keepersj12 (2723) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 6, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
This one was really good. On tap at Hawthornes in Philly. Nice spicy aroma from a golden pour with a big head. The flavor had a nice sweetness along with a nice spiciness. A bit of a hop bite at the end. Nice and dry with a good after taste.
DrnkMcDermott (2812) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle at a friend’s party. Cloudy yellow, nice long-lasting head but a plastic cup won’t yield to much lace. It shows a nice banana ester nose. Mixes hefeweizen with Belgian wit, a bit of bubblegum and malt. Taste is slightly sweet with fruit esters and a bit of wit spice. Slight funk.
Sammy (8774) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 2, 2011
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from O’Reilly’s. Orange tinged body with a token head, and a few drops only of lace are later left. Yeast with some fruit and spice aroma. Above average mouthfeel but also aggressively carbonated. Good drinkability, corriander and pepper, and secondary fruit and tanginess. Decent take on the style.
jebert (500) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 14, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a slightly cloudy golden amber with a huge head of white foam mostly lasting with lots of tiny bubbles. Nose is citrus and spices. Taste is very flavorful with spices, citrus and hops complete with a bit of zing. Finishes on a fairly dry hop note. An excellent Belgian- not as sweet as most. To be enjoyed with white cheeses, apples and crackers.
bsp77 (724) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 6, 2011
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Chalice.
Appearance: Very cloudy orange with bubbly white head and lacing.
Aroma: Strong banana and bubblegum, with light clove, coriander and wheat. Some alcohol.
Taste: Sweet upfront with a dominant banana and bubblegum flavor. Dries up and turns spicy and hoppy at the end, with pepper, clove, coriander and a nice bitter bite. Despite everything happening at the finish, the banana still lingers.
Palate: Moderately high carbonation, medium body, very dry finish. A little bit warming.
Overall: Very nice complex and refreshing... something. Not a typical Belgian at all, as it resembles a Hefeweizen more than the claimed base Witbier. Regardless, it is delicious, and perfect when a stronger Summer seasonal is desired.
bth122 (1290) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 24, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured a orange goldish color with a dissipating head. Big aroma of banana belgium yeast bubblegum hues. Med sweetness, light bitter. Med bodied, above ave carbonation. Nice strains of banana yeast and orange. are in this one. Ends somewhat dry and slightly bitter. Interesting beer.
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
This beer is really pretty decent, but still nothing much to it. I like some more complexity.
Leafs93 (1708) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours hazy gold. Aroma is spicey, citrus, earthy and yeasty. Some faint florals as it warmed. Taste is sweet and spicey. Very dry finish, yet refreshing. It works well. I like Furthermores peppery aaspects in the few beers ive had from them.
Drake (8617) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 13, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Served on draft at the Tipsy Cow in Madison, WI at the GTMW pre-party. Pours a hazy gold color with no head. Aroma of banana, green banana, spices and yeast. The taste is tart stone fruits, banana and leafy hops. The spiciness lingers. Medium bodied.
ryanfolty (1872) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JUL 31, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Date: July 30, 2011 Mode: Draft Source: Sweeney’s, St. Paul, MN Appearance: Cloudy orange with thin white head. Aroma: Citrus and yeast. Flavor: Consistent with aroma, light bodied.