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A citrusy and refreshing Belgian-style pale ale hopped with Cascade, Citra, and whole Crystal hops for massive aromas and flavors! Fermented with our Belgian Wit yeast for an extra dose of complexity, this one is very drinkable and extremely aromatic.

Per Wil Turner, this is a second runnings beer from Institutionalized Barleywine’s runoff.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrBunn (2438) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Can. The beer pours a clear gold with a medium to small head and aromas of slightly funky honey with a little grass. Flavor is decidedly sweet... lots of honey and a little funk and lots of spice. Mostly honey and spices. I’m not really in the mood for sugary beer right now and this is kind of cheesing me off... Not awful, but certainly not going to be a favorite.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
troyc (2422) - Illinois, USA - APR 9, 2014
[Can] Poured golden in color with a hint of a reddish hue to it. Spicy citrus hops and yeast notes in the aroma. Yeast and a little funk starts in the flavor. Peach, tart pear, honey, bread and dry lemon mix with hops that impart more of an orange flavor. Not a bad beer, but I am really not sure what to make of it. Seems a little muddled together in the end. Tasting notes from 2/2014.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (2411) - Michigan, USA - SEP 11, 2013
22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating. Pours lightly hazy golden amber color with a 2 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of peach, mango, pineapple, lemon zest, orange zest, banana, tangerine, pear, apple, floral, grass, clove, pepper, light pine, light honey, and floral/yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great citrus/tropical hop complexity with a moderate yeast and malt balance; and good strength. Taste of big peach, pineapple, mango, tangerine, banana, lemon zest, orange zest, clove, pepper, pine, floral, grass, bread, light honey, and floral/yeast earthiness. Moderate earthy tartness and spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of mango, pineapple, citrus zest, banana, clove, pepper, pine, floral, grass, light honey, and floral/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Awesome balance and complexity of hop and yeast flavors; with a moderate malt balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and lightly acidic mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a highly excellent Belgian pale ale! All around great balance and complexity of hop, yeast, and malt balance; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A highly enjoyable offering.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - NOV 13, 2012
22oz bottle via trade. Clear light amber with a small white head. Aroma of earthy yeast, caramel and floral hops. Flavor is bitter hops, malt, musty/spicy yeast esters, and some light phenols. Medium body with average carbonation. Decent beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2285) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - AUG 6, 2013
On tap at Brixie’s in Brookfield, IL., and shaker served with a clear, golden color, off white, creamy head foam that diminished to a thin but persistent ring, and showed some light streaks & spots of lacing. The nose presented light yeast & spiciness, honey sweetness & malt, and some orangy citrus. The flavor again was sweet, then a combination of tart fruitiness, and moderate, earthy & rind-like bitterness. Medium bodied. A decent Wit/Pale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
finol (2094) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2013
Draught at Mikkeller bar. Slightly sweet, some belgian yeast, US hops and lychee.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (1923) - Illinois, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Nice golden color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of yeast, rich floral hops, & some citrus; Flavor of malt, yeast, nice hops, citrus, and some fruit; Nicely balanced; Surprised by this one - pretty decent.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jstraw (1906) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Draft at Jerry’s. Gold with big, foamy, white head, good legs / Perfumey nose of bologna, citrus, weed, / Medium to full body, fat with soft carbonation, dry, nice balance with some astringency and bitter finish / Flavors of straw, bologna, resin, vague citrus, flower petal / A nice, dry, golden pale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
That1Guy (1882) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Couple of cans crushed with Honkeybra. Cloudy orange pour with a white head. Very estery, spicy, citrusy aroma. Flavor is more Belgian style esters and citrus. Seems like a wit on roids. But that’s cool.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (1829) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - MAR 29, 2013
March 28, 2013 - on tap at bavarian lodge. Clear golden pour with head and lacing. Aroma of spice, yeast, citrus and malt. Taste was consistent with aroma, nicely balanced between the two styles.


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