Belgian Special Ale | Boston Beer Works - Canal Street

BA SCORE
-
Liked This Beer
3.87 w/ 4 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Works - Canal Street
Massachusetts, United States
beerworks.net

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bierman9 on 01-15-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
4
Liked:
3
Avg:
3.87/5
pDev:
5.17%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of smcolw
3.61/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Hazy orange-gold. Small but lasting head. A constellation of spots.

Mild aroma for the style. Low yeast bite which I enjoy.

Good corriander bite on the swallow. Slightly sour but mild. Full bodied with a low carbonation level. Short aftertaste of white pepper. No problems but still rather routine.

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Photo of jmmy3
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of kaelingirl
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Bierman9
4.13/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Stopped into the Canal St. Beer Works for lunch on 14JAN12 with Artied2, before heading over to the Frozen Fenway BC-NU game. I had a couple of tulips of this with my Spicy Chicken Sammich, at $8.50 per 14oz glass.

Color was a medium to dark-medium copper, and it was clear. Carbo was steady, and the head was off-white, fine and thin. Lacing was quite nice, with lots sticking to the glass. Aroma had some tropical fruit and a touch of spiciness; quite inviting. It was quite smooth on the tongue, with a solid medium body as well.

Lightly fruity, the flavor had some solid tropical fruit-like notes, with mango, pear and green apple present. Also had some candy-sugar qualities, as well as a subtle, spicy-peppery touch near the finish. Almost Tripel-like, in my estimation. Pretty solid, overall, though a tad pricey. Zum Wohl!!

4.13/5 rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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Belgian Special Ale from Boston Beer Works - Canal Street
Beer rating: 0 out of 100 with 4 ratings
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