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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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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11925) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2006
(750ml bottle, courtesy of Walt) Pours a lightly cloudy reddish-brown body with an average beige head. Aroma of apple, cherry, cola, and vinegar. Flavor of toasted malt, tobacco, bit charred, some sourness, and black pepper. Plenty of carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11316) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2008 Date: 05/19/2006
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

Appearance: hazy brown with a red edge, whispy beige head,
Aroma: sweet estery malt aroma,
Flavor: nice light chocolate flavor with a touch of tartness,
Overall: really nice and easy drinking Belgian brown with a wonderful tart edge

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 9/10
Score: **+/4

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (8776) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 5, 2007
Growler(?)...O-Town Throwdown... Murky golden ale with a mid-sized, frothy, white head. Terrific retention. Acidic, fuzzy fruit nose with notes of lemon, apple, sugar cookie and yeast. Sweet, tangy (almost tart) flavor with light, aged-hop bitterness. Medium-bodied with moderate carbonation. Lightly sweet, toffee, black cherry finish. Degarth provided this beer... thanks, man!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (8769) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 5, 2007
750ml bottle shared courtesy of Jasonmech77. Poured a medium and cloudy amberish brown color with small sized off white head. Aromas of yeast, lightly fruity, leather, wood and musty. Tastes of yeast, sour cherries, funky and toasted malts. Had a light tart and sour finish. Different and interesting (I kinda of liked it).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (7855) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ibrew2or3 (6760) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 13, 2007
Sampled at the O-Town throwdown. Poured out a hazy brown with a thin white head. The aroma is musty, funky, soured and tart. For the flavor I get some sweet malts hitting up front and that is quickly over run by moldy cheese sourness and hints of lemon. This beer doesn’t taste as tart as it smells.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (5789) - .....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!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PorterPounder (5339) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (5248) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 5, 2007
Poured a hazy brown color with a small, off white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of leather, oak, red cherries, toffee, pedio, with some toastiness as well. Taste of the same, cherry, some cedar, light sourness, some vinegar, and a bit more pediococcus. Dry finish.


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