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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mtjoseph (244) - Murderapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2012
12oz can shared with mattyb83. Pours nice light, straw colored orange with not much of a head. Aroma of hay, grains, candied sugar (think rock candy!), grass, and some sort of fruit(apricots). A lot going on in the aroma. Really intense. Light and clean for a golden, the only thing lacking in the body is some carbonation. Wish there was a little more. Flavors of honey, apricots, sugar in the raw, and bready yeast with just a hair of grass. A very well made beer!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevd193213 (893) - Hope Valley, Rhode Island, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Can. Light hazy golden pour with a medium fizzy off white head. Aroma of bread, bananas, caramel and brown sugar. Slight bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (5056) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Can @ Three Notch’d Tasting. Deep gold pour with a small head. The nose is quite fruity. Estery banana and nectarine. Fruit leather. Taste of Belgian countryside, earthy apple skin. Peaches. Sweet finish. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Can. Pours a lightly hazed gold with a fairly large white head. A little bit of hops on the nose, dusty grain, musky yeast. Medium bodied, incredibly smooth. Nice clean mouthfeel. Gentle crackery grains with some soft wheat and light bitterness into the finish. Easy drinking and quite sessionable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (2267) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 7, 2014
12 oz can poured with a hazy, light golden body and a small head. Fruity and floral aroma suggests some dominance of Belgian yeast. The flavor follows but has some funk too and feature more light bready malt. Yeasty. Light body with adequate carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (9251) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Can shared at a tasting, 10/6/14. Pours a hazy yellow with a thin fizzy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of citrus, banana, bread, spice, mild butter. The taste is pale bready malt, spicy, tropical hops. Medium bodied, moderate lingering bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (229) - - SEP 12, 2014
Aroma is hops, bananas, honey. Flavor is bananas and wheat flavors up front with slight spice in the middle and a bitter hoppy finish. Surprisingly hoppy for a belgian strong ale. Pretty enjoyable, but nothing crazy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (1422) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 10, 2014
12oz can shared. Poured a hazy yellow with white head. Aroma is traditional Belgian yeast mild bread, and a little bit of funk. Flavor has the bread and yeast, fruity esters, overall pleasant flavor start to finish. No traces of alcohol.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bobaidan (517) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Pours good with a nice head. Aroma is your standard Belgian ale with lots of fruity overtones. Thin to medium in body with lovely carbonation. Flavor is nicely balanced with sweet fruit and a good alcohol presence.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heykevin (1277) - Decorah, Iowa, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Can, courtesy of my friend Courtenay. Lightly phenolic, Belgian estery aroma, moderate. No ester soup. Powdery hop aroma. Bright tight and well-done. Candied notes in the flavor. Appeallingly dry. I like this. Hides the boost level well. Would repete.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigda83 (310) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Not my favorite style, but I gave it a try. Can poured a cloudy yellow with medium white foamy head and lots of lacing. Aroma is sweet malts and also some citrus hops. Taste of caramel, sugar, hints of orange and lemon, and maybe some dried dark fruits. I’m sure if I liked the style better then the rating would be higher, but this actually wasn’ta bad beer at all. Pretty refreshing and drinkable. Didn’t notice the alcohol either.


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