mensch (289) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Chalky blond and an effervescent white head. Tart, lactic aroma of bright fruit, ginger and pepper. Light to medium bodied with full flavor, still tart , but also malty and spicey. Nicely dry and lemony in the finish with just the right touch of ginger. I can’t tell what the other reviews were complaining about, maybe it needed the full 6 months in the bottle. It’s like a tripel with apricot. This beer is tasty, complex and well-structured. BeerandBlues2 (14018) - Escondido, California, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Bottle. Pours hazy dark gold with a large, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is apricot, grains of paradise, light biscuit malt, heavier straw and meal malt notes, pepper and ginger, and barnyard yeast. Flavor is malt forward with barnyard yeast, light hops and medium bitterness, pepper, apricot, and ginger with a dry finish. Medium-light body, medium carbonation. j12601 (13298) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - OCT 8, 2012
Bottle at Jdadmond’s Dadtoberfest tasting courtesy of Max. Pours a lightly hazed gold with a thin white head. Musk, fruit, spicy notes, a touch of cardamom, pepper. Medium bodied, sweet and spicy, nice yeast with a good amount of phenols, musk and toast. Very easy drinking, nice musk and spicy notes into the finish. Very nice. onceblind (10864) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 23, 2012
On hand at Wynkoop’s United Tastes of Belgium 2012. Slightly hazy light gold in color, with a peppery apricot-y aroma atop some Belgian pale graininess. Flavor was nice and eccentric, with apricot and peppercorn and grains of paradise coming through very well. Finished a little grainy and funky, but still fun to drink.
wlajwl (7209) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAY 1, 2017
Aroma is lemon, spices/ginger and malts. The flavor is Belgian yeast, lemon, malts and a slightly spicy/heat finish.
Oakes (19405) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 15, 2017
Hazy, pale, medium head. Has a fruity, creamy character. Nice pulpy fruit character. Sweet, smooth. Juicy. I like it. Strykzone (7797) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 30, 2017
Sampled at Tucson fest. Hazy hold with white foam. A bit of funk plus fruit in the nose. Light pepper and complex fruit. Quite nice. blipp (9902) - La Mesa, California, USA - OCT 19, 2012
Bottle at Dadtoberfest. Hazy gold with a white head. Peachy sweetness, light peppery spices, with some funky/musky notes in the background. I don’t know what the hell is going on here, but it’s pretty good.