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hops, yeast, & fun.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
coolpop (1369) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - NOV 29, 2012
Draft. Hazy golden pour. Flavor and aroma were herbaceous, mildly bitter, mildly funky. Co-drinkers thought it was just a watered down IPA, but I liked the Belgian funk and herby qualities.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheHOFF43 (1684) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - APR 22, 2014
LOL at this being a belgian. Weak hops, slightly bitter. Pours a somehwat clear light gold with cool head.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (5912) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 21, 2014
Draught at Dig. Orange-golden color, cloudy, lace. spicy yeast nose, grassy, orange and grapefruit. Bitter grapefruit flavor, hay, other citrus. Crisp and hoppy, nice grapefruit character.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
crossovert (6367) - Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2014
Draft pour. Whew extremely dry and medicinal. Just a barrage of astringency. Yuck

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (2826) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - APR 21, 2014
Un liquide or et sa belle mousse blanche. Un nez fait de blé avec de l’ananas, des agrumes, des fleurs, de la paille et des épices. Une belle bouche de céréales croquantes avec des zestes de citron et des touches de cuir. Un corps adapté pour la grande soif. Une finale citrique et sèche parfaitement conçue pour les journées chaudes.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (1724) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 20, 2014
Tap at Watering Hole. Hazy blond, small white head. Grainy, Belgian spice and funk, yeasty, decent bitterness. Aroma has some citrus. Finish is lemony and dry. Herbal. Maybe most successful Belgian IPA I’ve had. Lots of fruit in there, strawberries, tangerine and mango, lightly tropical.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maekchu (1772) - Hirakata, JAPAN - APR 19, 2014
Draft at the Stillwater event at Dig Beer Bar. Nice floral nose, light peaches and a touch of funk. Cloudy apple juice color. Light tang and good bittering, punchy peach. Thin-medium body, with a yeasty pull on the tongue. Saison-y... but the hops really come through nicely.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (1345) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 18, 2014
UPDATED: APR 21, 2014 Bottle at the Stillwater event at Dig Bar. Belgian Ale. I love the punny name. Much more of a funky aroma & a slightly darker gold with some fruity banana or bubblegum in the nose. Barnyard funk, spicy, fruity with a very dry finish that has an almost cinnamon quality to it. It isn’t really all that IPA like as the Classique has more of a bitter kick though a lower IBU.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Arayaga2 (1754) - portland, Oregon, USA - APR 15, 2014
Evenly hazy translucent orange yellow with a cm of white head. Aroma is lemon and rose with some sulfur, and taste is a more delicate version of the same with a nice biscuity finish. And a clean, bubbly mouthfeel that brings the finish together. $3/12oz

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
superspak (2212) - Michigan, USA - APR 14, 2014
12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 10/31/2013. Pours lightly hazy pale gold color with a 2-3 finger dense and fluffy white head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of of big lemon zest, tangerine, grapefruit, orange peel, pear, apple, light banana, pepper, clove, floral, grass, straw, light bubblegum, wheat, cracker, herbal and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast, hops, and light-moderate malt notes; with good strength. Taste of big lemon zest, tangerine, grapefruit, orange peel, pear, apple, light banana, pepper, clove, floral, grass, straw, wheat, cracker, herbal, light bubblegum, and yeast earthiness. Moderate amount of earthy bitterness/yeast spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon zest, tangerine, grapefruit, orange peel, pear, apple, pepper, clove, grass, straw, herbal, wheat, cracker, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast, hop, and light-moderate pale malt flavors; with a great hop/yeast flavor balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and fairly prickly/sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice Belgian IPA. All around good balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast, hop, and light-moderate malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 14, 2014
From tap. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Bubblegum, light orange fruity. Bitter, fruity, bubblegum and dry herbal hoppy. Bitter and light citric finish. Dry and bitter finish.


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