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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Orange hues, rich malt flavors, spicy coriander overtones, almost tropical aromas reminiscent of crushed pineapple and banana, this is one beautiful beer for fans of Belgian styles! Spring Fever is crafted from the finest English Pale Ale, Munich, Carastan and Belgian Aromatic malts, Columbus and Czech Saaz hops, spiced with coriander, and fermented with authentic Belgian ale yeast. Don’t let your customers miss out on this special treat for Spring!

Technical Information
Alcohol, by Volume 7.0%
International Bittering Units 32 IBUs
Original Gravity 1.070

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TChrome (1447) - Bedford, Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2005
Beer pours very dark golden with a diminishing off white head. The aroma is belgian ale consistent with esters, yeast, and lots of coriander. Flavor is very spicy, lots of coriander, some yeastiness, and orange. Finish is dry and spicy consistent for the style. This is good but maybe too heavy on the coriander.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2005
Orange-copper coloured beer, thin white head. Aroma has loads of coriander, bubble gum, and a yeasty spice. Flavour is more complex than the aroma would have suggested, coriander, bubble gum, orange peel, grapefruity hop flavour blends well with the coriander. Toasted malts also make an appearance near the finish. Fairly bitter finish. A nice refreshing brew.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
nicplemel (19) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 21, 2005
Booo... seriously, did I drink the same beer as the other people who rated this? How could this possibly get 8’s and 9’s in the aroma department? Of the 3 people who drank this with me the smell was described as follows... a) chemically b) "like pine-sol" c) like "mr. Clean". I don’t mean to be so harsh on a small brewery from where I call home, but for a min. there I wasn’t sure I was going to want to drink this. When I did I felt like I was drinking watered down version of Dick’s Grand Cru. Like I said I really hate being this hard on a local so I think I’ll give it another shot before it leaves the shelves just so I know for sure it was really this bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 30, 2005
Darkier orange with a big dense head. Fresh and lively aroma of hops, lemon and some orange, quite fruity. Tastes hoppy, toasty and lightly spicy with a dry fruity finish. A very nice flavourful Belgian Ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (13537) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 30, 2005
Orangey-amber with slight haze. Strong, slightly perfumey armoa with passion fruit, mango and coriander. Body is a bit of acidity but is overall sweet and estery. Tropical fruits, cumin, coriander are all beautifully balanced with sweet icing sugar malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rockinout (966) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JAN 22, 2005
Hazy golden color with a fluffy white head. Has a green fruit (melon, apple, grape) feel and a sweetish nose. Somewhat spicy finish. Thanks to my bro-in-law (Ted) for bringing this to me from WA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JAN 19, 2005
Perfume aroma with sweetness and spices. Nice brown-ish body, good head and lacing. Taste is malty fruits, spices and herbal notes. Not a bad Grand Cru. Thanks Rockinout John for sharing!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
arhythmt (69) - USA - SEP 28, 2004
Terrific Belgian-style ale from this up and coming brewery. Good strong head, off-white/gold color. Very floral and fruity nose and initial taste; slightly bitter but sweet mouth feel and finish. Worth tracking down each spring!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mdi (573) - Nebraska, USA - MAY 16, 2004
Bottle-conditioned. Deep orange color. Poured a nice head, faded with very little lace. Lotsa musky spice in the nose(orange peel?) some herbalness, fruty yeast, some malt. Beer really comes alive when it washed over the back of my tongue & lingers with citrus, carmelly malt, and bitterness. Flavors are interesting, but not sure I like the feel, and abit heavy. I’ve just started using O.peel in my brews, but I suspect that’s the flavor I’m getting in this, pretty strongly. It is enjoyable, to an extent. A nice beer for tasting, not one I’d be able to drink with much regularity(too much spice/Opeel for me), but not every beer is an everyday beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAY 3, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2005 Rerated 2004 Bottle pours deep orange, cloudy, large off-white froamy head, with fairly attractive lacing.   Lots going on in the aroma; apricots, flora, spices, slightly yeastie, and citrusy.   Up front its sweet and malty, slightly citrusty with hints of corriander.   Fairly bold body, with a medium to full mouthfeel.   Finishes a bit estery, lots more orange peel, and quite bready.   Better this year than last.   Along with Wildcat, one of the better Snoqualmie brews.

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