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RATINGS: 603   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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This fine pale ale has citrus and tropical fruit aromatic shared with a well-balanced – yet abundant – hop character. It uses our own Belgian yeast, five malts, two hops, and plenty of patience. Finishing touches include dry-hopping with Cascade hops and warm-cellaring.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bleeng (1543) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2010
750 ml bottle. Light gold and hazy. Nose is yeasty with a tinge of hops. Taste is mild hops, Belgian yeast apparent, very effervescent, light body. Very drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10192) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 26, 2010
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a hazy tarnished gold with a lasting off white head. Aromas of biscuit, yeast, grapefruit and light earthines. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, grapefruit and light yeast with a crisp lightly biter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AskForJenny (1024) - Ontario, New York, USA - MAY 25, 2010
0.75l - Too often I find when a brewer steps out of its comfort zone it clings too much to the basic style. This ale combines the sour, yeasty notes with the malty, floral, hoppy character of a Pale Ale without being one more than the other. This was truly a blend of two styles.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TURDFERGUSON (3969) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 24, 2010
Deep cloudy orange with a solid, slightly pillowy small bubbled head. Nose of leather, lemon, light phenols, some spice, citrus hops. Flavor is nicely dry hopped, lemon peel, toasted malts, light bread. Body feels a little heavy for style. I would drink this again, but wish the flavor was as lively as the nose.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10065) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 23, 2010
Bottle. Pours hazy dark yellow with an average, creamy white head, mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, cookie, hay, straw), average hops (flowers, grass), average yeast (dough, earth) with notes of alcohol and pear. Medium bodied, creamy texture, and average carbonation. Average duration, light sweetness, acidity, and bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rocbyter (1908) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - MAY 20, 2010
Yeasty aroma with hints of hops. Cloudy golden color with a small white head. Light bitter beginning with a tart finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
17thfloor (2433) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 19, 2010
Bottle. I’m not so sure about the citrus and tropical fruit stuff. It seemed like straight noble to me. If someone had told me this was from Belgium I would have believe it without doubt. Not super hoppy but really in a great balance, plenty of banana all the way around. Would love to have this one draft.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pailhead (5062) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - MAY 19, 2010
Bottle: The aroma consists of banana, pineapple, pepper, citrus and floral hops. It pours a mostly transparent amber, just a touch of haze, with lots of fine sediment and a half inch off-white head with decent retention. The flavor with pineapple and a some light lemon. There is some faint banana in the background. The finish is light-moderate citrus and floral hops, pepper, and light acidity. Light-medium bodied with lively, but mostly soft, carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11494) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 19, 2010
750 c&c from Monument in Concord, CA. Pours hazy orange gold with a good foamy off-white head. Rich fruity aroma with a touch of spice. Medium body with harsh, foamy carbonation. Flavor is a rush of fruit, then something spice, then quite bitter. It all goes pretty fast. Very good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
smith4498 (3066) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAY 18, 2010
Pours slightly hazy golden orange color with white head. Aromas of pineapple, oranges and bread. Citrusy flavor with light maltiness and a dry finish. Medium body with lively carbonation.


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