Solitude | Kane Brewing Company

125 Ratings

Brewed by:
Kane Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by themind on 05-05-2013

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The last of the four beers that I tried while visiting Kane Brewing. Here goes:

A: Looks good, but there's really nothing special about it. Pours reddish-black with a fair head. However, the head leaves almost no lacing (figure that this has to do with the specific gravity of the beer), and it dissipates rather readily.

S: Dark fruit with some bitter chocolate. Can smell plum, raisins, and some espresso. While one might characterize these scents as complex, they are rather poorly combined and faint.

T: Interesting, but not my cup of tea. Taste is one of dark fruit followed by a coffeeish twang. That is, one detects sweet fruit at the front of the tongue but bitter coffee at the back of the tongue. Kind of weird, but I guess that some people like this.

M: Thick and sticky, but very little carbonation.

O: Good beer. but nothing special.

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Photo of jzeilinger
3.94/5  rDev +1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

3/5  rDev -23.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.77/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Nice dark brown, black color, with good tan head, leaves lacing

Smell: Dark, fruity, plums, Belgian yeast,

Taste: Again, fruity, plums and raisins, has nice Belgian yeast character, some nice roasty malts

Mouthfeel: Full body, good carbonation

Overall: Pretty good representation of the style, but not the best, and not the best from Kane. A solid offering, would drink again, but would rather search out other offerings from Kane.

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Solitude from Kane Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 125 ratings
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