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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Belgian Extra


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TiffLuvsBeer (1) - - MAY 20, 2012 does not count
Wow! This beer is so delicious. It’s bone dry and very floral. I had it on tap at the tasting room. They told me it was all European hops (it smells like Saaz). The Harlot has a wonderful Belgian-like flavor ad aroma but is happier and drier than almost all other Belgians I’ve had! I dinged the score because I wish the abv were lower since this could potentially be incredibly sessionable. Anyway, great stuff!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMan1113VR (7874) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 28, 2012
On tap at the brewery as well as a growler. Pours with a crystal clear golden yellow hued body with a lasting white head that leaves good lace. Aromas are very hoppy, herbal and spicy, grassy. Pretty clean yeast wise, low phenol and even less ester (some dried fruit). Low malt character. Overall pretty clean, a touch peppery, nearly pils like. Flavors are dry, earthy, and crisp. Medium hops (grassy, herbal). Nicely dry and quaffable, low bready malt character, some mineral notes. Clean yeast wise with some peppery phenol. Very drinkable, lively bubbles, crisp with a light body. Excellent beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dreadnord (1013) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 30, 2013
The pour is clear pale yellow with a big white head. The nose is nice Belgian candy sugar, ginger, cloves, bready pastry and light honey. The taste is medium to low sweet with low bitter again with these guys, great balance. The texture is soft and creamy, the body is light and the finish is huge. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
peteinSD (1406) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Tap @ PP Carlsbad. Light golden pour with a slick of white foam and steady, semi-aggressive carbonation. Aroma is minimal hops and a pleasant yeast character with slight clove followed by a clean malt profile. Taste is soft clove, light yeast esters, minimal banana, pepper, and complimentary hop bitterness through the finish. Clean mouthfeel going from smooth to crisp. Understated beer but well crafted and quite enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JK (4614) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - NOV 26, 2012
GABF 2012, October 12, Friday. Very Belgian in character. Dry with lots of hops and Belgian yeast, but lower alcohol, making me think of Orval or a dry saison. A great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3514) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Tap. Pours clear pale golden, medium creamy white head, great lacing. Aroma is grass, pepper, yeast. Flavor is the same, but of lemongrass, honey, a bit herbal, yeast, green pepper corns. Light sweet, little bitterness. Light body, creamy mouthfeel. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Schmaltzy (13) - Indiana, USA - JUL 20, 2012
Really light Belgian with light fruit, pepper/earthy hops, light bready yeast. This is just a really light crisp easy drinking Belgian on a hot day. Refreshingly dry, not sweet and a great Belgian extra.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnnyJ (4551) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 22, 2012
Clear medium yellow pour, with a fluffy white head. A very nice, light, dry Belgian ale. Bread, peppery, grain, yeast, herbal bitterness, dry banana, and grass. Very drinkable and dry, nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brigadier (3095) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - APR 3, 2014
On tap in San Diego (CA)
This Belgian ale had a very distinct West Coast feel. Unlike the dry texture of those in Europe this one hides a delayed bitterness. Just thinking about it again makes my mouth water.

Aroma / Appearance - The carbonated golden base shimmers with life. Light honey, cereal grains, candy sugar, and a fresh airy feel are open and fit in well with the nice weather. This does not have much depth but what is present works to maximum effect.

Flavor / Palate - Golden crisp, honey, and cotton candy rise from the tongue to fill the mouth with freshness. The fabric softener finish tickles the throat. If it were a bit lower ABV then this would make a great session beer. As it is two or three pints would be a great way to spend an evening.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rejtable (1433) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2014
Tap at encinitas alehouse. Pours clear gold medium head lots lacing. Nose quiet some dough. Flavs cereal some peach some dough some Cheerios. Taste light sweet light bitter. Med body lively carbonation.


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