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Reunion Ale '12 - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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Reunion Ale '12Reunion Ale '12

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BA SCORE
88
very good

228 Ratings
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Ratings: 228
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 3
Gots: 16 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WastingFreetime on 08-12-2012)
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apocalypsezombie


1/5  rDev -74.6%

10-09-2012 01:19:02 | More by apocalypsezombie
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lupercmda

North Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -42.7%

10-01-2012 20:02:14 | More by lupercmda
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mhbarber

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -36.4%

10-29-2012 23:46:54 | More by mhbarber
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

2.5/5  rDev -36.4%

08-13-2013 19:46:38 | More by Whiskeydeez
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King_KongDCO93

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -30%

12-19-2012 18:52:45 | More by King_KongDCO93
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Kevincredible

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -23.7%

06-01-2014 19:42:56 | More by Kevincredible
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MrRockstar

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.7%

12-29-2012 18:45:35 | More by MrRockstar
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ajzy

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -23.7%

06-10-2013 18:37:36 | More by ajzy
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beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -23.7%

05-24-2013 07:15:35 | More by beernads
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -23.7%

08-18-2012 17:36:14 | More by JAHMUR
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Rmatuszak2

Illinois

3/5  rDev -23.7%

09-14-2012 02:10:21 | More by Rmatuszak2
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Cjalbers


3/5  rDev -23.7%

09-01-2012 01:28:26 | More by Cjalbers
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babaracas

Florida

3.11/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours an orange tinted dark brown, clear, with thin fizzy khaki-colored head. Smell: toast, sugary, a big blast of vanilla, plum, pie spice. Taste: sweet upfront with caramel and a little fig, then gritty cinnamon with cocoa powder... add a lot of vanilla to this and I get more of a cheap boozy spiced rum flavor that overwhelms from midsip to the finish. Slick feel. Not very good, liked some of the past years' much better.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2013 02:28:49 | More by babaracas
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Beaver13

Colorado

3.15/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

22 oz bottle. Pours brown with ruby highlights and a medium pillowy brown head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is roasted chocolate with some cinnamon and sweet floral vanilla.

The flavor is nutty roasted malts with lots of cinnamon and slight chocolate and a medium bitter finish. The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied and pretty watery.

Overall, interesting but the flavors didn't really come together for me - a bit of an acidic mess.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2012 04:31:05 | More by Beaver13
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Trish

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

12-01-2013 23:11:30 | More by Trish
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Supergenious

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

11-15-2012 23:05:08 | More by Supergenious
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mychalg9

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

10-29-2012 01:51:23 | More by mychalg9
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

12-31-2012 04:25:29 | More by ejimhof
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SammyJaxxxx

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

09-16-2012 04:40:34 | More by SammyJaxxxx
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RandyBoBandy

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

01-07-2013 03:56:26 | More by RandyBoBandy
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Alex5

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

12-10-2013 03:02:26 | More by Alex5
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oberon

North Carolina

3.45/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into an impy nonic a deep dark chesnut brown with a amber tinge,a thinner but well retained light beige head atop.I was really taken back at the lack of aromas to this beer,I picked up some earthiness and mild bitter chocolate,that was the most dissapointing part of this beer.Vanilla really stands out in the palate with bitter chocolate underneath,some cinnamon and earth finish it out.Last year's beer was great,this is a little uninspiring,it's not horrible but it lacks depth in the aromas and the flavors to me.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2012 22:00:02 | More by oberon
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.45/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep dark brown with faint ruby highlights and a huge fluffy off white head that sticks around forever. Smells of caramel and chocolate malts with a spicy earthy herbal edge. I'm reminded of patchouli with a hint of vanilla. The flavor is is sweet and malty with lots of caramel and chocolate. The cinnamon comes out a bit in the flavor as well as some vanilla and a hint of earth. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet bubbly mouthfeel. This tastes better than it smells, but the spices make it seem like a Christmas beer. Not my favorite, but not bad.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2012 22:56:38 | More by johnnnniee
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mooseisloose

Florida

3.46/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Part of a BOTMC this one was cellared for about a year and a half, time to give it a whirl. Popping the top I get a very hearty waft of heavy malt and chocolate and spice. Pours to a barely translucent tannic acid river brown with a nice deep tan two finger head. Taste is very unique, a big hop belt with some black licorice and dark chocolate hitting up front then a smooth transition to mostly choclate and a slightly bitter finish. Very smooth and heavy in the mouthfeel. Taste is hearty but yet a little funky, maybe from the chili peppers? A good brew to try but not something I would seek out again.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 19:44:59 | More by mooseisloose
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blknikon

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

04-30-2013 19:53:41 | More by blknikon
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Reunion Ale '12 from Shmaltz Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 228 ratings.