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RATINGS: 803   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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A rustic ale, pale in color, inspired by the rich brewing traditions of the Flanders region. Abundant hops and a Belgian yeast strain contribute exotic aromas af tropical fruit.

Editor’s Note: previously known as Whole Foods Silver Jubilee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jewedekind (450) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 7, 2006
Pours a big fizzy over a golden beer. Huge yeasty musty aroma that reminds me of Vieuve Cliquot. Sharp and citrusy - lemon and a little grapefruit. Clean finish, lacks some complexity.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thaichile (599) - 10aFly, New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2006
Bottle.16.9 oz. Pours a hazy yellow with an incredible head. Highly carbonated. Citrus and bread on the nose. Flavors are earthy, yeasty and spicy with a sour citric finish. The beer is thin but quite flavorful. I ended up enjoying this one by the end of the bottle as it warmed. Tasted great with a cheese platter I was enjoying at the time. Expensive. Purchased at Whole Foods for $8.99.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 6, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2007 2007-09-22, corked bottle at Stockholm Beer Festival, 7-4-7-4-15=37
Hazy blond color; big creamy head. Some aroma of coriander and oranges. Good mouthfeel, dry malt flavor, sweet, spicy, with a dynamic orange touch. Very good (a sweeter and fruiter Saison).

2006-04-30, corked Bottle, as Whole Foods Silver Jubilee 25th Anniversary Ale, 5-3-6-3-12=29
Muddy golden color. Strange aroma, flowery. Very dry malty taste, some fruitness and resins maybe from the hops, high bitterness with orange peel. Drinkable and refreshing, but quite odd.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2006
Bottle. Unclear yellow colour with a weak head. Aroma of spices, yeast and malt. Sour flavour of yeast, spice and wheat, nice but nothing overwelming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2006
An unclear orange beer with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet with quite a lot of hops, as well as a good fruit presence. The flavor is very fruity with notes of mango, oranges, peaches, on a sweet background that also includes notes of caramel. The end is dry and bitter with a slight dusty touch.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Emil (6067) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2006
Bottle. Hazy yellow colour with a big white head. Fruity, citrus, yeasty, spicy aroma and a sweet light floral, fruity taste. Medium body with a sweet dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (19644) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2006
Bottle. Hazy golden coloured with a huge white head. Aroma of fruits and spices. Flavour of fruits and spices. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Yeggo (38) - USA - APR 30, 2006
Wife picked this one up for me, I’d never seen it prior to now. Didn’t smell like much, looked pretty much like a regular beer, just with a huge, pure white head. It was tasty though, refreshing even. Went down easy. Pretty good tailgating beer maybe. Would have had a higher rating if not for aroma I suppose, but mine was right in line with the average for the site.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
demolayfire (18) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 30, 2006
Great for an american saison. Dry, yeasty, flowery, with the expected pin prick carbonation and tartness of a lighter saison. Also a bit hoppier than I would typically expect from the style. Poured a hazey golden with a large pillowy head. Actually seemed to get better as it warmed, and at six bucks a bottle, one I would certainly drink again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
dwyerpg (4354) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - APR 20, 2006
Faint fruity saison aroma. Cloudy orange-yellow appearance with a full head. This is really an excellent Begian beer, a fine saison. Definitely could have this again and again.

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