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Unforgiven Ale - Tempest Brewing Company

Unforgiven AleUnforgiven Ale

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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 1.28%


Brewed by:
Tempest Brewing Company visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Sahti |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: mmapes on 10-07-2012)
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dcmchew

Romania

3.91/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Guy at the bar said this is actually a Sahti. Looked it up, and so it seems.
Had on tap, quick notes:

Dark amber, low head.
Big roast in the smell and smoke, nothing much.
Big roasted malts, very dark chocolate. Oak, burnt wood, charcoal, hay. Very faint caramel. Low dark fruit, with a certain mustiness, that might be produced by the juniper (there's a gin-like feel to it, actually). Smoke gets even stronger towards the finish, which is rough and bitter. Grassy notes here too.
Dry and rugged, medium body, wouldn't drink more than one at once.
First time trying out a Sahti, expected a rauch, but wasn't disappointed.

Serving type: on-tap

03-10-2014 17:43:56 | More by dcmchew
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EmperorBevis

United Kingdom (England)

3.91/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Much lighter than I expected an amber body below a healthy foamy white head

big bbq smoke nose slightly greasy

full on full strength marlboro taste
it rocks

good MF and perfect carbonation

don't know why this isn't listed as a rauchbier as it is full on smoky
good, great even but really smoky

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2013 23:57:32 | More by EmperorBevis
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mmapes

Colorado

3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep golden orange in the glass. A little cloudy. Medium/small head. Predominant smell is smoke. Bottle says: Oak, Smoke, Rye & Juniper. Oak and smoke appear first on the palate. Spicy late finish might be the juniper they're talking about. Subsequent sips reveal sweet carmel malt in the middle, making it more approachable and drinkable than the first taste might suggest -- gives the beer a rounder mouthfeel for a medium-alcohol beer like this. The "juniper" spice becomes more prevalent in subsequent sips. Very interesting and complex. Well made and worth buying more.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2012 19:01:42 | More by mmapes
Unforgiven Ale from Tempest Brewing Company
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