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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A new spring seasonal that is a Belgian-style ale with notes of fruit and spice and a little citrusy bite from a generous addition of rose hips in the kettle.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10970) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 20, 2013
Bomber from Made in Oregon. Pours hazy amber gold with a foamy white head. Aroma is pretty floral. Med minus body. Flavor is hard to describe. Itís floral. I get some rose. Itís also Belgian yeast/spice. Wasnít getting banana ester, but now I do. Iím beginning to think one could find anything in this. Iím beginning to think the rose wasnít. Not so flavorful as an earthy Belgian, but very tasty in a rather light way. Finishing sort of citrously bitter. Good ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6851) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Draft. Amber beer with a cream head. Light spice aroma. Yeast and malt flavor with light spice and light fruitiness. Medium bodied. Yeast and malt linger with light fruitiness and light floral notes.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
douglas88 (5936) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 7, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a medium white head. A nice sweet candy and floral nose. Pretty smooth flavors, some biscuit, sugar, corn, big rose. Certainly a little rose goes a long way here. This beer works.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (4666) - Utah, USA - MAR 3, 2013
12oz bottle picked up at the state store
Appearance: Pours clear golden with small white head that dissipates quickly
Aroma: Floral, banana, clove and spices
Taste: Belgian yeast, herbal and bitter floral, dry
Nice and refreshing, the wife is going to finish the glass.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
boFNjackson (4130) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 21, 2013
Bottle... Poured golden with a thin head that faded quickly. Mostly Belgian yeast esters on this one. Pretty pedestrian. A little herbalness and floral tones with lemongrass, citrus, and some malt sweetness. Belgian yeast finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aubrey (3431) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Pleasant beer. Bright-gold hue; quickly fading head. Soft and fluffy texture. Cakey and doughy malt flavors; faint earthiness. Gentle aromas of herbs, perfumes and flowers. Banana and bubblegum in the back. Light, peppery bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
troopie (2292) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Bottle. Golden colour with thick lasting white head. Aroma is caramel and fruit. Flavour has a little spice, a little citrus and some malt. Rather weak and bland finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gription79 (2253) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle. Pours a golden amber. Restricted Belgian yeast character is the first thing I notice. Sweet malts, grainy, spicy. This whole beer is subtle. There is some astringency/tannins possibly from the rose hops. This is a standard Pyramid brewed beer. Meh.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reid (1884) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JAN 26, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 8, 2013 The old Portland Brewing moniker has been revived! 22oz bottle from Rothís Sunnyslope Market in S.Salem. $2.79 Pours a dark golden with a rosy tint especially in the generous head. Estery ,spicy,banana wheat aromas,slight semi-vegetal fruitiness if that makes any sense! Taste is semi dry with definate rose hip tones ( used to eat rose hip skins back in Scotland as a kid),vegetal,slight black peppercorn, then a slight plum taste. Altogether quite complex yet light. Nice palate for the style..its light enough to aid drinkability. I liked this one quite a bit..but the rose hip tastes might be off putting to some.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arayaga2 (1778) - portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Light Amber with a bit of white head. Aroma and taste are estery, spicy and sweet. Pleasant surprise from Portland. $1/12oz


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