baraciisch (1741) - USA - JUL 23, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark hazy caramel in color... Aroma of caramel, candi sugar, citrus hops... Flavor is fairly crisp, not terribly dry, light citrus hop notes, candi sugar... Okay
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islay (1078) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 10, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
4 oz. pour as part of an 8-beer flight, on tap at the brewery’s taproom. Pours a clear deep gold with an orange/red/copper glow in the light and a small amount of beige head. Sweet, resiny, syrupy smell features a pine scent. Flavors of pine, orange peel, and orange. Herbal quality to the taste. There is an unpleasant compost/vomit/chemical element to the flavor. It doesn’t taste as bad as that surely sounds, but it’s well below average for the style and for craft beers in general. Medium body. Smooth, frothy, and a bit oily in the palate.
TXBadger (1265) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 28, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a cloudy golden color with foamy white head. Yeast, pine, grass, and citrus on the nose; all follow onto the palate. The yeast gives it a bit of chewiness for a nice mouthfeel. Finishes with some spice.
coreyvan (15) - Fridley, Minnesota, USA - MAR 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours with bubbly white head
Strong yeast aroma with slight hoppy citrus
Bubbly mouth feel
Slight alcohol flavor followed by a sweet bitterness
maekchu (1983) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 31, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draught at Northbound in Minneapolis. Light celery, sourish nose, with abit of honey. Medium copper color. Lacquer, harsh malt, with melds into ... not much. Thin-medium body. Thin. Not so well put together. Maybe a good start on a Belgian IPA, but there’s certainly work to be done here. There are some off flavors and the good flavors are not delineated.
joet (2138) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - AUG 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Golden liquid with a pillow of rocky white foam. Full aroma fruity and herbal bits of celery and melon. Slightly sweet creamy feel. Little bit of alcoholic heat oily fusel. Very subdued Belgian esters. Very nice
ttoadee (616) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 14, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cloudy orange pour, not much head. Little hop in the nose. Bittersweet. Middle is flat malt taste. Finish is the hops trying take back control, but not quite pulling it off.
Trev (1899) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 31, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy amber pour
aroma of earthy yeast, light citrus.
Flavour is caramel, some damp earthy yeastiness with candy sugar and fruit tones with a light to medium floral fruity bitterness.
Pailhead (4637) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JAN 19, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Courtesy of khoffman
Bottle: The aroma consists of light citrus, apple, bubblegum, faint grapefruit, and grass. It pours a hazy (bordering on cloudy) amber with a two finger orange tinged off-white head that fades to a thin film within a minute or so. There’s a good amount of webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with a some light-moderate fruit and a touch of caramel. Some bubblegum notes and banana come into play in the middle. The finish has light citrus, grapefruit, and floral notes. It’s light-medium bodied with moderate-lively carbonation.
bookman10 (626) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - NOV 15, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a rather cloudy golden yellow with nice, thick, lasting head. Aroma is quite heavy on the grassy side of the hops. Flavor is dominated by a very bitter, hoppy-citrus combination that almost veers a bit more towards the witbier/wheat side of things. From a company that specializes in Belgian-style ales, this maybe isn’t such a surprise. Very bitter finish to the beer. Interesting but not my favorite.