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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 232   ABV: 7.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Belgian Golden Strong Ale

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOLTZ7555 (3018) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 13, 2009
Wax topped bottle acquired @ brewpub. Banana, yeast, and spice in the nose. Cotton candy, honey, and spicey flavor...overly sugary, especially for the ABV. Somewhat syrupy. Glad to try it but not great.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zathrus13 (1769) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - OCT 5, 2009
Bottle, thanks to footbalm. Pours cloudy orange/gold, with a very larger white head. Aroma is fruit, yeast, honey, hops, and sugar. Flavor is honey, fruit, yeast, spice, hops, sugar, and malt. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 2, 2009
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Pours with a large, white head over a hazy golden body. Aroma of bread, dryness, caramel, buttery and some light hops. Taste is dry with a bit of candi sugar, light spice and pear. Dry mouthfeel, low residual sweetness and medium carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6522) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 2, 2009
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, clear yellow pour with slight foam, sweet fruity aroma, flavors of grainy light fruit and dry finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (11888) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2009
750ml, black waxed, bottle acquired in trade with douglas88 (thanks!). Poured a medium and hazy golden/yellow color with a large sized white head. Aromas of citrus/rinds, yeastiness, fruity, and some spiciness. Tastes of citrus, yeast, fruity, spciy, and a little bready. Lively body that left with a crisp and dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TURDFERGUSON (4051) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 27, 2009
Bottle from footbalm. Thanks Eric! Golden with a small foamy white head. Nose is slightly funky, a little citrus hops, and grassy. Flavor shows honey, citrus, esters, and some mild funky hints. Interesting brew but lacks complexity.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (4652) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - SEP 26, 2009
Thanks turd for sharing. Pours a cloudy gold with orange hues and a 1-2 finger white head. The nose shows some citrus rind character, esters, very mild aroma, peach? Flavor shows some isoamyl acetate, spicy, mild yeast presence. Lacks prominent and distinguishable flavor and aroma.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JasonG (776) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - SEP 23, 2009
750ml bottle - hand bottled, purchased from the new bottling line store. Pours a hazy straw yellow color with medium sized fluffy pure white head. Aroma has fruity esters, including pear and pineapple, as well as light honey, prickly pear cactus fruit. Flavor has bright carbonation, light notes of honey, apples, touch of bananna and pineapple. An occasional metallic note comes across. Palate is a bit watery. Finish is balanced. Overall this is just alright - a good brew, but a bit too estery for the style and doesnt really have the Duvel-like notes I would expect, and the palate is a bit watery.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12298) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 20, 2009
@Tampa Wkly Gathering courtesy Ibrew2or3-750ml bottle-pours a big white head that laces and cloudy gold color. Aroma is yeasty, light fruit, herbal. Taste is yeasty, light fruit, herbal/ginger, light/medium malt-honey.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 19, 2009
750 courtesy of douglas88. Pours a hazy amber with a sticky white head. Smells of ginger, some bubblegum, coriander, grassy, some funky hints. Tastes grassy with some spicy hints, dry pilsner malt, some perfumy hints, peppery, tarte, lactic. Enjoyable.


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