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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 21, 2006
(750ml bottle, thanks Kevin) Cloudy apple cider, medium off-white head. Aroma medium sweet, cherry, some funk. Taste is moderately sweet, cherry, melon, caramel, light sourness. Light-medium body, very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OhioDad (2493) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - MAY 21, 2006
750ml bottle via trade with Walt - Thanks Walt! - Pours apple cider brown with a short foamy tan head. Aromas of citrus, corriander, and some candi sugar. Flavor is sweet as well with candi sugar, yet also many earthy notes and some definite orange and corriander. Palate is medium bodied and pretty smooth to drink. This had complex flavor nice body and was easy to drink for an American Belgian.. Pretty enjoyable brew!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (5658) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2005
I do love a good brown ale!!! and this was one!!! Had a great bitterness level, is copper-brown in colour, contains a sweet kick, Has nice nice lacing qualities, good beer here!

2.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - MAY 22, 2005
Aroma is gasoline, and the beer itself looks like diluted ice tea. Flavor is a blend of wintery spices and yeast with a slippery and watery palate. Not bad, but not spectacular.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2005
Pour is transparent light brown with a nice tan head...pepper, corriander, and citrus aroma...great mouthfeel...lots of sweet vanilla and citrus with a nice balance of spiced vegetable and earth flavors...for a low gravity beer his has a lot of depth...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (7797) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 24, 2005
Dark amber color between brown and orange. SMells of oranges, peaches and apricots, has some lambic-like chemical aromas. Very mild flavors... dull on the tongue, unexciting but decent. A mild fruity and bready presentation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DewBrewer (295) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 4, 2005
On draught - from cask. Cloudy orange-brown with medium head. The aroma is yeasty and fruity. The flavor is sweet with some peach and kiwi flavors and a significant amount of bitterness. The balance between the fruitiness, bitterness and yeast is quite pleasing. Plus it goes down easy! Overall a very tasty brew.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PorterPounder (5196) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 3, 2005
Had on tap at the brewpub in Austin - special cask ale tapping. Pours a murky dark orange to a light brown with a generous off-white, frothy head with thick lacing. Aroma has some sweet cotton candy notes with a slight yeasty back end. Flavor has some sweet bubblegum notes with a trace of mint, raisins and dates - a whole lot of flavor packed into a beer with a low ABV. Mouthfeel is thick and creamy. A most excellent Belgian - my hats off to the crew that helped brew this one.


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