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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This style originated in Belgium to compete with the pilsners from Czechoslovakia, Germany, and Poland. It is a fruity ale with very strong carbonation, with complex, spicy flavors like cloves.

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3.6
j12601 (13297) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 17, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Soft musk on the nose, grain and sweet wheat. Medium bodied, grain and a bit of funk. Soft and crisp into the finish with musk and grain.

2.4
geologyguy (1687) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUL 16, 2015
Very nice light fruity smell, taste is a little more bitter and bold than a blue moon...more coriander perhaps? Not great and degrades a bit with time ..can?t place it...just a bit funky..think too much corriander...John says finishes with hay...I agree!

2.9
terefere (395) - Durham, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Aroma of Belgian yeast, sour fruits, malt, spices. Taste of coriander, yeast, wheat, caramel.

2.7
rdixon77 (3106) - Georgia, USA - APR 11, 2015
Old rating. Yellow Amber colored. Belgian yeast, spice, cereal grain, out of balance and a little medicinal. Pass.

3
eRock_2013 (522) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Hmm this one smelled really good but went downhill from there. On draft, poured an average slightly hazy yellow. Had a fresh yeasty and tropical fruit aroma, classic fruity Belgian ale characteristics. Taste was clove, sweet candy yeast, some wheat, perhaps some caramel malt, however there was also a prominent boozy finish; the exceptionally high ABV for the style was very obvious. Mouthfeel went from exceedingly carbonated at first to very flat, with a boozy tang throughout. Other than the unpleasant alcohol notes, was an enjoyable sweet Belgian style ale, maybe I'll give this a second chance another day.

3
rosenbergh (11931) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2014
12 oz bottle. (Food Lion) Boone, NC.
Cloudy golden colour with a small white head. Belgian style yeast, malt, spices and some fruitiness in the aroma. The flavour is yeast, mild fruity hops, malt, spices and some alcohol. Passable.

3.4
Westchesterco (2274) - mclean, Virginia, USA - AUG 31, 2014
On tap at trio in NC. It is an effervescent beer with a light clear golden yellow color with a slight head. The aroma is citrus and the taste is acrisp fruity flavor tag resonates bitter on the palate

3.3
Iphonephan (7474) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 31, 2014
On draft at Trio in Kill Devil Hills NC. Pours a clear gold with a white head. Aroma of banana and allspice. Flavors of overripe tropical fruits. Smooth finish.

2.7
Travlr (26406) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Draft. Hazy amber color. Aroma is a bit medicinal. Taste is similar. Pretty mediocre.

3.4
jsquire (4662) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Golden beer with a fluffy white head. Spicy nose with some clove and bubblegum notes. Bitter orange peel, bubblegum, clove and hairspray flavors flavors. Okay Belgian style ale.


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