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Second Anniversary Ale - Seven Hundred Thirty - Kane Brewing Company

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Second Anniversary Ale - Seven Hundred ThirtySecond Anniversary Ale - Seven Hundred Thirty

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Reviews: 6
Hads: 57
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: n/a
Wants: 6
Gots: 15 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Kane Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Iamstryker on 10-04-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 6 | Hads: 57
Photo of brentk56
4/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a root beer brown color with a billowy, two inch head that leaves wispy lacing

Smell: Spice cake, vanilla, oak and vague cherry tones

Taste: Vanilla spice cake, up front, with boozy Bourbon tones building; after the swallow, there is a growing sweetness along with a cherry aspect that adds a different dimension

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with moderate to high carbonation

Overall: A very good beer that doesn't quite have the depth to be in the top echelon of the Belgian SDA style (506 characters)

Photo of justintcoons
4.04/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750ml bottle poured into a wide-mouth wine glass.

Appearance
Hazy copper with ruby red highlights. Has 2 fingers of fluffy tan head.

Nose
Cherry, grape, raisin, Belgian yeast, candy sugar and booze.

Taste
Earthy Belgian yeastiness and peppery alcohol. Molasses and candy sugars. Lighter notes of black plum, fig, cherry and red grape. Notes of bourbon and dry charred oak.

Mouthfeel
Medium-light bodied, warming and smooth.

Overall
Complex and warming. Definitely a big step up from last years anniversary beer. I can't wait to see what's in store for next year. (567 characters)

Photo of DrStiffington
4.25/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Snagged a bottle of this and brought it to a family gathering. I split it with two other people. All three of us loved it. It pours very dark, almost black, with a light head. Whiff of fruit and light booze. The taste is where it comes alive. Slightly boozy, candied sugar, fruity plums. Maybe a little light on the mouthfeel. Some carbonation going on. They really nailed the style. The blending and aging work well. Pricey but delicious. (439 characters)

Photo of thedoubler55
3.99/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Very hazy dark copper color, with a huge two finger off white head at the top that left a lot of lacing around the glass as you drank this one.

S: Lots of grapes on the nose, and brown sugar, a little bit of cherry and wine smell as well.

T: Lots of malty flavor, yeast, lot of sugar on the backbone, very sweet. Was getting a lot of bourbon on the tongue as well, warming.

M: Medium to Light bodied, barely any carbonation.

O: I aged this bottle for about a year and a half, I kind of wish I drank it right away because I think it would have been a little better, this was a good beer, lots of complex flavors. (620 characters)

Photo of gr0g
4.5/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a murky, dark brown with a couple fingers worth of foam. Head retention and lacing are OK. Appearance isn't this beer's strong suit. Fortunately, all other aspects are very strong. It starts with an aroma that competes with the finest Belgian dark styles. Lots of overripe dark fruit - plums, raisins, dates. Belgian candi sugar is evident. Some hints of barrel-aging are noticeable in the form of cherry-like oakiness.

Plenty of upfront sweetness, though not at all excessive. Slight bitterness comes in shortly thereafter, but the flavor profile is sweet overall. Despite the classification as a Belgian Dark Ale, this is very much like a quad. Very fruit-forward, with hints of cherry and vanilla from the barrel-aged components. Nothing more than a hint of alcohol, besides the usual warmth you'd expect from a 10+ABV brew. The mouthfeel holds up nicely, with nothing like the overcarbonation of Kane's first anniversary ale. Here, the carbonation is nicely restrained while holding up well over time.

What Kane has done here is craft something that is comparable with the finest Belgian quads. An awesome beer, and a must-try. (1,139 characters)

Photo of Givemebeer
4.29/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml corked bottle beautiful bottle and label

A: pours a deep brown almost black 1 inch tan head minimal lacing

S: first smell you get is bourbon. But a bit of dark fruit

T: bourbon cherry plum all mixed beautifully to create a smooth dangerously drinkable beer.

M: full bodied fairly sweet and perfect for a Belgian strong dark ale

O: another spot on beer from Kane. Could be aged - but doesn't need to be with how smooth it is. (439 characters)

Second Anniversary Ale - Seven Hundred Thirty from Kane Brewing Company
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