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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   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.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcr (2527) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUL 10, 2016
Draft. Deep golden body, frothy white head. Light aroma of cobweb, basement mustiness, straw, pear. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Not a lot going on here. Taste of floral hops, toasted grain, light spice.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hman43 (1055) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUL 3, 2016
It pours golden with a white full head that produce some lace. The head is long lasting and there is some haze to the color. There are aromas of bubblegum, cherries, spice, peaches, and yeast. There are flavors of sweet malt, basement elements, slight bubblegum, and slight fruity esters. It has a light body with a somewhat dry finish. There is a high amount of carbonation. Overall, this is a wonderful aromatic beer with a light body that makes for a decent session ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2626) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2016
Hazy pale straw color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of yeast, floral, some fruit, & spice; Flavor slight sweet malt, yeast, hops/grain, some caramel, and fruit/citrus; Finish is slightly bitter; Solid - nice session brew.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GTAEgeek (1867) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2016
12 oz. can. Beautiful, unclear orange, with a big, bubbly, eggshell head. The nose is orange peel, bubblegum, cardamom, spruce, and hay. Semi-sweet, with a mild bitterness. Light to medium body, dry and astringent, with a crisp, clean finish. This is a light and simple beer, but nice, refreshing, and interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beachmaster (435) - Oklahoma, USA - JUN 11, 2016
Can into a tulip. Pours a clear straw yellow, with a small white head that quickly fades. Nose is Belgian yeast notes of clove and bubblegum. Taste is like a watery Belgian abbey ale. I wanted more flavor. There’s also a weird metallic note on the finish. Drinkable, but could have been better.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (8314) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Can. Amber beer with a cream head. Yeast and spice aroma with light fruitiness. Spice and yeast flavor with light banana. Medium bodied. Spice and yeast lingers with backing malts.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dinkle50 (1312) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2016
Pale golden pour with a thin wispy head. Slight metallic aroma. Taste has some banana and some farmhouse funk. Slightly sweet. Medium bodied. Refreshing. A little lace present. Aroma is super faint, some floweriness. Tastes better than it smells.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (4897) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 15, 2016
12 oz single can from Wilbur’s Total Beverage. Medium to dark orange and slight hazy appearance with a white head. Aroma of light fruity esters, toasted grain, light banana and spicy yeast. Similar flavor, adding moderate sweetness and a light floral, noble hop bitterness. Average body with a light dry finish. OK.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
backdaft (286) - Menasha Red Light District, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 25, 2016
Can. Pours an effervescent clear gold. Big white head leaves a thin film and spotty lacing. Light, American version of a Belgian. Light aromas and tastes of fruit; especially peaches. Taste is somewhat grainy with a bit of spice from the hops. Thin mouthfeel with a dry finish. I think this IS what they were going for; a decent sessionable.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gyllenbock (7305) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2016
On tap at Haymarket. Hazy golden with a small head. Aroma and taste of grass, corn, light spices and some citrus. On the thin side.


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