malrubius (1956) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - SEP 4, 2008
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 ml 2007 bottle split in Duvel glass. clear golden with lasting white head and lace. Enticing and assertive spicy yeasty zesty floral aroma. Very mild honey sweetness with with apricot/cantaloupe fruitiness and spicy dry finish with a little carbo bite and some wateriness. Quaffable, almost to a fault. The flavor doesn’t quite live up to the aroma. But still, very good. I could drink this all night.
BustedFlat (554) - Edina, Minnesota, USA - SEP 1, 2008
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the Muddy Pig in St. Paul . Aroma malt and yeast. Light spicey and yeast. Nice summer beer.
PorterPounder (5871) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 1, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Savannah, Ga. - Habersham Beverage Warehouse - 11.2 oz bottle. Pours a murky medium dark orange with a thin, but long lasting white beady head. Fruity aroma with some prune-like accents. Flavor has some of the same pruney accents, with some yeasty notes, a bit of candied sugar, and kind of an unpleasant stale taste. Moderately thick mouthfeel. Middle of the road Belgian.
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cloudy golden colour with a white head. Sweet malty, light grainy aroma with fruity and yeasty notes. Malty, sweet flavor with fruity and floral notes.
jwardell (23) - Newton, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 29, 2008
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap. a light yet slightly sharp aroma. Typical Belgian taste good enough but not especially unique. Almost a wheat taste.
wyzzywyz22 (2058) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2008
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle, Beer Ritz, Leeds. Poured a slightly hazy golden colour with a smallish white head. Yawn. Aroma was stale cheesy farts, some hop and yeast. Not the nicest. Some grassy hop in the flavour, but a nasty metallic twang was evident that blighted this for me. Somewhat lager like in character and very disappointing.
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - AUG 28, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap at papago... crystal clear gold color with a small white head. not a whole lot going on in the aroma... mostly yeast with grass, earth and some faint spiciness. flavors of yeast, spice, grape-like sweetness with a dry twig-like bitterness on the finish. as it warms a "corked wine" aroma and flavor appear... very odd. medium body with low carbonation.
blutt59 (6090) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 27, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle, foamy pearl , head with nose of sour malt, very nice flavors of lemon, wheat, champagne and melon, great dry very smooth finish
nbutler11 (1267) - Wiesbaden, Hesse, GERMANY - AUG 24, 2008
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Poured like apple cider from the tap at Papago -- completely devoid of carbonation or foam. Apple, pear, and faint chardonnay grapes on the nose. Nectar mouthfeel with the sweetness of syruppy pear. Slightly tart finish.
edden (925) - cow- lumbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 23, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Yellow-brown-orange body with a yellow white head which is medium-large. Spicy champagne nose that includes gasoline or some type of liquid chemical toward the back. which is more pronounced as the beer warms. Flavor has a lot of citrus up front - yeast, bread dough. Finish is a bit sour.