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Date Sugar Yeast Magik | Pipeworks Brewing Company

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Date Sugar Yeast MagikDate Sugar Yeast Magik

Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by KFBR392 on 07-31-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz. bottle, with handwritten Batch #167 written on the label. Finally getting around to trying this offering from Pipeworks, this bottle is just over a year old now. I believe this is my first dubbel from Pipeworks, not a style I'm particularly fond of, but I have high expectations.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - It pours a murky mahogany brown colored body, with just under a finger of tan bubbles for a head. Leaves behind some thin spotty lacing. Looks okay.

S - The smell is comprised of alcohol phenols, dried dark fruits imparted from the dates, a light cinnamon type smell, candied sugars, and notes of brown bread.

T - Taste follows the nose - lightly spicy, yeasty, dried dark fruitiness from the dates, figs, berries, & candi sugar. The Trappist ale yeast makes itself known. Again, I'm getting notes of cinnamon and brown bread, and other spice rack notes.

M - The feel is full-bodied with low lying carbonation. Slightly syrupy and boozy on the palate.

Overall, it was a well made and well preserved effort, but I will wait to see what they can do with this style next time. Recommended if it is still available to you.

Pipeworks Date Sugar Yeast Magik ---3.5/5

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A - Dirty or muddy brown color, nearly opaque with thick yeast cloud particulates in the beer. Very little head when poured into the glass, quickly falling into the beer and forming a ring of dark tan bubbles around the glass.

S - Dates, with allspice and belgian yeast phenols dominate the nose.

T - There's a lot of fruit forward tastes; dates of course, but plum follows. The medium tastes are of spice and phenols again. It finishes with a sweet dark sugar on the back of the tongue.

M - Spicy, peppery medium body with a hint of oily resin from the hops.

O - I liked it. This is a very good dubbel, paired very well with some ham and potato perogies.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a Pipeworks Brewing Company branded snifter/short stemmed tulip

Pours a hazy mahogany capped by a one finger light beige head. Average retention; hints of lacing here and there. Brown sugar, candi sugar, dark fruit, sugar plums, and dried dates on the nose. Opens with caramel and candi sugar initially. Bold date, plum, hints of molasses and brown sugar join in. Finishes semi-dry with continued dates, candi sugar, and warming alcohol. Syrupy body, low carbonation. Nothing groundbreaking as far as the style goes, however a very solid brew which is nothing short of enjoyable.

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Date Sugar Yeast Magik from Pipeworks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 52 ratings
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