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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Canadian malted barley, Golding hops, a flavorful Belgian yeast creating a potpourri of flavor. A find sipping beer meant for special occasions...Like Sundown!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kuphish (381) - Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA - NOV 6, 2011
Bottle. Clear, copper pour with a thin white head. Black licorice up front in the nose followed by some cherry and Belgian spice. More licorice in the flavor and some prune. Clove and pepper. Alcohol is definitely present. Medium body and highly carbonated. Leaves some residual sugar/sweetness in the finish. Overall fairly tasty, if lacking in refinement.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
burg326 (5199) - Florida, USA - NOV 6, 2011
12 ounce bottle that pours a golden orange with aroma of clove, yeast, banana, and sugar. Taste follows the aroma, had a light spiciness due to the yeast, but it was offset with a touch of fruit flavor at the end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bobaidan (530) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - OCT 29, 2011
Pours dark amber with a small head. Aroma is candy sugar with a bit of funk. A bit sticky with just enough carbonation to go down. Flavor is very sweet with a hint of pepper.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fluffy (2223) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 21, 2011
there was a time i really loved belgian ales, but eventually i got tired of their dark candied sugar flavors and high alcohol content. this beer reminds me why i dont like them anymore. just not into this stuff anymore. is good for what it is though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fred82 (2130) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 30, 2011
12oz bottle shared by MartinT.
Appearance : Clear amber with a small head.
Aroma : Very spicy with some fruity notes. Some coriander maybe. A bit peppery.
Taste : Fruity and a bit sweet. Lots of spices. Sweet finish with lots of spices. Body feels a bit weak and soft.
Overall : Not really interesting. Too sweet, too much spices, weak backbone. Gets a bit cloying and boring near the end of sample.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MartinT (8957) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 11, 2011
My Bottom Line :
Lime peel, lemongrass and minty hops refresh portly cereals in this strangely flaccid Belgian-style Strong Ale.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A veil of foam covers the hazy amber.
-Alcohol is well hidden.
-It sure feels refreshing due to the citrusy spiciness, but the hefty residual sugars and sparse carbonation do not help the cause.
-Peas touch upon the nostrils. Hmmm...
-Herbal hop bitterness creates balance.
-This may be simple and fun for a few sips, but it gets boring quickly.


   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5429) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 8, 2011
Bottle, 2011. Gradient dark orange pour. Nose is surprisingly minty. Taste is sweet and boozy, has strong floral and herbal overtones, thick and malty. Have a strong memory of visiting a dentist’s office (which is surprising, considering how I avoid the place). Fun, honey-tinged tripel, with a saison yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2011
Clear orange copper, off white cover. Seems dark if it is meant as a tripel. Odd aroma, spicy, some bits of apparent Belgian yeast are covered up by alcohol, tinny malt. Taste is again spicy, apparent alcohol, some caramlized sugar notes, otherwise a bit bland if strong.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
obguthr (5263) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - AUG 9, 2011
Draft: Candi and cherries aroma, HOT. Clear amber, medium head. Overripe orange and cherries, triple sec flavor. Alcohol is annoyingly insistent. The beer tastes juiced with some sort of spirit, mainly triple sec. I really didn’t like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bockimstein (167) - New Madrid, Missouri, USA - AUG 6, 2011
Pours amber with thick off white head. Hint of citrus, straw, alcohol. Sweet with warm alcohol. Decent attempt at a tripel.

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