RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
This light-hued beer was inspired by Belgian Tripels and Golden Strong ales. A high percentage of Pilsner malt and a new yeast strain we used present a lemon character in the aroma. This citrus quality carries into the flavor and finishes with a slight tartness. This beer is well balanced and smooth, making it easy to drink and sightly deceptive because of its high ABV.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mensch (289) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - MAR 12, 2013
Bright and very pale yellow with a rocky white head. Lemon and chalky yeast aroma - tart and lactic. Initial sweetness is quicky walloped by that tartness and a bone dry, fully attenuated finish, like chewing on Meyer lemon rind. Tastes as if they snuck some New Zealand hops in there. Evident alcohol. Highly carbonated, but mercifully, less than the benchmark - Duvel, and the lemon notes are an interesting addition. I believe the student has surpassed the master.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jinroh (1505) - ESTONIA - SEP 19, 2016
Pours golden with a white head. Aroma is full of Belgian yeast strains and that spicy scent they produce. Loads of candy sugar. Taste feels maybe a bit lighter than the nose would suggest - but only a bit. There is some grainy feel coming from the malts and then also yeast spices, some cloves and candy sugar thing. Bitter background, so hops are also definitely there. Overall, I can drink it but well, not sure I am really enjoying this as much as I could be.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (10069) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 23, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours a hazy golden color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have pale malts, citrus, some tart character, Belgian yeast, mild spices, on the dry side, decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (4183) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - MAY 2, 2016
Bottle, tęd by me... in the library... just now.
Pours a perfectly pale golden color with a light haze a big head and lots of lacing on the glass.

The aroma is a lot of spiciness, banana & baguette. Lightly floral and sweet smelling, inviting enough for sure.

The flavor is similar to the aroma really, light fruity banana and lemon notes, a moderate alcohol flavor, some big spiciness and floral bitterness. The sweetness level is pretty well in check although this isnt what Id consider a "dry" beer.

A nice American made Belgian strong to be sure.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
N3lson1 (1005) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - APR 18, 2016
Drank at a bottle share with my fellow workers at Jersey Girl Brewing Company! A really nice well done Belgian Strong!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nealblind (1824) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - APR 11, 2016
yellow pour white head. aroma rye lemons pefumey vanilla. heavy yeast and bread. alcohol very well hidden. wow yeast. dry and accessable for a trippel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (6230) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 25, 2015
Sampled at the brewery, 11/25/15. Cloudy golden orange color with a bubbly head. Very drinkable and refreshing Belgian Blonde with a clean aroma and flavor. Gets pretty peppery on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (5171) - Eureka, California, USA - NOV 8, 2015
Sampled at GABF 2015. In the tasting glass was hazy gold with a white head that lasted. Nose of funk sour citrus. Full body. Flavor is citrus, and belgian yeast showing fruit and spices. Finish is sour, tart and dry. Very tasty and nice drinking. Would enjoy a whole pint of this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nuplastikk (6141) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 26, 2015
750ml. Cloudy yellow-tan body. Foamy white head. Kind of an odd aroma, not what Id expect from the style at least. Lemony tinged malt tones. Almost has high temperature US saison tones. Wheat. Oats. Like a Double Wit. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrunkSanta410 (907) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours a slightly hazy golden color, bubbly white head, dissipates rather quickly. Aroma is spice, banana, faint yeast, faint citrus. Taste is light, a bit of dough, faint banana and spice, faint citrus. Some yeast and a dry finish. Light to medium body, high carbonation. Effervescent mouthfeel, dry finish with a bit of booziness burning in the aftertaste. Average. Did enjoy it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (2960) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - OCT 1, 2015
Hazy golden pour from a bottle. Nice white head and white lacing. Citrus nose with some Belgian phenolics. Slightly fruity taste, some funky bitterness. Nice.

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