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RATINGS: 1609   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   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.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kurt615 (1) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2016 does not count
"alright alright alright" --Matthew McConaughey blah blah blah blah blah it’s good blah blah

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (8011) - La Mesa, California, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Some fruity yeasty notes, a bit of banana, low residual sweetness, low bitterness, and some lingering spicy yeast and phenolic notes. Solid.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
katrinaez (1251) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2016
On tap at beerfest. Cloudy yellow with medium foam. Very bready/yeasty. Strong taste but not quite strong enough.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsporrer (623) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2016
Poured from a bottle. Pours a cloudy dirty yellow amber with a medium head of white foam. Medium carbonation with plenty of lacing. Aroma is tart and bready, with light spices. Crisp, clean, refreshing taste. Light bready yeast with a hint of tart citrus. Body feels a little thin and watery. Flavor is not bold enough. Enjoyable but just a tad too light.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (21719) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2016
30th April 2016
Bright clear gold beer, tidy pale cream colour head. Palate is light, dry and has decent fine carbonation. Dry malts. Spice. Banana esters. Bright dried fruits. More spice in the light dry finish. Spicy linger. Wants something else to hold it all together.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crajun (1166) - , Texas, USA - APR 30, 2016
yeast, fruit... nice pour. will try again; crappy job of notes on my part. will do better

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ebone1988 (1308) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - APR 27, 2016
Aroma is dusty, banana, malt, yeast, barnyard. Appearance is dark golden, hazy, white head. Taste is banana, clove, sharp, tropical fruit, pine. Mouthfeel is light to medium body, light crisp carbonation, dusty barnyard and sharp banana aftertaste. Overall, on the low end of Belgian Ales for me.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (2660) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2016
UPDATED: APR 25, 2016 Draft at Bru Craft. Very hazy golden yellow pour with a a slim but lasting bit of off-white foam. Slightly tart. Slightly funky. Lots of lemony peachy herbal flavors going on. Slight spicy hop bite. Unexpectedly full body. Thinking the strong Belgium yeast works against this one. It is the only element that feels out of place.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sir__v (1982) - Lille, FRANCE - APR 10, 2016
Bottle @ home from Kris Wines, London - EN. Color: hazy golden blond beer with no carbonation and small white foam. Smell: fruity notes, apricot and peach with caramel malt. Domination of belgian yeast. Taste: medium body with really fruity taste like apricot and peach from the belgian yeast. Sweet caramel malt. Easy drainable with good attenuation. Aftertaste: fruity taste, peach and yeast finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer_rookie (381) - Arkansas, USA - APR 8, 2016
Pours a very cloudy, unfiltered, almost wheat beer, golden color. Little white head. Okay retention, poor lacing.

Aroma is lemon, bready, barely banana, but some. White pepper maybe....

Taste is yeasty bread crust. Coriander heavy, pretty sweet. Low hops. Very malty. I also taste some vanilla. I also taste some bubble gum on the finish, perhaps.

Mouthfeel is full bodied. It’s heavy, but doesn’t feel like it, because of its smoothness and flavor. Higher ABV, and it’s hard to tell it.

Overall, I like this. Most beers of this type, have a sour banana flavor, that I don’t like. This is different, which makes me think this may not be exactly true to style. Still, having said that, it’s delicious. I would recommend it, and buy it again.


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