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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A Belgian style, amber in color, based on inspiration from Pauwel Kwak.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eaglefan538 (2911) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUL 10, 2008
Pour with huge carbonation, hard to control actually. Full orange-amber color, lacing streaks decent all the way down. Lots of bread, yeast, grass in aroma, some candy fruity aromas too. Flavor followed the aroma, candy apples with lots of balancing grass. Mouthfeel was airy bloated, overly carbonated. Not bad, not great. Tune down the carbonation and let’s see what this beer base really has to offer? Decent, nothing great, though.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmillward (497) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 5, 2008
Bottle, thanks to Beerlando for sharing! Pours amber, big white head, leaves some lacing. Yeasty aroma from the start, sweetness, ginger, some hay and caramel malts. On the tongue the yeast leads as well, hint of candi sugar-like cherries, sweetness, a touch of bitter hops towards the finish. Med mouthfeel, med carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - JUN 28, 2008
Poured a hazy gold color with a large off-white head. Very long lasting. Yesty and caramel aroma with notes of spice. The flavor is of caramel malt but it is also fruity. Light to medium bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2008
Pours a lightly hazy dark orange color. A frothy, light tan head settles to a thin film, leaving flares of lacing behind. Aromas include candy sugar, honey, cream, and candied orange peel. Coriander lends spiciness, with sweet, bready yeast completing the nose. Flavors showed the same elements, with the addition of a welcomed floral hop kick. The bitterness of the hops lends much needed balance, countering the sweetness of the creamy candy sugar. Medium-plus body, moderate carbonation, highly drinkable. The alcohol is well hidden. Overall, this is a very enjoyable and sufficiently complex beer. It’s a worthy homage to Pauwel Kwak.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
guzzler67 (1525) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 23, 2008
Huge, puffy, off white head atop the hazy, amber/orange body left good lacing. Yeasty, sweet, candi sugar aroma mingles with soft fruit. Sweet and spicy flavors interact nicely in the taste. Medium-bodied, well carbonated mouthfeel with a smooth, slightly herbal, long lasting finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
wickedpete (634) - Lexington Park, Maryland, USA - JUN 14, 2008
Golden color with an intensely carbonated head that nearly explodes out of the glass and creates a pillowy froth. The aroma has a bit of yeast, lemon, and spice. Very flavorful with some breadiness, a bit of citrus, some pepper, and a hint of lemon rind in the finish. The body is light and playful in the mouth. Goes down very easily.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11213) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 7, 2008
750ml bottle @Hoboken#1-pours an off white head and hazy gold color. Aroma is citrus, herb/spice, barn, light malt, yeast. Taste is citrus, herb/spice-pepper, barn, light malt, yeast. OK effervescence.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
treadyroc (149) - St. Leonard, Maryland, USA - JUN 3, 2008
Not a lot of aroma to speak of. Pours copper in color w/a slight, fizzy head. There’s initially a sharp taste, followed by caramel-y, malt-y through the middle. It has a surprisingly thick mouthfeel. Very fresh, but nothing I can sense to distinguish it as a saison.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Bottle shared by puddintane: Pours a hazy gold with a big white head. Aroma, pepper, spices, yeasty and bready notes. Flavor, yeasty, spices, pepper, floral hops. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mephisto (1270) - TAIWAN - MAY 19, 2008
light copper with a large fluffy beige head, it has citrusy aroma with hint of spice and candy sugar. sweet and fruity flavor, the finish is pleasant.


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