WeeHeavySD (3359) - San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon, USA - AUG 18, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber Courtesy of Tim, thanks dude, shared with my girlfriend Cyn. Guessing this is supposed to be a psuedo Duvel Clone. Porus gold with a bright white head. Nose is very nice, its sweet and yeasty with hints of spice. Taste is sweet with a bit of coriander. This is a nice very drinkable strong Belgian gold
IMtheOptimator (1161) - Bethel, Connecticut, USA - AUG 5, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured golden with a fizzy frothy white head. Spicy and sweet aroma of coriander, nutmeg. Flavor is a nice balance between sweet and dry with notes of spicy coriander, cinnamon, and peppery alcohol. Body is aggressively carbonated, supporting the refreshing quality of the beer. Pretty nice.
Ofortuna (322) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 29, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thanks to Kan for this offering. Pours a golden hue with a thin head and decent lacing. Overly sweet aroma with notes of candied fruit. Very carbonated and a bit too much for my tastes. A little on the thin side with a bit of funk. Bready with bits of pineapple. Some fusels making there presence known.
Cletus (6322) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 21, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a hazy amber with a thin white head. Smells of citrus and candy. Tastes earthy and spicy with a nice peppery finish.
xnoxhatex (1305) - Grand Rapids/Chicago, Michigan, USA - JUL 21, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cloudy, yellow body with small long lasting, creamy head. Spicy, yeasty, dry malt aroma with a little orange and lemon. Spice and yeast are up front in the flavor with off-dry malt, lemon and some other citrus fruit, well balanced. Medium creamy body. Nice and well balanced.
pantanap (3335) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle. thanks to tim for passing this one along..... pours a clear transparent light yellow-brown with a soapy white head. looks like a duvel....aroma was belgiany with grassy hops and citrus notes. not too engaging..... sweet biscuity malt and citrus notes make up the flavor profile. average mouthfeel.
1FastSTi (3271) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 14, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks pantanap. The beer pours to a murky hazy yellow body (bottom of the bottle). It has a thin white head. The aroma is sweet fruits and pineapple. Nice yeasts. Clean aroma. The flavor is clean yeasts, nice pale malts, fruits of pineapple and starfruit. Nicely blended/balanced. The palate is clean, medium-light bodied. Smooth and velvety. Sweet but not sugary.
Ughsmash (6969) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 13, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Thanks to Kan for opening the bomber! Poured clear-ish brighter golden with a short, fizzy cap of white head. The aroma picked up sweeter bananas and dry English-inspired hoppage with some wheat and spicy clove.. OK, but not necessarily enticing.. floral notes emerged with warmth. Sweeter yet in the flavor department with banana-ey notes and pale malts at the core.. white pepper and cloves accented.. decent finish. Dry and spicy on the palate with OK balance.. bit too much residual sweetness.. this wasn’t far from being a tripel.
drewbeerme (3836) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz bottle. thanks kan! pours gold with white head. nose is sweet, biscuity, yeasty. flavor is yeasty, lemon, citrus, hay. alcohol noticed too. thin mouth feel. this hasn’t aged well.
SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 8, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22 oz. bottle - clear gold with huge white head fading rapidly; very pleasant and think aromas of yeast, lemon, sweet apples and slight tartness; mild juice-like quality to it; medium bodied and low carb; 2nd pint much more cloudy; dry and slightly sweet; drinks with slight tartness; very nice