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Simon Girty - Draai Laag Brewing Company / Saints & Turncoats Public House

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39 Ratings
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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 19.41%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Draai Laag Brewing Company / Saints & Turncoats Public House visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OneDropSoup on 02-22-2012)
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

craft4mike, Sep 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

Poured chilled in ale glass chez buzzlitebeer.

A: 4 dark copper color; aged 1 year; good head and lacing
S: 4 leather, booze, dark fruit; belgian style yeast
T: 4.5 highly complex, overtones of leather, banana (yeast), cider; bitter, not very sweet; cocoa and orange peel are not very detectable
M: 4
O: very satisfying

Arithmeticus, Aug 24, 2014
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2/5  rDev -46.1%

Walkerjgt, Jul 16, 2014
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Iparedman, Jul 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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Kayaker, Jun 12, 2014
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skaboom420, May 08, 2014
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baybum, Mar 20, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

Stigs, Feb 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

BuzzLitebier, Feb 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

Beer_Singh, Jan 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

KJ2013, Oct 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

DWolf, Jul 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

JetEngine47, Jul 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

billbeers, Jul 07, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

DarthKostrizer, Jul 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

kbuzz, Apr 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

randylangford, Feb 11, 2013
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3.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This one is better after it warms. Woody tones are evident. There is a somewhat funky tone on the back end; which I never mind. Mild woody fruit. Smooth feel. Consistent, as usual, for Draai Laag. A pleasurable drink, and another nice one from this brewery.

RblWthACoz, Feb 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

JustinM, Jan 21, 2013
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2/5  rDev -46.1%

tmars13, Jan 14, 2013
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4.14/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Tap

Pours an opaque woody brown with bits of lacing for a head.

Smells of caramel, apples and mild bourbon.

Tastes of bourbon, oak, caramel apples, and a bit of vanilla.

Full mouth with mild carbonation.

Tasty and different, really like this and am looking forward to getting to know Draai Laag more moving forward. I would definitely have this again.

Cylinsier, Jan 10, 2013
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Molson2000, Oct 01, 2012
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4.68/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aroma: Dark fruit, plum, bubblegum, mild bananas and dates. Moderate phenolics, esters, spices, clove, pepper and cocoa.

Appearance: Deep red-brown color with a slight cloudiness. Pours an off-white/tan head.

Taste: Tons of flavor, encompassing an estery belgian aspect much like the normal dark fruit of dates and plum, but a citrusy orange.

Mouthfeel: Medium to light body and you would never expect...like a black lager. Creamy, choclate texture. The finish is dry and tannic, probably from the cocoa and the alcohol.

Overall: Very Belgian, but with a twist of difference that you don't see with other beers. This brewery is producing some very interesting beers. I'm glad they are local.

SaintD, Aug 16, 2012
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Simon Girty from Draai Laag Brewing Company / Saints & Turncoats Public House
84 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.