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RATINGS: 1618   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Belgian Ales represent the height of the brewers art. Sophisticated brewing techniques, yeast blends and unique flavoring elements have elevated the beers of Belgium to the status enjoyed by wine in other countries.

PranQster follows in this tradition using a mixed culture of antique yeast strains that results in a floral nose, a full fruity flavor and a clean finish.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
run20six2 (123) - USA - MAR 6, 2005
A very good tasting beer that has a noticeable alcohol taste. Had this one at isaac newtons

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bsawatzky (153) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2005
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2005 poured a clowdy golden color with thin white head and very little nose. the flavor was very wheaty with a faint hint of citrus. there was also a hint of spice, almost like anis. a decent lighter beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (6539) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - FEB 22, 2005
Bottle: Aroma is very sweet and malty. Apple, banana, citrus, and a little spice. Pours a hazy orangish-yellow with small white head that struggles to get going and quickly becomes a ring around the glass. Sweet up front with some apple. Finishes citrusy with a moderate sourness and lots of spice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChrisPants (317) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 19, 2005
Bottle. Poured liquid gold, zero head. Aroma of candi sugar and lavender, touch of standard Belgian yeast. Flavor same. Mouthfeel rich and a bit sticky, carbonated just right. Better than most beers, but lower in the Belgian category than others Ive tried. My rating may be skewed down in how it compares to these others within the same style

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wakie (612) - Centreville, Virginia, USA - FEB 16, 2005
A nice enough Belgian. A little bit orangish in flavor and aroma. Golden color with a thin white head. Had much less taste than I expected from it.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 13, 2005
On tap, pours out a cloudy orange with a medium lasting head. Very fruity (citrusy) and yeasty aroma. The flavor is more subtle with noticeable yeast and spices with accents of malt. Nice fruity clean finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dalle (1145) - Skrping, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2005
Bottle. Orange color with small head. Fruit (apricot, peach), dough, lightly spicy and hoppy. Soft mouthfeel. Nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oldno7 (137) - Spokane, Washington, USA - JAN 31, 2005
Pours orange with no head. Has aroma of peaches and yeast. Flavors of spices, citrus, and yeast.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerAteHer (384) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - JAN 27, 2005
One of the better Belgian clones out there. Many artisan fruity flavor elements are present such as clove-spice and a bit of citrus. This brew also has traits of a less sophisticated wheat beer, especially in the aroma. Pranqster lacks the champagne-like dynamic carbonation and thick headiness of an authentic Belgian ale. Yet there are enough flavor positives that its definitely worth a try.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - JAN 21, 2005
Very well hidden alcohol flavor. Golden color, with an average head, flavor was good, you wouldnt think this was brewed in Cali, they did well with it!


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