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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Hoppy Belgian Ale. This red ale is all about hops. It is an American-Belgian fusion of beer styles taking imported Belgian caramel malts and bitch slapping it with a heavy handed dose of American hops. Expect hints of mango, pineapple, and citrus to hit your nose with an assertive hop presence.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holtguy (133) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Aroma is musty, maybe. Sort of like dirt and wet grass. Flavor is the same, citrus hops with a funky earthiness. Is earthiness a quality of Belgian ales? This beer was different, Iíll give it that. But not my cup of tea. I will say that Brewery Vivant has got the can idea right. I find craft beer in cans unappealing for some reason, but putting beer in 16oz cans changes the equation and makes cans BETTER than bottles. So, kudos to you, Brewery Vivant. If you could churn out a world class beer, youíd really have something, IMO.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
njager246 (590) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2015 In a can... citrus hops and caramel..amber....hop and citrus... great beer!!!!!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OmegaX (1345) - Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Iím digging these canned brews a lot. Thanks Mike! Aroma is melon, some grass, Belgian yeast, citrus, hops, caramel. Pour is copper colored with a massive off-white head. Taste is citrus, grass, caramel, tropical fruits, Belgian spice. Cool stuff. Very unique offering.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chipalsa (1311) - Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2013
This was a solid brew, the color was a fantastic red-orange hue with a huge frothy head. The aroma was full of pine, melon and honey. Flavors of fresh bitter hops slap you in the face while a sweet, juicy and fruity palate calms everyone in the room down. Incredibly sessionable and simply delicious, thanks Jordan!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tomthompson89 (1934) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 21, 2013
Well not only is the name fun , but the beer is fantastic!!! Reddish slightly hazy beer with big beige foam that lingers. Musty pineapple nose( really different) flavour is Belgian yeast nice sweeter dark malts and some decent amounts of hops. Great beer!!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (18180) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2013
8th July 2012
Hazy amber beer with a tidy cream coloured head. Light palate, crisp and semi dry. Mild orange hops, tangerine too. Slightly tangy - sour. Minerally sharp finish. Fresh, interesting!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mittenator (1605) - Michigan, USA - FEB 19, 2013
Kinda weird. Not liking the aftertaste that this produces. Starts out well and finishes astringent with some grassy/hay flavors.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DrSilverworm (8567) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 13, 2013
16oz can, thanks to umich03jm. Very big khaki foamy head. Head could be described as annoyingly big. Hazy darker red color. Great, thick lace. Soft and crisp, but strong carbonation. Dry texture. Lightly earthy hop. Bigger caramel and oddly funky malt. Some kind of dark sugary belgian candy taste in there. Mostly sweet, light odd bitter finish. Hint of chocolate. Very toasty, kind of dusty malt. Texture and appearance and some of the taste feels authentically Belgian-style, but that doesnít make this work for me. Was difficult to finish - should have shared this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (9207) - Illinois, USA - DEC 27, 2012
A nicely hopped red ale. It is not too sweet and malty, nice specialty malts, hop presence is citrusy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pailhead (5685) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Can: The aroma consists of grapefruit, pine, citrus, Belgian yeast, spice,and a touch of apple. It pours a bright transparent amber with a two finger off-white head with decent retention. There is some nice webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with a quick dose of caramel. There is some lightly sour citrus/lemon in the middle. The finish has grapefruit, light spice (mostly pepper), and some herbal notes. Itís medium bodied with moderate-lively carbonation. Overall, the spice and herbal notes in the finish arenít working for me.

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