RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Honoring traditional Belgian processes, Or de Belgique is the "Gold of Belgium" made here in Minnesota. Bursting with tropical fruit flavors and rich aroma, this sophisticated and balanced beer is the perfect beverage to accompany a special night out. Lending a touch of sweetness to acidic or bitter dish and cleansing the palate between bites of rich meats and dessert.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
sthlm (1289) - Duluth, Minnesota, USA - JAN 16, 2016
[Bottle] Pours clear amber with a small head. Aroma is odd. Hints of pineapple, caramel, and marshmallow mix with apple cider and a mustiness. Decent at times, but at other moments isnt very good. Taste does not jump out with anything overly bold, but is enjoyable nonetheless. Good dose of yeast melts into some ambiguous fruitiness. I dont know what it is I like about the taste, but it is just solid. Good mouthfeel--thick, smooth, with an average length finish. Overall, this is definitely a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde beer. I think the taste really has potential for something special, but the aroma is pretty hard to get past. Ill try Blacklists stuff on tap, or if they come out with small bottles, but otherwise I think I will skip them in the future.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 19, 2015
750mL bottle. Poured medium golden with a sticky, well-retained white head. The aroma picked up tart lemon zest, white pepper, floral notes, and cloves over clean bready malts.. a touch muddled, but nice. The flavor found tart lemon zest and white spices on the tip of the tongue, with clean bready malts and a touch of honey.. spicy toward the back, with a trail of peppery alcohol down the throat.. tasty. Medium-plus bodied, spicy and engaging.. Good stuff!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (11016) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 15, 2015
Sampled from the tap at the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest. Pours s cloudy pale yellow with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has notes of flora, Belgian yeast, light fruit and light sweet grains. Flavor has a strong sweet grain note with some sweet flora and light fruits underlying.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ericular (995) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 4, 2015
Sampled at Northgate Liqours tasting. This was nice, slick, and dry. Very sweet, with a nice finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (3119) - California, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Hazy burnt orange in color... Aroma of candied sugar, overripe bananas, caramel... Flavor is sweet and syrupy, lots of candied fruits, citrus, banana, sticky toffee and light spices... Finishes a little thinner... Solid beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
commonmac (1177) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Large bottle purchased at Haskells. Tulip glass. Really attractive amber-orange color. Lots of sweetness. Impressed by the Belgian style representation. Smell predominately syrup-like dark fruit. Really enjoy the finish. Almost a vibrant Belgian strong ale. Refreshing, tart, good. This MN ale could hold its own at a festival in Brugges.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nuffield (4130) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 31, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2014 Such a big orange color! Vigorous hop presence. Moderate bitterness infusion. O.k. I hadnt heard of this brewery before now. (on tap at Winter Beer Dabbler, January 2014). // Bubblegum and grassy notes in a slightly hazy yellow beer; sweet, quite sweet. (At Ale Jail Anniversary Party 2014)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (9567) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Pour on tap at APN, hazy orange pour with thin white head, aroma brought notes of sugary citrus, orange, hints of grass, touch of earth, hints of white fruits, slight notes of red fruits as well in there. Taste is a mix of red fruits, slight spice, grass, orange and grapefruit notes, hints of grain, caramel, and toffee notes, finishing fairly sweet, sugary. Way too sweet.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerKurve (520) - - SEP 7, 2013
Cloudy dark yellow color with a fizzy head that turns filmy & higher in volume with a high amount of carbonation. Lacing retention is also pretty good. Aroma of lemon zest, cloves, bananas, cracked peppers, and pale malts. Flavors of yeast, cracked peppers, lemony zest, bananas, cloves, bubblegum and malts. Body is moderate in weight, lightly carbonated and rather smooth. Great tasting beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (6046) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - AUG 25, 2013
All Pints North 2013.Orange color. Sweet with yeast, some citrus, and sugar. High abv is well hidden.

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