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RATINGS: 2378   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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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.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PlainsDrifter (83) - Adelphi, Maryland, USA - AUG 29, 2010
Hint of toast, fairly strong alcohol taste, spicy, slightly skunky. Medium bitterness, medium carbonation, spicy finish. Not bad but not my kind of beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sekemoto (15) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
Pours a clear bubbly golden yellow with a sparse white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, wheaty and yeasty along with some banana, pepper and clove. Tastes very much like a Belgian-- itís sweet, spicy and fruity. Nice & smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
terefere (259) - Durham, USA - APR 20, 2015
Bottle 75cl. Pours golden, sparkling, frothy head. Aroma: malt, spices, belgian yeast, fruits. Taste: malt, biscuit, yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
marcogrind (81) - Milano, ITALY - APR 19, 2015
Clear golden, ok foam. Aroma of coriander, yellow fruits, yeast, citrus, esters. Taste similar. Alchool hidden. Aftertaste simple and a bit clean,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidtjm (799) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 12, 2015
Tap. Pour is blonde with a thin head, aroma is fruity sweet. Taste is banana, alcohol, fruity. Nice

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lukedarock (239) - Howell, Michigan, USA - APR 10, 2015
Spicy scent definitely a Belgian style, alcohol is obvious but not over the top, not my favorite Belgium too grapey

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrMeadMan (42) - Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA - APR 6, 2015
Cloudy orange/amber pour with nice "Belgian" nose. Pleasing to the palate heavy on the tongue. Spicy. A good go to sipper coming in at 9.5%ABV.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EvaCandido (31) - Padova, ITALY - APR 5, 2015
Belgian ale spiced with coriander. Malt and biscuit aroma and (too) intense coriander taste. Lightly unbalance at the taste. Good body even if the 9.5% abv.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shark_Pants (374) - AUSTRALIA - APR 4, 2015
330ml bottle. Cloudy golden colour with fluffy white head and beautiful cascades of bubbles running up the tulip glass. Aroma of multigrain bread with honey and spices. The taste is like a strong wit beer - wheaty, honey, coriander, lemon rind, slightly hoppy and boozy. Full bodied and sticky. Really quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hman43 (488) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - APR 3, 2015
I pours a golden color with a generous white head. Spice dominate the aroma with yeast and earthly leaves. The initial flavors of spice dominate the taste as yeast flavors follow as earthly elements, and a spicy kick to the palate. Itís a bit much on the spices for my tastes, but not bad overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
kespecial (100) - - APR 2, 2015
I really respect Victory in general, but Iíve always felt this beer was a bit too much--even for a tripel. Pouts a fine golden orange; could use more head retention. Aroma is very fruity--apricot and mango, but mostly banana. Taste is quite sweet, there is a little yeast and a whiff of hops but itís mostly more banana, some bubblegum even. I can see why folks dig it, but itís just too fruity and sweet for my taste. Not bad, but Iíd take an Allagash or one of the Beligians (St Bernardus et al.) over this any day.

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