Rciesla (5607) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - APR 24, 2009
Back in 2004-2005 this beer was called Belgian Frostbite, the brewery was under different ownership and it was an incredible beer for my early days in craft ale. Went to Lambertville a number of times to enjoy this ale unfortunately this beer seemed to be plagued with batches that kept getting worse as time went on. I remember drain pouring a number of bottles and saying what the hell happened to this early in 2006. Anyway at one point this ale was amazing and i will rate it as such, however if i was to rate the recent offering under the name belgian freeze it would be 3.0 or less. This rating is more for a memory of a beer i loved some time ago. BlindGuardianco (104) - - APR 9, 2015
Very good malty Belgian beer , quite hoodie and beautiful Head, very nice surprise, will buy again TonyDiUlio (679) - New Jersey, USA - APR 8, 2010
nice brew indeed. pours a clear dark brown. little head. aroma is sweet. full of fruits, banans, even some passion fruit. flavor is banana, sweet malts, and honey. nice brew indeed. jtclockwork (17654) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 1, 2010
Dark pour with malty bread and cereal aroma. Taste is smooth caramel and toasted barley. Rated 8/23/04 NotWthoutStout (32) - Wharton, New Jersey, USA - NOV 11, 2007
I first tried this fine creation end of last winter during a tasting at the brewery. Freindly people, nice atmosphere, felt welcome... I liked it so much I left with a split case of this and the Tripelhorse. Since fall began I’ve been waiting for this to come out again. Cruising the well micro’ed isles of the A&P liquers on Howard Blvd in Ledgewood, there it was! This pours a dam beautiful glass of beer, Dark mahogany, with a creamy, frothy head that literally explodes upward as you pour it and leaves nice sticky lacing down my glass as it settles. Let this stuff warm a bit to disipate the carbonation & allow the flavors to really come out. Aroma of sweet malt, silky smooth feel in the mouth, & finely crafted complexity of flavor with dark fruits, malts, a clean sweet then bitter hop finish, This is a fine Belgian Ale.
Heathen (1500) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JAN 30, 2009
THOUGHTS: This is like a way better version of Blue Moon Full Moon. So if you liked Full Moon, try this to see what a real American take on a Belgian Beer should taste like. A really nice beer.
TECHNICAL: Bottle. Poured a dark brown with reddish highlights with a small, tan head that mostly diminished. There were also tiny particles in the beer of an average to thick density. The aroma was moderate caramel malt, light milk chocolate, moderate, doughy, leathery and earthy yeast, brown sugar, spices, dark fruit and candi sugar. The flavor started sweet and slightly bitter, and finished a little sour and slightly bitter with an average duration. There was candi sugar, chocolate, spices, yeast, dark fruit like raisins, brown sugar and slight alcohol. The medium to full body was a little oily and then dry with tingly carbonation and a light astringent finish.