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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.


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bigfirkinbeer (2) - - MAY 20, 2013 does not count
A near perfect american impression of a Belgian style IPA.a complex brew with sweetness and hops .

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tortman18 (183) - Batavia, Illinois, USA - MAR 17, 2013
12oz. can pours a clear golden with a finger of head that dissipates quickly to a thin layer. Aroma is VERY hoppy and sweet up front. Awesome citrus tones follow. Flavor is hoppy and sweet with a mellow malt flavor. I get strong honey and caramel tones with grapefruit and other citrus. This beer was a pleasent surprise.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1367) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Can. Pours a golden, burnt orange color with a loose white head. Nose is absolutely enchanting with deep citrus and a predominance of peaches and mangoes. Taste is deep citrus and full of nothing but delicious flavor ( can you tell I like it ) . Finishes on sweet citrus notes, dry and a true winner. Quyaff Score 9 / 10

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pras (428) - Maryland, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle at Savor. What makes this beer memorable to me is the aroma. this is full citrus hop explosion with floral characteristics. This really carried through in the flavor. Very bright and refreshing and enjoyable.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
timc100 (314) - Park Ridge, Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2013
A: Golden orange, slightly hazy almost clear, with a fizzy and foamy white head. S: Smells great. Fantastic combination of Belgian yeast - kind of funky, slightly musty, lemon and some coriander - and hops - sweet grapefruit, mango, tangerine. Almost creates a ’bubble-gum’ sweetness, which is a terrible way of describing it because that would be horrible, but very unique. T: Refreshing and crisp bitterness hit first with lemon and tarter-than-sweet grapefruit. Then a wash of Belgian spice, a tad bit of hay, and sweet tropical fruits. Finishes pretty dry P: Light-medium body, noticeable but not obnoxious carbonation. Very refreshing and smooth. O: Fantastic beer. So glad it’s in cans. Need to stock up.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (2455) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (3764) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 5, 2014
Aroma is Belgian yeast, pine and hops. The flavor is light grapefruit, fruit, Belgian yeast funk, malts and a dry and bitter finish. Reminds me a little of Duvel Triple Hop, the hops here are a little more bitter and drier than most American ales.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
OsuStu (31) - - APR 19, 2014
12 oz can. Pours hazy, dark yellow orange. Fruity and bready aroma. Spicy sweet taste. Caramel malts, yeast...like a spiced clementine orange.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vt3stick (103) - Chicago, USA - OCT 19, 2012
Fruity with strong hops. Has a strong bite from the hops but the aftertaste hits the citrus notes. Lemon and grapefruit. Belgian yeast not as noticeable, more similar to a citrusy IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2013
bottle. golden orange with two finger head. About as good as a Belgian pale can be, which is pretty damn good. Awesome flavor. highly recommended.


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