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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
A Belgian-style golden ale, light in body with aromas of fruit. Itís slightly sweet with a delicious finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (2797) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - MAR 31, 2014
On tap 5 oz. sampler at Franklin 's Restaurant, Brewery and General Store in Hyattsville, MD. Clear, straw-gold with a creamy off-white head and excellent lacing. Aroma of caramel, bread, spices and mild light fruit. Taste of caramel, mild spices (cinnamon et al), light fruit and gentle hops. Medium/light body and low/medium carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldGrowth (3204) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - MAR 31, 2013
bottle, from dirtymike, wasnít sure what to expect, Iíve had this bottle for a while, but it appears to of held up. ok aroma, sweet. fruity. green apple, little bready, grass. clean golden orange color, nice head, faded to a ring, nice lace. sweet flavor. medium body, smooth creamy mouthfeel, sweet finish, seriously surprised this held up but there you go, it happens,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7141) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - APR 15, 2012
Grabbed a bottle from the General Store. Poured a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Aroma was light citrus, fruits, yeasty. Flavor is light caramel, coriander, pepper, mild clove. Pretty darn good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (5742) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 7, 2012
Unfiltered golden-tan. Big fruity Belgian yeast esters. Smooth, grainy golden malt. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - FEB 4, 2012
On tap at Franklinís. Pours a nice golden color with a good white head and some lacing. The nose carries some faint pilsner malt along with some floral hops. Belgian yeast in the background. Flavor is somewhat hoppy with a malt backing. Medium body and a semi-dry finish. Pretty good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dmac (5470) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 11, 2012
Poured a thin looking piss color under a foamy white head. Aroma of yeast and bread crusts. Flavor isnít as strong as the atom and seems a bit watered down. Notes of yeast, and bread crusts. Meh itís drinkable but not much going on.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12141) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 9, 2012
pours hazy/cloudy yellow-gold with a disappearing white head. Aroma is perfumy, wheat/light malt, apple/peach. Taste is perfumy/spice hops, wheat/light malt, apple/peach.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (14717) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 22, 2011
Growler shared by Jcwattsrugger. Pours gold with white head. Nose/taste of apple, fruity esters, lemon bread soaked in alcohol and Belgian yeast. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ApisAles (1575) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - MAY 2, 2010
On tap at franklinís. Pours a dark orange with a white head. Aroma is spicy fruity light. Flavor is light Belgian spice apricots. Tasty beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
l1br4r14n (451) - Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA - APR 28, 2010
Draft. Pours golden with a minimal head. Pleasant fruity aroma, apples, honey, light citrus. Flavor is much the same with sweet malt, and a touch of clove. Easy to drink, refreshing and crisp. My new favorite sessioner at Franklins (nevermind the ABV, you canít taste it...)

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