Spinnerbait

Georgia
United States
Judges Ratings 
1 Review
90
Aroma:
23 / 24
Flavor:
37 / 40
Appearance:
6 / 6
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20
Description 

The flash of this spinnerbait stimulates the senses with its sweet malty currents and deep red hues. The BA reels with fruity esters and spicy notes from the Ardennes yeast which swirl through the Belgian rock candy, casting the perfect presentation for the hops to set the hook on this big boy.

Profile

ABV: 
6.0%
IBUs: 
25
Served at: 
45 - 50°
Hops: 
Columbus, Wilamette, US Golding
Malts: 
Two-Row, Pilsner, Aromatic, Wheat, Black Wheat
Judges Review 
Tom Cannon's picture
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

The Belgian Red style usually contains a level of sourness that this example does not have. It does have some fruity notes and a fi rm Belgian character. The aroma has some sweet, candy-like cherry features along with a faint farmhouse nose. It pours a brilliantly clear dark copper, with reddish highlights. Pepper and a slight smokiness cut through the somewhat sweet candy-like malt flavors and a fi rm bitter finish keeps the beer from coming across as cloying. The crisp finish provides a very nice quenchability to the beer. All of the flavors come across as bright and clean.