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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Our new summer seasonal - true to style and a refreshing beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
r464 (2292) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Distinctly Belgian, malty sweetness with a hint of tartness and spice. A bit of bitterness carries through. The alcohol content is well masked,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (2564) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2014
Poured a gold/amber color with white head. Pretty light for the ABV, hidden well. Some spice and hops on the aroma; palate is the same, with a distinct Belgian style yeast note.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gas4uguy (7) - Michigan, USA - NOV 15, 2013 does not count
Stand-offish at first but increasingly grew on me as it went down. Drank bottled and a bit sour at first but finished pleasing to the palate.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbaaron (1974) - Arizona, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Pours a hazy light orange amber with medium to small creamy white head, partially lasting. Pleasant light aroma, belgian yeast, light citrus, light spice, slightly candied. Flavor follows but more on the sweeter side. Medium body. Palate a little syrupy. Moderate bitterness, fairly sweet. Good down nicely enough, especially for the alcohol content, which isnít really noticeable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (5807) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Bottle. I thought it was fairly light and refreshing, and I am surprised to see it is so high in alcohol. Lightly sweet with yeast and sugar. A little spice on the palate, though I donít know if there are actually any spices. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcaron45 (8) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 26, 2013 does not count
Slightly hazy, med golden color, thin head. Aroma of oranges. Clove, orange, sweet, very faint spicy hops bitterness. Overall, I like this beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
joshwoodward (575) - - AUG 23, 2013
From a bottle. Solid, and remarkably refreshing for 8.5 percent. Nice and spicy, herbal and full flavored.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gruberm (329) - - AUG 16, 2013
Ggvku decent enough Belgium ale. For my money I'd just get the real thing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmcgavin12 (492) - Madison, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Aroma is not strong with really any flavor. Some malt spice, a bit of yeast but very faint and very faint head as well. Taste is weak and the body is pretty light. Sweet with an almost crisp finish. Has the taste of a belgian but not well refined. Refreshing and decent but nothing to write home about especially with the other beers Central Waters has to choose from.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HighWine (959) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Tap in a tulip at Map Room Chicago. Chestnut gold pour, darker than the name suggests, with a very dense cream colored head. Full coat for lace. Woman is faint yeast that --honestly-- smells like freezer burn. The flavor, however, is outrageously good. No freezer burn here. Creamy, airy, but with lots of flavor. Sweet golden malts are masterfully woven with the flavors of the Belgian yeast and European hops. Amazingly balanced and executed. Grassy hop bitterness sits atop mild sweetness in the finish.

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