ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - MAR 23, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A "duvel" style beer. Aroma is light. Taste is fairly hoppy, but as usual with American made Belgian styles, the yeast is rather stress and ends a touch medicinal. Proper conditioning and dry hopping would help this beer immensely.
nuplastikk (4582) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 21, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the 2009 MD Spring Fest. Done in the Duvel style. Thick, murky, opaque golden yellow. Sweet, with some soapy hop balance. Lacks Belgian depth, but the taste is nice. Somewhat dry and hoppy, but mostly dominated by a candi sugar laced sweet malt. A touch wheaty and funky, which shows in the aroma.
Derek881 (1011) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAY 29, 2009
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Enjoyed trying this seasonal beer on tap at the brewpub. It had a somewhat cloudy, medium gold color with a smaller, foamy white head that had short to average retention. The aroma was a mixture of citrus and pine hops, with a candy effect and a bit of yeast; maybe a touch of grain. Its flavor was mostly sweet with some sourness too. The body was thinner and had low carbonation, not much mouthfeel. Overall, I was hoping this beer would be better.