jredmond (8518) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Draft at the fiery tasting room with Linh. Pours a bright hazy golden yellow body with thick, white lacing. Aroma is muted Belgian spice and wheat. Mouthfeel is stringent and somewhat cloying with notes of sugar yeast, clean Belgian spice and light fruit. Overall this beer is ultra clean, which is fine. However, the alcohol is too obvious in this one. blipp (9598) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 29, 2011
Draft. Pours hazy gold with a white head. Big sweet candy like aroma. The flavor is again, sweet and fruity, almost like rock candy, with cherry and banana notes. Not bad, but a little too sweet for me. Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - AUG 1, 2011
On tap @ The Bruery.
Clear light yellow pour with a good amount of white head. Just as the description says this is a clean, drinkable Belgian Strong Ale. Aromas of grassy hops, pear and other light fruit, and spicy yeast - spot on for the style and reminds me of Duvel. Flavors of peppery spice, citrus, quite dry with a nice hop bite. dcschiller (2208) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 12, 2011
(On draught at the Provisions store). Pours clear golden color with creamy white head. Nice sticky lacing and small, but active carbonation bubbles. Aroma is quite perfumey, florals, and crackers. Taste is sweet with the flavors from the nose muted (which is good) and some light bitterness. Medium bodied with an oilt texture. Dry finish. Not bad, but I’m not sure I’d seek it out given its abv. Easy to drink and alcohol is well-hidden. craftbeerdesign (2254) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 12, 2011
on tap at The Bruery on 7/3/11. clear golden pour with a small white head. Belgian yeast nose with banana, citrus and light hops. big and bitter body with banana, spices, bubblegum and light malts. dry clean finish with more yeast esters. very nice straight up Belgian style ale.
LtDan (1806) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - JUN 17, 2011
Appearance: Pours a hazy yellow gold with a decent tight white head atop.BMan1113VR (7930) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 2, 2011
Aroma: A spicy floral cologne like nose. A touch of grain and hay as well.
Taste: Spicy earthy yeast, banana and metallic hops.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with modest carbonation.
Overall: Rock solid. Not a fan of these types of beers, but this was very clean and well done.
On tap. Pours with a hazy, light yellow body with a small white head that lasts. Aromas are grassy, malty, estery (pear and light colored fruits), some light phenols, candi sugar and orange. Flavors are dry, estery, some alcohol (nice balance, not harsh, solvent or fusel), fruit, candi sugar, champagne grapes. Light grassy and herbal hop notes. Lively bubbles, dry, champagne like. Medium bodied (seems lighter with the carbonation). Warming. Nicely done, simple, big belgian beer. JohnnyJ (5569) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 2, 2011
Draft at anniversary party. Slightly hazy yellow, with a white head. Lots of banana, yeast, sweet candi sugar, & light spice. It’s decent for the style, I just don’t like the sweet gold Belgian/tripel style. beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - JUN 1, 2011
Pours yellow and hazy. Initial taste is really medicinal. A big alcohol bite on this. A stone fruit taste lurks in the back. Lighter tasting at first. kbutler1 (1381) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 31, 2011
Draft. Sampled at the Anniversary party. Pours a cloudy, straw yellow color with a light white head. Belgian yeast thru and thru; banana, clove, and slight sweet spice are all present in the nose. As in the nose, the taste is all belgian and rather well incorprated. Sweet start with banana, peach, clove, and spice. The abv is well hidded and I would never would have guessed it was 10%. Medium mouthfeel. Overall, pretty nice.