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Bahl Hornin' Mowkeef | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States
avbc.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by notchucknorris on 10-23-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
50
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
18.23%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
1
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 14 | Ratings: 50
Reviews by rodney45:
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4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Note: Also had on tap at The Blind Tiger NYC. Poured into a tulip.

A: Hazy amber, with a quick paper white head.

S: Airy and effervescent. Pilsner malt and citrus, with a definitive belgian spice aroma.

T: First flavor profile is of plum, corriander, wheat, and cherry. Second notes are of apple, fig, pilsner malt and candied belgian sugar. A bit sweet and slightly sour, with a dry finish.

M: Light body, with high carbonation.

O: More of a summer time beer than when i had it in january in NYC. Complex flavor profile, but still refreshing and light. A really good beer.

#2 of my saison quest.

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Mini growler picked up tonight at the Boise COOP.. Pretty cheap at I think $8ish.. Clean pretty standard spicy saison notes that remind me of light clove and white peppercorn... interesting mix of oat and wheat flavor.. ginger with warmth and something that I associate with grain of paradise??? Nice saison for sure but relies too much on the spices.

All 3.75's

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3.8/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.72/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Idle Hands, New York, NY

A: The beer is hazy golden yellow in color and has no visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that has excellent retention properties and left lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: There are light to moderately strong aromas of floral hops in the nose.
T: The taste is very similar to the smell and has flavors of floral hops—marigolds seem to stand out in particular. Notes of spices are also noticeable, while the finish has hints of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a short finish.
O: The beer is refreshing and very easy to drink but it lacks complexity in the taste and could use a bit of sourness in the nose.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.53/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On draft at Blind Tiger, NYC.

Poured a medium copper hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was decent retention and lacing.

The smell featured a light caramel and smooth esters.

The taste consisted of round malts, a grassy hop and a pleasant soft ester.

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller side of the style.

Overall a tasty ale. Not too true to form for a saison however.

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.11/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Reviewed from notes; originally 9/17/11.

Appearance is a cloudy orange color with two fingers of white head.

Bubblegum with some hints of peppercorn, and some clove.

Follows the nose with bubblegum, clove, black pepper and some cracked grain notes.

Light bodied wuth moderate carbonation and a prickly feel.

Pretty nice and certainly refreshing but the bubblegum is a little overwhelming.

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served on-tap at Rattle N Hum in New York, NY

A: Pours a hazy medium golden yellow in color with minimal amounts of visible carbonation and some lemon yellow highlights. The beer has a finger tall off-white head that slowly reduces to a thick film covering the majority of the surface of the beer and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of floral hops and just a touch of yeast spiciness.

T: Upfront there is a light flavor of pale malts with some light to moderate flavors of yeast spiciness (black pepper and clove). There is a light to moderate amount of floral flavors from the hops. Very light amounts of bitterness which fades very quickly.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied with light to moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: I prefer my saisons with just a touch of barnyard funk or sourness in them and this one was just lacking that element though it was quite easy to drink. Not as much complexity in the smell and taste as I would like. Think I would not get it again.

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4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Bahl Hornin' Mowkeef from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
3.62 out of 5 based on 50 ratings.
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