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This Pale American Belgo style beer was 2010 GABF’s silver medal winner. It has notes of spicy pineapple, mango bubblegum aromas which comes from the unique marriage of a special Bel-gian yeast and an American Simcoe hop. This beer has an initial soft malt sweetness with orange fruitiness and finishes with a hoppy dryness.
A.B.V. formerly at 10.0% and 10.5%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (2321) - SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2014
Pours hazy orange amber with low off-white head. Aroma of pine, citrus, light tropical fruit. Taste is medium bitter, slightly astringent finish. Body is fairly light with soft carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (15934) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Tap at the Copenhagen beer festival... Light hazy amber... Big off white head... Light floral hop nose.. Soapy fruit.. Zezty lemon... Big soapy finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (6154) - Indiana, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Draft to taster at Kuhnhenn. Looks good; a transparent golden orange with foamy white head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells of Belgian yeast and fruity hops with a bit of spice. Tastes like it smells with a solid mouthfeel. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ej (880) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - APR 30, 2014
Tap @ Henriks. Clear deep golden with a small but dense lightly tanned head. Aroma is peachy, faint citrus and yeast. Taste is intense peachy-fruity esters. Faint alcohol notes and a very well bitter to sweet balance. Body is close to full, co2 is close to high.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClubGonzo (4439) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 20, 2014
On tap @ Henrik, Bergen. Hazy light orange body, small white head. Nose is banana, almond essence, sweet sugary tones and hints of alcohol and caramel. Taste is banana, coconut, caramel and hints of alcohol and biscuity malts. Full body, medium carbonation. Strange sweet stuff; not bad but where is the Simcoe? All I get is massive Belgian banana-dominated ester tones and tons of sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjhall89 (36) - - MAR 28, 2014
Solid belgium with pine and orange flavor. Easy to drink, orange color, little head. Would drink again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2420) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Hazy copper pour with a thin soapy white head .... Aroma of Belgian yeast, fruity, oranges and Bubblegum .... Taste of fruity Belgian yeast, oranges, floral hops, bubblegum and a dry bitter hop ... Dry and bitter finish with a lingering fruity yeast flavor ... Has a slight hint of abv in the aroma. ... Overall a solid Belgian strong bordering on a Belgian pale ale

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
firstsip (552) - Michigan, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Tap. Dark amber. Lingering, thin layer of head. Lacing. Piney nose. Honey sweetness balances with piney hops. Like Hopslam!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinator (1141) - The Colony, Texas, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Interesting and hard to distinguish a style. Pale ale or Belgian? The aroma was hoppy with some Belgian yeast character. Fruit esters as well. Deep copper color with a thin head. Average weight with strong carbonation. Citrus hops bitterness followed by average malt base. The Belgian yeast threw me for a curve with some interesting after flavors. Good and different.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alliance100 (883) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Growler - pours a deep rusty orange . Big yeast aromas , tropical fruit , banana , mild spice . Taste is bubblegum with some mango . Very good Belgo . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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