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RATINGS: 512   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
This delectable blonde ale is a co-creation of two famed farmstead breweries: Brewery Ommegang and Brasserie d’Achouffe. It employs five fine malts, two noble hops, and both of the distinctive Chouffe and Ommegang yeasts. You’ll enjoy the smooth drinkability, fruity aromas and flavors, and warming finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (9576) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
Very tasty Belgian. The yeast was well treated to generate good fruit. Malty but not too sweet. Some hops in mid sip.Smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ludo_ (1) - New York, USA - OCT 5, 2014 does not count
This beer was so good, it prompted me to make an account here! Deeeep complexity, powerful yeastiness topped with the perfect bite of hops. Super creamy head, earthy sweet aroma with a hint of citrus, beautiful pour. And like others have said, you’d never guess there was a 9.5 ABV hiding in there!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerathon (1561) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2014
The ABV is well hidden behind a semi sweet and slightly spiced hop and malt profile. Banana is in the nose and Belgian yeast is evident. Hazy gold with fluffy white head.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (7105) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 30, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 7, 2015 "another hit from Ommegang. This one has a vibrant fruity hoppy aroma, and a flavor to match. dry citrus abounds, and it’s incredibly drinkable. for such a strong beer, the alcohol isn’t even noticed. fruity belgian yeast esters in the finish."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Underdogs88 (261) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Lemon like fruity esters with honey and a light spicy hop on the aroma. Light golden color with a white head with excellent head retention. Flavor is full of sweet pils and spicy hops. Bitter is medium and helps dry out the beer on the end. Typical Belgian esters are present. Mouthfeel is medium with a high level of carbonation which leads to a little acidic bite. Overall, it's a good tasting Belgian golden. My only issue is that it's a little too sweet. More bitterness is needed for balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheCaptMatey (184) - Ohio, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Poured a hazy gold colour with a thick head and beautiful lacing. Decent fruity and yeast aroma. Very smooth and sweet taste with a thick body. A slight tangy aftertaste. Goes down easy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
commonmac (676) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Tap at Lake & Irving in a tulip glass. Deep golden and a healthy head/lacing. Expected a stronger aroma but getting mostly a faint hint of pine and a minor citrus note. Taste is extremely pleasant and greets the tongue with citrus, hops, and a slight yeast/funk. It’s a surprisingly clean beer to drink with an aftertaste that leans comfortably into the hop resin world. I would definitely hang out with this gnome...and maybe convince him to bring his Chouffe Houblon friends too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
commonshawn (664) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Tap at lake and Irving. In tulip glass. Gold with thick white head and great lacing. Faint pine with some grain and a bit of yeast aroma. Sweet and clean, some fruit and good yeast flavor. Super easy to drink. Perfectly balanced. Alcohol well hidden. Finish is clean but full. Really nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (999) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 1, 2014
12oz bottle - pours a hazy golden orange . Big fruity aromas . Taste is creamy , citrusy , with hints of spice . Nice mildly tart finish with some sweetness . Excellent . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidobutai (517) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Good beer! Poured from a bottle. Little head or lacing, cloudy yellow- orange color. Sour mash aroma. Tangy down the gullet.

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