RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A light and refreshing Belgian-style ale, the mash includes a small quantity of Munich and caramel malts for a delicate body and pale color. A fair amount of top quality wheat malt gives this beer its crispness and drink-ability. It is hopped sparingly for minimal bitterness and mellow hop flavor and aroma. We ferment with a classic Belgian yeast strain which gives this beer unique fruity esters.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2008
Bottle. Aroma of orange juice, melon rind. Flavor of bitter orange juice. Odd and not very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3839) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2008
Bottle courtesy of scrizzz. Pours a hazy orange with a small white ring of head. Aroma and flavor of melon rind, Belgian yeast, and light fruits with a slightly hoppy finish. Very drinkable and quite tasty for an American-brewed Belgian ale. I don’t know why this gets such a low average. Nice, yeasty, fruity, and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
improvjock (328) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 27, 2008
Hazy yellow with small white head. Sweet and tasty Belgian Ale. Pretty refreshing, I could drink a few of these.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robforbes (2213) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - AUG 24, 2008
pours a semi-clear golden orange-yellow with a smell white foamy head, good lacing.
smell has some sweet fruit, spice, touch of caramel, floral, some wheat.
taste is thick, fruity, touch of caramel, spice, malt, touch of wheat in the back, bit of a tart aftertaste, ends dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bikesandbeers (547) - san diego, California, USA - JUL 31, 2008
poured hazy yellow with a thick foam white head. nice nose full of citrus and belgain esthers. flavor is a liitle bland compared to the nose. slightly sweet with a short dry finish. lanmower beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
auderale (605) - Minot, North Dakota, USA - JUL 27, 2008
Bottle: Red amber colored pour with thin white head. Sweet, citrus, spicy nose with a hoppy, malty, spicy finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
cathcacr (647) - Oregon, USA - JUL 12, 2008
I took my own advice to rate beers from this brewer blind and this time it did not fare too well. Really quite dreadful and the 1.4 score may even be a tad generous. The main characteristic I pick up from this is a metallic finish. This brewer is all over the place in quality, if my own ratings are any guide.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 14, 2008
12 ounce bottle from By The Bottle in Vancouver, WA--A ruby golden clear body with a sustained white rocky head. Yeasty,caramel nose with some nutty gritty, sweet hops. Flavor of sticky, oaty, creamy ingredients. Very enjoyable though not super memorable. Dicks continues to impress. Yum!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sleeper (91) - Washington, USA - JUN 11, 2008
This smells terrific ( i love the belgian yeasts and coriander). The taste is good but not great. Each sip i formed a different opinion. It’s alright but not great. Maybe it would be better off tap.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skyview (5834) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - MAY 26, 2008
Received a 12-oz bottle via trade with 5000. Pours a semi-clear orange amber brew with a thick off-white head that slowly dissipates to a creamy off-white head and some good lacing. Aroma of sweet amber malts, flowery hops, a touch of candi sugar, bubble gum, some toffee and pear fruits. Taste is medium body, very little carbonation with flavors of light banana, mango, a touch of bubble gum and a touch of coriander. Finish is semi-sweet, crisp with a mild fruity aftertaste that slowly disappears. One of Dick’s better brews.

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