This beer was brewed with seven different malts for a deep brown color and a rich complexity. A special strain of Belgian Trappist yeast gives it a unique flavor profile. It has an immense, complex nose with a predominance of ester from fermentation. It also has a fruity palate, generous body, and a big aftertaste. Brewed with Belgian amber candi sugar to increase the alcohol content and to stay true to style. One you can’t forget. 28IBUs O.G.= 1.072 s.g.
grikmok (132) - Little Rock, Arkansas, USA - MAR 14, 2009
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at the brew pub. Served in a sniffer. Dark caramel in color. Aromas of sweet malts and bananas. Flavors of plums and a little nutty. I thought the palate was not as smooth as I’d like. Still it was pretty decent.
heemer77 (5080) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - MAR 2, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cloudy dark copper bod wit a yellowish khaki head. The aroma was sweet pancakes along with some strawberries. There was bubblegum character throughout the taste and the nose. The taste was also a little bit of banana and a little leathery. Some funk comes across. Decent.
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