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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
This strong Belgian golden colored ale is a little different. It’s not exactly what you might be used to. So have one, everyone want a lil’ strange.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (11644) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Sample at GABF 10/11/2012, thanks to Bluemeow76 for assistance with note-taking. Clear yellow-gold color with a filmy white head and spotty lacing. Aroma of yeast, malt and fruit. Medium body with flavors of fruity yeast, doughy malt and and earth. The finish is sweet and malty. Decent overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garito793 (241) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Solid belgian that is pretty sweet with some citrus but doesn’t disguise the alcohol too well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (9668) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 13, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Tap at the brewpub. Hazy yellow pour with a small white head. Belgian yeast and mild citrus come out in this one. Easy drinker and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
csaso (2119) - Missouri, USA - SEP 7, 2012
Tap - small foamy head, hazy medium straw color, nice Belgian yeast spice aroma and flavor, very well balnced

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vir4030 (600) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2012
Pours a light clear gold with a thinnish head. Belgian strong aroma and flavor. Nice and solid and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
Draught at Piece Brewery, Chicago. Clear yellow golden - white head. Apples. Phenolic. Fruity. Light bitterness. Oiley notes. Light alcoholic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2012
Draft at Piece. Pours a hazy deep gold, minimal head. Nose is pretty nice, candied orange and white pepper, nice fruity quality to it. Fair amount of banana and pretty clean and fresh. On tasting, moderate sweetness that dries out, banana and citrus, dry bitterness and pretty clean overall. I really dig this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (10220) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 4, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a hazy orangish gold with a near white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of light fruit with a strong grain backing and hints of citrus and yeast. Flavor starts with light citrus, light fruit and a hint of spice but finishes slightly bland with a grain note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheAlum (6991) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2012
Draft on tap at the brewpub (Chicago, IL). Pours a rich hazy glowing golden hue, touches of orange, some gentle lightness, small ring of white head sits atop, dies, laces small. Aromas are touches of banana, flaked wheat, and doughy bread. Gentle honey, some clove, and some grass. Sweeter overall. Initial is sweet, offering orange and bread dough, sweet apples, gentle bread, touches of pear, a faint kiss of citrus. Gentle grass and dry hops. Middle offers sweetness, offering more orange peel, lots really, with a sweeter malt body overall. Finish is lingering orange juice, gentle sweetness, dry florals. A bit tame, as far a s Belgian, preaching lots of orange, lighter on the spice, but a firm ABV strength. Mellow sweetness pervades and lingers. Front gives a pleasant kick that I wish was sustained..

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