brewbandit (312) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAY 31, 2002
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A nice golden brew with a light touch of acidulated malt. Good head. Light and fruity.
belgianhomebrew (646) - Acworth, Georgia, USA - MAY 31, 2002
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very hazy. Little to no head. Great complex slightly sweet aroma of hop, alcohol, and fruit. Slightly spicy and fullbodied. A quite enjoyable Belgian Ale.
BillKismet (3024) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 26, 2002
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tawny/taupe color similar to an IPA. Sour hop smell with and edge of evergreen that becomes more prominent. A smooth easty to quaff ale with rounded pinyness--rather one dimensional in taste. Despite the high alcohol content this beer tastes like Belgian Ale-Light.
Volgon (2761) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 22, 2002
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours with a big white head, cloudy golden color. Good light fruit aroma. Finishes fairly dry. A nice golden Belgian Ale from America. Thanks legion242!
AceOfHearts (1375) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 11, 2002
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Lots of fruit in the nose, slightly spicy taste. Bright golden appearance. Hoppy, decent.
Bolt (117) - Boulder Creek, California, USA - MAY 10, 2002
3.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Love the sediments at the bottom of the bottle, Complex flavors, a little sour for my tastes, but the hops help in the end.
djmd (4) - cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 24, 2002 does not count
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
This is the one that got me started on the belgians. Stronger than it was last year! One of the most flavorful beers I’ve ever had.
ravidesai (940) - Bombay, INDIA - APR 15, 2002
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
hazy orange yellow color. big head. very promising aroma but the flavors diappoint. the sugary and citrus flavors dominate with some coriander and fennel spices present. there is a peppery bitter hop finish. does a good job hiding the near 8% alcohol
a good micro tripel but not of Duvel quality
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - APR 9, 2002
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a bit cloudy golden amber color, nice frothy white head and quite generous lace. Banana, bubble gum in the nose, begins quite sweet, the middle light, the finish has a nice hop spicyness to it, acidic, dry and moderate carbonation top it off. All in all, a pretty decent beer, if I do say so ’My own self’.
MilkmanDan (1943) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - APR 5, 2002
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Nice hazy orange-yellow color, very hefeweizen-esque. Nice, full nose, but the flavor disappoints. Is fruity and spicy in a tripel-ish way, but seems to be straddling a couple of different styles, and the carbonation is sadly lacking.