts throughout the room. Bringing the glass to my nose, I encounter the stuff that makes this an imperial IPA. There is a lush bouquet of tropical fruit. Its like a fruit salad almost. Tons of pineapple, peach, tangerine, melon and a strong essence of banana. The uncanny thing is that the strong caramel I was getting as I poured takes a backseat to the tropical fruit once I smell up close.

T- Quite the balanced and sweet IIPA. Indeed it does blur the lines between IIPA and Barleywine, what with the strong caramel foundation, but this, in my book, is very much an IPA. Its flavor isnt as bright as the aroma, but its close. The Belgian yeast plays a bigger part in the flavor. The banana is still there, but the yeast also gives a large dose of spiciness. The finish is quite citrusy, but more in the order of citrus rind.

M- Carbonation is pretty much spot on. The finish is pretty dry and very spicy. Alcohol is just enough to keep you drinking slowly, lest you burn out your tongue right away.

D- This sweeter take on an IIPA demands to be sipped slowly. This is a huge hit from Kuhnhenn. I want to see this stuff at the summer Brewers Guild fest, and hopefully at bottle shops in Ann Arbor this July, but I know Im just wishing.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2011 04:05:24 | More by MbpBugeye
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womencantsail

California

4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

As usual with a Kuhnhenn beer, this one comes courtesy of Derek. Thanks!

A: The beer pours a clear amber color with a finger of soapy, off-white head and some mild lacing.

S: Quite hoppy, much more American hop driven than I was anticipating. Nice citrus hop nose up front. As the beer sits for a moment, the incredible amount of phenolic contributions from the yeast come through. Tons of spices, almost a cinnamon type smell. Some big toasty bread in there as well.

T: The flavor reminds me of a beer brewed closer to home: Mischief (from the Bruery). Big time yeast contribution with lots of spicy phenols and yeast. There is some nice citrus hop flavor and a moderate bitterness. A slight pineapple flavor on the back end along with some bitterness and a hint of alcohol.

M: Medium in body, however the carbonation is a bit on the low side. Really the only drawback.

O: Surprisingly well done. Usually Belgian IPAs are a style I could live without, but this does a great job of incorporating both Belgian and American characteristics.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2011 05:24:25 | More by womencantsail
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the 2012 Winter Solstice, into a tulip.

Orange brown with some offwhite head, moderate lacing and retention. Nose is spicy and yeasty with sharp citrus nose and a big dose of sweet bready malt that linger just behind the hops. Taste has more sweet malt, beautiful Belgian yeast character, huge fruity hop character and some spicing lingers into the finish. Some dryness, medium full feel and alcohol is well disguised. Medium carbonation is great for this beer. A very pretty American take on the Belgian IPA.

Serving type: on-tap

12-26-2012 20:07:44 | More by liamt07
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jeonseh

Indiana

4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark cherry cola color with light carbonation trailing upwards. No head or foam on the top

S - Lemon, bubblegum, light clove, caramel malt. Smells a bit like the bubblegum you'd find in the pack of baseball card. Sarsaparilla like root beer. Slight cherry

T - Root beer, sarsaparilla, vanilla, cherry, bubblegum, and light orange peel. The finish has slight booze and vanilla, some heat to it.

M - Light carbonation with a sharp mouthfeel from the strong sarsaparilla flavor

O - Really an interesting beer that has a spicy homemade root beer presence that doesn't come around too often. Definitely a good Belgian presence with lots of bubblegum and clove as well.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2013 23:37:42 | More by jeonseh
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Sean9689

Illinois

4.15/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into my NB tulip.

A - Pours a copper/reddish color, small off-white head, some spotty lacing and a thin ring around the glass with a hazy film on top.

S - Lots of grapefruit, citrus hops, huge bitterness, some malt sweetness. A nice mix of bitter hops and sweetness. Very well-balanced.

T - Not near as piny/citrus as the nose suggests. Slightly sweet but a nice dose of bitterness mixed with some tropical fruit notes. I really was expecting more hop/bitterness, but actually, I'm digging the light bitterness, tropical citrus, and slight sweetness. Slightly bitter and slightly sweet finish.

M - Light to medium, good carbonation for the style, oily finish.

D - I liked this one a lot more then I was expecting. The combo of bitterness, sweetness, and citrus notes are very pleasant. Not a huge hop bomb, which I enjoy for a change.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2011 04:50:18 | More by Sean9689
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Kuhnhenn Aldebaran from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 119 ratings.