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Ov-ral - To Øl

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BA SCORE
87
very good

78 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 78
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pixieskid on 05-30-2012)
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jmilo64

Maine

2.25/5  rDev -42.6%

04-07-2013 17:10:37 | More by jmilo64
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GRG1313

California

2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

08-24-2013 15:30:29 | More by GRG1313
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soulgrowl

United Kingdom (England)

2.78/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Hazy honey amber orange. Thin, sandy beige head. Not much to look at but I could smell it all day: papaya, yuzu, and caramel corn come first. Give it a swirl and it reveals cognac, pineapple, sourdough, and cherry pie. Tying it all together is a thread of brettanomyces tang – white winey, weedy, and wild.

To smell it is gorgeous. To taste, not so much. Intensely alcoholic, almost medicinally so, with a bombastic rummy sweetness that runs roughshod over any nuance I might have hoped for. A bit of caramel, a touch of pineapple upside down cake – there are hints of something really enjoyable here, but this is like the life of the party has got too drunk. A potentially fun and interesting character is instead aggressive and clumsy due to excess alcohol. What a shame.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2012 18:49:49 | More by soulgrowl
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Craftonly23121

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -23.5%

01-02-2013 18:32:28 | More by Craftonly23121
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Maday

Florida

3/5  rDev -23.5%

06-14-2014 03:03:49 | More by Maday
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dogfishandi

New York

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

07-04-2014 19:45:18 | More by dogfishandi
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ali1987

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

10-26-2013 21:47:44 | More by ali1987
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

10-22-2013 17:38:16 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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Guitars_and_beer

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

01-11-2014 00:11:02 | More by Guitars_and_beer
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.38/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy dark amber color with golden orange edges and a two finger, frothy white head that slowly settles into a lasting ring. Streaks of soapy lacing left behind.

Interesting aroma with a balance of earthy hops and funky yeast notes. Very floral with grassy and tropical fruit notes followed by a musty brett presence. Subtle pine needle character along with hints of grapefruit, pineapple and orange peel. As it warms, the brett overpowers a bit giving off a funky barnyard feel.

Flavor is similar to the nose but with a much stronger alcohol presence than the aroma suggests. Dry hop bitterness is countered by citrus/tropical fruit sweetness before the funky wild yeast notes come on in the finish. Dry and earthy with sticky, resinous pine flavor which is countered by hints of grapefruit and tangerine. The brett presence is all in the finish but there isn't as much funk as I expected. There's a decent earthy barnyard/farmhouse character but the hops overpower a bit and there's a really unpleasant alcohol presence lingering in the finish. Really hot with boozy sweetness overwhelming the other notes. This beer had the potential of being excellent but the harsh booze interferes with the more appealing flavors.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2012 06:21:48 | More by corby112
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beergoot

Colorado

3.41/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy amber-orange color; yeast floaters; thick, white head. Hoppy aroma; citrus; orange and grapefruit; pine resin. Strong, boozy flavors; hints of orange; light caramel malts; phenolic. Medium body; semi-dry.

A big, boozy beer that goes over-the-top with alcohol and phenol flavors. Too much of a band-aid-like flavor to really enjoy this one.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2013 20:03:27 | More by beergoot
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KAP1356

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

04-27-2014 14:20:43 | More by KAP1356
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

09-14-2012 21:04:40 | More by kaelingirl
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Lovely85

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

10-26-2013 04:09:24 | More by Lovely85
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nickfl

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

10-26-2013 02:28:49 | More by nickfl
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GONZALOYANNA

Spain

3.63/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle. ½ Pint glass. Enjoyed on jul´12. Bright orangish amber color. Crystal clear appearance. White in color, close froth. Crown shows good retention & leaves a thin layer on top. Smelling is such an hallucination that takes you into a farm: horsestable, barnyard, leather, fermented cheese & intense burnt bacon. Helpfully underlying crystal & caramel malt aromas brings us back in front of a beer. Refreshing at first sip. Sweet toasted malt, subtle increasing hoppiness & brett flavors. Medium body. Soft to moderate carbonation. Oily texture & gentle bitterness. Long finish shows roasted bacon & smoky notes. ABV is well hidden in mouth but your head will feel it up. Probably the most complex beer I´ve ever tried.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2012 23:24:06 | More by GONZALOYANNA
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aztraz

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-07-2012 21:14:50 | More by aztraz
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Magery

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

09-08-2012 20:34:32 | More by Magery
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Hazy

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

04-25-2013 01:00:09 | More by Hazy
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Irish12

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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mitlinks

Switzerland

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

02-03-2013 15:24:25 | More by mitlinks
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electtodefer

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

04-21-2014 03:04:47 | More by electtodefer
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

05-20-2013 14:45:30 | More by twenty5
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ncelauro

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

08-24-2013 16:04:08 | More by ncelauro
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spycow

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

05-02-2013 02:40:39 | More by spycow
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Ov-ral from To Øl
87 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.