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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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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.


DrnkMcDermott's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrnkMcDermott (2776) - 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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (602) - Georgia, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Interesting and complex. Heck of aroma: floral, fruity, yeasty, and sweet. Balanced, with both strong ipa and Belgian elements. Almost like a tea herbalness. Great.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10547) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 20, 2014
On tap @ Revolution. Orange pour with a soapy white head. Tea, orange peel, and bread on the nose. Hints of herbs and pine, some nice floral hops as well. Slight spiciness. Flavor is heavy on the bread and caramel malts. Good toast, orange, some herbal hops, light pine, and good floral notes. A bit of white pepper on the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (2498) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 17, 2014
12oz can courtesy of Brooke (thanks!). Orange pour with white head. Aroma is nice citrus, peach and pine. Tastes are also fruity with pepper and belgian yeast. Pretty nice. Will have to try again.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nike (950) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2014
12oz can, typical Revolution beer, well balanced and much complexity in this brew as well. Taste of light caramel, malt, yeast flavor balanced out with hops flavor. Probably one of the better American made brews of this style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Doghair (255) - Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Nice fruity hop aroma. Taste is the same fruity hops with a little malt and yeast. Really good beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (1777) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAY 14, 2014
on tap @ Taste of Belgium / Cincinnati OH --- Clear caramel amber, thick rim head, bands of lace. Taste is malt and a little bitter coriander, perhaps a little cloves. Citrus hops jump in in the palate, but never quite overcome the openers. Interesting, big flavor, but doesn’t really pair with anything. One at a time is more than enough (like a rich dessert).

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
GTAEgeek (1142) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 12, 2014
12 oz. can, in trade with treebute. Pours a nice caramel color with a big, frothy, beige head. The aroma is bitter oranges, butterscotch, sweet herbs, and lime. Citrusy sweetness, with a nice, mellow, but assertive, bitterness. Light, pleasant, sweet aftertaste. Medium body, fizzy, a little chewy, and clean. Overall, this is an excellent, subtly complex, and quaffable beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (353) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Can to glass. Pours a clear golden color with a thin off white head. Aroma is fleshy fruit, bubble gum, banana, Belgian yeast. Flavor is more typical of a Belgian ale, yeasty, mild banana bubblegum sweetness. Lighter in body. Easily drinkable. Tasty.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pras (420) - 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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gendv138 (976) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 10, 2014
2 ounce can pour at SAVOR’s Friday night session. Pours golden brown with off-white head. Aromas of citrus, tropical fruit. Tasting notes of citrus, pine, floral notes, tropical fruit. Medium body with a dry finish.


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