The Widow | Societe Brewing Co.

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122 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Societe Brewing Co.
California, United States
societebrewing.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DJButters on 05-27-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
122
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
12.06%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Gagnonsux
3.77/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MathChef
5/5  rDev +34%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My favorite beer. I love Belgian beers. Chimay was always a good option, before I moved to San Diego. This is now my favorite, but you have to get it at the source. So, if you aren't in San Diego, don't waste your time looking.

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Photo of spycow
3.94/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nmann08
3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Honeybourne
3.48/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of swanfungus
3.48/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drepreciado
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Spreetaper
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at brewery.

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Photo of Alpha309
3.77/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Furlinator
3.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of XmnwildX12
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brycevolk
4.02/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnParadee
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mre4b
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vfgccp
3.51/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of almostjay
4.21/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ryanster8
3.3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SDStoutly
3.85/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.96/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MrDave
3.42/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.71/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Sweeney's Ale House in Encino, CA.

Pours a murky crimson-orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, caramel, earth, and slight cinnamon aromas. Taste is much the same with toast, earth, and caramel flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is straightforward but easy to drink.

Serving type: on tap.

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Photo of ThirstyHungryLife
3.62/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aquazr1
4.03/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GRG1313
4.16/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kmanjohnson
3.64/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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The Widow from Societe Brewing Co.
3.73 out of 5 based on 122 ratings.
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