Decoy | Carton Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85.2%
Liked This Beer
4.02 w/ 108 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Carton Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
cartonbrewing.com

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
At his restaurant, Eleven Madison Park, Chef Daniel Humm makes an extraordinary five spice roast duck. The genesis of Decoy is our notion that those spices would affectionate the fig notes of a Belgian Strong malt bill in the direction of a winter warmer. Cumin, coriander, lavender flowers, Sichuan red peppercorns and honey are added to Special B malts and Belgian candi sugars, with American ale yeast chosen because its esters enhance rather than dominate as would a Belgian. A strong, gently-spiced ale, Decoy is intended to sit next to or in place of a fire during the bracing cold of winter. Drink Decoy because life and spice.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ann3LarlJFA&list=UUnN44_ILc3y0x6WbvjLR1Kg

Added by KenC on 01-22-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,120
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
108
Liked:
92
Avg:
4.02/5
pDev:
9.45%
Alströms:
4.09
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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Poured from a 12 oz can

A: Deep rich brown with orange hues. A fingers worth of beige head that leaves plenty of lacing
S: Sweet malts peppercorn some corriander
T: Sweet malts with a little bit of
Heat from peppercorns a hint of smoke.
MF: Sweet smooth and boozy.
O: there is a lot going on with this beer and in the hands of a lesser brewer, this beer could be a mess. Somehow Augie carton makes this into a tremendous beer.

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Decoy from Carton Brewing Company
Beer rating: 85.2% out of 100 with 108 ratings
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