Tidings Belgian Style Ale | Port City Brewing

Tidings Belgian Style AleTidings Belgian Style Ale
BA SCORE
51.2%
Liked This Beer
3.68 w/ 127 ratings
Tidings Belgian Style AleTidings Belgian Style Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Port City Brewing
Virginia, United States
portcitybrewing.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by WMEugene on 11-19-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,451
Reviews:
44
Ratings:
127
Liked:
65
Avg:
3.68/5
pDev:
11.68%
Alströms:
3.82
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
22
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 127 |  Reviews: 44
Photo of mda080
3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Okay seasonal beer with a great color and good nose.

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Photo of GregBarleycorn13
3.95/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

beautiful golden yellow color. Not overpowering with the spices. Can detect the alcohol. Still a good belgian tasting xmas beer.

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Photo of Drifter1
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of earlholman
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ksimons
3.89/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bready malts in the smell and taste with honey, spices, and yeast. Medium body with moderate to high carbonation. An interesting beer that I am glad I tried. I think it is better than the average 3.65 rating.

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Photo of Rbodacious
4.02/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MisledTitan
4.09/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of tdm168
3.6/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Vivs85
3.53/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mkoenig
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of beoirific
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of metter98
4.09/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Mugs Ale House, Brooklyn, NY

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has no visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high bright white head.
S: Light to moderate aromas of cardamom and other spices are present in the nose.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste starts out with lots of spicy flavors—coriander and cardamom stand out in particular—and finishes with some sweetness from the honey and some notes of ginger.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very interesting and complex—I liked how the honey helped to balance things off and prevent this from being overly spicy.

Serving type: on-tap

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Photo of smithj4
3.8/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of ksolekjr
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of TomT2
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of AWB3
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Ngntjp
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Dominic_Decoco
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of seanchai
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of spycow
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Cook82
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Griffith
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of krmonahan
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of Mtusa08
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Tidings Belgian Style Ale from Port City Brewing
Beer rating: 51.2% out of 100 with 127 ratings
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