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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Monks have been brewing beer in Belgium for centuries. Their beers have been some of the most sought after in the world. Solitude is made in the tradition of the famous brewing monks of the Abbeys of Belgium. This beer is deep mahogany in color, malt forward with hints of caramel, pear & raisin.

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4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hopper8 (55) - Holland, Michigan, USA - NOV 20, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 8, 2016 This beer had a lot of carbonation on the mouth. Its got some nice floral hops that give It a nice floral finish. Overall, I could do a session with this beer. Its not extraordinarily complex, but its pleasant and the malt is nice. I say, good beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Msdrbeat (539) - East Lansing, USA - OCT 2, 2016
On tap at Brewey Vivant. Quite yeasty in taste and aroma. Amber pour with white lacing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackBeerPG (401) - Darien, Illinois, USA - AUG 24, 2016
Taste: caramel malt, raisins dark malts, bread, Malt and fermented grains and yeast nose. Dark copper, semi opaque, with a tan head of fine lace. Medium body, with some alcohol notes in the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (2040) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2016
With Z, pours a dark Amber color with an ephemeral beige head. Nose is tart and acidic and yeasty . Taste is a nice confluence of malt and hips, blended nicely ....complemented by a nice dark fruit flavor. Finishes on the dark fruit notes with a nice smooth finish. Quaff Score 8 / 10

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zgaier (1917) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2016
Can. Pours a mahogany brown wig a tan head and aroma of spices, malt, and yeast. Taste is of spices up front with malt, caramel, yeast, and dark fruits into the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
NeoHippie2 (1074) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Can. Hazy golden/amber pour with a white head. Aroma is malty with doughy yeast notes and a touch of spice. Flavor is similar. Nice little brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (8089) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 30, 2014
can. pours hazy dark amber-orange with a small off-white head, shy retention and lacing. caramel and sweetish spicy toasted nuts, brandied fruits - miscellaneous berries, some raisins - some of them rotten, peppery molasses, warming alcohol, bit of coffee berries, hint of sweetness - dark golden candi, belgian yeast. light carbonation - slightly lacking, light body - oily, grassy-spicy-earthy-peppery finish. all the elements for a dark belgian ale are present but all is pretty fainted and not very cohesive. still drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bulk_Carrier (4113) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Reviewed from notes. Rcvd in trade. This was poured into a chalice. The appearance was centered around a decent hazy golden yellow to somewhat orange/light brown color. There was a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute and left some light lacing sticking nicely around the sides of the glass. The smell had some nice light Belgian spices up front and let in a slight sour lemon. The taste took the lemon and the Belgian spices to town and let in a decent citrus flavoring. It left a really dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a pretty good sessionability about it. The carbonation was sharp but nothing overbearing. Overall, I say this was a pretty good Belgian pale ale worthy of having again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alliance100 (1114) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 16, 2014
16oz can - pours a dark brown , light tan head . Sweet dark fruit aromas . Taste is mild caramel and sweet raisins . Good . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 15, 2014
draft at the pub. pours clear amber. nose is moderate to low level of belgian spice and ester characteristics with some raisiny malt notes. Flavor is similar. finish is moderately dry. good but would have liked a little stronger yeast character.


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