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Marilyn - Crystal Springs Brewing Company

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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 28.15%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crystal Springs Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JMBSH on 06-01-2013)
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Ratings: 6 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by StoneTSR:
Photo of StoneTSR
4.2/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

APPEARANCE: Straw, pale, yellow in color with a light haze. The head foams up to about a quarter of an inch before quickly settling into a wispy cap over the surface.

SMELL: Typical Belgian aromas waft up from this beer; banana, clove, a touch of bubble gum. Additionally, a hefty dose of citrus comes through, mostly in the form of lemon with just a hint of grapefruit.

TASTE: The bubble gum from the nose is much more pronounced in the flavor. Banana, oh the banana, this stuff is tasty. It's right behind the bubble gum and supported by a nice peppery and clove flavor.

MOUTHFEEL: Bright is the first word that comes to mind when I sip this beer. It's a little on the sweet side, but balanced enough and medium in body. Gorgeous mouthfeel.

OVERALL: This is a supremely drinkable beer, particularly for a Strong Belgian. It works in the summer, but it's big enough for the cold Colorado winter. Very well done.

StoneTSR, Jun 25, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of BDeibs
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

BDeibs, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of JMBSH
3.95/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Lots of head that soon shrinks to a nice coating on top. Lacing is strong and thick on the sides of the glass. Hazy golden yellow color.

S - Faint citrus scent.

T - The citrus is really showing here, as well as spiciness, but not in a overpowering grapefruit style. Now more in the background. Lingers a bit after but not strongly.

M - Really feel the carbonation in my mouth at first but then it quickly fades to a more subtle feel. Finishes dry as advertised on their site.

Don't usually drink Belgians but this was a nice refreshing brew.

JMBSH, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of Twal
1.34/5  rDev -60.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Sour grape/Green apples dominate beer
crystal clear,with no head whatsoever.
Tastes is exactly what one would expect from the nose of this beer.
Sour and dry,anything but what one would expect from a Belgian pale.
If one were to pour this beer and tell you it was a cider you would be hard pressed to prove them wrong...
With the ABV being "over 9%" this beer/cider isn't worth the hangover,is going straight to the drain...

Twal, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of MarkyMOD
4/5  rDev +17.3%

MarkyMOD, Nov 09, 2013
Photo of afsdan
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

afsdan, Apr 03, 2014
Marilyn from Crystal Springs Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.