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Shipyard Gladiator Essedarius

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by dannon71, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. dannon71

    dannon71 Aficionado (235) Florida Jun 19, 2005

    Shipyard Brewing Gladiator Essedarius Bourbon Imperial Roman-Style Ale

    I can't seem to find much of anything in terms of reviews or discussions anywhere for this beer. A friend picked up a bottle on the road today. No luck so far! Has anyone tried it? All I can find online are label descriptions and trademark filings. Curious as to any additional info or feedback other than what is available on the label. Thanks.
     
  2. What is a Roman-Style Ale?
     
  3. dannon71

    dannon71 Aficionado (235) Florida Jun 19, 2005

  4. TheMonkfish

    TheMonkfish Initiate (0) Chad Jan 8, 2012

    Inspired by recently found manuscripts depicting Caesar stirring dollops of butter into his beer. ;)
     
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  5. LeRose

    LeRose Advocate (725) Massachusetts Nov 24, 2011 Subscriber

    Didn't James T. Kirk drink this...oh wait...

    Quick search says it is an ancient recipe brewed with spelt. Spelt being an ancient grain. Don't like Wikipedia much, but actually has spelt down pretty good http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spelt.