DrnkMcDermott (2799) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2005
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Growler. Well, a definite Belgian beer taste. Very malty, yet somehow creamy and smooth. Still sugary, as should be expected, but kind of easy going down.
Ferris (4144) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 12, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft - Brown sugar and some stone fruit. Clearish gold with a decent off white head. Stone fruit, estery yeast and sugars. Light bitterness and dry finish.
Petkus331 (263) - Redford, Michigan, USA - JAN 11, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
A very bubblegum and banana ester aroma. Appearence is clear gold, minor head and lace. Taste is a mildly sweet toffee, honey, banana, and some brown sugar. Palate is standard for a belgian style. Overall, very nice.
daknole (9100) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 24, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Brown pour, beige head. Flavors of dates and dried figs, some raisiny notes. Sweet caramel notes and a bit of unpleasant hop flavors.
firstsip (434) - Michigan, USA - OCT 12, 2013
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2014 Didn’t find too sweet, but definitely tasted alcohol with this one. Clove, Belgian yeast. Strong nose of bubble gum and banana. Darker amber pour. Good as a 1/2 pint. Followup: Honestly, probably one of the better Belgians at DM.
chucklemation (476) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - AUG 21, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Red beer with no distinct aroma or flavor. The malts are barely there. Overall an okay beer.
mikem409 (1482) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - APR 29, 2012
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Taste is sweet sweet sweet. Aroma is fruit and booze no carbonation. ... Wish it had more body
jimmack34 (640) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - MAR 15, 2009
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Dragonmead 3-13-09. Smelled and tasted just like a lighter version the dubbel. Light fruits, syrupy, and a little too sweet.
nefarious (220) - Waterford, Michigan, USA - FEB 7, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewery. Belgian yeast aroma of cloves and sweetness. Dark amber red pour with no head. Much of the same with the flavor, bannana’s cloves and ripe fruits. But a slight tart finish. Not bad. its very smooth as well, I liked this more than I thought I would.
willblake (2652) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - APR 26, 2008
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
20070113 Tap at HDG Daze. Thin bodied, cardboard, floral, grainy. Honey sweetness. Redeeming grassiness but pretty lame all around.
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap @ the brew pub: Pours a clear copper color with an off white head. Aroma, spices and lots of them, cloves, and yeast. Flavor, spices, again almost overpowering, some alcohol, yeasty, and doughy. Not bad.