boFNjackson (4191) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ The BeerMongers... Poured golden/amber with a moderate white head. Solid Belgian Golden here. Thick mouthfeel, bitterness and earthy hops with a hefty dose of malt sweetness, bready characters and yeast spice. Bright and crisp, super clean.
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - FEB 14, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap. Clear yellow with a fluffy white head. Fruity, berry like, citrus, and honey bread aroma and taste. Good.
deekyn (1371) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 10, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A - pours hazy straw with 1 finger fluffy head. S - funky Belgian yeasts, over ripe apple, lemon zest, pepper. M -effervescent, nice medium bodied. Full palate. Nice alcohol warmed end. Very nice crisp, drinkable. T - Belgian yeasts, straw, pineapple, lemon zest. O - nice rounded mellow Belgian. 7-
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alexsdad06 (7105) - Ohio, USA - JAN 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 oz. bottle. Pours a clear dark golden color with a medium sized, lasting off white head. The aroma has mild fruit notes, Belgian yeast, mild sweetness, with some herbal notes. The flavor is fruity, citrus, doughy malts, Belgian yeast with a moderate sweetness and a light spicy note.
robforbes (2089) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - NOV 11, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
pours a cloudy orange-yellow with a lasting small white head, and very good lacing.
smell is of yeast, a bit of sour fruit, a little spice, and somewhat musty.
taste is of sour fruits, malt, and yeast. ends dry and a little tart.
Ernest (6748) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 21, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Head is initially average sized, frothy, off-white, mostly diminishing.
Body is dark yellow.
Aroma is moderately malty (toasted grain, husks), lightly hoppy (herbs), with notes of fusel alcohol, gum, cotton candy, lemon zest.
Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly to moderately bitter.
Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately bitter.
Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, moderately to heavily alcoholic.
Pretty rough, surprisingly. Husky malt, very boozy, candy-ish, etc. Not my kind of Belgian strong.
harry13 (11) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JUL 19, 2012
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured beautifully out of Growler. golden with a white foam head, It is a gorgeous looking beer, citrus aroma. feels great on the tongue
mikem409 (1858) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JUN 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle. pours duh golden with smoth white head. aroma of hay and hop. taste was super smooth not overly yeasty or hoppy abv hidden big time
SHIG (3982) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUN 10, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Poured a golden color with a creamy off white colored head. Aroma is sweet caramel, floral, and fruit. Taste is a strong floral upfront with clove and spice, transitions into sticky sweet malt or fruit. Leaves the tongue wanting more.
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 26, 2012
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Originally reviewed: 9/21/09. Poured into my tulip glass a murky orange/gold with a big frothy off-white head on top. Retention is minimal, and there’s little lacing. Small dark chunks float throughout this brew. I’m guessing it’s yeast. Smells slightly peppery and yet sweet. Mild fruity tones waft out like peach and nectarine. Nice.
The mouth is bubbly and crisp, but not harsh in any way. Carbonation level is spot on. This is a tamer version of a Belgian Pale from my experience. The yeasty quality that I find in most is muted; it’s pleasant. Flavors of honey and nectarines are the main players here. This a wonderful fruit-forward Belgian Pale that I am honored to have tried.