sleepingbear (27) - Lake Leelanau - Detroit, Michigan, USA - AUG 19, 2005
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 19/20
The super, monster, rocky, creamy lasting head (Enough alone to love this beer) is outdone by the solid body and drinkable nature. This is a loaf of bread in liquid form.
The ’Gold’ Standard.
Miguel (1181) - Saint-Ours, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 19, 2005
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Robe blonde légèrement voilée surmontée d’une mousse en dentelle incroyablement épaisse et persistente. Arômes de houblon amérisant et d’agrumes. Saveurs d’agrumes, de blé, de levure et de houblon amertume.
Nekronos (3849) - Xalapa, MEXICO - AUG 18, 2005
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2006 A little high alcohol tatsing, not exactly what I expected, but it was nice eventhough. NIce foam, althoug, very strong at it. It has something at the bottom.
Krausen (102) - USA - AUG 17, 2005
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Really carbonated, soft phenolic and ester. Nice clean but somewhat boring belgian. Amazing clarity for being bottle conditioned.
fordest (2137) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - AUG 16, 2005
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Paler than any pale lager I have seen except maybe an ultra light. Super monsterous and super foamy head. Aromas of pear and apple. Flavor of spice and alcohol. Not bad stuff.
WisconsinBeer (716) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - AUG 15, 2005
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: SEP 3, 2005 Light yellow color with a massive foamy head. Aromas of spice and pears. Soft banana and fruit spiced bread flavors. Efervescent with an almost champagne like yeast quality. A little more astringent than other Belgians I have tried. Somewhat of a citrus sour flavor going on. Good beer nonetheless.
Sregnar35 (1030) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - AUG 15, 2005
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2005 Amazingly sour, yet balanced flavor help this one stand out about many other belgians. It has very many strong flavors all going on, but the balance keeps it centered, and keeps it extremely drinkable.
Fantomas23 (463) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 14, 2005
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
The Devil, you say! The head mounded like freshly whipped cream and lasted. The color was not unlike chartreuse. The flavor was acidic and sweet with green apples and white wine. Dry, medicinal finish with some black pepper.
henry3r (586) - Wichita, Kansas, USA - AUG 14, 2005
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
The bottle poured a clear pale golden liquid with a soft creamy white head that lasted throughout and left beautiful lacing on the glass. The aroma had a subtle malt undertone almost covered by a soft, sweet, fruity character and notes of clove and pepper. The body was light with medium-to-high carbonation and a crisp texture. The flavor started off with sweet malt and spices and quickly matured to a definite alcohol warmth and pepper in the middle. The finish was long and the warmth and pepper persisted.
SlamBam (1) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2005 does not count
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Excellent beer, can be drunk anywhere and anytime. It´s quite refreshing, and does not have a overwhelming sweet alcohol taste, like Rochefort nr. 10. Perfect beer...