on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 861   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.25%
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 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (10105) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2007
On tap at KSBF ’07. Poured a medium to deeper golden color with a small sized head. Aromas of spices, fruity, and floral. Tastes of spices, fruity, citrus, and wheat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - OCT 6, 2007
Pours a lightly hazy golden with a medium creamy white head that laced. Aroma of varios spices, wheat, sweet maltiness, mixed fruits. Flavor ofBelgian yeast, spices, wheat, honey, dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (36271) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2007
75 cL bottle, thanks to Bierkönig. Pours hazy orane with a white head. Slight spice aroma and slight wheaty. Flavour is malty and slight spice. Nice mellow finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Feinschmecker (202) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 4, 2007
Bottle. Citric aroma with a golden hazy appearance. It is the carbonation that gives this a light flavor and makes this very drinkable. The bitter hoppy flavor is subtle. I get also some faint malt and yeast notes in there somewhere. It is good but I wanted more somehow.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - OCT 3, 2007
Bottle purchased at BevMo: Oceanside. Golden with a nice firm white head. Flowery yeast aroma is quite pleasing. A mix of floral and earthiness in the flavor. Crisp refreshing palate. Good solid beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (24032) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 20, 2008 Bottle Hazy yellow coloured with a small white ehad. Fruity aroma of caramel, hops and pine needles. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, hops and pine needles. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grovlam (4176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2007
Bottle. [Courtesy of Bierkönig, quality tasting @ Papsoe] Average frothy white head that mostly diminished. Good thick display of lacework. Cloudy yellow color. Aroma of flowers, citrus, grapefruit, caramel, grain, fruit, and pineapple. Full bodied with a dry alcoholic texture and an average carbonation. Moderated sweet and bitter flavor. Dry and bitter finish. 28-09-2007

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sickboy282 (1115) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 2, 2007
Pours a clear golden hue with a lightly frothed white head. Aromas of citrus, flowers, a little grass, and light hop presence. Mouth feel is light bodied with flavors of apples, a hint of oak, subdued sweetness with a dry finish. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2007
(Bottle 75 cl) Courtesy of Bierkönig. Hazy, pale golden with tiny impurities and a dense, off-white head leaving some laces. Lightly floral nose with a touch of citrus. Medium body with a very light malt base and a distinct, astringent bitterness. 280907

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RagallachMC (631) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - SEP 30, 2007
750ml bottle. Aroma: Light bready maltiness. orange and light pineapple. Spicy, herbal, and earthy hop notes with just a touch of floral. A bit of cinnamon and honey. Appearance: Deep amber gold in color and slightly hazed. Off-white head was full and foamy with good retention. Good lacing. Flavor: Light bread dough and wheat malt. Citrus (orange and lemons) and mango. Herbal and floral hoppiness with earthy and grassy notes into the finish. A peppery spiciness throughout. Bitterness is bold and refreshing. Dry finish. Palate: Medium bodied. Medium-high carbonation. Overall: A hoppy Belgian golden ale. It was tasty, but the spice and bitterness was a little harsh at times.

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 « 72 73 74  75  76 77 78 » 87

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