rumproasts (4290) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 20, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Hazy yellow with one finger head. Lightly sweet and fruity, quite a bit of yeast. Light booze.
swesson (325) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a bomber. Pours a bright golden hue just as expected for a Belgian of this genre. Makes a frothy white head with millions of micro bubbles that slowly dissipate over a few minutes. A bit of lacing but not much. Aroma is of lemon and pear and a touch of vanilla. As with most Belgians this one is quite effervescent. Tastes of malt and citrus and is deceptively high in ABV so savor slowly.
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DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAY 17, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, thanks GT2, gold pour, white head,nose is pear, taste is pear, interesting brew
GT2 (9412) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAY 6, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
[ Bottle ][ 355mL ][ adnielsen ][ BIF ][ Tulip Flute ][ 5.1.15 ]
>> Chill hazed straw pour, weak foam. Spicy pear nose, green plant, spicy esters, phenolic, pretty nice for style. Taste is bubbly, small sugar, spiced pear, tannic. Dry, slight paper, pretty solid Tripel.
travita (4571) - Frisco, Texas, USA - APR 15, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at the BTBF. The look is clear, golden in color, decent white head. The smell is fruit, some hops, heavy yeast, and definitely Belgian style. The taste is the same, easy drink, not too bad.
scoth (626) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 8, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours hazy golden with a medium white head, very fine lacing, excellent retention. Farmyard, hay, biscuit, tangerine aromas. Medium light body, zesty, good carbonation. Lightly sweet, light tartness, gentle bitter finish with a lingering pepper note. Brett notes are present but not overpowering. Enjoyable.
legion242 (2343) - Richardson, Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured a slightly hazy mild yellow with a fluffy head. Slight spice in the mouth. Pretty middle of the road.
Ernest (6905) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 25, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Head is initially large, frothy, white, mostly lasting.
Body is hazy medium yellow.
Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (toasted grain, corn starch), lightly to moderately hoppy (herbs), lightly to moderately yeasty (cobwebs), with notes of lemon zest, metal, taffy, alcohol, pepper.
Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately bitter, yeasty, saccharine.
Medium body, watery/oily texture, lively/soft carbonation, moderately alcoholic.
A mixed bag...the aroma is mostly promising, but has some unpleasant/clunky aspects too. A little more disappointing in the mouth, where the slick-and-watery mouthfeel and saccharine aftertaste make it kind of hard to enjoy. There is some potential in the recipe, but the execution just isn’t there.
JMurph72 (22) - - FEB 13, 2015
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This beer has been cellared for about 6 months. Pulled out today and spent about an hour in the fridge before opening.
Great Belgian yeast aroma that lingers during the first sip. Very peppery, almost saison like. Hints of band aid and bubble gum. Very easy on the palate with a quick finish. White lacy head that lingers throughout the entire experience.
onceblind (6101) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
Clear bright golden with a lasting sticky white head. The aroma is a bit sweet blonde and dusty with a sugary brightness I’m not overly fond of as a whole. The flavor has this nearly bubblegumy and sugary blonde grain tone with some blonde toast and raw bread dough. Not a fan. It’s sweet and dusty grainy with too much ester. The bubblegum flavor seems out of place and jarring.