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Brewed by Contreras
Style: Belgian Ale
Gavere, Belgium

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BelgiskOlklub (887) - Viby J, DENMARK - APR 1, 2010
Draft at RisRas, Aarhus. Hazy yellow-orange body and small thick creamy lasting head. Aroma of fruits, flowers, elder flowers. Nice well balanced taste. Medium sweet and light/medium bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2010
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2010
Date: February 20, 2010
Mode: Bottle
Source: Brusin Ales, Asheville NC
Appearance: hazy gold with lots of floaties, wispy white head, bits of lace
Aroma: light sweet malt aroma, lots of floral hops
Flavor: lightly sweet malt flavor, lots of hops, light esters
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChainGangGuy (4351) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - FEB 22, 2010
Appearance: Pours out a rather hazy body the colored of washed out gold and capped with a small, fine, white head. Smell: Valeir displays a well-spiced nose from the very get-go, along with modest notes of crispy-crusted bread, sliced orchard apples, lemon peels, and meadow flowers. Taste: Lightly bready, lightly sweet maltiness with a touch of graininess to it. Little pinch of zested lemon, just enough to add a bit of bright citrus character. The lemon eventually gives way to a taste of apples, which soon gives way to a piquant spiciness akin to anise or even fennel. Slight floral accents perk up now and again. Moderate amount of carbonation on the spicy, drying finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Active, medium-high carbonation provides more than a bit of tingle for the tongue. Drinkability: It was a good BPA. Valeir brings some spice, some malt, some fruit and a light effervescence together for an easy drinking beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fogdoctor (41) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2010 Cold in a pint glass. Massive head but does not linger. A little over carbonated but has a nice spicy (citrus) / yeasty taste. Its quite a bit better than its aroma, which is fairly weak and has faint floral character. I really like the tase after it warms up some and the mouth feel is quite rich. Its a nice Belgian Ale, although not among the best. Additionally, for a moderate ABV it has a nice warming sensation thats is very pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pompelmoes (89) - BELGIUM - NOV 27, 2009
Golden blond beer with nice with head. Aroma is slight spicey with floral hints of hops and malts. Taste is malty with a citrus touch, it has some spices and some yeasty notes. It end with a peppery touch of hops and some fruits.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - OCT 27, 2009
Bottle from Bruisin’ Ales. Pours bright hazy golden with fluffy white head. Some hops on the nose, some tropical fruit/pineapple on the taste as well as bready yeast. Mild summer fruits. Dry finish. Palate a little overcarbonated. Understated, but I really like it.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 26, 2009
33cl bottle. Large off-white head atop murky, yeast-flecked apple cider body. Aroma is medium sweet, yeast, light biscuit/bread, apple. Taste is moderately sweet, apple, apricot, yeast, light grass/straw, alcohol. Medium body, light stickiness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Panzuriel (1287) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - OCT 5, 2009
Pours a pale golden with a nice head. Somewhat spicy nose with floral esters. Taste is fruit and alcohol. nice solid full body. a bit fizzy. Finishes clean.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Parket (568) - Bruges, BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2009
bottle@Brugsch beertje. Nice beer, looks a bit like a pilsener. Golden colour and nice and stable white head. Very nice spicy and fruity smell. The beer is easy drinking with nice fruity and spicy notes. Abricots, grainy, yeasty and soft grassy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14054) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 12, 2009
Bottle in belgium ... light golden ... light hoppy nose ... dry fruity hop ... soft foaming ... light yeast ... soft frutis little pink grapefruit.


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