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Sergeant Salamander (Vanilla Bean & Cinnamon Syrup) - Tired Hands Brewing Company

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Sergeant Salamander (Vanilla Bean & Cinnamon Syrup)
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tired Hands Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: Rifugium on 12-19-2013)
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4.24/5  rDev -2.5%

First had: on tap at TH

The blood orange/hibiscus Berliner with a spike of cinnamon-vanilla syrup.

Often--and not just at Tired Hands--I've been offered the syrup spike with a Berliner weisse, but I've never accepted. What kind of man would I be to blatantly add this kind of candy to my beer? But after having this one (rinsing and repeating), I now wonder what I've been missing out on all these years. Not to mention that serving Berliners with syrup added is in fact a legitimate and traditional method, which I initially thought strange due to the German Purity Law (though I guess the loophole is that the added ingredient isn't actually brewed in the beer?).

Anyway. The appearance was much like the regular version of the beer: slightly hazy, light red in color, with a fast-fading pink-white head that left no traces behind. A little bit of toasted wheat up front in the aroma, soon easily conquered by a wave of cinnamon and vanilla. For a fleeting moment, the taste was the same as before--toasted wheat, mildly sour, notes of citrus--but the cinnamon and vanilla soon became the dominant factors, turning this into some kind of an ice cream / beer hybrid super fun surprise! Did I feel guilty enjoying this as much as I did? Nope. Light-medium body, slick sugary mouthfeel, too drinkable.

Rifugium, Dec 19, 2013
Sergeant Salamander (Vanilla Bean & Cinnamon Syrup) from Tired Hands Brewing Company
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