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RATINGS: 266   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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St. Feuillen’s centuries old brewing traditions combine with Green Flash Brewing Company’s cutting edge brewing techniques to form our first collaborative brew: Bière De L’Amitié (Friendship Brew). A blond Belgian collaboration ale, brewed with St. Feuillen’s traditional yeast and spices. For a modern twist, we add rye malt, wheat malt, and American Amarillo hops. At the crossroads of collaboration, we dry-hopped the brew for more zest. It’s old-world Belgian Abbey-style meets new-world American craft brewing - and a friendship is formed.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 1, 2010
Superb, complex aroma - citrus and spice. The flavor, however, seems to be dominated by a huge licorice flavor - not really up my alley.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
picknbrew (196) - Mechanicsville, Virginia, USA - APR 10, 2011
750 ml. Aroma- Spicy, sweet fruit from belgian phenols and little tartness. Appearance-Cloudy light orange. Large persistant white head. Taste- The head itself very happy and grassy. More of the fruit from the aroma some spiciness a little bit of that american hop character. Sharp bitterness and moderatley high dryness. Not bad. I think I prefer the breweries on their own but a noble effort none-the-less.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopBackDoc (473) - Hatboro, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2011
Pours a golden color with small white head. Aroma of yeast, spice and fruit. Flavor was light, crispy, floral, fruity, hoppy and well carbonated. A nice balance of Belgian influence mixed with American hops and malts. Easy drinking and packs a punch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (5974) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 13, 2011
On tap. Poured a slightly hazy gold with an off-white head that lasted throughout the beer. Aroma had a good amount of grain and yeast with a bit of spice, citrus hops and light fruit. Flavor was similar with more of a light fruit note coming through and the hops bringing a bit of bitterness to round out the beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (4532) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2010
Sampled as a bonus at the mead tasting at Blacklick Wine & Spirits on 7/29/10. Pours clear gold with a huge white meringue head. Grassy nose with herbal notes and grassy hops. Sweet malt flavor followed by herbs (I’m mostly getting lemongrass) and a nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Palidor19 (2881) - Brandon, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2010
very herbal beer. taste of cloves, mint, lavender, corriander. highly malty with lots of sweet flavor. hops with most of herb spices. would go good with lamb, nice all around.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6324) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 26, 2010
On tap at Ginger Man NY
Aroma: gold grainy notes, malts hint of wheat. All clean and proper.
Appearance: crisp golden brew , medium white top. 3+
Flavour and Palate: medium bodied , crisp with golden malt as base. Alcohol visible on sides. Softer finish. Quiet good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (4084) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 28, 2010
Bottle. Clear golden pour, white head. Fruit, sweet candy sugar, yeast, spice, light citrus, and bread. Good beer, however I was not blown away by it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 3, 2010
Bottle. pours straw-like yellow, hazed, white, rocky and lacy head. nose of saison yeast and straw, but very bright and clean...do i smell the rye? maybe. maybe some coriander too..no wait...definitely some coriander. nose was refined...flavors a little less so...the sweetness is a bit overly present...and distracting..making the spices seem overdone, the alcohol doesnt play in to that scenario very well either...making it all a bit cumbersome. There’s some lemony touches throughout...but the sweetness and alcohol make this beer a bit overdone and not so great. Not a big fan of this...its a hot, sweet somewhat mess....but the nose was nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbill (3271) - Laurel, New York, USA - SEP 4, 2010
750 ml bottle. The cork was at first difficult to disgorge, but then shot out with a bit of the beer over-spilling the bottle. Pours a very hazy pale straw gold with a massive white head that lasted through mid-glass and coated the glass with each sip. There are dozens of streams of tiny champagne-like bubbles quickly rising from the base of the glass. The aroma is light and I am guessing being hidden by the large head. There is some mild malt along with a few whiffs of sugary sweetness and spice. The flavor is malt, mild Belgian yeast, light spice and just a touch of sugar. A bit of black pepper and lemon at the finish along with some noticeable alcohol warmth. Ok as it is, but I was expecting more.

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