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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   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. Donít let your customers miss out on this special treat for Spring!

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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (14172) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 14, 2008
Aroma of orange and fruity malt. Copper color with a decent white head. Medium body with creamy carbonation. The flavor is so Belgian. Citrus/coriander it is. Mild yeast/spice. Noble hop. Yet mild overall. Very fresh. It is well balanced, and the finish is lightly sweet, lightly bitter. Almost crisp. The flavors are consistent from beginning to end. Good stuff. Bubble gum? Yeah.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OldMrCrow (2413) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 12, 2008

Pours a relatively dark (compared to the lighter color I had been expecting) golden orange with a reasonable head. Aroma of apricot tea, tannic leaves and a bit of bubblegum, honey and more stale apricot tea. Before tasting I have pretty high hopes, but it ll vanishes with a few sips. Vegetal off-tastes and moldy tea leaves. A bit more columbus hops than one might expect from the style contribute a recognizable house flavor, but Iím unimpressed overall and actually a little surprised at the relatively high ratings this one has garnered. If anything Iím being generous with the 2.9 Iíve given it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiffanya (45) - Federal Way, Washington, USA - MAY 6, 2008
22-oz bottle from 99 Bottles in Federal Way, Wash. Incredible bubble-gum aroma if served in the right glass (e.g., Duvel glass or other style that cups up around the nose). Full, rounded sweetness plus coriander spice and tropical citrus. Light hop bitterness melds with a candied fruitiness. Creamy, luscious. A "must-revisit beer" every spring!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
carruthm (1401) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 3, 2008
light orange, clear body with thin white head, apricot and orange on the nose with a candied sugar taste that fades to some nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (8572) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 1, 2008
Bottle. Rich caramel, dark cream colored head. Estery, bubblegum, yeast, light banana, and fruit aroma. Yeasty, spicy, slight bibblegum, slight mineral flavor. Medium bodied. Spice, light yeast, light breadiness lingers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BallyLoser (136) - Redmond, Washington, USA - APR 21, 2008
On tap. fruity aroma, typical Spring blend. Nice amber colour, no overly strong yeast taste. Mild fruity finish. Better than the average Spring, but still not a spring fan.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drewbeerme (3917) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2008
22oz bottle. pours clear amber with off white head. nose of cloves and florals. flavors are sweet biscuit, caramel, cloves, coriander, red fruit. smooth body. a bit over spiced but tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - APR 17, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 3, 2008 Update: I had a version of this on tap that was a coriander coctail. Poured like brown mud, thick and opaque, nose/favor everything was coriander. Almost tea/health drink like in a way, i’m not sure what was up, but aweful. Pours aber with a red hue, soft off-white head. Sweet fruity nose, belgian yeast esters, tropical fruits and coriander. Sweet fruity malts up front, dried pineapple flavor, softer in the finish, more coriander comes through. Not as dry as most, but a solid beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enniskillen (2045) - Salinas, California, USA - MAR 20, 2008
Deep amber with a quickly dissapating off white head. Aroma is very fruity, pear, apricots, and strong yeast also, reminds me of my car air freshener. Taste is somewhat fruity, not as much as the aroma, bubblegum, yeast, light brown sugar. Pretty good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chokmah33 (118) - San Luis Obispo, California, USA - MAR 19, 2008
Aromas of white pear, finger nail polish remover, and herbal smell, like dry grass. That sweet yeasty Belgian musk, plus the coriander. Texture is creamy then gets sticky at the end. Palate is crisp, slightly astringent. Tastes like orange candy and some significant malts. Enough hops to throw some bitter into the mid and finish You can taste the coriander most in the finish. A Significantly Spicey Belgian.

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