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TWELVE - Ithaca Beer Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

133 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 18
Gots: 35 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: klewis on 01-01-2010)
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Reviews by OakedCanuck:
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OakedCanuck

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle into cervoise

A - Pours a brownish red to darker brown. Lots of fluffly, bubbly white head suggesting over-carbonation. Takes a while to pour

S - Dark fruits of currants, dark cherries, raisins. Some citric hops, orange rind. Brown sugar and toffee

T - A solid backing of the aforementioned dark fruits accented by a smoky malt presence contributing minor chocolate and charcoal. Slight grass and pine hops as well as some pepper and cherries

M - WAY overcarbonated. This caused the mouth to be prickly and full. Body seemed lighter than it should be also due to this.

O - Aside from the carbonation problems affecting the appearance and mouth, I think this would be a pretty good Quad. ABV was hidden fairly well too.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2011 19:20:46 | More by OakedCanuck
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Shared with many people at my cellar cleaning.

Light fizzy head, semi clear dark chestnut brown color.

Nose nice molasses and barrel, toasty nutty hazelnut, rummy, little toasted coconut, brown sugar.

Taste similar, sweet brown sugar, candy malt, little syrupy malt, some warming booze, mild chewy earthy spicy hops, sticky and syrupy. Finish is hot booze, more earthy spicy hops, syrupy caramel molasses like candy, etc.

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Thanks to JLindros for sharing.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice crystal clear brown hue with a thin mocha head.

S - Aromas of sweet malts, light plums, faint alcohol.

T - Taste is tons of sweet malts, cardboard, caramel.

M - Mouthfeel is sticky, syrupy.

O - Overall this beer was far too sticky to be enjoyable.

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TWELVE from Ithaca Beer Company
87 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.