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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   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.


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 (3912) - Carrboro, 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 (537) - 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 (1544) - 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 (451) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheEpeeist (3177) - Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 26, 2010
12 oz bottle. Foggy yellow brown with a slim white head. Nose is yeast, honey and ginger. Frothy medium body, a bit chalky. Taste is orange, yeast and lemon-lime.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bth122 (1141) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2010
Well, the’s beer general desciption is right on- Strong carbonation, fruity ale, kind of spicy. Full frothy head. Med sweetness with some spicy tones. Lighter body. Long bittery/spicy/(sour?) finish. Ok beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
boto (1808) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - OCT 9, 2010
12oz. bottle from a Harris Teeter: This one pours a hazy straw golden yellow color. There was a bit of a white head on it that lingers just a bit and leaves some lacing. An interesting nose. The main thing I get is honey followed by floral notes. Some breadiness and clove also. The taste is OK. There is a slight tartness to it with just a hint of bitterness. I also get some faint fruit and wheat. Slightly bready, spices and fruit notes also. Interesting and not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thegreenrooster (3082) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 9, 2010
Pour is a gold with a large white head. Aroma is sweet malt with a large sweetness. Flavor is fruit with a sickly sweetness toward the end. Way to sweet to recommend this one. They really went with the candi sugar with this one.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arventresca (538) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 17, 2010
Bottle. Found this to be about average for a belgian ale. Not bad by anymeans, but probably not something I would try again.


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