milewide (1726) - 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.
Tmoney99 (11828) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 4, 2011
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Poured a clear dark copper color with an average creamy white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate sweet yeast and small hop aroma. Medium body with a smooth tingly texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy sweet yeast flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. My expectations where met.
JPDurden24 (1650) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JUL 15, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Golden pour with a white head with a little lacing, Grassy and citrusy aroma. Taste is similar with some maltiness on the backend. Pretty good.
changeup45 (1719) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - JUN 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Looking forward to trying some stuff from this brewery! A medium off-white head pours out of the can on top of a copper body. Light scattered lacing left on the glass after each sip. The aroma is citrusy, with wild floral notes; definitely pick up the Belgian yeast. Some pine is burried in the scent as well. The flavors mostly follow that; less citrusy perhaps, and more of a resinous/pine hop flavor combining with the Belgian yeast element. Itís more IPA than Belgian Ale, the yeast just adds a different element without getting in the way, which I like. It has firm bitterness but nothing over the top; nice and dry in the finish. The body is a shade light; at least moreso than expected, but Iíd hardly categorize it as thin. I like this. Sometimes the flavors can clash in these Belgian IPAs but this one works quite well.
RespertFTW (521) - Michigan, USA - DEC 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at bagger daves. Everything about this beer is citrusy and mild. I enjoyed it for dinner. Muted and not an all star but very drinkable.
-- rated with beerbasher
Patrickctenchi (4722) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 10, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours clear copper...with a small, off-white head.
Pine, orange-candy aroma.
Taste is peppery yeast, orange malt, fruit.
Slightly toasty, caramel malt.....apple.
Nice herbal/earthy spicing and bitter.
coachd (289) - Missouri, USA - MAR 14, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at brewery vivant. Great mixture of Belgian and ipa. I have had other offerings from this hybrid style but this one really nails it. More Belgian than ipa but that's what you want out of it.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
paintedmaple (523) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - AUG 6, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Canít say I tasted this properly as I drank it out of the can which was in a paper bag to conceal it (very cleverly I might add) from the Michigan State University police dept. before the U2 concert of summer 2011. That said; I really liked it - seems like a great marriage between a Belgium ale and American IPA. I look forward to a "proper" tasting. BTW, the police were completely fooled by the paper bag. Cloak and dagger extordinaire!
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.
deyholla (8034) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 16, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can. Pours a clear orange with a slight earthy amber hue and a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of sweet citrus with a hint of grassy hops and just a bit of sweet grains. Flavor begins with sweet citrus and is backed by a lot of sweet grains with a bit of belgian yeast as well as grass.