Solitude | Kane Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kane Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
kanebrewing.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by themind on 05-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
125
Reviews:
15
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
8.48%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
14
For Trade:
1
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Photo of themind
4.98/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Had this on tap at 90 acres Culinary Center located at Natirar State Park. What an exceptional brew. I had several of these and was wanting more but held back so I could actually walk out of the place. Deep dark in color with a rich Belgium triple aroma. The mouthfeel was near perfect and the taste was flat out amazing! I would buy this, store this, drink this anytime I could. Just a stellar brew by Kane.

Bottom Line: A must try! seek this out...period!

Ok had this again, well I rated it even higher! love this beer!

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Photo of AaronEcht
4.75/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Wonderful fun tasting pleasantly surprised

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Photo of LessThanHKY10
4.35/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Psychmusic
4.31/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gavage
4.29/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: dark brown in color with a 1/2" head that falls to a thin surface covering that lasts.

Smell: bread, plums, and a hint of chocolate are picked up by the nose.

Taste: dark bread, plums, raisins, cherries, spicy Belgian yeast, and some alcohol. Bitterness levels balance out the sweetness.

Mouthfeel: heavy in body. Lightly crisp throughout with some dryness arriving late.

Overall: a really good Belgian ale which for me is a souped up Dubbel. Slow sipping but satisfying.

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Photo of Brushkanna
4.29/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of allenson21
4.28/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of malfunxion
4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thampel09
4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of iL0VEbeer
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Tonyjenlasc
4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look - Dark red/amber in color
Smell - Tons of sweet dark fruits on the nose. Plums, cherries, toffee, raisins
Taste - Follows the nose perfectly. Basically tastes like plum/prune juice. The 9.8% is so well hidden.

Overall - A very tasty Belgian Strong Ale from Kane.

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of siege06nd
4.2/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MacMalt
4.18/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 750 ML bottle into Kane tulip glass. It pours a dark mahogany with ruby hues when held to the light, and an enormous, light khaki colored head and lacing with great retention. It smells of plum, dark cherry, burnt coffee, and a whiff of tobacco smoke. It's full of dark fruit: raisin, plum, and cherry, along with some nice chocolate in mid-sip, and some subtle spice at the finish. It has a chocolate covered cherry quality. As the glass warmed, I tasted more of the smoke. This ale has a creamy mouth feel with lively carbonation. The label shows an ABV of 9.2% which gives it a nice potency without being overtly boozy. Overall, this is a nicely crafted and tasty Belgian Ale. The chocolate gives it a unique taste and makes it ideal as a dessert beer. It would also pair well with a hearty meal.

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Photo of Rhettroactive
4.16/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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Solitude from Kane Brewing Company
4.01 out of 5 based on 125 ratings.
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