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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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The conception and naming of this beer happened in one fell swoop. Unsure whether to offer a light session beer or a fun ball-buster as our warm weather seasonal, we decided on a beer that would be “a big, fatty boombalatty” version of a Belgian white. And away we went, taking a recipe for a white beer and ramping up the grain bill by 50%; we dropped the amount of wheat by 75% to keep the beer rough around the edges. We bucked tradition by steering the bitterness in the direction of a pale ale, and coupling hops with coriander in the fermenter. The resulting beer gives you all the bubblegum goodness of a big Belgian, with enough crispness to cut through the sweet profile, thus making you want to sip it again and again. Dangerous, indeed!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DCLawyer (1755) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Bottle->SA. Hazy orange/gold with huge frothy white head. Effervescent, high carbonation. A: strong Belgian spices and yeast, citrus. T: citrus, wheat, yeast, coriander. Somethhing odd and a tad unpleasant in here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Imperial_Scout (363) - Illinois, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Pours oragnish yellow with white head. Nose has the typical belgian spicyness. Taste has the belgian spice and soem citrus, orange peel hopiness. Very smooth palate and very easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11705) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 31, 2013
Bottle shared by Beerpig317. Poured hazy dark amber with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate complex balanced aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Solid balanced bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. This is a smooth complex beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (4115) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 29, 2013
On tap at The Old Fashioned in Madison. Comes a cloudy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma of yeast, caramel, citrus, and spice. Taste is yeast, lemon, coriander, caramel, and grain. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlbeer (845) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle. Yellow pour with white head. Smells of yeast, malt and slight hops. Tastes of the same. Interesting beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (8182) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 24, 2013
12oz bottle, shared by beerpig317. Mostly hazy, golden - orange color. Thin off-white head. Couple dots of lace. Aroma of caramel malt and ripe pineapple. Good, citrus-zesty finish. Lighter belgian candy sugar, but it’s there as well. Good moderate sweet taste, light bitter. Bigger, more full body. Lighter, smooth, kind of crisp carbonation. Satisfying, lightly funky belgian yeast flavor. Good belgian strong.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (6403) - Indiana, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Bottle to taster (thanks Bunker). Looks solid; a hazy orange with off-white lacing. Smells yeasty and spicy. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. Eh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mnmike (1056) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Bottle pour into a pint glass at Blue Point. High quality wit with good Belgian tones on the nose and tongue

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis (4286) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Bottle. Pours cloudy amber, large of white head, creamy, nice lacing. Aroma is yeast, coriander, wheat. Flavor is the same, light sweet, lemon peel, pepper, coriander, wheat, lemon. A bit of zesty bitterness. Medium body., creamy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Westchesterco (1252) - mclean, Virginia, USA - JUN 24, 2013
At old fashion in Madison on tap appearance amber clear slight head aroma floral taste citrus lingers strong on the palate

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