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RATINGS: 499   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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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


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AxlLives (288) - Maryland, USA - NOV 5, 2012
9 oz draft - pours hazy orange-yellow with thin, disappearing white head. Verify full nutty aromas, mixed with yeasty spices and faint fruit. Tastes rich, more nuts, and very cool spicy aromatics at the finish. Orange peel and coriander and spice notes. Medium-full bodies. Pepper. Good.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (796) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Banana nutty clove aroma. Taste is slightly sweet with Belgian yeasty flavors. Banana nutty and Clove with also a spicy almost peppery taste. Doesn't taste 9.5%. Almost feels like a triple with less a candy sugar and more malty yeasty flavors. Nice, but a bit of a dank malty finish that is odd to describe. Good one from ommegang, but some others are better. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bif (1636) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 24, 2015
On tap at Shamrocks. Served a hazy copper color with a nice head. Aroma of yeast malt, with hint of citrus and spice. Taste of malt bit of hops and yeast with spice in the background. Nice bitterness and a clean finish. Moderate body, smooth with a malty feel. Enjoyable beer with the 9.5% ABV very well hidden.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (4539) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2015
750 from Buy Rite that I consumed on May 19, 2015. The aroma is strongly Belgian yeast/spice, clove, with some strong fruit as well. It pours a cloudy yellow-orange color with and off white head and mild lace. The taste is pretty similar, heavy spice and yeast, clove, light sweet, light medium bitter. Medium bodied with a lively carbonation and a mid-dry finish. Solid for sure. Heavily spiced.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LuckyDog (614) - - MAY 11, 2015
Moderate clove flavor. Low bitterness. Tastes like a wheat. At a beer pairing at BJs.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
euniceradio (93) - Colton, California, USA - MAY 5, 2015
Pours hazy light orange with heavy sediment. Ring head, okay lacing. Aroma of Belgian yeast, floral, and tropical fruit. Taste is bananas, mangos, pineapple, buttery bready malts. Mouthfeel is medium-light and oily with small bubbles. Finish is dry with a tad bit of alcohol heat.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
curdbird (11) - Brooklyn, USA - APR 30, 2015
Poured from bottle at Julia’s. Pours hazy orange amber with distinct turbidity from lees. Aroma of orange, banana, everything one would expect from La Chouffe yeast. Taste is heavily fruity and sweet with minimal bitterness, heavy on the palate akin to heavy syrup. Great beer, trending very thick and heavy.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
katrinaez (414) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2015
Very fruity notes. Highly potent with anv but only slightly noticeable. Great Combo. Tap

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jason (1710) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 22, 2015
Nose is Belgian yeast, citrus fruit, pineapple and mango. Pale , cloudy orange body. Flavor is light citrus and pineapple. Blanaced body and smooth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (1000) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - APR 8, 2015
hazy gold with hint of amber hue, quarter-inch of ivory head, medium-fine, moderate rate of decay. Aroma is chalky-fruity grass, pear, touch of strawberry, sweet wheat. Body is syrupy-starchy, a bit gritty, moderate weight. medium-light carbonation. moderate coarseness, medium-light soft burn. Flavor is spicy sweet wheat, touch of bitter grass that doesn’t linger, hearty balanced malt sweetness, some chalky, phenolic yeast (Ommegang’s varietal!) Overall, a nice BLSA, highlight is the Ommegang yeast, but nothing new here. Not worth the 17$ - yikes!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (3657) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 8, 2015
Tap, amber pour, off white head, nose is caramel, taste is sweet, boozy, good


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