Kathy (241) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 17, 2004
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cloudy gold color with lots of sediment. Huge, loose head. Gentle aroma that’s slightly herbal and slightly sugary. Flavor is balanced with plenty of Belgian yeastiness and a mildly bitter aftertaste. The beginning of the beer, the first flavor on the tongue, is a tad watery, but it pretty quickly fills out. It’s just a slightly odd sensation. A nice, pleasant, accessible beer.
andrew_drinks (64) - Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG - NOV 20, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Humulus. Pop! Clear sparkling amber in the glass, rocky white head... towards the bottom of the bottle, a few flecks of hop and yeast in evidence. Bready Belgian malt aroma, with a touch of fruity tartness. Big carbonaton, champagne-like palate but without being bone dry. Peppery, fruity yeast character, more bready malt, and a touch of herbal hop character before a dry finish. Nice.
hammerhead01 (48) - Louvain-la-Neuve, BELGIUM - OCT 17, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
75 cl bottle. Pours cloudy and light orange with a huge white head that persists, strong lacing.Bready and yeasty aroma.Hugh carbonation. Dry finish with some ethanol hints.
eduardovl (915) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
375ml bottle bottle served in a chalice.
A: Pours an orange to amber color forming a huge yellow head. High retention and many lacings left. Very dirty beer. Many chuncks can be seen floating in its bottom
S: Quite "Belgium" on the nose. Mainly because of the very bready Belgian yeasts. Caramel, caramel malts, spicies (notes of coriander), honey, white grapes and earthly hops
T: Follows the nose. Very bready fruity an "winy". Smell reminds a white wine. Spicy too. Upfront is slightly sweet but in overall it’s not sweet and the end is mild bitter
M: Medium creamy body. Good carbonation. Bitter sweet Belgian style)
O: Very drinkable but heavy beer. Well done, anyway. A winner
[ BA Review @ 5/14/2012 ]
unclemike (2280) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - SEP 26, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy blond color. Malty aroma, good malty taste and the typical Belgian hops. A classic Belgian Stgrong Ale, very good, showing at the end a light liquorice character.
Beer4000 (4565) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 26, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ Kick. Unclear deep orange body with a small, lacing off-white head. Nice, quit mild spicy aroma with fruit and berries, light malty. Flavor is sweet, smooth pale malt, spicy yeast, some fruit and not much bitterness. Fine body and pleasant aftertaste. Balanced all the way, subtle complexity with really high drinkability.
Meilby (8038) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 13, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Gastropuben KICK Malt & Mat, Kristiansand
Pours slightly hazy deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, yeast and hint of pepper and some fruits. Taste is light to medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a fruity, slightly malty and pepper finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
NordicV (1194) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Lätt dimmig orange öl med vitt småbubbligt skum. Doft av deg, halm, citrus och lätt funkighet. I smaken tillkommer en pepprighet. Torr munkänsla. Döljer alkoholen mycket väl.
Alengrin (2331) - BELGIUM - AUG 27, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Classic ’strong saison’ since 1988. Off-white, thick, rocky head leaving pretty lacing on the edge of the glass, warm orange blonde colour, clear but gradually becoming more cloudy as the bottle is emptied. The aroma is a pleasant combination of fresh, sweet fruitiness (orange, pineapple, apple peel, melon) and an earthy, saison-like spicines (pepper, hay, nutmeg, herbal hops) with further impressions of bread, honey, biscuit, sherry. Fruity taste, fresh citrussy touch, light caramel malts, vaguely sweetish but above all dominated by an appetizing, spicy, earthy, rooty dryness stretching deep into the finish, where leafy hops and gin-like alcohol appear. Great example of its style, like all of Blaugies’ beers.
rbrazell (1701) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 24, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Edmunds Oast. Cloudy golden pour with a large frothy white head. Nose presents peppery yeast, earthiness, orange and lemons peels and wet dough. Palate is fairly dry with musty yeast flavors, earthy, citrus peels and peppercorns. Rustic and delicious.
BenoitLhoest (3) - Liège, BELGIUM - JUL 31, 2014 does not count
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Mousse dense et crémeuse par dessus un liquide orange clair, troublé, doré, effervescent. Nez frais rappelant le pamplemousse, amertume franche, désaltérante, malt riche, nourrissant. Une vraie merveille.