RateBeer
overall
91
83
style

bottled
available

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 276   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Similar to Victoria, but red grapes (Chancellor) were used in place of white.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ROBC3366 (359) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Bright golden color with a medium white head. Aroma is very sweet with loads of citrus hops and candi sugar in abundance. Flavor is quite sweet with an almost excessive amount of sugar - also oranges, citrusy hops, candy, and a strong Belgian trippel-ish taste ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (6153) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle, shared with Davey, Sandra, and my lovely wife. Hazy honey gold body topped by a dense white crown that laces thickly. Aroma is sweet and yeasty, fruity esters dominating. Sweet pale malts, juicy fruit nectar quality that is vaguely grapey, seems more plummy to me but it doesn’t matter as it is a nice compliment to the estery yeast. A quaffable brew for its size. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (8521) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2013
On tap at the Blind Tiger. Poured a hazy amber color with a small sized off white head. Fruity, caramel, and a lighter vinous quality.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdavidh (131) - California, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Light fruity nose, great almost silky appearance. Very sweet and refreshing. Just enough hops as to not be cloying. Very grapey and wine like. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bule (571) - California, USA - OCT 25, 2013
On tap at Taps in Petaluma. Pours a pale brown color with a bit of head. Prominent grape flavors and some sweetness.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gsmitty80 (1741) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Amazing blend of wine grapes and beer without going into the ’barley wine’ territory. Amazingly playful on the palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (5867) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 1, 2013
750 ml bottle. 2011 vintage. Pours a mostly clear gold-orange with a finger of white head that laces the glass. Aroma of grapes, funk, earth, bready malts, herbs, and some mixed mellow spices. The flavor hits the same notes, with an emphasis on malts and fruits. Medium-bodied, with soft carbonation and a dry, malty mouthfeel. Nice strong Belgian ale. Very solid.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ReggieDunlap (2924) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Pours golden amber with a thi white head. Aroma has light grape, vinous notes, earthy hops. Flavor follows suit...a bit of tart followed by earthy/bitter and boozy notes...an odd shellfish note. Mouthfeel is light and the finish is bitter/earthy with a faint tangy fruit note.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hombrepalo (1757) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 5, 2013
10oz pour at Bangers and Lace. Bright golden color with a medium white head. Aroma is very sweet with loads of citrus hops and candi sugar in abundance. Flavor is quite sweet with an almost excessive amount of sugar - also oranges, citrusy hops, candy, and a strong Belgian trippel-ish taste. Nice, but not their best hoppy Belgian.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (6343) - Illinois, USA - JUL 28, 2013
PLeasant and vinous brew, with yeasty spice to go with a wine-like grape flavor.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 28


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50