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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Brewed at Hill Farmstead Brewery with our friend Anders Kissmeyer of Kissmeyer Brewing. This is a blond ale crafted with chamomile, lemongrass and citrus. 6.5% abv

Draft only.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
egajdzis (6130) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Hazy golden color with a small, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of toast, lemongrass, orange, and yeast. Taste of citrus, lemongrass, spices, yeast, toast, and a dry finish. Spices were there, but subtle, really nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnsense (1363) - - AUG 9, 2013
Clear gold pour. Some funk on the aroma, clove, lemon. Taste is Orange, yeast, honey, lemon, musty, pepper and spices. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tgncc (3100) - Bellmore, New York, USA - AUG 8, 2013
On tap at Prohibition Pig, VT. Nice aroma of lemon, citrus, pepper, yeast. The Appearance is a clear gold/orange, white head. The flavor is lemon, yeasty, citrus. The finish is spicy, citrusy, yeasty. Medium in body. Nicely done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2013
On tap at blackback... Pours a hazy pale light hay resembling brown and topped with. A creamy white head... Pale grain, lightly bready, and a decent Belgian yeast profile. Touch of lemon and mint on the backend... Pale bready with a lighter somewhat subtle banana yeasty note. Earthy to some degree with a semi-sweet middle. Lightly bitter backend with some lemon accents. Lighter bodied with softer carbonation. Drinkable and more than adequate

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ed5388 (3222) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 2, 2013
On tap @ The Farmhouse (Burlington VT). Pours a hazy yellow color with a thick creamy white head. Aroma of a Belgian saison and citrus. Taste is wheat, citrus, grapefruit, grass, and some herbal spice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamChandler (4540) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Golden and cloudy. Nice head retention Very herbal nose. Oranges and clover honey. Mild nose overall Very soft and delicate. Nice bitterness at the finish. It has this floral element thatís really interesting. I canít pinpoint the spiciness but its spicy in an herbal way. Itís a very drinkable beer. Certainly something I want to try again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WillRunForBeer (2341) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 31, 2013
On tap, Pro Pig. Pale gold, white head that clings. Smells of sour lemon, tropical fruit and bread. Flavors of lemon, funk and a touch of piney hop.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbeatty (1244) - New York, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Tap at Blackback Pub & Flyshop, 07/26/2013. Pours hazy orange, thin white head rests in a creamy haze on the surface, light lacing. Aroma is a cloud of yeast and fluffy bread malts, ripe pear and subtle orange, soft herbal finish, mild spices. Taste is cereal malts, floral citrus and lemon, definitely some American hops thrown in, fruity, spicy herbal notes, nice lingering mild bitterness. Medium, creamy body. Great, definitely a top notch Belgian ale and a step (or two) above average for the style.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhillyCraft (5872) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Draft at Pig. Pours ultra hazy straw gold with not much lace or heady to note. Aromas and flavor of basil, earth tea, lemon zest, well water, pollen, yeast, florals and lemongrass. Medium to fuller body, long lasting and layered with flavors. Amazing.

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