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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
• First brewed 1995
• Available year round
Very smooth, dark brown, with a rich Belgian specialty finish.
17 IBUs


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crazyvin (1996) - New York, USA - JUN 28, 2014
A medium brown body with a tan head. Most of which faded away. Mild roasted malts and a nutty presence in aroma. Flavor was similar with the exception of a mild sweetness. A nice slightly dry finish. Nice balance, but a so so beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
ziel (76) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Disappointed as I usually like nut brown ales. This one is lacking in flavor. There are better ones

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (4070) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Aroma is yeast, berries, toffee and mildly nutty malts. The flavor is fruit/berries, mildly nutty malts, toffee and a tart finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (2439) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 16, 2013
From tasting at the Brewery in Westminster. Yeasty brown malt, some scotch ale bite. Sweet nuttiness. OK.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
puboflyons (2233) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - APR 20, 2013
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. The pour is brown with a moderate off-white head and good clarity. The aroma is sweet, malty, and nutty and quite appealing. The body is medium and a little acidic. The taste also has a upfront sweet and nutty flavor with low, lingering bitterness. Very pleasant overall.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JUL 18, 2012
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from the Jacksons. Thanks E.J. and Katey! It pours a light brown with lots of amber highlights and a small, off white head. The nose is slightly fruity with some unusual nuttiness and a touch of earthiness. The flavor has that weird nuttiness followed by a dry, almost astringent finish. Perhaps some walnut mixed with macadamia? I’m having a hard time trying to figure this one out. Not really much in the way of bitterness, just that astringent finish. Certainly unusual.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
armandch (28) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 17, 2012
This beer is smooth, plain and light. Nothing more, nothing less. Belgian style yeast signature is apparent, but doesn't do much for the beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boliv (1149) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2012
Bottle best by 05/12. Pours clear dark red and brown with a 2-finger fluffy beige head. Aromas of sweet malt, toasted almonds, and brown sugar. The flavor is sweet, with mildly nutty (hazelnut, almond) notes. Not bad. [938]

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgb9348 (4860) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - DEC 20, 2011
Slightly hazy muddy brown coloured body with a thin, one centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of nuts (what else), malt, caramel and a touch of toffee - some strong sweetness along with the nuts. Medium-bodied; Assertive nutty and malty characteristic with a bit of a milky, soapy texture that assists the flavours. Aftertaste is fairly mild with some more earthy and robust malt flavours going around. Overall, an okay beer in my least preferred style. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Oliver’s Beverage in Albany, New York for US$2.50 on 20-November-2011 sampled at home in Washington on 20-December-2011.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TheGent (656) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAR 6, 2011
a 12 oz bottle tried at Porter Belly’s in Brighton. Thin waterery mouth feel. Very slight nuttiness in taste at the end. Bit of roasting in the aroma. OK for the kind of bar it was but boring over all.


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