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Sanguinaire Premiere - Une Année

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Sanguinaire Premiere
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BA SCORE
88
very good

15 Ratings
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 7.67%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Danimal25 on 03-16-2014)
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Reviews by joeseppy:
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joeseppy

Illinois

4.2/5  rDev +4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Big and billowy white porous merengue head. Color is guava pastel. Carbonation lively. Froth is tasty of Belgium hard candy like cotton candy. Very sticky lacing.

Aroma is powerful of candied pitted fruit. Yeast aromas with mild hop.

Very sweet in a syrupy way. Yeast complexion and caramel malts. Delicate hop sensation on the tongue. Alcohol recognized, warming and welcomed.

Medium body and taste is just as powerful as the aroma.

Delicious strong ale but maybe toot sweet for me maybe some really dig that aspect. I could only handle one pour. Style executed quite fashionable. Big bottle that should be shared.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2014 22:12:24 | More by joeseppy
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superdoopersauce

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

06-28-2014 01:18:20 | More by superdoopersauce
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little_star

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

06-28-2014 01:17:27 | More by little_star
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PopnLoads

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

06-23-2014 14:57:42 | More by PopnLoads
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Vixie

Illinois

3.69/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a nice clear red with a huge tan head. There are a lot of bubbles coming up from the bottle of the glass, and the head seem to be in no hurry to dissipate.

There's a lot going on with the smell here. Some of what I am picking up and a malty sweetness, brown sugar, lemon, banana, and pepper.

Starts out a bit fruity, then pine notes from the hops quickly enter the picture, keeping things from getting too sweet. I am also picking up flavors of orange and pepper, the aftertaste is a bit bitter with a good bit of alcohol warming. Can't really taste the alcohol, but the burn lets you know this is a high abv beer. As it warms, picking up some Belgian candy sugar flavor.

Good feel, no complaints here.

This is an interesting beer, not sure I'd call it a BSPA. It almost tastes like a hopped up fruit beer, as fruit and pine notes from the hops are the dominant flavors. It does have a bit of a Belgian character, mainly the candy sugar and pepper notes. Overall a somewhat unique beer that is worth checking out if you want something different, If you like sweeter beers, give this one a try.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2014 02:26:29 | More by Vixie
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

06-12-2014 19:26:16 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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KYGunner

Kentucky

4.01/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The color was a rusty red almost auburn with a tall head of strong foam.

The nose is malty and spicy, with cinnamon, anise and some dark dried fruit.

The flavors are sweet with caramel and toffee and a bit spicy with cinnamon and maybe even nutmeg. I tasted pound cake and cinnamon coffee cake which was a new experience.

The feel was tangy and a bit astringent with a some alcohol heat but a decent amount of thickness.

I personally did not find this cloying, though others around me did. Instead I found this to be an exceptional after dinner aperitif beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2014 23:59:59 | More by KYGunner
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

06-11-2014 15:28:43 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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jkball01

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

06-10-2014 18:01:00 | More by jkball01
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krome

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

03-22-2014 01:18:22 | More by krome
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jgunther71

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

03-22-2014 01:06:22 | More by jgunther71
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emerge077

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

03-22-2014 00:18:52 | More by emerge077
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mychalg9

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

03-21-2014 19:57:26 | More by mychalg9
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Jordy777

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

03-19-2014 16:51:33 | More by Jordy777
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Danimal25

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-16-2014 02:11:39 | More by Danimal25
Sanguinaire Premiere from Une Année
88 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.