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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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BA SCORE
87
very good

49 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.96%
Wants: 6
Gots: 8 | FT: 3
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Iamstryker on 10-04-2013)
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-17-2013 19:43:29 | More by mikeburd1128
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kbhess

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-17-2013 00:39:24 | More by kbhess
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Zimm

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

11-15-2013 01:58:58 | More by Zimm
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mcsauter82

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-09-2013 01:57:17 | More by mcsauter82
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

11-02-2013 13:27:58 | More by thegerm87
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gr0g

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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.

10-20-2013 00:34:01 | More by gr0g
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cp45

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

10-20-2013 00:29:08 | More by cp45
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

10-16-2013 15:01:00 | More by acurtis
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

10-16-2013 11:43:39 | More by djrn2
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SammyJaxxxx

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

10-11-2013 20:20:21 | More by SammyJaxxxx
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

10-09-2013 16:42:51 | More by ShemRahBoo
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DarkLordPsycho

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

10-08-2013 23:33:42 | More by DarkLordPsycho
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

10-08-2013 11:48:23 | More by xnicknj
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

10-07-2013 18:02:36 | More by InspectorBob
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

10-07-2013 16:29:17 | More by SadMachine
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

10-07-2013 16:14:52 | More by iL0VEbeer
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mltobin

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

10-07-2013 02:04:15 | More by mltobin
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev +2.8%

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.

10-06-2013 18:00:15 | More by justintcoons
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Hessian257

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

10-06-2013 15:18:32 | More by Hessian257
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DrStiffington

New Jersey

4.28/5  rDev +8.9%

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.

10-06-2013 13:40:38 | More by DrStiffington
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petermethot

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

10-06-2013 12:25:20 | More by petermethot
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

10-06-2013 04:20:03 | More by Knapp85
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TimHitchings

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

10-06-2013 00:47:49 | More by TimHitchings
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drebrew

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

10-05-2013 14:10:04 | More by drebrew
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Second Anniversary Ale - Seven Hundred Thirty from Kane Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.