smith4498 (3172) - Miami, Florida, USA - DEC 27, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared at our Christmas tasting a friend from NY brought down. Pours cloudy golden color with white head. Floral and biscuit aromas with some dough and spices. Similar flavors. Medium body with lively carbonation.
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 28, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Sample from Raleigh Rare Beer: First its a golden lager which is meh at best and it met my meh expectations to the tee.
j12601 (7350) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 30, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Blippsmas! Pours a hazed gold with a thin white head. Soft musk with a bit of grain. Medium-bodied, grainy, a bit sweet and musky. Soft musk, a bit of grain, chewy with some hints of lemon, a bit of alcohol shows up. Warm and grainy on the finish, musk and a bit of yeast.
jcwattsrugger (11317) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 24, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
750 bottle at Blippsmas-thin white-yellow. A-floral, lt malt. T-floral/spice hops, lt malt-some sweetness.
jtclockwork (9992) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 22, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Blippsmas. Pours cloudy gold with white head. Nose and taste of honey, wheat, spice, lemoncake and lightly spicy malt. Medium body.
vtafro (4222) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Light golden pour with white head. Apple and light spice, honey and spices aromas. Light fruit honey and spices flavors, not awesome but still ok.
merc7186 (2367) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 16, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A: Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Mild Lacing
S: Mild Belgian Sugar, Mild Honey, Mild Lemons
T: Honey, Mild Lemons, Mild Belgian Sugar, Mild Belgian Yeast
M: Average Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mild Sweet
Overall, you definitely dont get the 8.5 ABV but the flavor is a little too mild.
berntholer (1175) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - OCT 30, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
ivory white head that disappears quickly without lacing. gold blonde colour. aroma of spices, alcoholic, anise, coriander. taste is sour, yeasty and spices. over-carbonated, quite thin body and watery mouthfeel. big gusher on opening.
swoopjones (6568) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 28, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Blonde pour, sweet notes, active carbonation, light straw notes. Grassy. Kind of boozy. Decent
jbeatty (1104) - New York, USA - AUG 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from SAVOR, 08/11/2013. Opens explosively, cork shoots off like a gun, be careful. Golden orange pour, brilliant, thick dense frothy head, nice retention and lacing. Aroma is floral, light citrus, peppery yeast, clove and coriander, cereal and musty wheat. Taste is cereal grains, orange peel vanilla and heavy witbier spices, ginger and dry peppery bitter finish. Medium body, highly carbonated and full.