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Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Fruit Beer
Melle, Belgium
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.99   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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Bottle.
Exotic beer brewed with Fairtrade organic bananas.
Was 4.8% then 4.5% abv.
Ingredients: Water, malts, wheat, bananas, yeast, hops, sugar.

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1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
kraddel (2730) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - AUG 9, 2013
@ bierhuyske poured in a coconut-ish cup-thingy , no seetrough so cant tell anything about how big the foam is, or what colour the beer is . foam is white , seen from above. taste and smell are pure banana . PURE banana. and banana . with a touch of banana . and carbonation. carbonated banana ? here it is ! long lasting aftertaste. of banana . yep, it wasnt the coconut one, for sure !

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Douberd (1999) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2013
Bottle 330 ml at home, poured into a tumbler glass. ABV 3.6% Pale yellow colour on the body, with one finger of white, froathy head on top, that disappears straight away, leaving just a trace of lacing on the glass. Aroma is all bananas, less artificial than I was expecting and less heavy too, not bad. Taste is full of banana juice and sugars. It begins sickenly sweet but by the end of the sip most of the sweetness has gone away and only the banana flavour stays on the aftertaste. Kind of weird taste overall but I like bananas, so I dont mind it that much. Medium body to my surprise, average carbonation. Overall, it left me with a good impression, I didnt hold my hopes high for this one but it turned better than I expected.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
thanatosti (870) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2013
33 cl. bottle @ home, gift from Hilde bought @ Hogerdijk, Culemborg. 3.6% ABV. Yellow with a thin white head. Overwhelming banana aroma and taste. Cloyingly sweet, Still, not totally horrible

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SVD (482) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2013
Bottle at home, done from memory, rating is just for my own. I will edit if I drink it again, I thought it was not great, my mom liked it.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
vipinvelp (2048) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2013
Opaque lighter yellow with deminishing white foam head, lacing to glass. Aroma and taste are banana dominated (duhh), but still quite nice. Perfect with Belgian waffle. Aftertaste is lasting sweet banana. (Velp 201306)

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Imaena (1794) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Bottle @ Proterhouse in Dublin. This has an intense banana flavor and lots of Belgian yeast overtones.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Silvan7 (636) - Samarate, ITALY - APR 4, 2013
bottle @ delirium caf , Brussels. se cerchi una cosa che assomigli alla birra e sappia in maniera decisa di banana, eccoi servito. dolce, quasi frizzante e di corpo quasi inesistente, si beve come lacqua. una bibita, ma quando la prendi lo sai!

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
gruberm (326) - - APR 1, 2013
Clearing backlog. No comments. Apologies, future ratings will have detail. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sizzler80 (447) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 23, 2013
Unsurprisingly banana coloured pour with a frothy white head. Aromas and flavours: Banana, candy floss, artificial sweetener, sticky sweet. Drink it very cold and very quickly and it can be kind of enjoyable. Let it warm at all and dispatch down the drain. This lot really isnt for me, however the banana is better than the mango and coconut.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - MAR 21, 2013
For what this is, its pretty good. Tons of banana, served in a cocount shaped cup. Very effervescent, almost sparkling. Sweet, almost nothing that would make you think this is a beer. Nice as dessert on a hot day.


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