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RATINGS: 604   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 Ė yet abundant Ė 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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ross (2118) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Multiple bottles. Yellow pour with a white head. Yeasty, citrusy aroma without many hops. Lively carbonation and smooth easy to drink. Pretty good beer. Reminds me of hennepin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blackmetal (137) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 25, 2015
Nice spice and fruit flavous with the citrus hints that show up sooner or later. Actually very pleasant and highly recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UXO (599) - CANADA - DEC 18, 2014
Pours cloudy pale amber with a fat finger of dense pillowy light tan head, great retention and moderate chunky lacing. (4/5) Nose is caramel malt, dark fruit, herbal hops and mild spice. (6/10) Taste is moderate sweet, and mild bitter. (6/10) Medium body, moderate to low carbonation. (3/5) Well, itís obviously way, way past its best before - the hops are way muted and altered, but itís not actually off. Still surprisingly drinkable, but Iíll rate this again when I see a fresh one. (12/20)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - OCT 31, 2014
750ml bottle - A really nice offering that seemed a little out of place being consumed on a cold winterís evening. Weather notwithstanding, this really is a nice beer. A nice mixture of sweet and spicy notes, leafy-grassy-herbal hop aroma melds nicely with some phenolic notes floating around too. Fruity and earthy tasting, like eating a dried pit-fruit. Belgian yeast profile does show up here too. Definitely Belgian in its delivery.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (6336) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 30, 2014
"probably the best iíve had in this substyle. i expect O to be good but this was close to elite. standalone or a food (ie chicken) beer. bright floral hops, citrus, fruit, clove and belgian spiciness. super nice! 7/11 - 4 packs baby!!!"

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
closey22 (1072) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Hazy gold with bubbly lacy white head; aroma is mildly grainy; Flava is rich sweet and then mainly spicy with notes of bitter herbs notes of medicine; feels medium semi foamy; finishes dry spicy and hoppy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2014
A vibrant golden straw or copper beer. A dense thick white head awaits you after the pour. Fairly aromatic beer with a nice sweet malt character spicy yeast and subtle hints of citrusy hops and banana. A nice tasting malt bill with maybe even some toasted malts. Hops are present but not over powering, more soft and subtle. with a lightly citrus flavor. Medium mouth feel that doesnít get watered down or flat as you progress through. Spritzy with above average carbonation. Since Iím not that much of a wine drinker this would be an excellent choice to a BYOB.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TannerMidd (5) - jenks, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 7, 2014 does not count
Appearance:Color is a bright orange/amber with a nice white head

Aroma:Smells of citrus with maybe a bit of lemon, quite pleasant.

Taste:Tastes of orange and a slight breadiness with a hint of white grape or pear flavor, and ending with the perfect amount of hop bitterness.

Palate:A very clean mouth feel with a light-medium body with a slight bitter note at the end.

Overall:This is my favorite pale ale to date, nothing offensive with just the right amount of flavor and bitterness. Definitely pick this up if you happen to see it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartlebier (2360) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - JUN 19, 2014
(US backlog 2012-13) 12oz bottles in NOLA SEP2012 and Madison/WI SEP2013. Dry and hoppy execution of a lower abv Belgian-style pale ale that I would like to see more of back at home: pleasant fruitiness stopped short before it verges into fuming esters, near-saison dryness, Liberty Ale-style use of Cascades. Does the BE "cathedral windows" of foam well. Best of both worlds.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beertholomeus (1044) - California, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Pours a pale golden color with a white head. Yeast, floral, fruit, light hop and malt aroma. Floral, yeast, light fruit, light hop and malt favors. Medium body and lively carbonation. Light fruit finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
osu97gp (666) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Pours a hazy copper color with a fluffy white head. Aroma of belgian yeast, citrus and malt. Flavor of citrus, fruit and cloves.

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