Bartzilla (608) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 7, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Thereís a cricket, well hidden, here in my office. Their sound is like nails on chalkboard. Itís the worst possible sound Iíll allow. Except I cannot find it. As soon as I start the search, it shuts up. Plays dead. Coy. Prolonging itís existence to torture me further. Iíll have this office torn apart before this night is out. And I will eat the guts of my aggressor. Taunting me. How can little tiny cricket legs be so loud? So painful?
Belgo is why I am still sitting here, enduring this ugly, foul madness. I tried this beer tonight. I have the pint right next to me. And Iíll risk cricket torture to tell you that this is a pretty solid IPA. Do I dare call it a double? I donít think so. Itís smooth as cricket death. Hoppy enough to make me take notice, but not overbearing and thinking Iíll have to go to bed without killing this tiny monster.
Love the Belgo. A little overpriced for what it is. But itís delicious all the same.
Fuck crickets. Their sole goal is to make enough noise to find a mate. Then they make more crickets that make more noise. And they eat clothing.
That is all.
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a nice hazy deep gold color. Aromas of hops, citrus, a touch of fruit. Strong hop flavors with a great malt mixture and a dry, bitter finish.
rdixon77 (2247) - Georgia, USA - APR 22, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Old rating. Golden pour. Dominated by Belgian yeast, but still had mild citrus hop presence. Biscuit body, decent,
mikedevilsfan (225) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 23, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Light color with lots of white head and lacing. Smell is very belgiany with a touch of the stank (in a good way). Taste is nice blend of citrus and Belgian yeast. Very nice
slowrunner77 (9620) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 3, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
"especially next to a Ranger, the hops in here just arenít up to par. that said itís a decent beer. lots of yeast, and itís tasty, but the hops are overshadowed. just some bitterness. Stone set the bar on the style and this one falls well short for the same coin."
noid1985 (99) - Broadview, Illinois, USA - OCT 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Six pack at the local target, 12 oz bottles very good taste, flavor, and aroma...without much of the bitterness of American IPAs
CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - SEP 19, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours from 12 oz bottle a nice copper color with a sticky, fluffy white head. Aromas are a nice fruity Belgian yeastiness, bready malts, apples, pears, a touch of banana move into lemony citrus and floral field grass, bread dough, touch of yeasty spice, honey, vanilla. Flavour of floral hops bitterness with yeast, spices, and a slight tart apple. Medium body, smooth, almost creamy mouthfeel, and a very clean finish. Well made and likable, delicious.
tmoreau (3563) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2014
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: MAY 16, 2014 Cellared 12 oz. bottle with "best by 4/2012", so more of an experiment, and didnít expect much. Shared and poured to snifters with a hazed, orange color, a thin, white layer that quickly diminished to a ring & film, and left some spots of lacing. The nose was a touch vegetal, ripened to almost spoiled fruit, with a chemical whiff that reminded me of deep woods Off. Light bodied, the flavor retained a touch of citrus & tangerine, and low to moderate bitterness that lingered, and paired with some dryness for the finish. Canít say as much for the aroma, but non offensive in the taste department.
hotstuff (4839) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 18, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Rated on 10-03-2011 (Bottle) This beerís appearance is a medium sized frothy, fizzy white head with a long retention, hazy pale yellow body, slow rising, suspended carbonation, and a generous amount of lacing adorns my glass. The aroma is yeast, citrus, floral hops, and earthy. The flavor is lightly bitter, citrus, pine hops, and this beer has a semi-dry finish. The mouthfeel is smooth and this beer is light-medium bodied. Overall, for the style this beer is not overly hoppy or bitter tasting and that is not a negative for the style. It is a very easy drinking beer, worth trying, and a beer I would drink again.
Headbanger (3774) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle 12/9/10 (Whole Foods-Lamar)-Pours a clear golden with a nice off white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast and hops. Taste of the same with more hops then more Belgian yeast. This medium bodied brew is nice but needs more Belgian.
CpyNPrnT (616) - Indiana, USA - MAR 13, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sweet Belgian yeast comes through, some fruity hops, grapefruit, citrus, a tad orange peel. Decent finish.