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Oddland Spiced Pear Ale - Elysian Brewing Company

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Oddland Spiced Pear AleOddland Spiced Pear Ale

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79
okay

36 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 36
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 16.08%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: LiquidAmber on 09-11-2013)
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bernat1971

Washington

2/5  rDev -41.5%

10-23-2013 02:41:04 | More by bernat1971
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DCgolfpro

Maryland

2.25/5  rDev -34.2%

02-07-2014 20:40:52 | More by DCgolfpro
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djrn2

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

10-20-2013 21:18:39 | More by djrn2
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CrazyDavros

Australia

2.76/5  rDev -19.3%

Pours gold with a fading head.
Nose shows some mix of cardamon, cumin, nutmeg, cloves or star anise along with a hint of baked pears. Not sure about the savoury cumin-like character.
More cardamon as a flavour along with a harsh, herbal astringency. Very little supporting malt and the aggressive bitterness clashes with the spices.
Carbonation is too high.

05-19-2014 08:29:56 | More by CrazyDavros
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acurtis

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -12.3%

10-20-2013 21:19:38 | More by acurtis
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -12.3%

11-17-2013 19:35:19 | More by mikeburd1128
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leftoverburrito

Oregon

3/5  rDev -12.3%

04-04-2014 03:23:31 | More by leftoverburrito
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duceswild

Maryland

3/5  rDev -12.3%

09-12-2013 13:43:53 | More by duceswild
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3/5  rDev -12.3%

09-12-2013 16:08:52 | More by oriolesfan4
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topdown

California

3/5  rDev -12.3%

02-06-2014 23:11:55 | More by topdown
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -5%

07-20-2014 15:07:14 | More by Howlader
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -5%

11-15-2013 04:04:52 | More by Erik-P
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Vivs85

New York

3.25/5  rDev -5%

06-21-2014 01:13:29 | More by Vivs85
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.25/5  rDev -5%

03-10-2014 00:13:48 | More by dmorgan310
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5%

11-08-2013 05:09:23 | More by tommyguz
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5%

11-16-2013 12:09:37 | More by jbaker67
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.36/5  rDev -1.8%

Served on tap in a chalice glass

Appearance – The beer is served a hazy golden orange color with a one finger head of white foam atop. The head fades rather fast leaving a bit of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – As may be expected for a spiced pear ale, both the pear and the spice show up strong. The pear is the heaviest, but the spice comes in a close second with lots of cardamom, cumin, and clove. Along with these smells are also some light lemon aromas and a little bit of a herbal smell.

Taste – The taste is much drier then I would have anticipated from the nose with it beginning with a rather drier pear flavor mixed with some flavors of a more cracker like nature. Spice flavors of cardamom and cumin begin the flavor profile with a bit of clove coming on later. Along with the incoming spices so too comes some herbal flavors and a bit of lemon. A bit of a more peppery flavor comes at the very end along with a sweetening of the pear a bit, producing a rather odd, still moderately dry and spiced flavor is left to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on average side with a carbonation level that is rather average as well. Both are quite complementing of the spice and the pear and help keep it a bit easy drinking even with the somewhat odd mix of flavors on the tongue at the end of the taste.

Overall – A rather interesting try, but nothing all that overly exceptional. Worth one try, but not too many more.

06-18-2014 22:49:55 | More by Darkmagus82
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

09-18-2013 00:44:05 | More by Gonzoillini
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

11-05-2013 01:30:32 | More by bigfnjoe
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Drknight

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

10-22-2013 13:06:32 | More by Drknight
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

06-28-2014 02:41:10 | More by wrightst
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-26-2014 02:17:07 | More by PEIhop
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Agentveba

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

09-15-2013 17:52:51 | More by Agentveba
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imperialking

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

10-11-2013 17:49:08 | More by imperialking
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

05-08-2014 04:00:24 | More by Sammy
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Oddland Spiced Pear Ale from Elysian Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.