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RATINGS: 1492   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BierBauch (784) - Cape Coral Waterfront Wonderland, Florida, USA - APR 29, 2003
This was the 3rd or 4th from North Coast that I've tried and the first one that actually impressed me. Nice Wheaty malt flavor. Slight citrus notes but not as pronounced as others I've had in the same style. White tight head that stood well on it's own. A little on the crisp side for this style but very refreshing anyway. I'll most likely buy again

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
papajohn (1249) - San Diego (Mira Mesa), California, USA - APR 27, 2003
Pours the color of apricot with a medium rocky white head. Nose is peach and spice. Flavor is yeasty, fruity and spice. Aftertaste is dry, orange peel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
microdyke (360) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 19, 2003
Poured a true golden color color with lots of yeast in suspension. A frothy medium sized head. A floral, banana aroma with hints of orange peel and spices. A nice fruity taste with spices and a nice acidity. A slightly dry finish. Smooth and full palate.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
elnadeau (786) - Laguna Niguel, California, USA - APR 17, 2003
Very nice golden color, with white sediment floating and then falling, thin head dissipates quickly. Malty sweet fruit/yeast aroma. Begins on the sweet side, the citrus presence, has enough body and a good full mouthfeel, and finishes with some spice. Overall very well balanced and a worthy experience. Enjoyed this very much.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jstu9 (402) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2003
(bottle) It's a cloudy, orangy color. My first impression was it was nicely sweet. Its got a nice fruity flavor which was quite pleasent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrunkAsASkunk (847) - Lynnwood, Washington, USA - APR 10, 2003
A most welcome belgian beauty after a sea of malt liquor in the chatroom tasting...mercy i cried..mercy!!! This one pours an orange and yellow mixture with a small but noticable yeast sediment layer at the bottom of my chimay chalice. The head was small and pearl white, but lasted for a bit. The carbonation was active, yet medium on the palate. The aroma seeps of yeast, citrusy lemon, orange and peaches and peppery spices. The taste is a syrupy citrus tang. Definite lemon and orange presences..perhaps peach..a little spicing to add vigor. Very nice round mouthfeel...really perked my tongue up and im mightily pleased...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
loweredsixth (946) - Clovis, California, USA - APR 9, 2003
Pretty color...hazy yellow-orange color with a nice white head. Spicy aroma...Belgian yeast, citrus, perfumey combination. The flavor had a nice dry floral character. Really good for a session Belgian-style ale from California. Much better than I expected.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boto (1850) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - APR 6, 2003
UPDATED: APR 7, 2003 Golden and cloudy. A bit of a head with a little bit of retention. Yeasty flavor, with a little bit of fruitiness and spiciness. Not quite a trippel, but still a very above average beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAR 23, 2003
Sweet peachy aroma. Nice golden amber color. Full bodied flavor. Slightly under carbonated. Mid level Belgian Ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KingPinHead (390) - Des Moines, Washington, USA - MAR 21, 2003
Attractive yeastiness enhances the lightly cidery aroma...The color is a hazy peach-gold---head is creamy and of moderate dimensions...Flavor is fairly light with fruity, cidery tones---sweet but with a nice counterbalancing hop-dryness. Mild spiciness comes through in the clean finish. Body is medium and anchors the spritely flavor profile...This has nice balance and warmth...Overall, this is a fine combination of refreshment and substance.


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