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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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chickenflea (339) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - DEC 9, 2010
Beer poured a caramel color with a large frothy head. Aroma was coriander, orange peel, grains of paradise, with honey-like malts and caramel. Taste was very sturdy. This brew will not be overwhelmed by typical bar foods. Sweetness was moderate with a pleasant balanced spiciness. Grainy. Mouthfeel was thick at first, but mellows quickly and dissipates on the palate. Overall an excellent beer. Substantial.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartlebier (1760) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - SEP 28, 2014
12oz bottle imp. by Mondial de la Bière, bb04/2015. Pours a clean, crisp orange-acajou. Suavely spiced, yet slightly too "clean" pale ale nose, coriander corns, dried orange peel. Missing some yeast-creaminess and organic yeast esters in taste that were not added by the spiced grains: orchard fruits are there, although more like essences on top of a very clean, Us-bitter pale ale, rather than coming from inside the rustic malt bill of a Belgian amber ale converted by hard-working yeast with a will of its own. Somehow not malt-sweet enough. The ethereal, near-air freshener spiciness gave me a slight headache...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (7616) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 24, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein orangegoldenes Bier mit schöner leicht beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr fruchtig mazig, Gewürze, hefig, reife Früchte. Geschmack nach reifen Obst, hefig, würzig, leicht hopfig, süß, super!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
raj201 (8) - Ohio, USA - SEP 14, 2014 does not count
From the bottle. Cellared for 14 months. Still sweet. Hint of raisins. Age hasn’t hurt but has not improved. Alcohol is right in your face. , caramel, chocolate, resin, raisin

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
coyforce (610) - Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Nice Pour with a thin white head. Aroma is light and mildly fruity. Taste is sweet and delicious. Smooth on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnymusky (248) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Another great ommegang beer...pour is amber with huge head....nose is malt yeast and spices...taste is very smooth...some spice a dash of banana then a little citrus hops...really a beautiful display...yum!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gschrade (719) - Collinsville, USA - SEP 2, 2014
I had this at Lincoln Tap House. Pours reddish orange with a white head. Taste fruit, citrus, sweet. I thought this was pretty good. I would definitely drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
LuckyDog (144) - - AUG 30, 2014
Smooth. A little sweeter than I like, but it’s a very good example of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Magic_Runner (9) - - AUG 21, 2014 does not count
Nice big head and color. Fruity with a a little spice. All in all a pretty good amber ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Changed (360) - Ithaca, New York, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Pours hazy red-orange. Huge white head, great lacing. Aroma is yeasty, banana, malt. Highly carbonated, dry finish, creamy mouthfeel. Flavor is spicey yeast, banana, grapes, malt finish. Excellent OMGNG offering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Darkmagus82 (1436) - - AUG 17, 2014
Transfer from BA review from 11-30-12- Served on tap in a 10 oz chalice glass Appearance –The beer is served an reddish amber color with a two finger white head. The head has a decent level of retention, with it eventually fading to leave a nice level of lacing. Smell – The aroma is a mix of yeast, fruit and spice. A light funky yeast aroma is mix with smells of banana, apple and orange. These are all complemented by some spice aromas of a peppery and spicy. Taste – The taste begins with a light sour apple flavor upfront. This is mixed with some other fruit flavors of pear and orange as well as some bready tastes. A yeasty taste brings with it a bit more of the sour funk flavor. Grassy and citrus hop flavors enter the taste profile at this time helping to subdue some of the tart flavors. At the end very light peppery taste mixed with some notes of a wheat bread taste come to the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the lighter and thinner side with a carbonation level that is high. The thinner body and the higher carbonation are great for the taste flavors of the brew and allow it to still be very drinkable and favorable without being “tart” overwhelming. Overall – Ah it was an alight brew and worth a try, but nothing to really go to on great occasion.

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