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RATINGS: 235   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremytoni (3029) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - JUN 7, 2012
From a bottle poured a brown color with a fair amount of head. Nice light spicy malty flavor with a quick finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopheadsbrew (142) - Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2012
Thick fluffy head. Sweet bubblegum aroma with mild hops. Bubblegum. Some hop bitterness. Sweet malt. Good carbonation. Long finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerKurve (520) - - APR 2, 2012
Dark Orange/Amber color with a cloudy appearance. The flavor is a mixture of sweet yeasts, floral hops, hefe-cloves, bananas, bubblegum, toffee, malts and barley. The body is a bit heavier, the carbonation is balanced quite well and it feels very crisp when drinking. It’s a pretty good Belgian Style ale, not the best I’ve had but it’s definitely up there!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hombrepalo (1971) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 26, 2012
12oz bottle from a buddy who picked this one up in Wisconsin. Light yellow color. Smell of yeast, caramel, bread, bannanas, spice and citrus peal/zezt. Taste of malt, caramel, yeast, orange zest, yeast, minor wheat and a touch of brown sugar. Just alright, nothing to brag about.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arkurzynski (2268) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 6, 2012
Clear amber with copious white head. Nose of Belgian candy, yeast, fruit esters, bubblegum and minty hops. Taste is candied fruits and bubblegum finishing with a solid pine bitterness. Lingering hops and light candy. Lightly dry. An excellent, clean brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dionysus (1485) - Arizona, USA - FEB 21, 2012
Bottle pours deep gold with an off-white head. Aroma shows notes of wheat, clove, apricot, banana and pepper. Flavor shows the same with a hint of vanilla wafer, light bubblegum, and a touch of earthy funk. Overall body is light to moderate, crisp and the finish is lightly bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhilDBrewer (50) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - DEC 25, 2011
Pours a clear golden color with about 0.25 in of head. Malty flavor with banana and bubblegum notes. Not a bad beer but it seems to suffer from a bit of an identity crisis.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BunnyHops (27) - Newark, Illinois, USA - DEC 11, 2011
This is my new favorite summer beer. We got it at a little bar in Spring Green while passing through. It was very smooth and not too fruity, great banana bubblegum taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
r464 (2292) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2011
A lighter amber color with a whitish head. Strong flavor with some sweetness, but a distinct alcohol tint to it. A bit of spice, fruit, and yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (3063) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 6, 2011
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.

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