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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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This style originated in Belgium to compete with the pilsners from Czechoslovakia, Germany, and Poland. It is a fruity ale with very strong carbonation, with complex, spicy flavors like cloves.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5591) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - DEC 18, 2011
Bottle. Poured hazy, mandarin-orange, with an initially fizzy head that boils up into a cumulous-cloud of poofy foam. The aroma is quite full of yeast and citrus blossoms. Despite that hint, the initial sip is a little shier than that ... easy to drink, mellow, and just lightly impacted by a subtle tropical fruit essence. For a 7% beer, this is terribly light and easy to drink, dangerous indeed. (#4407, 12/18/2011)

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
crajun (938) - , Texas, USA - DEC 4, 2011
rec’d via trade with Brentk; THANKS! not sure this is really a belgian ale? pours pale orange. aroma/flavors are hard to peg; some funk in it for lack of better description - again, not a beligan ale; pilsner?

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (3380) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Bottle from Bruisin’ Ales. Pours blond with a thin white head. Big scent of pineapple on the nose was a bit off-putting. Not much of that Belgian yeasty thing on the tongue. A bit of pineapple on the tongue which lasts longer then I would like.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtd6628 (357) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 24, 2011
Good beer. A great example of its style. Nice pale color with big whit head.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (10641) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 5, 2011
A: The beer pours a clear golden color with a thin white head. S: A fairly light nose. There is a decent amount of banana along with some sugar and pears, maybe a bit of sweet apples. A little bit of yeast, bread, and spice. T: Lightly spiced with some sweet bread and sugar. There are mild fruit notes, mostly some banana with a little bit of pear and apple. There is just a little bit of straw, some light spices, too. M: Medium bodied with medium carbonation. O: Not bad, but sort of bland and muddled.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
graham515 (536) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 7, 2011
Pours gold into the glass with almost no head. Aroma is somewhat spicy. Flavor has some citrus and spice but also has a lot of residual sugar left over. Cloying.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TURDFERGUSON (3945) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 16, 2011
Bottle. Golden with a whispy white head. I actually quite like the appearance. This beer smells a little different than the few times I’ve had it before. More Belgian wit-like. Before it was anyone’s guess. Nose shows some clove, phenols, spice. Flavor is lightly spiced and fruity with a yeasty, clove finish. A pretty average Belgian wit. Closer to the style than any of my previous encounters so thats a plus.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rayg1 (545) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 11, 2011
Pours a light colored golden color. Almost no head is present, light carbonation is throughout. Aroma is very honey-like, a lot of bread is present as well. Taste is slightly tart yet spicy, the thing that I notice the most is clove. Its ok. Not great.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (1820) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAR 6, 2011
Dirty amber with tiny head and weak lacing. The problem with this brew is that it doesn’t taste at all like a belgian ale - no caramel malt or orange fruitcake, no full body, no lightly bittered finish. Just an odd butterscotch overbalanced by bittering. One’ll do.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerme31 (480) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - JAN 22, 2011
Bottle. Citrus, spice, and herb aroma. Pours golden yellow, thin white head. Thin body, medium carbonation. Smooth but not crisp, not very refreshing. Long, slightly bitter palate. Not great, not terrible.


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