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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hombrepalo (1829) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 26, 2014
A beautiful hazy orange and golden body with a fizzy off white head. The nose is citrusy and estery with light notes of banana, cloves and apples. Mild toasted malts with a light crisp mouthfeel. The finish is moderate and a bit bland with a tad of Belgian flavour. Overall, a good brew but a bit bland.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014

Bottle 22fl.oz.

[ As Gigantic Hellion ].
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate hoppy, moderate yeasty, honey notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, tea, sugary, fruity, yeasty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140316]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDalkoholic (2146) - Linda Vista, California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle from South Bay Liquor: Poured a clear golden liquid with a thin bubbly head which eventually retreated. Aroma is tame with a minor whiff of spice yet the yeast smells of perfume and not as appetizing other Belgians I have smelt, but a delicate backbone of bready malts softens this already faint nose. Drinks subtle with hints of imitation Belgian yeast from Wyeast and again with flavors of perfume. Practically no spicing noticeable while drinking this and sort of taste fake, definitely not authentic Belgian strong ale in my book. Not a good start for this company Gigantic since this is my first beer ever from them and first impressions are lasting in the micro scene nowadays.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (14542) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle at home... Golden amber... Small white head... Grapefruit soft herbal nose... Soft orange... Light toffee... Light sweet candi suger... OverSweet tea

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (6909) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2014
Bottle at Bruce’s Birthday batch @Craft Islington. Cheers Kenny! It pours clear golden-amber with a small white head. The nose is grainy, dough, toast, must, earth, spice and cat litter. The taste is crisp, lightly tart, pine, orange peel, pear, apple, sherbet, earth, grain and dough with a dry finish. Mediumish body and fine carbonation. Smells a bit musty, but tastes alright. OK, but I wouldn’t rush back to it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (1822) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2014
Draught at BrewDog Shepherd Bush on 1 February 2014. Poured a clear golden colour with a tight, white head. Aroma of citrus hop, spicy Belgian yeast and candied orange peal. Initial flavours of sweet, soft fruit, dry grassy hop and some beady malt. Finish is very dry; some resin and pine.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15120) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2014
7th February 2014
Craft Islington. Brucie Boys Birthday Bash. Almost clear gold beer, small white head. Palate is light and dry. Light floral malt with some honey like sweetness. Nice mellow tangerine and clementine peel. Touch of syrup and a whisper of sherbet candy. Finishes semi dry. This was a grower.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (3126) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2014
Bottle cheers to Ken, shared at Bruce’s birthday gig at CBC Islington. Pours hazy golden with a small white head leaving some nice legs. Nose is tangy lemon, moderate biscuit and a nice kick of spice. Taste is zesty lemon and lime, lemon biscuit, toffee and quite bready. Yeasty stuff. Solid balance and very easy going

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8743) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2014
2013 bottle @7.8% thanks to Kenny for sharing at Bruce’s 39th (he don’t look a day over 40!) Birthday Bash, CBC Islington 07/02/14. Very lightly hazed golden with a moderate off white head that clears quickly to pondowrk. Nose is bitter orange, yeast notes, bready, straw, caramel, pinch of spice. Taste comprises caramel, orange syrupdom, mandarins, lemon curd, touch of booze, yeast notes, light spice. Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation, drying closure. Solid enough Belgian strong affair.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (1370) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
Tap at Brewdog, Leeds. Murky, gold colour. Bubbly, white head. Borage honey sweetness. Clove. Light, ripe banana. Light hops. Taste is more of the same. Plenty of dryness toward the finish.


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