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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Style: Spiced Grand Cru
Malts: Two-row Canadian Barley Malt, un-malted hard winter white wheat
Additions: Tremblay Apiary Wildflower Honey, La Boite’s Mishmish N.33, lemon peel, fresh kaffir, lime leaves, Espelette peppers, untold mysteries
Hops: Perle
Yeast: Our house Belgian strain
Alcohol by Volume: 8.2%
Original Gravity: 17.9 ̊
Availability: August – November Format: 15.5 gal kegs; 5.2 gal kegs

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
digopossobon (330) - MACAE, BRAZIL - OCT 21, 2013
Opaca e dourada. Creme ralo. Aroma forte de malte. Adocicada, com baunilha, álcool e malte. Muitas especiarias no fundo. Cravo... Canela. Ótima cerveja.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5380) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Draft at Snallygaster 2013. Poured a cloudy golden color with a nice small white head. Aroma was light citrus notes, some grain, wheat, and Kaffir lime! Flavor had some bitter lime leaf notes, pretty tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (14773) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Draft. Cloudy golden color, white head. Aroma of citrus and light spice. Taste is sweet, fruity, boozy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
blipp (6647) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Draft. Pours hazy gold. Medium sweet and spicy yeasty, with hints of ginger, grains of paradise, citrus, and peach. Pretty good, just a hint of booze.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (5485) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Sampled at GABF. Pours a hazy gold with some creamy, eggshell head. Sugary nose, spice, pepper, banana, clove, yeast. Flavor is very sweet, pineapple, jack fruit, candy. Boozy finish. Heavy handed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 16, 2013
Draft at Beer Run. Pours a hazy orange color with a thin frothy tan head. Fair head retention. Aroma of caramel, bread, lemon, herbal and floral notes, bubblegum. The taste is bread, bubblegum, lemon, spice, citrus. Medium bodied, low carbonation. Borders on medicinal but doesn’t quite get there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (2275) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2013
Keg at The Rake, Borough Market, London. A hazy golden coloured pour with a thin white head on top. Sweet, malty, spice aroma. Tastes quite Belgian, sweet, spice, banana, lemon, malty, some vanilla. Really nice Belgian style ale from Brooklyn.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11913) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 16, 2013
Draft. Hazy amber body with small off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, candi sugar, some Belgian spiciness, light candied orange. Taste is just what the nose says it’ll be. Medium body, some stickiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (9901) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 15, 2013
GABF 2013. Pours a bit hazy golden orange appearance with a thin white head. Fairly spicy, lemon zesty, twangy wheat aroma. Weirdly strong banana flavor with some vanilla, bubblegum, and spices.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
FaithHealer1 (358) - SCOTLAND - OCT 15, 2013
Keg at North Bar, Leeds. Pours a straw yellow, finger of head. Aroma is brilliant: up close, it’s banana, clove, honey, toffee, classic Tripel. At a bit more of a distance, the vapours smell like incense sticks! Taste is great as well - soft toffee, banana, clove, a little bit of orange, cinnamon (almost apple pie), plenty more spice. Long finish, very nicely balanced: not too cloying, bitterness doesn’t overcompensate. Lovely stuff, really nice.

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