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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Crafted exclusively for Trader Joe’s this delicious beer is made in Quebec, Canada, and brewed according to the time honored traditions of classic Belgian Ales. It strikes the perfect balance between spices, hop, and malt profiles. With champagne-like effervescence and aromatic notes of citrus peel and ginger, this beer is malty, mildly sweet and hoppy with a subtle, spicy finish. It is sure to please the most finicky beer drinkers.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (16422) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Radagast83, thanks! Cloudynpale yellow color, fluffy white head. Aroma of sourdough bread dough and distant lemons. Taste is bitter and sour lemon.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10833) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle shared by Radagast83. Pours hazy yellow with a large, frothy white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is cookie and biscuit malt, Belgian yeast spices, and pear esters. Flavor is malt forward with sugar, pear fruity esters, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (10698) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2013
750 mL bottle from Trader Joe’s Charlottesville. Pours a hazy amber color with a medium sized white head. Good head retention. Aroma of caramel, bready malts, stone fruits, butter, mild spice. The taste is bread, yeast, spice, stone fruits, caramel. Mild hops, faint tannic note. Medium bodied with high carbonation. Solid.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (5746) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Bottle: The aroma consists of banana, bubblegum, clove, citrus/orange peel, and ginger. It pours a hazy dull orangish-yellow with a somewhat fizzy white head that quickly fades to a minimal thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. The flavor starts with a quick dose of moderate banana and bubblegum. It quickly turns to moderate-heavy citrus with orange/orange peel, lemon, clove, and ginger in the finish. It’s light-medium bodied with somewhat lively, but not prickly, carbonation. Overall, it’s tasty and goes down way to easy for the abv.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (8064) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - APR 26, 2013
Bomber. Light gold pour with a huge carbonated head. Belgian yeast, light fruity sweetness, some floral. Very nice!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thomashall (336) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - APR 26, 2013
Great beer....great banana and citrus flavors. Smooth finish. Can’t beat this beer for the price.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (970) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - APR 23, 2013
Pours pale, murky yellow with a fizzy white head. Aroma is bright citrus on malt with spices. Flavor is sweet up front, followed by a dry champagne finish. Full-bodied, highly carbonated Belgian. Quite nice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuedmaster (298) - San Marcos, California, USA - APR 23, 2013
Golden ale with a nice foamy head and lacing. Aroma is of lemon, clove, and banana. Well balanced flavor with a lot of lemon, spicy hops, and nutty Belgian yeast, with a slight bit of funk. Very tasty, goes down easy and is a great brew for hot weather. Thirst quenching and complex enough to make you want more. The 7.5% abv is well hidden in the flavor. A great deal at $5 a bottle.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerbastard (792) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - APR 21, 2013
750 bottle, cloudy pale white, lite lacing around the glass. Bought these around Chirstmas time at Trader Joes. Such a great deal! Fruity nose of pears and apples with sweet spices. Clean harmonious mix of flavors, sweet fruits and spices countered by a dry hop. Very enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (1528) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Pours hazy straw-colored golden. White head blossoms and drops off quickly. Aroma of citrus, banana and bubblegum. Palate: Lively carbonation, medium body, moderate to long finish. Taste: Nicely balanced sweetness with some bitterness. Pepper apparent in the dry finish. Overall: This is a pretty tasty beer at a pretty tasty price. Will definitely pick this one up again.


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