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RATINGS: 159   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.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndyW68 (1061) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Cloudy orange yellow with white head. Hoppy corriander nose. Sweet hoppy spiced taste. I like it.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Westchesterco (911) - mclean, Virginia, USA - AUG 31, 2014
On tap at trio in NC. It is an effervescent beer with a light clear golden yellow color with a slight head. The aroma is citrus and the taste is acrisp fruity flavor tag resonates bitter on the palate

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (3203) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 31, 2014
On draft at Trio in Kill Devil Hills NC. Pours a clear gold with a white head. Aroma of banana and allspice. Flavors of overripe tropical fruits. Smooth finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (11366) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Draft. Hazy amber color. Aroma is a bit medicinal. Taste is similar. Pretty mediocre.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3443) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Golden beer with a fluffy white head. Spicy nose with some clove and bubblegum notes. Bitter orange peel, bubblegum, clove and hairspray flavors flavors. Okay Belgian style ale.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BucannonXC5 (829) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Type: 12-oz. bottle Glass: Boulevard Ales pint glass From: Trader Joes in Ballantyne (Charlotte), N.C. Price: $1.67 (I think) Purchased: July 26, 2014 Consumed: July 28, 2014 Misc.: N/A Poured a honey, golden hazy color with 1-to-2 fingers of off-white head that went away quickly. Minimal lacing on the sides of the glass. Minimal retention on the top. Smelled Belgian spices, kiwi, apple, grape, banana, cloves, cinnamon, slight wintry whiff, peppery spices and caramel. Tasted pretty close to the nose with caramel, kiwi, Belgian spices, apple, green grapes, cloves, banana, slight peppery spices, cinnamon and still that wintry mix. Medium body. Oily texture. Average carbonation. Abrupt, fruity finish. A pretty good Belgian beer overall.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ernesto987 (3690) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 22, 2014
sample, too much booze in this one, lots of yeast flavors and a ton of malts, no real finesse or drinkablity

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AKORN (129) - Virginia, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Pours a light golden color with a good head. Fruity, yeast, spice aroma(like they said). Mild Belgian yeast taste, spices, buttery and crisp with a mild bitterness on the end. OK beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deaconmike (377) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2014
On tap at Carolina ale house at RDU. Clear golden with thin white cap. Aroma is fruity, banana, clove and yeast. Similar taste; very sweet, no real bitterness to balance. Slick mouthfeel. Decent Belgian, but sweeter than I prefer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerathon (1146) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Look- yellow with flecks of orange and think head with some lacing. Nose- clove, banana, sugar. Flavor- nice carbonation, bready, Belgian yeast, fruits. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
demitriustown (1064) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - MAY 6, 2014
12 oz bottle: Aroma is banana, fruity, yeast with a wonderful floral note. Appearance is a clear golden with a medium white head that diminishes slowly. Taste is nicely balanced Belgian ale with a nice smooth floral note with a yeast note. Palate is lightly dry with a lingering fruit note in the aftertaste. Overall, Refreshing nice stuff. Cheers!


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