islay (1493) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 31, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
3.5 oz. pour, on tap at the brewery’s taproom in Stillwater, Minnesota. Labeled as "Biscotti," not "Belgian Biscotti." Consumed on 1-29-15. Tangy, malty aroma features a peach scent. Not strong aromatics. Pours a hazy, light brass with a small amount of beige head. Solid, sweet, malty taste. Spicy. Dessert-like yet still somewhat savory. Interesting. Pretty tasty. Dry aftertaste. Medium body. Lively and crisp in the palate. Overall, this is a solid winter beer, subtle yet intriguing.
OscarFalls (52) - excelsior, Minnesota, USA - MAY 11, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
I like the fruity flavor. It's pretty after you've put in some docks and ate some fiddlehead ferns.
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gopherfan99 (912) - CROATIA - MAR 23, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Lift Bridge for beer release party. Golden copper pour with a white head. Sweet tasting with a little bit of spice. Nice winter seasonal.
cards04 (2346) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - FEB 8, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Great Belgian ale. Thanks malster85 for this one. Pours a reddish caramel color. Aromas are nice and malty. Sweet caramel aromas with warm spices. Beautiful anise aromas. Flavors are bready and caramel. Warm spices and anise. Good stuff.
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - APR 14, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from a bottle, orangish color, clear with no head. Aroma is yeast and bananas. Taste is similar, bit of a clove spice finish, thin body.
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TheHOFF43 (1786) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - FEB 10, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at brewery. Some sweetness with banana flavors. Bready and solid. Good beer, not great.
jkolles (3) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 3, 2013 does not count
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Great beer, like it right out of the tap at the brewery, plus I got two bottles from the brewery
Pawola22 (3262) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle from Atom, thanks Adam! Pours a crystal clear, deeper gold colored body with a finger-width, frothy and creamy, off-white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is somewhat sweet with honey and Belgian yeast up front as well as a mix of licorice, banana, vanilla, and spices. A bit bready with maybe a touch of citrus. Flavor is similar. Some honey, bready caramels, and grains up front with a medium-light sweetness as well as a soft vanilla, Belgian yeast, a few estery fruit notes, banana, clove, and a touch of licorice. Finishes clean and dry with a light bitterness before leaving a lengthy aftertaste with some licorice, vanilla, and spice lingering. Medium body and a soft, moderate carbonation. Overall, a pretty solid beer. Easy drinking and well balanced with a lot going on. Love the vanilla, licorice, and honey combination with the lightly spiced Belgian yeast. Good one.
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - DEC 23, 2012
2.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sweet. Some spice. Has a banana bread flavor. Some Belgium beer characteristics. Ok for the holidays. That’s about it
Trev (2011) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - FEB 24, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Reddish orange pour with a thick foamy off white head.
aroma is Belgian yeast, honey, light banana, vanilla.
A lot more spice and vanilla coming through in the flavour, very sweet. butter cookie, malted wheat. that distinct belgian yeast coming through towards the finish where it leaves with a hint of alc and more spices.