Festive Fruit Ale - Monteith's Brewing Co.
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3.13/5 rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
500ml bottle purchased and consumed in Te Anau NZ on Xmas Eve. BB July 2014
“brewed with a mix of dried fruit and spices”
Pours a deep amber color with excellent clarity. The bone colored head has decent retention.
Has a sweet, spicy and fruity aroma that’s more like a cordial than beer.
Flavor: a load of vanilla, cinnamon and some other spices, with some sweet malts. Sweet to the point of cloying. A bit of NZ hops come out in the mildly bitter and overly spicy aftertaste.
Feel: Medium body and near medium carbonation.
O: too sweet & too much vanilla; perhaps too much cinnamon too. Not actually bad but not worth seeking out.
Serving type: bottle
01-05-2014 09:54:12 | More by chinchill
Festive Fruit Ale from Monteith's Brewing Co.
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