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Cold Front - Ithaca Beer Company

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BA SCORE
82
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334 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 334
Reviews: 148
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 15.19%
Wants: 8
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WesWes on 09-04-2009)
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Reviews by hossua34:
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hossua34

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4.35/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A - Thick, dark brown-black color. A large, fluffy head that lasts a long, long time. Quite a bit of lacing.

S - Very complex scent. Fruity bread dough, rye crust, molasses, spice and a zesty citrus overtone. Very strong and appealing.

T - Very Belgian taste. Molasses and gingerbread notes. Spicy and sweet at the same time. Banana-like fruitiness, with a tart finish.

M - Couldn't ask for much more.

D - A bit of a citric aftertaste, and I could stand the finish being a little less sour. However, overall this beer was way more than I had expected. Definitely will be buying this again.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2010 22:04:04 | More by hossua34
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Cold Front from Ithaca Beer Company
82 out of 100 based on 334 ratings.