Made with kamut grain from Egypt and flavored with ginger and myrrh, this is an interesting beer that's best served not too cold to allow those earthy, subtle spices to shine. A hazy orange-amber color, with a low head that falls fast, it's all spiced citrus and sweet malt upfront, with a distinct white-flower accent. The medium-weight palate offers more of the same, with waves of ginger-spiced orange, lemon peel, orange blossom and biscuit that flood the mouth. The texture is smooth and creamy, with low carbonation and a rich, spicy finish that boasts great length and strength. It's well balanced and layered, somehow simultaneously exhibiting concentration and elegance throughout. B. United International, Inc.
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Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, previously responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).