bu11zeye (11978) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 28, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle) Pours a cloudy maze body with an average-sized off-white head. Aroma of apricot, mustiness, and butter. Spicy yeast flavor with a hint of fruit. Soft palate.
brokensail (11854) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 6, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy golden color with a white head. Sweet sugar and fruit with some mild yeast. Mild citrus notes, some yeast, and a light floral note. Tastes of bread, fruity citrus, and some hints of banana. A bit of pear, mild bitterness, and some floral notes. Just a hint of yeast on the finish.
argo0 (11736) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 27, 2004
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(750ml bottle, best by 6/08) Cloudy amber topped by medium off-white head. Aroma is herbal, pear, nectarine, light pepper, orange. With just a bit of warming, a rose perfume also appears. Taste is medium sweet, herbal, grapefruit, perfume, wood. Finishes pepper, herbal, moderately dry. Medium body, some acidity. A lot going on with this one, and ulimately, I conclude that in this case, that’s a good thing.
chrisv10 (11714) - DENMARK - AUG 14, 2010
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Hazy orange/golden with small white head. Flavour is malt, sweet and spices.
rlgk (11704) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy golden, nice white head. Great malty aroma, fruity from orange, peach and plums. Some vanilla. Malty fruity flavor with spicy notes.
bhensonb (11685) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 14, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Aroma of citrus and bitter hop backed by earthy spice notes. Hazy peach color with a decent white head. Medium body with creamy carbonation. The flavor is a bit woody/funky with caramel, spice and hop bitter. Heat arrives quickly. The finish is quite dry, almost astringent, and some medicinal wood and bitter hop are present. Very interesting; very tasty.
gunnfryd (11453) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 13, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Golden / orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet,malt, hop. Flavour is sweet, alcohol, apple, hop, malt. Need more balance.
Christian (11326) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2009 Hazy yellow with a lasting white head. Fruity aroma of citrus, apple and banana. Quite bitter for a Belgian, even a hint of grapefruit.
thewolf (11293) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. [thank you, dedollewaitor]
Pours deep amber orange with a fine, creamy, yet rather fizzy off-white head. Aroma is great, lots of chewy malts, yeast, pine-like hops, good caramel. Nice creamy mouthfeel with lots of tiny bottles. Flavour is wonderful, very dry, nice malt balance with an affirmative bitterness. This is one nice, bitter Belgian :o)
Earlier Rating: 2/3/2007 Total Score: 3.5
Bottle courtesy of beermouth. Pours a hazy deep yellow, bordering on orange. A fine, slightly thicker than film, head stays on the beer. Aroma has flowers, fruits, yeast and a soft sulfuric note. Taste is typical Belgian, sweet, slightly fruity sour, quite dry. A slight bitterness at the end. Not vinious, but warming.
Tmoney99 (11234) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 28, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from River’s Bend. Poured hazy orange color with a medium frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Complex aroma of yeasty and sweet spice. Body was medium with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Flavor was sweet & tart fruit with a medium bittersweet smooth finish of moderate duration. Good, not great beer.