zamco17 (134) - Corpus Christi, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
pours medium brown with a small head. smell is classic belgian. has a heavy rochefort 8 style taste. complex and the alcohol comes through a little bit. good stuff
NayTron (133) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - OCT 29, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a cloudy copper with a small off white head. Aroma of sugar, caramel, orange peel, coriander, clove, some cherry funk. Taste is sugar, malt, clove, banana, maybe a little toffee and yeast. Great carbonation and mouthfeel. This beer is sweet and a little off balance with the spices. Finishes with a small bitter. Alcohol is very well hidden for 10%. Not bad but average for a quad.
grikmok (132) - Little Rock, Arkansas, USA - MAY 13, 2011
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Poured from a bottle to a trappist glass. Nice ruby red body. Initial aromas of earthy and citrus notes. Can’t taste much because it’s so strong.
beerBB (132) - Harleysville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
poured garnet red-brown, not much head. very sweet malty aroma. malt and fruit flavors with the right amount of alcohol. Very smooth for a pretty big beer. definately worth a try
Pumpkin87 (131) - - FEB 27, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a very pretty auburn red with small but dense tan head that reduces quickly.
Nose is muted; needs work to get more than malt and candy sugar. Palate is more interesting, with bananas, cloves, brown sugar joining the malts, along with undercurrent of spicy heat. The 10 percent ABV quickly makes itself felt.
A rich beer, not quite as well put together as first-rank Belgians, but good enough for second rank.
stankenk (130) - Maplewood, Minnesota, USA - SEP 9, 2008
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a golden yellow; with wihite lacy head. The nose is yeasty, fruity, and posibly light notes of bubble gum. It comes across the palate with a rather light taste of fruit and some yeast. With a very faint after taste.
Bukowski9 (129) - Piqua, Ohio, USA - JUN 2, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle pour,amber color with a good white head.Aroma was fruits and malt with some spicy undertones.Taste was sweet with nothing else really discernible.Not bad but too sweet for me.
drewaha (129) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 23, 2011
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours with a little carbonation a light amber and smells extremely sweet and fruity. Tastes of peach and butterscotch. Not super smooth but still very tasty. Alcohol is present but not off-putting
BrewMstr (129) - Pleasant View, Utah, USA - JAN 15, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice saison, sweet and slightly sour, pale color and great aroma. A great example of an interesting style.
tkaufman (128) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JUN 11, 2003
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a nice amber color with huge belgian spice and fruit aroma. Flavor is dominated by malty sweetness with complex fruit (plum?) and spice (coriander?) notes. A very thick palate leaves a lingering sweet finish. An excellent brew.