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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5831) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - NOV 19, 2008
Golden pour with a nice head. The aroma is super fruit and spicy. I got lots of fruit loops, orange, coconut, lemon, grass. Similar notes in the flavor, fruity, spicy, grassy, a good deal of coriander. Sweet, spicy finish with a touch of alcohol warmth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MatSciGuy (907) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 26, 2008
[Bottle] shared by skyview. Pours a cloudy gold with a small beige head. Aroma is white pepper and caramel. Flavor is more white pepper, caramel, and a touch of raisins. Somewhat grapey.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (10017) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 1, 2008
Hit the spot Grand Cru although one-dimensional corriander, it is drinkable sweet-spicey, with above average carbonation. Still very drinkable supporting yeast,decent looks and yeasty smell. Thanks SuzyGreenberg (Ed Bottomley).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 25, 2008
On tap at the Green Dragon in Portland, OR--Bright orange-amber body with a creamy whitish head and lots of lace. Full-on floral nose. Soapy sweet, fruity flavor. Yum Yum Yum. Thin smooth, undeveloped finish but very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (5331) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - SEP 14, 2008
From Skyview. Sweet but lots of hops. Coriander and lemon. Medium palate. This is an interesting combination of an ipa-like beer with a sweet Belgian ale. It is unusual and moderately successful. Extra poitns for experimentation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4682) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - AUG 28, 2008
Courtesy of Skyview. Hazy gold color with no head. Powerful coriander aroma. Holy crap... this thing is so loaded with coriander, I have to strain the seeds out. Working past that, there is a lot of general spiciness, yeast and wheat flavor. Some vegetal bits on the finish. Dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skyview (5360) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - AUG 28, 2008
Picked up a 22-oz bomber via trade with 5000. Pours a hazy golden orange brew with a nice thick and lumpy off-white head that has some nice retention and lacing. Aroma of multi-grain golden malt, coriander, yeast and a touch of lemon zest. Taste is medium to full bodied, with a spicy golden grain malt flavor with coriander, cinnamon, candi sugar and yeast. Finish has a semi-sweet and thick texture aftertaste that lingers after the finish. Quite a coriander bomb that both refreshing and memorable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (7712) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2008
[1548-20080725] 1pt6floz bottle. Lemon grass hops and heavy yeast aroma. Hazy, dark orange body with a medium-lasting foamy white head. Full grains and wet woody yeast flavour has a hint of spice. Boozy full body. Interesting but has a weird spice note.
(w/ jerc)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
IMtheOptimator (1164) - Bethel, Connecticut, USA - AUG 5, 2008
Poured golden with a frothy off-white head. Aroma has notes of spicy cinnamon, coriander, and some citrus. Flavor follows with sweetness and spiciness, with notes of cinnamon and coriander, and a touch of citrus. A bit of alcohol also arises in the finish. Didn’t blow me away, but was fairly complex and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (9070) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 30, 2008
2008-07-25. Caramel golden amber body with a modest beige head. Aroma is a melange of spice over light yeast and alcohol. (7+) Spice is quite assertive in the flavour. Sweet caramel tinged based malts underneath, dry, more spicey highlights. Bit of a bite at times. (7+) Smooth average palate. Very interesting, but I think it would be a bit hard to quaff in larger quantities. Bottle from Mabel’s Seattle Trip

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