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Cognition - Idle Hands Craft Ales

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Cognition
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BA SCORE
85
very good

18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 9.31%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Idle Hands Craft Ales visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-02-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had the opportunity to have this beer at Atwoods Tavern in Cambridge, MA.

A- Brown, slightly hazy, light head and carbonation.

S- Light nose but hints of Belgian notes

T- Malty and sweet like a UK session, but supported by the Belgian yeast flavors.

M- moderate body, but not extremely heavy or chewy, lighter carbonation.

Overall- it was a tasty beer. Great to have on a night I when I wanted to drink casually with friends without having to deal with a high ABV. It has all the characteristics of a malty British session ale, but with a Belgian yeast.

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Darker "toasty" malt aroma with a touch of alcohol warmth.

Thin bodied and highly carbonated. There's a definitive Belgian yeast flavor. Relatively dry with a light hop bitterness kicking in with he swallow. Short aftertaste but it's a good blend of all of the elements.

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Cognition from Idle Hands Craft Ales
85 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.