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RATINGS: 1609   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
Belgian Ales represent the height of the brewers’ art. Sophisticated brewing techniques, yeast blends and unique flavoring elements have elevated the beers of Belgium to the status enjoyed by wine in other countries.

PranQster follows in this tradition using a mixed culture of antique yeast strains that results in a floral nose, a full fruity flavor and a clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jimmack (1223) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - JUN 28, 2004
Cloudy yellow/orange color with a medium sized head. Yeasty, banana-like aroma. Nice pale malt flavor with a fruity undertone. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
willblake (2654) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - JUN 25, 2004
06.24.04 12oz Bottle. Cloudy, orangish-golden color; small, fleeting head, tons of floaties and bits in suspension. Fruity, corriander, spice, orange, floral nose. Very sweet, Orange Julius flavor. Light body, tart astringency, nice hop bite. Quite reminiscent of other North Coast beers in flavor and body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 24, 2004
Cloudy Orange Coloring. Good Head. Yeast. Fruit. Spice. A very good beer...but nothing distinctive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MAP (1133) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2004
Orange peel and cloves very present in the nose, like with many good belgian. I drank it out of a Trois Pistoles grappist glass, and couldn’t see through the wonderful clowded orange color. With a light behind it, it almost looks luminous. The mouthfeel is very smooth at first then comes to a crisp middle then ends with a leafy sweetness. From the three beers I’ve had from this brewery, I need to get my paws on some more. All three have been much better than expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alcoholist (570) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - JUN 22, 2004
Sweet and complex, very much belgian in style...kind of an imitation Duvel. A good belgian ale, especially since it’s not from belgium.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
0o9i (439) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUN 19, 2004
True to the style for flavor with strong clove presence, medium body, golden in color with a strong aroma. Palate was rather nice and a nice looking beer. Not my style, by any means though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (9267) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 19, 2004
Sweet orange surfaces with light citrus drops over the flowery malt field...A creamy feel is spiced by some bready yeast and a nagging alcohol note...Buried hop resin is felt but this low-carbonation Belgian is definitely emphasizing its sweet fruitiness...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wildchefbill (245) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - JUN 18, 2004
Pours cloudy gold. Aroma is fruity/yeasty. A little banana in the nose. Flavor is fruity and lively. Nice coriander, citrus flavor with a warm dry finish. Alcohol hidden well. Full bodied with nice carbonation. A little acidic. A very nice brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 17, 2004
12 oz bottle, snifter. Average sized, creamy, white head is slowly diminishing. Clear yellow-amber body. Bread, cookie, cereal malt (M); flowery, herb hos (M); clove, grape, pear, apple, white wine, nutmeg aromas. Heavily sweet flavor becomes a heavily sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter finish which is quite short. Medium-full body, oily/creamy texture, average carbonation. The bottom line is: flavor and aroma are a little underwhelming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Falconseye8 (542) - Evans, Colorado, USA - JUN 15, 2004
I smell bananas and bread in the aroma. Tastes just like a Belgian should. Citrusy and perky. Its definitely a quality beer. Wasn’t sure what I was getting into when I sampled this bottle. Very pleasant surprise.

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