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

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RATINGS: 244   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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
mmahut (1048) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 31, 2013
Pours in clear pale bod white low body. y. Aroma is pure banana, sweeet. Taste is just overly sweeet. Artificual. Fairtraide, whoa. Aroma well balanced. Body is full light carbo.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
avw1982 (90) - Giessenburg, NETHERLANDS - DEC 2, 2013
33cl bottle @ home. Very suprizing beer. The taste is too much banana for me.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
aronvarga (300) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle @ Belgian Brasseie Henri. Clear, pale golden color, long-life small white head, strong sugary banana aroma, light body, good fizziness, sugary and powerful banana sweet taste, banana palate without (hoppy) bitterness. Easy-drinkable.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rok1024 (1138) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - NOV 21, 2013
Pale golden appearance, low head. Strong banana and fresh fruits aroma. High sweetness with lacking bitterness. Decent fruit beer, but too much off balance, to be more than that.

1.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
R2k2 (338) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 16, 2013
Clear yellow lager-like beer with a foamy head. It has to much of a banana aroma which under presses the other aroma’s. It tastes sugar-sweet, and therefore is nothing else to taste. The aftertaste is banana-like. Helder geel pilskleurig bier met een schuimige kop. Het aroma bevat veel banaan, zodat de rest van het aroma niet meer te traceren is. De smaak is mierzoet, zodat er van de rest niet veel meer overblijft. De nasmaak is banaanachtig.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Martinus (3015) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2013
Clear pale yellow colour, slight white dissipating head. Aroma of sugar, syrup, banana and vegetables. Very sweet flavour, artificial sweeteners. Finish banana candy and vegetables. Not my cup of tea. Not even close.
(From 33cL bottle @ @ decadent symmetry tasting, Wilrijk. Thanks for sharing, Eugene)

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2013
Pretty horrific banana synthetic antibiotic taste going on, mixed with bags of sugar, not great. Avoid.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
KyotoLefty (6643) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 9, 2013
Bottle sampled @ decadent symmetry tasting. Candy banana nose, like I used to get at Easter. Yellow, glowing, faint head. Sweet, fruity banana flavor, lemon. Not a completely horrible beverage, sweet with a light tang. Fake as hell but refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (4359) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2013
Has a potent banana aroma but less stated in its taste. Clear yellow with a fizzy carbonated feel in the palate.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KeefOz (954) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - AUG 24, 2013
Poured a clear pale gold colour with a thin line of white bubbles for a head. Laced OK. No visible carbonation. Aroma of sweet artificial banana – quite subtle. Taste of banana; not artificial but real banana flavour. Banana flavour in the taste is much more realistic compared to that of the aroma. Light body. Finish is long, clean, crisp, smooth with banana flavour. Quite a nice beer, or is it banana flavoured "juice"? Worth trying once.


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