jcr (2424) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - FEB 6, 2015
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Can. Deep gold/amber body. Frothy white head, rapidly diminishing. Light aroma of spice and raw grain. Whisper of citrus and straw. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. I finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Either the Belgian yeast and American hops are clashing or the beer was slightly infected (likely), but there’s a vinegar aftertaste that is off-putting. Other than that, you’ll find clove and a light raw vegetable taste.
badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 24, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at vivant. Hazy reddish orange body with medium white head. Aroma of spicy, soapy hops, bitterness and some citrus rind. Flavor of light grapefruit and grass, lightly sweetened malt, and a touch of orange.
Christpuncher (2280) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A Belgian ipa that is really hoppy with a soapy finish. Fruity and smells citruscy. Pours a light yellow. Had at gale street inn.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 18, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
16oz can from rayl101. Pours a clear copper color with off-white head and nice carbonation. Some lacing is left behind as the head falls. Aroma is carmel, some citrus, wood. Taste follow suit, but is not overly bitter. Its a bit thin which detracts from the beer although it does make it go down easily. Missing something.
AWISLguy (1971) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 18, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
16oz can from the Deli Lama in Lake Villa. Pours an orangey copper with a white head. Some streaks of lace. Aroma has spices and pine and plastic. Maybe citrus. Taste is of tangy spicy yeast, pine and resin. Some malt chasing way underneath. Light to medium bodied. Some alcohol. Finishes long and tangy sweet with a bitter undercurrent. Interesting. Too many guns in the wrong direction -- in the belgian-y line opposed to the ipa-ish line.
jstraw (1946) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Jerry’s. Amber-gold with nice, foamy, off-white head, decent legs / Sweet, steely, floral nose of spun sugar, violet, banana, resin, citrus / Medium body, soft carbonation, mildly sweet & syrupy, surprisingly dry and hoppy, lightly astringent, and big bitter finish / Stylish, dry flavors of straw, honey, spun sugar, violet, with only notes of banana and citrus / One of those rare cases where the nose doesn’t match the body or flavor, but this dry, pilsner-like Belgian is well suited for the summer.
mikem409 (1914) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JAN 1, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
draft at union. pours hazy amber small thin head. nice floral aroma. taste is crisp and dry with subtle belgian character
tmongoose (1872) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 19, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
16oz can shared. Poured s medium orange with off white head. Mild aroma of Belgian yeast and malt and hops. Nothing offensive just kind of generic in nature. The flavor was of mild Belgian style and mild hops like it is almost afraid to jump out the can. Could have been a whole lot better. But just average instead.
milewide (1824) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 31, 2010
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Rich amber color and solid body. Hops in aroma and taste, off set by some Belgian yeast spice.
jjgmd (1822) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 23, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a nice dark cooper colored orange with a nice head. Nose is citrus with a predominance of freshly squeezed orange. Taste is fruity with some yeasty notes. Finish is semi dry, clean and ends on the same fruity notes. Not a Belgian fan, but this was a single game changer. Quaff Score 8 / 10