ben4321 (6668) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 29, 2017 JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 15, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
750ml from Iron Hill, Media. Pours and smells much like a biere de garde, a bold gold with some amber at the edges. Moderate carbonation, and a very fruity nose. Body is moderate, a bit oily. The taste is bready and a bit washed out, with some light fruits surviving and only a trace of hops. Still, the finish is wicked dry, almost too much so. Not bad, but nothing I’d hunt down again.
Can from the Iron Hill in Maple Shade.
Mostly clear yellow color, slightly green hue, thin fizzy head. A ton of Belgian yeast / banana. Good amount of spice. Something feels a bit artificial. A little too sweet. A little too boozy. Not a bad beer, but not my favorite example of the style. BiddleBrau (1221) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2017
Tap at IHNW. Seems golden but little head. Spicy aroma, some mustiness. Dry and earthy, Belgian yeast character. Missing some crispness. ElCapitan22 (363) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 27, 2017
Pours a hazy gold color. Has a really nice creamy head that hold very well during consumption. Has a Belgian aroma and drinks like it too. Has a taste like banana and wheat. This is just ok, although it’s not my style. alobar (3879) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2016
Golden orange pour with sweet aroma of bread fruit, and yeast. Apple and citrus sweetness with some bread and yeast background. Good beer. beastiefan2k (4054) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2016
Draft at Lancaster. location.Light, clear gold color. Aroma is moderate esters with light banana, some mineral, spritzy. There is not much to the beer, the flavor is light water with moderate banana and a mineral finish. Not particularly a good stab at a difficult style for American brewers.
gnoff (10793) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2016
Draught at Alla Spinna, Philly, on April 30, 2016.pressboxjoe (464) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2016
Listed at 7.4% ABV.
Hazy golden color, small white head. Belgian yeast, light bitter taste. Medium to fizzy mouthfeel, low to medium low bitterness. Yeast, phenolic aftertaste. Some smoke, phenolic, Blegian yeast scent.
On tap at Maple Shade. This is one of Iron Hill’s better beers, and they know it, because it’s on tap all the time. It’s a Belgian dubbel with all the trappings. Nothing to write home about, but worth ordering if you’re at IH. Nice pillowy bright white head, everlasting like too much car wash soap, and sticky estery sweet flavor. Oakes (18517) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 13, 2016
Hazy light tan-amber. Not much head. Aroma has light apple, and vague pale malt...smells lighter than it is. Has a plasticy character, light esters, fair bit of alcohol in the finish.
ffaoe (874) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - JAN 25, 2016
light malt aroma. golden and clear with huge foamy white head. Slightly malty upfront then light hop bitterness, finished with sweet and spice flavors, smooth finish. medium body and moderate carbonation 60minuteman (1765) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2015
Pale wheat, malt, hops, citrus and some spice. it’s slightly bitter with a clean palate. Refreshing fruits keep it balanced. Very nice. I hear it’s rarely brewed. I feel honored to have tried it.