rajendra82 (973) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2011
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
I saw the first offerings from Wild Heaven today, at Green’s, and had to try the Invocation. This BSPA was poured into a Duvel tulip, and it looked decent. The color was a bit more orange than typical for the style, and the head was one finger thick, and long lasting, but nothing like the lemon meringue like formations seen atop others. The smell was malty, with notes of banana, orange peel, and clove. The taste was not as mellow as Duvel, because the malt sweetness, and hop bitterness were not quite as melded together. That being said, this was a very decent flavor profile. Well balanced between sweet and bitter, and with complex, earthy-floral character. I think this was actually somewhat more like a Saison, than a BSPA. The mouthfeel was medium dense, and not exactly delicate. Easy to drink the 12 oz. bottle, and very exciting to see a Georgia brewer starting up on the right note.
leah2974 (453) - Georgia, USA - APR 10, 2012
4.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Mezcalitos, Decatur, GA. Big herby/floral aroma and flavor. Tastes like the flower, Bidens. Smooth and balanced otherwise.
aracauna (3196) - Georgia, USA - OCT 14, 2011
4.2 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Beautiful beer. Perfect rocky meringue head. Hazy light amber body. One of the best spicy yeast aromas I’ve smelled in an American beer of this style. Body isn’t too sweet for the hop bitterness, lemon zest fruitiness, and spicy yeast. Maybe the perfect Belgian gold. Shocked this is American made.
DoublEE (783) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - APR 9, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a clear golden amber color, head on the thin side but looks pretty decent.Smell is mostly bright sweet yeast, lots of banana, some nuts, maybe apple or pear, mild spice and floral notes.Lots of sweet flowers, roses maybe, good amount of spice, not much of the yeasty banana I got from the nose. I like this! Really tastes like it has flowers..Mouthfeel is nice, good carbonation that complements the spicy kick well.
craftbeerdesign (2215) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 5, 2010
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2011 on tap at Taco Mac, Perimeter on 10/3/10. deep orange pour with a 1 finger white head. solid Belgian yeast nose with banana, caramel and sweet sugars. really smooth full body with sweet malts, banana, orange, plum, and caramel flavors. fruit, spice, sweet round finish. Wild Heaven has got something here...
unclemattie (4336) - Georgia, USA - NOV 29, 2010
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ TacoMac, alpharetta. Hazy orange, thick white. Aroma of bread and fruit sugar. Flavor is full, sharp hop, toasted cereal malt. Finishes with a heavy fruit bite and liquid Cheerios character. Yum.
DavoleBomb (1513) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A couple pours of this from a 4 oz. taster glass.
4.5 A: Clear medium orange color. One finger of creamy beige head with average retention and tons of lacing.
4.5 S: Lots of pepper and clove spiciness. Peach fruitiness and perhaps a touch of apple. Moderate barnyard funk. Really nice.
4.5 T: Again, lots of clove and pepper with peach and apple fruitiness. Mild barnyard funk. Touches of hay.
4.0 M: Ligher medium body. Good active carbonation. Could be creamier though.
4.5 D: Really good beer. That is all.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 07-18-2011 00:34:40
rdixon77 (1410) - Georgia, USA - MAY 29, 2012
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Haven’t tried much Wild Heaven, but I like what I have tried. A dark honey color with a long lasting head. Has a nice funky and spicy aroma. Definitely a yeasty presence, but also some banana in there. The taste was surprising. There was more of a spicy hop prescence than I am used to with Belgians. Grainy and full taste that dances between funky yeast, crisp fruit, and just a hint of tart. Smack of alcohol warmth at the end. Wow, nice beer that is more than the sum of its parts. Keep brewing, GA.
Caytinator (994) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 7, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
12oz bottle. Nice big head, translucent, good lacing, and a honey color. Very good complex taste, not dark at all, spices and fruits. Muted aftertaste, but good all the same, true to the style, and remarkably accurate. It’s got pear and spices, as well. Easy drinkin, medium body. Very very good.
Gachupines (1031) - USA - JUN 26, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Golden to light amber color with a large white head. Aroma is earthy with some cloves. Flavor is lightly spiced with cloves, somewhat floral. Very light banana also present. Well done, light Belgian style ale, glad these guys started up in Atlanta.