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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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This light-hued beer was inspired by Belgian Tripels and Golden Strong ales. A high percentage of Pilsner malt and a new yeast strain we used present a lemon character in the aroma. This citrus quality carries into the flavor and finishes with a slight tartness. This beer is well balanced and smooth, making it easy to drink and sightly deceptive because of its high ABV.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcnielsen (2052) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 9, 2013
Bottle. Thanks to adnielsen for sending the bottle. Pours a golden color with white head. Straw, malty, lemon, citrus aromas. Lemon, honey, malty flavors. Crisp and refreshing. I canít believe this beer is 9%.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
swanmann (597) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 12, 2013
Out of the bottle: Itís bright, straw golden in color, hazy, with well sustained, fluffy, sticky white head. Aromas of lemon, citrus, caramel, some booze and biscuit. It tastes sort of like a Saison, but not as dry. Itís tart and fairly sweet, but not nearly as sweet as a trippel. The carbonation is adequate. Holds up fairly well as it warms, with tartness falling back a bit. GREAT BREW!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mensch (246) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - MAR 12, 2013
Bright and very pale yellow with a rocky white head. Lemon and chalky yeast aroma - tart and lactic. Initial sweetness is quicky walloped by that tartness and a bone dry, fully attenuated finish, like chewing on Meyer lemon rind. Tastes as if they snuck some New Zealand hops in there. Evident alcohol. Highly carbonated, but mercifully, less than the benchmark - Duvel, and the lemon notes are an interesting addition. I believe the student has surpassed the master.

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mickles (1) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 28, 2013 does not count
Itís clear why this beer won gold at gabf. Elegantly done in an in-elegant category from a brewery that specializes in doing elegant styles better than the benchmarks of their original countries. Also, why are all these ratings from Denmark? Didnít Funkwerks just recently make it to Nebraska? Snag a bottle, the Danes are incorrect.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10929) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 21, 2013
Capped 750 from LetsPour. Pours dishwater gold with a 3 finger creamy white head. Aroma of mildly sourish citrus. Full bodied. Flavor is citrous/lemon, some lightly bready malt, and some arguable Belgian yeast/spice. Certainly fruity esters. Banana? Maybe not. Finishes on the dry, lightly tart, mildly earthy side. Thereís a bite to it. Tasty enough.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geokkjer (5719) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2013
Bottle. Pours pale yellow with a white head. Aroma of malt, fruitiness, some lemon and herbal notes. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some warming alcohol, malt, hay and citrus. medium body, average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (7386) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2013
Bottle 750ml @ fonefan
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, yeast and fruits. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (13350) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2013
Bottle, 75cl. Itís an almost clear one, pale golden in color and with a small, white head on top. A quite lemony aroma with some pale malts and a touch of spices. Rather bitter flavor initially, soon balanced by sugary sweetness and citrus peel flavors. A light spicyness too. Full body, dry and pleasantly carbonated. Citrusy, bitter finish. A tasteful one, reminiscent of tripels, almost quenching. 130215

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2013
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of adnielsen. Pours a hazy yellow with a white head. The nose is yeasty and rather spicy - Saison yeast? Medium body, a dry zesty fruitiness, quite yeasty with a surprisingly bitter finish. 150213

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (10885) - DENMARK - FEB 15, 2013
Bottle. Hazy pale yellow with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast, hops and citrus. Flavour is malt, yeast, fruit, spices, grapefruit, citrus, little orange peel, little sweet and medium bitter.


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