PhillyCraft (7988) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2017 TheCrowsNest (90) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - JAN 17, 2013
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Hazy gold with a thin white head. Aromas of apricot skin and Sauvignon Blanc must. Bright stone fruit with slight tanins. Finishes nice and dry.
Delicious, it's got a hint of grapes but the light characteristics of a Belgian pale.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Backlog, Bottle. Pours a hazy orange gold with 2 finger off white head. Notes are baked apples, pear, brett, grass, and clove. Light to medium in the mouth with an ultra drying finish. Can drink a glass of this no problem. bottleforager (3211) - Gray, Maine, USA - FEB 18, 2017
Bottle pulled from cellar and shared with a wine snob. 2012 vintage ? Pours a ripe golden color with three plus finger of white foam. Lots of apple, pear and white flower on the nose with a assertive belgian golden sweetneess. Palate follows but is a bit more muddy than the nose. Lots of sweet belgian candi sugar notes meld into soft fruit nuances. Slight grapey must lingers in the palate with a hint of butterscotch and vanilla. A bit weird, maybe a bit passed its prime but honestly I remember drinking this and Victor a few times fresh with similar results. joeneugs (6372) - Livermore, California, USA - NOV 18, 2016
Bottle. It pours a light golden color with a tall, rocky white head. The aroma has some grapes, baked apple, pear and light spice. The flavor has more grapes, apples and pear with a little baking spice. Relatively light bodied for the ABV, but sweet on the palate. Well hidden alcohol. Well put together. ROGUE (2216) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - JUL 22, 2016
On tap at SLL tasting and 750 ml bottle. Pours a dark golden color with just a faint haze. The aroma is muted but smells vaguely of yeast and lees. The flavor has a lot of grape to it, subtle floral elements and a Belgian yeast funk. Alcohol is kept at bay for the most part, and this is a refreshing option. Full bodied, well carbonated feel with a slight dryness. radagast83 (8515) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2016
Draft at the 40 Lines of Allagash event at City Tap House DC, thanks to DCLawyer. Poured a golden yellow color with a small white head. Aroma was light spice, mild grape sweetness. Smooth and rounded.
jflopsu (1829) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 21, 2016
A gold pour with white head. A very strong wine (chardonnay) aroma. A sweet fruit taste like wine - heavy with grapes. A dry grain aftertaste, but sweet. Really tasted liked a white wine. hackobock (4095) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2016
July 22, 2015. On tap at Great Lost Bear. oldrtybastrd (5228) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2016
Clear golden with a small white head. Aroma is sweet malty, some grape, honey, almond, orange and spice notes. Taste is medium sweet with orange, honey, gran and almond, light bitter with a grassy and spicy notes, quite smooth finish with a touch of warming alcohol. Medium bodied, soft to average carbonation.
Pours a nice Medium golden yellow color. Minimal fizzy white head, lasted maybe a minute or two. Aromas of light spices, a touch of brown sugar. BrettTaylor (784) - Radford, Virginia, USA - FEB 21, 2016
2013 bottle for #drinkitnow. Poured from bottle into tulip. Pours a clear gold with thick, pillowy white head. Tons of lacing left on glass. Triple like aroma with definite overtones of white grape fruitiness. Poured second serving into a white wine glass. Aroma is much more fruity in there. Taste is more like a Belgian strong ale, with definite bitterness (resiny maybe) with some underlying mustiness. wchesser (2144) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 21, 2016
Was told this was a couple of years old. Cloudy brownish yellow. Nose is tripel-esque, with some apple oxidation, and white grape must. Taste follows. Definitely past it’s prime.