valderwort (7) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 30, 2013
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I can’t get enough of surly’s Belgian style beers. this compares very similarly to the blue Chimay.
sunevdj (3820) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - APR 23, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at CBC 2013. Pours a slightly hazy amber with a small off-white head. Sweet and bitter with malty aromas of grains with hints of straw. Also aromas of Belgian yeast and banana with hints of peach. Medium bodied with a slightly creamy palate. Soft carbonation. Dry finish.
dinkle50 (1265) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 20, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear amber pour with a single finger tan head. Aroma is tart, hints of candy, orange & a little barnyard funk. Medium bodied. Taste has some hints of clove & banana. Dry finish. Very yeast forward. Banana, caramel & orange come through as it warms. Lace present.
eruizgarcia (290) - - MAR 5, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
From a bottle cellared for a couple years. Nice amber pour. A bit funky at first but still very good. I get figs and bananas on a smooth malty base. Sweet and slightly bitter finish.
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wilnatp (658) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 21, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Cellared for 2 years. Some sour notes but not spoiled. Full flavored but not over bearing. Tasting notes similar to those who tasted July 2013 but mellowed and soft.
Leighton (17460) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at CBC 2013 - Copenhagen. Pours clear orange with a white cream head. Yeasty dough in the nose, light banana. Big sweet flavor with rich bready malts, candi sugars, dough. Full bodied with fine carbonation and creamy texture. Sticky-sweet finish with lightly toasted dough, more yeast, fruits. Nice one, in that big, clumsy and sweet way.
jeremyh70 (1025) - Missouri, USA - AUG 8, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear light caramel color with a minimal off white head and lacing. Aroma has some sweetness with clove and caramel. Taste has done sweetness also with clove and light banana. Can taste the oats and wheat.
kambei70 (919) - - AUG 8, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark copper with a frothy off white head. Aroma is slightly funky and yeasty with dark fruit notes. Taste is incredibly boozy but has nice dark fruit and a little clove and citrus. Palate is full with a sharp boozy bite at the end.
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RichTheVillan (5983) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Side Project tasting night; hazy copper pour with a frothy beige head, aroma is wheat, taste is sweet, hint of tangerine, promudung.
djd07 (8213) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 16, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with medium frothy off white head. The aroma is toasted malt, clove, and dark fruits. Medium mouth, fruity malt, banana, spice, light dry finish, good.
arminjewell (9210) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, hazy golden pour with fluffy white head, aroma brought notes of biscuit, cracker, white fruit into sweet white grape, hints of yeasty, doughy notes with a hint of peppery, slight grassy notes. Taste was a mix of grass, pepper, spice into a bit of earth, some sweet cracker, bread, biscuity notes with a hint of white fruit, finishing spicy, sweet, slight booze.