hopdog (9537) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 11, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Corked bottle. Poured a golden color with an off white head. Earthy, soil, some fruitiness, herbal, and yeast.
drowland (6596) - Georgia, USA - DEC 9, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12/9/14. 375mL bottle from Five Points. Sort of surprised to see stuff like this popping up in Valdosta! The pour depends on how careful you are... there is A LOT of thick sludge in the bottom of this bottle. Decant carefully if you don’t want it in there. If you want, pour that sludge off into a shot glass and enjoy (your diarrhea tomorrow). Anyway, I got a light dose of sludge in my glass, so it’s a sort of hazy "pumpkin harvest" orange. Thanks to Mrs. Owl for the color descriptor. When I smelled the cork, it seemed a bit acidic/sour. Speaking of, good luck. I had to get pliers out to get the damn cork out. The aroma carries a vague tart funkiness, yeast, caramel, earthiness, and tart floral aspects. The tart/sourness doesn’t translate into the flavor as much... more of a vague floral sweetness with a dash of lemon peel, doughiness, and residual sweetness. This is maybe a weird connection, but the mild acidity combined with the earthy floral aspects remind me of tomato or tomato sauce in the flavor a bit. Interesting, not awful.
Alengrin (2928) - BELGIUM - NOV 6, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dormaal’s 2011 winter beer, same as Winter 11 but with altered recipe; malt sweetish beer, light spiciness, fruity; the added rose petal syrup, made from roses the brewer grows in his own garden, are apparent in both nose and mouth. Original, but not really my taste.
polomagnifico (1202) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - NOV 9, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 2012. Aroma has notes of bread malts, grass and citrus hops and Belgian yeasts. Yellow hue before the sediment and then a ruddy tan. Small fully diminishing fizzy white head that left no lace. Flavor is very sweet and medium bitter. Palate is full bodied with a lively carbonation. Overall a nice Belgian Strong but nothing really above average.
bigguns22 (721) - Maryland, USA - NOV 8, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Amber to orange in color nice medium off white head. Aroma is fruity and spices. Smooth with a silky mouth feel. Dark fruits,yeast and spice are the most noted flavors.
Jerre (2782) - Waregem, BELGIUM - JUL 18, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tasted with Bles end jan. ’12 @ new beers 2011 tasting.
Hazy orange/golden color, with a creamy off-white head.
Aroma spice, fruits and yeast. Medium body.
Taste malts, bit fruit, floral from roses.
boozedude (2166) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - APR 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from cheese shop. Orange pour.. White head.. Aroma if fruit. ? Taste isdam smooth for a belgin strong...good
Beergeek23322 (2595) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - MAR 31, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
March 2012. Pours golden orange with a white head. Aromas of citrus, orange zest, clove, spices. Good carbonation and a long finish.
conway (1894) - - MAR 20, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Uploading old ratings that were missing comments. Lots of floral notes and a nice soft palate.
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CanIHave4Beers (3524) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JAN 24, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a hazy blonde color with a small head
The aroma is fruity and floral with some mild spice, some copper and some apricot. The beer is lightly earthy and a touch funky.
The flavor is dry, lightly funky with a nice sharp and fruity characteristics. The beer has a nice old world hop character with some husky maltiness.
Pretty enjoyable as far as I’m concerned.