Evans Belgian Strong Ale
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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
A golden beer brewed to the Belgian Triple style, it presents a spicy, sweet aroma redolent of vanilla and honey. The palate is malty with honey-like up front, becoming somewhat drier and warm in the long spicy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (1285) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Aroma if banana nuts and Belgian yeast. Some sweet. Flavor follows the aroma. Pretty nice beer actually. Light carbonation but overall a very enjoyable Belgian. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
justabeergeek (225) - Albany, New York, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Had on tap at the Albany Pump Station on 12/22/12. It pours a fairly typical cloud orange, exactly what Iíd expect given the style. There is a fleeting white head that didnít last particularly long. This strong ale has an interesting aroma, one that reminded me of sassafras and spice; I actually enjoyed it. The taste is pretty typical of the style, spicy with yeasty esters. Unfortunately, it falls fairly flat. Itís not offensive, but itís somewhat uninteresting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9575) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 8, 2012
Pouring at BCTC. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Fuzzy musk, sweet caramel. Medium bodied, candy, sweet malt. Sweet candy malt, esters, malt, more sweet candy notes leading into a yeast heavy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (8275) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Draft. Pours hazy gold with a white head. Spicy yeast, banana-sweet fruity notes, a hint of berry, and anise-like spicy notes. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (3519) - New York, USA - OCT 25, 2010
On tap at the pump house on a very busy Saturday night. Pours a cloudy gold. tastes slighty spicy and of cloves, floral, and candy sugar. kinda yeasty and an all right brew

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
JoeMcPhee (9325) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2010
Very pale straw colour. The nose is chock-full of dirty phenolics. Thereís a bit of clove, but mostly, there is a sort of cooked vegetable DMS flavour. White sugar sweetness before finishing with a lingering honeyish character. Fruity and rancid. Ack. These guys need to sort out their yeast issues.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (11249) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2010
Draft at the brewpub. Marketed as a triple, its like the pale only more yeasty. Some brown sugar. Above average mouthfeel. Yellow with lace. Boozy, pepper,c orriander, ginger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (5729) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 17, 2009
Clear gold coloured body with a light head that tops the beer nicely. Aroma of malt, lemons and alcohol. Full-bodied; Strong sweetness, the honey and sugars dominate this one completely. Aftertaste is very strong and alcoholic, but shows quality throughout. I sampled this on draught at the Albany Pump Station in Albany, New York on 25 June 2006.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 27, 2008
Pours copper with a white head. Smells spicy and sweet with lots of dark fruiity hints. Tastes sweet and spicy with a peppery finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
linc33 (184) - Albany, New York, USA - JUL 13, 2007
On tap at the Pump Station, 13 July 07. Definitely a Tripel-style, served in proper glassware. Not bad, you donít often see Tripels on tap in this area, brewed locally or not. Would drink it again.

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