drjay44 (2931) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAY 28, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
330 ml. bottle. Opens a gusher with about 20% loss. Pours a medium, well retained, off white head, over a hazy, particle laden light amber (SRM 8) body....nose is heavy spice with dominant clove tones, light toasted malts, banana/bubblegum, no hops, balance to the yeast.....taste is slightly sweet, with moderate spice notes, with heavy clove accents, banana/bubblegum, light malts, hints of florality, finishing slightly drier, with light hops bitterness.......mouth feel, medium body, minimal alcohol, high carbonation. The gusher aspect of this beer is off putting. The aromas and flavors are muddled and relatively nondescript and as a result "unclean". Better attenuation before bottling might correct all, or a different yeast, or a change in fermentation temperature. BJCP 7/1/13/4/6
TheEpeeist (3519) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
11.2 oz bottle. Clear orange with a white head. Nose is honey, yeast, clover and grass. Medium body, a bit oily, with fizzy carb. Taste is bubblegum, honey, cardamom and rose water with a soft earthy bitterness. Simple yet sophisticated.
Arian (1) - - MAY 26, 2015 does not count
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
NachlamSie (2937) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 23, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
10 oz at Asbury. This is a cloudy light orange with a firm white head. Aroma is balanced and focuses on the yeast. Soft hints at banana, pepper, a dash of clove accentuate notes of straw and soil. Palate is medium with assertive carbonation. This is apparently a very basic recipe but the complexities of the yeast make it interesting. Light fruits and spices mix with spicy hops to simulate an array of pear, banana, pepper, bread and earth.
jbruner (2914) - Athens, Georgia, USA - MAY 23, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a cloudy gold on tap with bubbly white head that dissipates to leave moderate lace. Aroma of banana, clove, and nice Belgian esters. Taste follows, big on the light fruitiness, sweet and spicy. Nice for the American guys to do something like this. Easy to drink, solid stuff, if not murky, but maybe I got end of the keg.
MrHangover (3138) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, thnx to Bytemesis. Pours a cloudy golden beer with a big white head on top. Aroma is very malty, sweet caramel, fruity yeasty notes and even a faint hoppy, grassy touch in the end. Flavor is quite yeasty, fruity, juicy, sweet with hints of apples and dried white fruits. Sticky. yeasty mouthfeel and finish. Nice carbonation going on here. Good stuff! Worthy of the trappist label.
Tmoney99 (11800) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 20, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured clear copper color with an average to large frothy white head that was lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate citrus hop and yeast aroma. Medium body with a smooth dry texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. My expectations where exceeded.
plaugher (254) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAY 19, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle into a chalice. Pours a cloudy golden-straw with billowing white head. Banana with light citrus, Belgian yeast, slight grassy farm note. Kind of a cloying sweetness, moderate carbonation, slightly dry finish. Worth a try, but I think I’ll return to going right to the Belgians.
Zymurgeist2 (1261) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 16, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle to tulip glass. Aromas of horse blanket with slight tart. Faint stone pitted fruit. Pours a very haze orange-gold with full white head of soapy bubbles of varying sizes. Taste is fleshy with orange peel and spice. Semi-dry with moderate high carbonation.
Homer321 (2614) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from the store. Nose is moderately fruity. Light banana. Some light citrus underneath. Hazy dark yellow with a huge large white head. Taste is very fruity with a light spiciness but not too much phenolics. Very tasty.