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RATINGS: 851   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.25%
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It’s an unassuming road leading to the priory. Here, off the corner of two intersecting roads, dedicated monks have been making beer for over 150 years. It’s always been a simple life – the kind that requires they brew only enough to sustain the activities of their monastery In the silence of passing seasons, they pray, they brew and retire in a solitary existence behind the sheltering walls. They live a most interesting life. Most likely one we wouldn’t sustain. Nearby, each summer, the trellised fields spring to life as rows of resinous green cones are trained toward the heavens. Rumor is some monks love these hops and being surrounded by budding yellow aromas and the leafy pungent fields inspires them. Since we weren’t sensible enough to locate our brewery near hop fields, we can only offer this blond ale in celebration of our Abbey brethren and their steadfast Devotion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MRodgers1982 (108) - USA - SEP 24, 2014
Kinda woody, kinda cloudy, really tangie flat...but Ill accept for the style. Good dried fruit, I am guessing it needs time to come around...may be too young or not stored well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crlnts (385) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 12, 2014
Clear golden. Thin head. Toned down Orval with a more floral nose. Alcohol aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (5284) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 11, 2014
This poured a hazy yellow color with a white head. Aroma was of hay, grass, candy sugar, yeast, and lemon Peel.. Flavor was similar, a bit on the spicey side, lemony and sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Artistdave (65) - Austin, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Strange but not bad, expected more spicy, sage and a weird lemon deal going on. Really really foamy. Guessing bottle conditioned and not stored correctly. Pretty expensive so I’d do it again if cheaper.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (2233) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
Tap at Roux Restaurant, Seattle. Pours a muddy orange brown with a white head. Belgian yeastiness aroma. Medium body, medium carbonation. Nice dry woodiness, orange, light candy, lemon... Slightly thin, but tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (2434) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle @ Haket Bar. Golden with a tiny white head. Fruity and hoppy tones. Fruit, malt, spices and hops. Medium body with a nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Concealer (938) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Tap at hops and pie. Cloudy blood orange with a frothy white head that lasts and laces. Aromas of citrus, lemon, yeast, and spice. Flavor is the same, light bodied with a dry end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RABinCO (1399) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Draft pour. Incredibly over carbed. Poor bartender. Aroma of white bread and pepper. Taste is thin, peppery, slight funk and tartness. Easy drinking, but a bit plain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
supersournhops (21) - - AUG 21, 2014
Banana nose buttery OK for that but not my favoraite but balanced with it. Not much but a little phenolics. Good beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2835) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Agree with tderoeck, spicy/fruitiness lends itself towards being a saison. Pours out a rich orange color with small, clingy, soapy head. Cinnamons, cloves, citrus all come through mildly in the aroma. More citrus peel in the taste, oranges, tangerines, and some dry spiciness. Belgian ale or saison, it’s pretty good stuff.

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