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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Not sure what you just drank? Wheat beer? IPA? Yes, it is. This mysterious ale boasts aromas of tropical fruit, a playful bitter edge, and the body and mouthfeel of an American hefe. Big alcohol and rich white wheat make this unfiltered ale accessible to all types of pallets.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nsquishee (627) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - DEC 17, 2012
Very smooth, citrusy dIPA combined with a sweet wheat beer. The best part is that the IPA dominates over the wheat: the sweet wheat balances the aggressive citrusy hops. Very nice and smooth sipper. A sleeper of double - it drinks like a smooth IPA.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ordybill (480) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 21, 2015
Poured from a Bomber into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a fruit aroma with a slightly off-putting metallic aroma. Appearance- Pours a dark orange with a lot of sediment. Taste- Average malt flavored beer. Palate- A heavy bodied beer with mild carbonation, sort of syrupy Overall- an average beer, the label is the best part of this beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thegreenrooster (3423) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - APR 4, 2015
Pour is a murky yellow with a small white head. Aroma is a bit of raisons, some wheat malt, sugar and oak tannins. Flavor is sweet butterscotch with some earthy malt and a bit sugar. Finish is alcohol and maybe a bit of spicy rye. This beer is all over the place. It’s a solid high alcohol beer but does not fit in any category I know of.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5414) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle at the Jim goes to Malaysia tasting, Den Haag. Poured a hazy medium amber with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet malt, dry floral hop. The flavour is strong bitter with a big floral medicinal spicy hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (6185) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours cloudy orange brown with a small white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, overripe dark fruit and oak. Flavor is heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vaiz (3735) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle at Jim leaves for Malaysia tasting @ ABCBeers. Hazy orange pour. Aroma of citrus hops, quite spicy, tangerine, lemon peel and marmelade. Flavor is quite bitter, spicy and fruity. Nice one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (6216) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2015
bomber bottle shared @Jim is going to malaysia tasting. Thin white head. Very hazy light amber pour. Nice bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sic1314 (4455) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2015
Poured hazy orange amber with no head. Aroma of zesty heavy citrus. Medium to full body, flavour is lightly sweet, overly bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (4561) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - NOV 21, 2014
650ml bottle. Minimally cloudy, orangey golden colour with small, thick, creamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, off-white head. Tropical fruity, hoppy aroma has notes of mango and orange, hints of bitter almond, marzipan, biscuit. Taste is bitter hoppy on biscuity malty basis, notes of bitter almond, marzipan, hints of orange flash up in between; lasting, slightly burning bitter and alcoholic finish, oily texture, soft palate, finepored carbonation. Like other Brash ales, bombastic, pretentious, overdone.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
puboflyons (2372) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 11, 2014
From the 650 ml. bottle. Medium amber-orange color with a long lasting off-white head. Milky clarity. I thought this was an American Strong Ale because if I did not know better I would think I was trying a Barleywine. Lots of sweet, roasted malts on the nose. No alcohol burn and very little to no hop quality. Medium to full body. In some respects this has all the characteristics of a mellowed Barleywine but it is not quite there. No booze in the taste either. Not bad at all.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GRM (3204) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 29, 2014
Brown bottle, 1 pint 6 ounces, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 29 2014; eye: caramel with an orangey hue, hazy, tiny ring of beige head, no lacing; nose: tropical fruits, resinous hops, malt, caramel, tangerine; mouth: tropical fruits, resinous hops, malt, caramel, astringency, alcohol, pepper, tangerine, finale in bittering hops with presence of astringency, full body, good carbonation, quite bitter, lightly sweet, lightly harsh texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 1 pinte 6 onces, 9 %, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 29 juin 2014; œil : caramel avec une teinte orangée, trouble, petit anneau de mousse beige, pas de dentelle; nez : fruits tropicaux, houblon résineux, malt, caramel, tangerine; bouche : fruits tropicaux, houblon résineux, malt, caramel, astringence, alcool, poivre, tangerine, finale en houblon amérisant avec présence d’astringence, corsée, bonne carbonatation, pas mal amère, légèrement sucrée, texture légèrement rugueuse; en résumé : bien


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