The Belgian Tramp | Uncommon Brewers

BA SCORE
3.76/5
20 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Uncommon Brewers
California, United States
uncommonbrewers.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dark Strong Ale with figs, dates, and raisins, a collaboration with seven Bay Area gypsy breweries.

Added by Jason on 02-27-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
20
pDev:
14.1%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
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This brew had a thick, sturdy head that lingered for quite a while, keeping me company as I sipped this hefty quad.

The nose had dark fruits and a hint of spice apparent at first.

First taste brings dark malt, heavy raisin, and date flavors to the forefront with an almost cinnamon/coriander spice in the background. The characteristic hops flavor is present, bringing it's bitterness to the table, but not overwhelmingly so.

It has a nice mouthfeel, heavy, almost syrup-like, but it flows around the mouth just fine. More spice becomes apparent, but still not overwhelming with the candied sugar providing a nice contrast.

The finish is dry and lingering, with spice and the resurgence of dark fruits on the palate again.

Overall, a very nice, dark, layered quad with a decent ABV.

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The Belgian Tramp from Uncommon Brewers
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 20 ratings
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