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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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A Belgian-style abbey ale crafted like those that Trappist monks brew for their own session beer. It is light bodied, light in color and relatively lower in alcohol with spicy phenolics and complex fruity esters of cherries, nectarines, peaches and bubblegum with a characteristic slightly tart and dry finish from the Belgian yeast.


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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpreo (1661) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Great tasting Belgian with a bit of a Saison flourish to it. A very great job by Destihl!

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
1pintatatime (81) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Poured from a can with a huge white head. Classic golden color. A bit of cloves and spice in the aroma but it’s dampened by the huge head. Starts with classic Belgian flavors with hints of lemon, bubblegum, and bit of banana sweetnes before a mildly bitter finish kicks in. Pretty good but not great Belgian-style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (2951) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 19, 2014
can. amber with one finger head. moderate malt body. big belgian yeast adds bubblegum eaters and some nice fruitiness. very tasty stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pilgrimoutlaw (777) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Can pours hazy gold with sudsy white head. Peach, nectarine, pear, cherry, earth, pepper. Moderate bitterness, low sweetness. Lightly crisp, light body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (516) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - OCT 11, 2014
12 oz can pour. Love the cans comeback. Pours a cloudy yellow with a sweet fruit aroma with some belgian yeast. Mostly fruity beer with some lemon and orange. Just barely has a sour side to it. Pretty good beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jahshuwuh (405) - USA - OCT 8, 2014
Medium golden color with two fingers of bubbly white head. Smells of clove, coriander, horse blanket, juicy fruit bubble gum, corn, a little black pepper, banana, pear. Spicy bite in the taste with some plastic like hop bitter, a small amount of sweetness, wheat, banana, caramel malt way in the back. The hop taste is off putting in this context, not sure what it is. The other flavors are fine, though not any one flavor sticks out. Very carbonated, slick mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1390) - Oregon, USA - OCT 4, 2014
On draught at BeerMongers. Light golden color. Aroma is light yeast and sweet citrus. Taste is similar, with a pleasant yeast and sweet fruit finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnymusky (258) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Poured from can....yellow with crazy huge head.....Belgium yeast slam right away...bubble gummy....banana...spices.....crazy lacing....for a buck....damn fine display....

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2014
12oz bottle. Poured a golden color with an averaged sized head. Grassy, some spiciness, and some fruitiness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheCaptMatey (55) - Ohio, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Poured a hazy Orange colour with a fluffy head. Aroma of belgian yeast, spice, clove and a mesh of fruits. An initial malty and peppery flavor is followed by the traditional yeast flavors and notes of fruit. Slightly tart, but low bitterness. Great value and introduction to the Destihl brand. Yet, nowhere near the quality of their other brews.


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