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RATINGS: 2438   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Enchanting and enlightening, this golden, frothy ale boasts an intriguing herbal aroma, warming alcohol esters on the tongue and light, but firm body to finish. Exotic spices add subtle notes to both the aroma and flavor. Strong, sensual and satisfying.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
crzybob77 (530) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2004
Had it on tap. Nice hazy golden color. This is a rather complex beer with a very sweet taste. I am a big fan of belgian style beers, so this was a real treat. Give this a try, especially if you like belgians.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shadey (2020) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 21, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2006 A nice murky orange color with a creamy white head. Fruity aroma with no hint of the alcohol that awaits. Spicy initial flavor with a sweet after taste. I really like this brew. No indication of the 9.5% alcohol. 8/4/9/3/18

RERATE: Bubbly mellon orange color with a nice head of tiny white bubbles that lasts till the end of the glass. Aroma is spicy and just a touch of sweetness. There is definitely some yeastiness to the aroma. I wonder how this would age? The flavor seems well blended with the alcohol hiding only in the background. The body is appropriate and the finish is warming. While the aroma demonstrates some sweetness, the finish is dry if only from the alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
invalid (302) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 19, 2004
Golden cloudy color, nice white head. Smells of hops and spice. Tastes fruity and crisp. not bad for itís %.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scraff (2121) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 14, 2004
Hazy golden, creamy white head. Sweet aroma of spiced vanilla apricot and peach, fresh dough, with a slight hint of banana. Flavor is rich and doughy, with notes of honey, herbs, spiced orange peel, and pear. Medium to full bodied, soft carbonation, sticky, semi-sweet finish. ABV well hidden. Highly recommended for the tripel lover in ya!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jasonp (1557) - Ashburn, Virginia, USA - MAY 8, 2004
Pours a cloudy golden with a white head. Taste is fruity, malty, spicey and yeasty. Very sweet. Mouthfeel is very full and round. Belgians arenít really my thing, but this is highly recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thegreenrooster (3638) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 7, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 25, 2004 Pours a cloudy gold color. Aroma is vanilla. Flavor is yeasty vanilla with a touch of peaches. Above average and very different. Hides the alcohol well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
billk (353) - Coeur díAlene, Idaho, USA - MAY 4, 2004
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2004 Tap @ Victory. Cloudy golden color, nice white head that fell a bit too fast, maybe it was sipped off by impatience, moderate lace. Good carbonation. Nose is yeasty & herbal. Flavor is spicey and yeasty with a moderate flavor of cloves. I did not notice alcohol. The clove flavor is strange to me in a beer but I know some who love it. My rate would be higher if I didnít have this aversion to the clove taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ruffian (149) - montvale, New Jersey, USA - MAY 3, 2004
Yeasty cloudy golden ornage color. Well coarbonated, lots of fiz. Sweet and plain tart aroma. Flavor runs similar, sweetness and tartness but neither to their extreme. No candy sugar or grapefruit juice extremes here. Mouthfeel comes off light, which I would attribute to the carbonation level. A very enjoyable beer. Thanks to Haukur for the inspiration, as this was one of the beers that he asked me for.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopsOrDie (687) - New Lenox, Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 4, 2004 Cloudy golden color with floating yeast chunks. Very carbonated with lasting head. Belgian smell that I characterize as medicinal. Flavor is awesome. Bubblegum and yeast with a slight medicine taste. Lasting sour-apple aftertaste. My favorite Victory beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Verne (263) - Enumclaw, Washington, USA - APR 26, 2004
The sign at Bottleworks said that this beer was ďprobably better than what you were thinking of buyingĒ Happier than one would think for the style but then this is Victory. Fruity, a bit spicy a easy drinking beer. I canít seem to give this beer a proper deScription lets just say the boys of Bottleworks were right

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