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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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Continuing our quest to despoil and desecrate conventional beer styles, we’re raiding Trappist traditions to produce this Belgian Style Ale brewed with Rye, Oats and Wheat. Our first beer EVER brewed with Wheat! Belgian yeast creates classic clove-spiced banana aroma and flavor. Dry hopping brings floral and citrus aromatics to the biscuity-smooth malt body.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5093) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle thanks to Nate. Thanks! Poured a.reddish amber color. Small white head. Aroma is sweet, candy. Lots of alcohol. Caramel notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10145) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle shared by nmann. Pours clear brown with a medium, frothy off-white head, short retention with light lacing, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is toast, caramel and cookie malt, dates, oak, vinous and spicy hops. Flavor is malt forward with earthy and spicy hops, light bitterness, grapes, alcohol and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (13511) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 28, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2014 Bottle courtesy of Nate, thanks! Hazy bright reddish amber color, fluffy white head. Aroma of boozy caramel candy. Taste is similar. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4196) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - SEP 28, 2013
750 bottle thanks to Limited Release guys. No intense aroma like Syx. Slight malt but more yeasty and wheaty. Bit of plum. Slight quad flavor. Slight sweetness with some citrus. Better than Syx by far.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmagnus87 (2732) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Bottle at RBSG. From notes. Kinda underwhelmed with this one. Boozy with a bit of funk. I liked it, but I think it was a bit too hyped up so I was expecting more.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (7248) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 14, 2013
750mL bottle, sent from mista (thanks a lot, Geoff), pours a fairly clear dark copper with a small white head. Aroma brings out Belgian yeast, some chemical notes, and slight fruits. Flavour brings out lots of Belgian yeast, some alcohol, very subtle dry fruits, and some bready malts. Very yeasty and fairly hot, though the burn is not reminiscent of 12.5%. Solid stuff, but nothing very special about it.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (5635) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2013
(750ml bottle) clear, medium copper, offwhite bubbles. Cinnamon, alcohol, clove, Belgian yeast, warming, alcoholic palate finish, medium body.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (1848) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 30, 2013
Came across this in a very unassuming liquor store in Albertville minnesota when one of the clerks saw me perusing the tiny craft beer selection. I don’t know how he knew I’d be a beer snob. But he came up to me holding a bottle of this. He said we have four bottles in the back and he figured I’d appreciate this. 20 Bucks later I had me this gem. Pours a nice amber with white head. Sweet candy, caramel, and some banana aromas. Boozy flavours with nice hop presence. Sweet candy and caramel. A sipper to say the least. Excellent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
esoxangler (100) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Overall a great beer. trying to be fair since i dont like this style but it was a gift to me. lots of complex flavors, honey and fruit, belgian yeast. spicy with cloves and something else? very cool and an awesome experience. but its not my style

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
portableparty (1961) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - AUG 15, 2013
750 ml bottle. Pours deep amber/copper color with a fairly quick tight foamy khaki head that diminishes to a sudsy film and collar. Aroma is sweet fruity with biscuit bread and bright fruit like banana and apricot and caramel there is a lot going on in the aroma! Taste has a quick bitter bite and flows right into bread biscuit some cookie dough and spice with fruity notes and sweet caramel malt and yeast. Palate is full with a fizzy carbonation and warming booze and finishes chalky and dry. Pretty complex, and quit enjoyable!


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