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RATINGS: 1482   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.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SETANTA (582) - Bangor, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2002

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrRomero (1974) - Nolanville, USA - OCT 21, 2002
Very good. Orange/golden color, decent head. Slightly wheaty. A very good American style Belgian. Nice work, North Coast.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
PorterPounder (5372) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 4, 2002
After the pour, looks like an orange candle with all of the sediment in suspended animation! Pleasent nectar-like aroma. Full bodied, could eat with a spoon. Strong, smooth finish - great example of the style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
herbjones (742) - Orange, California, USA - OCT 4, 2002
Honey colored beer. Head sticks around in a thin lace. Nose is yeasty,fruity and floral.Medium body with a spicy finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Uglyradio (791) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - OCT 4, 2002
Nice cloudy golden color, rapidly dissapating white head, spicy aroma. Malty sweet finish, smooth and refreshing. Not a bad american Belgian beer, not as good as Victory’s Golden Monkey. Actually, it is rather bland compared to most Belgian style beers.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerguy101 (5277) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 28, 2002
Medium gold color, slightly cloudy. Malty and slightly sweet. Full flavor. Hops are bright and slightly spicy. Smooth taste. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is malty and sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brewmaster (168) - USA - SEP 25, 2002
A little plain, and light. Not bad though. I wouldnt compare it to duvel, and certainly wouldnt pour it out either.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pjones6738 (500) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 13, 2002
Cloudy golden color with a ridiculous amount of sediment. Beautiful long lasting yellow head. Kind of a flowery citrus smell. Initial taste is that of oranges & lemons (Oranges & Lemons, by the way, also happens to be the name of an excellent CD by XTC. Completely unrelated, but it popped into my head, so I thought I’d share). Not too complex, but flavorful and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
morty99 (371) - Maryland, USA - SEP 10, 2002
I typically do not like american style belgians but this is a very good beer and representative of the style.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Merc (313) - Pullman, Washington, USA - SEP 8, 2002
I found this to be a fine belgian. Strong all around - strongly spiced, hopped, and a bit too strongly carbonated for me. Well balanced, not too sweet. Lots of fruit, but not too much banana, a nice change for a belgian. The alcohol was well hidden. Strong wheat and yeast characters.


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