Brewed by Tuatara Brewing Company
Style: Belgian Ale
Paraparaumu, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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beerequalizer's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerequalizer (22) - - APR 5, 2010
Love this beer. Easy to down a few, while still giving something back in the way of complexity. A little more body would make me have this all the time. Well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (3329) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2015
Bottle. Fuggle & Golding, Ilkley. Clear gold. Film of bright, white head. Sweet, fruity, bready malts. Banana esters. Hint of grated lemon rind. Taste is bready sweet. Turns fairly bitter. Palate feels a bit chewy and overly thick. A bit claggy. Finishes with those sweet esters, and a lemony, pithy bitter close. Ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (3222) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2015
330ml bottle from Bottle Bank, Falmouth. Pours clear gold with creamy head. Aroma is vibrant sweet yeast. Taste bears a good strong sweetness with pillowy vanilla / banana notes. Not getting the low scores below. I thought this was quite nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Daveipa (6) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2015 does not count
330 bottle from honest brew, crystal clear light golden, sparse head, strong Raw sourdough notes hints to light orange, strong bready taste with intense alcohol

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (20046) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2015
2nd July 2015
Almost clear gold beer, tidy cream colour head. Palate is smooth and semi dry, modest fine carbonation. Sweet dried fruits and sweet floralness. Gets a touch sticky sweet. Mild spice and bread. Smooth dry finish. A little stodgy but fine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FLBH (7) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2015 does not count
Keg at Bierhaus, Galway. Has that tinned spaghetti in tomato sauce aroma that I love. Thin white head. Fine carbonation. Tastes nice, but not great. Smells better!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nocturne (1462) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2015
Keg at Jack in the Box, Altrincham. Gold with lots of fluffy white head. Crisp, bready, citrus, white grape. More than a hint of banana yeastiness. Carbonation is a bit high. It’s a decent facsimile of a Belgian ale but doesn’t bring much of its own character to the table.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biirusaikou (1894) - - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle version. Bready malt, orange, honey, spice, yeasty finish. Quite boozy, not too impressive for a belgian-inspired ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GlassBrass440 (313) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 23, 2015
Pours a brilliant gold with a moderate white head that leaves islands of lacing. Light Belgian phenolic aroma. "Sweeter" phenols reminiscent of coriander or pink peppercorns. Honey and light malts finish up the aroma. Flavor is a mix of spicy phenols and sweet malts. Again sweet on the finish and the moderately high carbonation does little to clean it up.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (8326) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 27, 2014
Keg at the Hanging Bat. Pours clear golden, nose is yeasty, banana, taste is bitter, sweet toffee, dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (7724) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2014
Keg at The Hanging Bat. Pours clear gold, thin white head. Aromas are bready, lemon, light white pepper. Saisony really, but nice. Taste is light sweet, touch of honey. Clean finish. Not bad.

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