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RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
This is a Belgian-style double brewed with a traditional coriander, and an uncommon addition of kaffir lime and lemongrass. An amber body, rich, flavorful, absolutely delicious, and entirely too drinkable for a beer thatís 8.5% ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (9542) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 30, 2014
Can. Hazy dark orange. Aroma is sweetly herbal on a barley candy base. Caramel malts support notes of ginger, perfumey citrus (not truly kaffir though), and breakfast tea. No hint of the ABV, but a bit too sweet to be sessionable, at least for me anyway.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thisis12ptfont (1107) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Aroma of smoked malts, amber malts, herbs, molasses, citrus and I can smell subtle lime. Amber appearance with decent lace. Nicely blended flavors amber malts, slight metallic tank notes, hop resin, subtle lime notes, cinnamon and herbs. Overall, this is a nice beer with herb and molasses overtones and subtle lime. Donít get the lemongrass or coriander notes as much though. A- rating.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (5528) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - FEB 1, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 19, 2014 On tap @BD bar, sthlm. Dark amber ruby with no head. Aroma of spice, malt, port, perfume and candy. Taste is sweet and malt, caramel, port, salt, spice, herbs and alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (2039) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle share at DLD 2013. Pour is deep amber with a quickly disappearing head. Aroma is very much belgian with notes of key lime pie, raspberry, banana, golden raisins, and coriander. Flavor is similar but with more of a spice/vegetable kick at the end. Strange, but good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dresden (1463) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - JAN 25, 2014
Can. Aroma of done sugar candy, citrus. Taste is like a caramel bomb, done lemongrass. This actually could be pretty interesting but not really working.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GregClow (3194) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 11, 2014
Can from the LCBO via jerc - thanks, Jer! Dark red-copper body with a thin tan head. Aroma is odd - getting more of a barley wine vibe than anything "Belgian-style", with barley candy sweetness, resiny hops, and perhaps a hint of citrus. Flavour starts quite sweet with dark sugary malt, followed by a distinct hit of lime, and a warm, boozy finish that has a bit too much residual sweetness for my taste. Not completely awful, but a bit of a mess, really.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daniel0017 (441) - Yukon, CANADA - JAN 1, 2014
Clear dark body with reddish-brown hue and stocky head of three fingers. Aroma of molasses, cane sugar, caramel and butter with hints of floral hops. Flavor has a strong, bitter-sweet quality but lets the warming alcohol seep.Viscous mouthfeel and coarsely bitter lingering aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tessic (1036) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2013
This double poured a deep amber colour with a nice, big brown head. Scents include ripe fruit, caramel, cooked veggies and spices. First swig was sweet and creamy with flavours of cinnamon and brown sugar most predominant. An almost oily mouthfeel with very low carbonation, it sits quite sweet on the palate. Flavours of caramel and yeast linger...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Metalchopz (3078) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 22, 2013
4-pack of cans, attached with a green handle and holders at the LCBO. Pours a clean copper colour with a frothy beige head, decent retention and a little lace. Sweet malt aromas with some brown sugars, mild dark fruits. The taste is very offensive to me though, with some grass and fish punchiness which completely kills it (donít get me wrong, I love Vietnamese food with fish sauce and lemongrass, but this is horrible). Thankfully, this putrid flavour does not linger too much and decent sweetness with hints of apples fades away slowly. Nice to have something uncommon and organic, but when something is too "off", it is not a good thing. Too bad I have 3 more cans.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blankboy (7227) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 17, 2013
[Can (473ml) c/o jercraigs] Pours a murky amber-brown with an average size semi-lasting frothy tan head. Aroma is big, and slightly odd, with dark fruit, lightly sour fruit, wood, herbs, yeast and a touch vinous. Flavour is yeasty and fruity first followed by herbs & spices, caramel malt, alcohol, some honey sweetness and hints of red wine. Average to medium bodied. Iím not sure what itís trying to be but itís decent, a bit too sweet for me, just good.

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