Round 2 of Roadhouse month brings us to a pair of high ABV Belgian beers….
Avarice & Greed
Strong golden. Nice lasting foamy Head. Like a hefe but imperial. Lots of clove notes. Well balanced for the most part. Bit of alcohol burn at the end of each sip. The three word descriptor on the label is spot on. Warm, dry and estery.
Though it is a whopping 5% higher than AG, it tastes milder. Getting fruitcakey flavors. Citrus, raisins. Little bit of menthol aroma. The yeast esters come through here but more wet and herbal. Spice, maybe rye notes as well.
Great to see these two beers in smaller bottle formats. That is so much more manageable. My winner would be the Siren Song. The lack of alcohol burn really sets it apart.