RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Murrow (100) - Kirkwood, Missouri, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Bottled. Pours a cloudy pale gold. Mild but sharp floral aroma, with hints of ripe apple. Lots of fruit up front: pear, red apple, grape. Flavor holds as some hop bitterness develops, finishing with tart green apple, slightly dry, little alcohol sensation. Silky mouthfeel, light to medium bodied. Very tasty, fruity little beer without an overwhelming amount of wild yeast. Quite pleased with this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nickd717 (4562) - Sofia, BULGARIA - APR 20, 2017
Bottle. Hazy golden with a lasting white head. Aroma is phenolic, banana bread, aside. Flavor is somewhat sweet, lots of fruity esters, some spice, virtually no bitterness. Medium body, lower carbonation. Meh

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
GenDV138 (6991) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 20, 2016
12 oz bottle courtesy of a friend, thanks Mike! Hazy orange with a little off-white head. Aromas of banana, herbs and cloves, wheat, a touch of alcohol. Tastes of banana, herbs, cloves, malt, some citrus. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (4762) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 31, 2015
12 oz bottle, marked brewed May 2011 (from 2011 notes), poured into a pint glass. Some of the additional sediment in bottom of bottle added after the first few sips. A - Hazy golden color, darker than a standard American lager, with a 1 finger of-white head. The head has moderate duration and leaves little lacing. Sediment (yeast?) in bottom of glass. Sediment suspended Aroma: Mainly a moderately strong, fruity and yeasty. Hints of coriander. cloves & cinnamon in the nose The 7% ABV is partly apparent in the nose although mostly hidden upon tasting. Taste: this is a surprisingly malty ale with a fine yeasty Belgian bent. a good bit of clove, and some mild tartness. Different from any beer I can remember and with very enjoyable flavor, finish and aftertaste. M - medium-light body; well-chosen carbonation; semi-dry finish; lightly crisp.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lobosaintori (89) - - NOV 25, 2015
Pours a nice but slightly cloudy gold with a thin white head that lingers nicely. sweet fruity aroma. Citrus without the bitterness, smooth and sweet but not excessively. finishes with the crispness of a granny smith apple.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maverick34 (3167) - New York, USA - OCT 28, 2015
Cloudy orange pour from bottle. Sweet juicy aroma. Sugars, yeast a slight bitterness. Ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (1664) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - OCT 6, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at the "World of Beer" in Cary, NC. This beer has a murky golden orange color with a white head. The aroma is of slight hops and some spice. The flavor is a nice blend of citrus and spice with some malt and hops. a medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. A really good beer highly recommended.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DCLawyer (2825) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 20, 2015
Bottle pour at Travlrs Mini Bottle Share gathering, thanks solidfunk! Copper-gold with small white head. Malt, grains, yeast, corn, earthy hops. Zesty. Eh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
solidfunk (8588) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 6, 2015
A little sour for whats supposed to be a blonde. Only a hint of florals. Pours amber. Tangy finish. Bottle from Charleston beer exchange.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (10100) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
geologyguy (1536) - 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!

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