on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
Share this beer with friends!
Smooth malt Flavors of this Belgian-style abbey ale are complimented by traditional imported ingredients. A slightly spicy and complex flavor makes this European celebration-style beer unique and refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Headbanger (3501) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JAN 28, 2010
22oz bottle 1/28/10 (Binny’s Naperville)-42° in Tulup-Pours a clear orangish amber with a small white ring for a head. Aroma of yeast, fruits, caramel, and hops. Taste of yeast, sweetness, fruits, bread, and sugars. This medium to full bodied brew is not too bad. A bit sweet but otherwise a nice brew. Hides the ABV pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (7473) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 11, 2010
pours amber, light off-white head. aroma and flavor, pungent dark fruits, grainy and yeasty, with lingering grainy elements. Not really what I was expecting when reading the bottle description. doughy malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 2, 2010
Bottle:   Fiery orange, fairly clear, thin spritzy white head, falls quickly, sparce lacing.   Has that signature heavy bready nose, slight perfume, smells like your traditional American made Tripel or Belgian Golden.   Sweet malt like breadiness on the tongue.   Clean, but pretty one dimensional.   This one seems to fall in the same category as many American examples, decent but not all that entertaining.   Hard style to do I guess?   Moderate to full body and mouthfeel.   Sweet malty finish, heavy breadiness, in the pale sense.   Lingering stickiness.   Decent, and the alcohol was very well hidden.   I would have never guessed this one to be 10.5%.   Not bad, but not really out of the ordinary.   Thanks Craig for the bottle!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
shadey (1977) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 20, 2009
2007 22oz bottle consumed in December 2009. Pours a bright melon orange with no head except for a small ring of white bubbles. The initial aroma is sweet and a touch spicy... but a little flat and I’m wondering if this is too old. I don’t know what this beer was like fresh, but I think it must be past its prime - the flavors are really muted and the body seems thin. For a 10.5% beer, I’m surprised it couldn’t handle a couple years. There is caramel and citrus mixed, with a touch of alcohol in the finish. This was probably meant to drink fresh. Bummer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevd193213 (903) - Hope Valley, Rhode Island, USA - DEC 16, 2009
22 oz bomber. Thick, syrupy pour with a tiny white head. Aroma of hops, caramel and bread. Nice full bodied taste of bread, roasted malt and faint grassy hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 26, 2009
bottle thanks to muckjoe, pours dark amber with a medium off white head. Aroma is light hay and a soft sweet syrupy smell. Nice sweet pale malt and candy sugar with a yeasty sour finish. Nice strong ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 14, 2009
22oz bottle. Pours a lightly hazed deep copper color with a small off white head that left some spotty lacing. Candy sugar is the first thing that hits my nose, followed by some candied apricots and citrus. Flavor was very sweet with candied tree fruits and a bit of booze.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braudog (5975) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 4, 2009
Bottle. Rusty orange with an initial fizzle that runs away quickly. The aroma is fairly level, with just a hint of orange blossom. The beer drinks with a nice viscous mouthfeel, with an easy-going mix of Belgiany flavors, orange rind and mellow spice. (#3691, 10/4/2009)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (16175) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 2, 2009
Bottle at Monk’s Café, Wallingatan
Golden color, small head. The aroma is simple, a bit fruity. It has some sweetish caramel flavor, with an evident honey side. Correct bitterness, but also the alcohol shows up. An ok beer, but it can be boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Defreni (2775) - Husum, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2009
Flaske: Meget parfumeret duft på en orange øl med et meget lille skumhoved. God mundfylde med et godt bid. Meget domineret af alkohol og krydderier. Ikke så balanceret men bestemt drikbar.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2 3  4  5 6 7 » 23

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50