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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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madvike (3054) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Bottle from pantanap...thanks Kan! - Pours clear light amber with a thin white head. Nose is dank, oniony hops, citrus, light pine, and grass. Real pungent, and only a hint of sweet malt peeks through. Taste still has the oniony, garlicy, piney hops, but a lightly spicy sweet bread malt base underneath. Real smooth velvety mouthfeel, gentle carbonation, and a fairly hefty body. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 21, 2012
Bomber. Pours a light golden with a small white head. Aroma is nicely fruity and rich belgian yeast spiciness. strong floral and spice hop note, citric. Flavor bursts with citric and belgian spicy notes, simple but very drinkable and smooth, refreshing and citric. Medium body and a soft carbonation. Very good

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (8705) - Illinois, USA - NOV 12, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 15, 2013 Recently re-tried this. It is yeast dominated but can pick up the hops mroe. Tried it again form the bottle and this is really awesome when it warms up.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrnkMcDermott (2874) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2013
Single can from Binny’s. Nice tropical fruit smell from pouring it into the glass. Closer in, I can find more of those traditionally piney northwestern hops. A clear gold color in the glass, and it pours with a finger of spongy foam. Malt is pretty light against the overwhelming force of this hoppy little cane toad. Hop bitterness almost pierces my tongue, but is till relaxing and almost indulgent. Definitely a great beer you’d never expect to find in a can.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
monkeychugg55 (941) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Clear gold with orange hues and a small white head. The aroma is mainly Belgian yeast esters and spice, with an underlying mango and citrus hop notes. The flavor is quite nice. There is a nice biscuity malt note, some caramel, American hops, and Belgian yeast. Well balanced all around. Very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (14780) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 3, 2013
Draft. Hazy golden amber color, medium white head. Aroma of grass, lemonpeel, orange. Taste is sweet and bitter citrus. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hombrepalo (1920) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 29, 2013
Poured a slight chill hazed gold body with a light fluffy bright white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, dry grainy bread, lemons, grapefruit and dry tropical fruits. fuller bodied with lively carbonation. Flavor is the same as the aroma with some big yeast notes and citrus and tropical fruits along with grainy bread.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (7638) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 31, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear gold with a white head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma has a good amount of grapefruit with light citrus, resin and a bread backbone. Flavor has a combination of citrus and grapefruit with a bit of rind and a bread backbone.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olr1984 (1234) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Sampled at gabf. from my notes. pours a hazy orange with an off white head. citrus and spicy yeast taste

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
whitehotg8 (78) - Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Growler pour into a globe glass. Beautiful honey amber orange color with a minimal white head. The nose is full of sweetness and clean hops with a little yeast complexity. Taste is definitely on par with the Belgian style pales with a unique cleanliness but, very tasty; close to sessionable. All around a solid Belgian pale with character from a quickly rising brewery in Chicago. Cheers!


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