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Yule Shoot Your Eye Out - Karbach Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

122 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 122
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.93%
Wants: 9
Gots: 21 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Karbach Brewing Co. visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 11-21-2011)
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Gregaroo

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

01-19-2014 20:01:49 | More by Gregaroo
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stumac

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

01-15-2014 03:43:46 | More by stumac
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Brauntasaurus

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

01-06-2014 00:29:38 | More by Brauntasaurus
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-05-2014 04:38:14 | More by MarkyMOD
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.08/5  rDev -18.7%

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a footed tulip.

A: Medium dark brown. Pours a 1 finger, foamy, brown white head. Settles quickly leaving a thin beer ring. Slight spotty lacing mostly retreats into the body of the brew.

S: Nuts, a little peat, cinnamon, nutmeg, and sage.

T: Bitter pecan shell is prominent, a little peat, hints of fall spice notes and herb, pepper, and slight hop bite.

M: Fairly light, yet bitterness leaves you a pungent lingering that enhances the heft. Pungent finish.

D: Sessionable, although the character will hinder the progression.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Fair head which disappears quickly, spotty lacing. Fall spice and nuts make up the nose. Bitter and spicy. Cocoa nibs noted on the label are barely evident in the nose of flavor profile. Overall, this is a decent quaff.

01-01-2014 19:31:18 | More by bmwats
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MaddDogg84

Texas

5/5  rDev +31.9%

01-01-2014 18:15:30 | More by MaddDogg84
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RandyPuckett

Texas

3/5  rDev -20.8%

12-31-2013 06:13:56 | More by RandyPuckett
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ExaltedNecrosis

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-30-2013 03:14:59 | More by ExaltedNecrosis
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vickersspitfire

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Poured into a goblet, this ale comes out with a thick dark tan head roughly a finger and a half thick and slowly thins out to about half a finger in thickness. It is very dark throughout and slight amber hues can be seen in its outer edges.
The aroma is strong and hits you as soon as you pop the top off. Strong gingerbread, pumpkin first hit your nose, mild citrus follows. Mild medicinal smells do come through.
The spices are up front and hit your tongue immediately, ginger and pumpkin are present, a mild liquorish flavor follows along with some nutmeg and cinnamon. The taste is very pleasing .
The body has medium to light mouthfeel and warms up your mouth as you drink it.
Overall this is a pretty good spice beer and I would recommend trying it .

This is the second half of the beer poured into a copper mug.
The copper seems to help the beer retain its thick head, the aroma is all but lost and is accompanied by a slight metallic smell when you can detect the ales aroma. The gingerbread is still very strong…
The spices are dulled out just a bit and to tell you the truth, I prefer the taste in the copper mug. The gingerbread and pumpkin are drummed down just a bit and the cinnamon is brought out a little more, the nutmeg is gone, but I can pick up some very mild lemon zest(probably from the copper), slight fig and coriander come out as well.
Overall I prefer the copper mug tasting, just don’t let the ale get too warm on you…

12-30-2013 02:56:04 | More by vickersspitfire
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Kappakoosh

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-26-2013 01:26:16 | More by Kappakoosh
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Monkeypuker

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

12-24-2013 05:10:33 | More by Monkeypuker
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

12-19-2013 00:36:29 | More by dmorgan310
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Canti4341

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

12-17-2013 21:42:56 | More by Canti4341
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greenspointexas

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-14-2013 21:14:31 | More by greenspointexas
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GorgonSed

Texas

3.9/5  rDev +2.9%

A: Extremely dark brown. With a strong light you can see it's clear. Beige/brown head that is thick and tasty. Would like it to be a bit thicker.

S: Smells like gingerbread and pumpkin spice mixed with a dark stout.

T: Lots of spices. Tastes like liquefied gingerbread cookies, but not sweet. Spiced flavor doesn't linger for too long. It melds into a dark brown ale / oatmeal stout kind of flavor.

M: Medium bodied.

O: If you want a spiced stout tasting beer, this is the one for you. Would definitely have again.

12-14-2013 04:50:00 | More by GorgonSed
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Bearman13

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

12-12-2013 01:25:38 | More by Bearman13
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emergency_beef

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

12-06-2013 05:52:06 | More by emergency_beef
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Lukebell15

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

12-01-2013 22:54:09 | More by Lukebell15
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Premo88

Texas

3.19/5  rDev -15.8%

22 oz. bomber poured into nonic

L: dark brown, 100% clear throughout the column but so dark it's tricky getting the light right so you can see it; huge thick head of tan foam -- the thing explodes and forces you to slow the pour, and the head lasts for some time, including leaving an island of foam in the center of the beer surrounded by a thick collar, looks like a moat; lots of stick off the head and some lacing on the way down

S: spices galore, much like the pumpkin ales and winter warmers I've been trying out this season; a bit of lighter sweet malt underneath the spice

T: this is *not* a pumpkin ale or winter warmer ... SPICES! tons and tons of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg ... so much spice you wonder if there's not also some chili in there; just a hint of standard light barley malt, offers a bit of sweetness, but the spice flavors never slow down

F: full but light because of the extreme amount of bubbly carbonation; it melts in your mouth

O: you want a spiced beer, here you go. if you don't, stay away -- this resembles what most of us think of as beer in the slimmest of ways

12-01-2013 20:44:08 | More by Premo88
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ChanceK

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

12-01-2013 03:47:11 | More by ChanceK
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Musineer

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-30-2013 22:13:54 | More by Musineer
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msturek

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-28-2013 23:44:48 | More by msturek
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klmcmachen

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-28-2013 23:43:19 | More by klmcmachen
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blastoderm55

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-26-2013 03:13:06 | More by blastoderm55
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tjkinate

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-24-2013 03:37:05 | More by tjkinate
Yule Shoot Your Eye Out from Karbach Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 122 ratings.