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RATINGS: 498   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
The Roman name for the Low Countries–is a marriage of the best in American and Belgian brewing traditions. Belgian pilsner malt, a generous amount of American and European hops and a unique Belgian yeast strain combine to give Belgica big notes of citrus and spice, creating a lively concoction perfect for spring in the Rockies–or the Ardennes. 7.2% ABV.

First released as Belgian IPA:
Just for fun, the brewers took our Titan, a hop forward American IPA and introduced a Belgian yeast strain to it. The result is unique Belgian-style ale with lots of fruity esters, a citrus hop flavor and nice hop bitterness that’s surprisingly smooth. 7.5% alcohol by volume.

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craftbeerdesign (2254) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 3, 2009
bottle.... 1 week old from bottling date... pours a light golden with a nice white head. Belgian yeast and light fruit aromas dominate while the hops take a back seat. medium body with the citrus hop notes coming forward.... there is spice, banana, yeast and deep malts over the top... nice finish with a good amount of bitterness balanced by the fruit esters and Belgian yeast qualities.

SSSteve (4006) - - MAY 2, 2009
12oz bottle. clear gold under a small white head. sweet, grainy, creamed corn aroma. flavor is spicy, moderately hopped, corn, grain. light-medium bodied. it’s ok.

CheersMate (1343) - Portland (Sellhood), Oregon, USA - APR 30, 2009
A yeast aroma that has a nuanced aroma. I promise you I almost smell a meat-like aroma; pastrami? Then I smell the fruit and yeast aroma. It is very weird. Maybe my mind is playing tricks on me. I am not complaining about the aroma, it is actually decent. I am disappointed that the beer doesn’t have any hop aroma mixed in. Fairly transparent; the beer has a decent apperance. Hops play a role in the flavor, and develop further in the end, but the beer has that weird yeast taste to it during the start. Very smooth beer. Overall, a decent beer with some awkward aromas and flavors.

beerheart (237) - Erie, Colorado, USA - JAN 4, 2009
On tap at GD tasting room. I didn’t realize this originated with Titan. The hops are nicely balanced by the esters and fruitiness.

norsedoc (248) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 8, 2008
Tap at anniversary party. Hazy orange/yellow with a tight white head. Spicy banana and yeast aromas. Sweet and peppery flavor with a little citrus hoppiness on the end. Very plesant and solid beer.

goldtwins (4319) - Nesconset, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2007
Tap @ GD. Poured a hazy amber color with a white head. The aroma was yeasty and floral. Malty underneath and semi-sweet. The flavor was yeasty, spicy and clovey. Semi-sweet malt. Fairly dry finish with a little warmth.

kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 21, 2007
Date: 10/11/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewery

hazy orange, fine off white head, hoppy and spicy malt aroma, spicy malt flavor, touch of estery fruityness, lots of spicyness, well hopped, the hops and the spicy character are a good blend,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+/4

redlight (2325) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 17, 2007
draft @ brewery. Aroma is fruity, reminds me AChouffe. Pours yellow gold color. Good hop flavor, i really like strong american hops with belgian yeast strains, the citrus hop flavors blend very well with the estery fruitiness of the yeast. Great beer!

kreepindeth (404) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 13, 2007
Pepper, yeast, and bread in the aroma. Light and refreshing body with rampant fruity esters, some white grape juice. Subtle hops in the finish.

BeerandBlues2 (13806) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 12, 2007
Draught at brewery tap room. Pours hazy orange with a small, fizzy, white head, diminishing, spare lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, grain, meal), average hops (grass), average yeast (sweat, horse blanket) with notes of banana and pear. Medium bodied, creamy texture, average carbonation and a bitter finish. Average duration, light sweetness, moderate acidity and bitterness.

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