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Rare Vos is flemmish for "Sly Fox," and the name of one of Brussels’ great cafes. It has a sweetly fruity malt character and yeasty spiciness. A fine dose of yeast permits the beer to mature and mellow in the bottle.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
generallee08 (680) - New York, USA - MAY 30, 2014
It has a beautiful red/ orange amber color with a hazy body. Tiny bubbles form a thick foamy head that has a light tan color. An inviting aroma of sweet floral orange and spices mingle with doughy yeast and malts. On the tongue there is a complex sweet, fruity and spicy character with caramel malts and doughy yeast mixing with dark cherries, spices and orange peel. Hops add some light bitterness and dryness to the finish. The palate is full bodied with just the right amount of carbonation. It is smooth and very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Eberndt (176) - - MAY 26, 2014
750ml bottle. Poured. Nice hazy amber color and fluffy head. Strong malt and yeast flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GriffDaddy (64) - - MAY 23, 2014
Hazy amber/copper pour, off white head. Aroma of yeast, spice, and fruit. Slight orangey fruity taste, medium body. Aggressive carbonation seemed to temper a malty base. Slight bitter that was quickly overcome with toasty bread like finish. Could not detect coriander which was fine. Nice brew, unremarkable. Would I drink again? Yes. Would I order again? maybe.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
mrhoward78 (1) - BLOOMINGTON, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2014 does not count
Took a few sips to get a good feel for it. Very smooth and fruity. Not over powering. Loved the lack of an aftertaste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BAMF (78) - Albion, Michigan, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Aroma is a fruity esters with strawberries oranges and pears. Appearance is slightly cloudy not chunked and amber in color with an medium off-white persistent head where style dictates quickly fading head and clear beer. Flavor is slightly fruity with some very subtle hops showing through. This Belgian Amber or pale ale is very balanced per style with a very light toasty malt. Finnish is a little dry but I don't sense much hop. Mouth feel is medium bodied with medium-high carbonation. Carbonation purse style should be moderate so this carbonation is a bit too high.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christpuncher (1170) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Belgium fruity beer that is highly carbonated. Bitter finish and just an average beer. Pours red in color. Had at gias ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle at Nya Tröls. Orange peel and spices, belgian yeast some caramel and toffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Helsdon (159) - Toronto, CANADA - MAY 3, 2014
Had to cart this fella across the boarder, thanks LCBO. Ommegang send more beers up here. Anyway... Coriander, grains of paradise, orange peel? Interesting ingredients, much more typical of a Belgian wheat.Pours a nice amber with a finger (pointed right at you LCBO) of slightly off-white fluffy head. Spicy nose, with that coriander showing up, cloves, a little bubble gum. Mmmm good. Soft malts, coriander, a little bitterness, smooth spiciness. Overall a good brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hopswagger (197) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Toasted amber malts that compliment the earthy, spiced yeast profile. The malts add more depth and complexity and keep it from being overly chalky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NeuroPliny (151) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 3, 2014
Tasted on tap at Ommegang with ML. Pours slightly hazy amber with white head. Aroma is spicy yeast, hay, citrus, and barnyard funk. Flavour is bitter hops, barnyard funk, and spices.

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