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Belgium

Canada, Beer (Belgian White Ale “Witbier”), Blanche de Chambly, Ale on Lees, Unibroue

N/ Soft, pillowy sugared maltiness. Soft burlap. Taffy. Clean cloves. Light banana bread. T/ Medium mouthfeel. Bright acid (especially with fresh pours). Smooth, round malts. Layered citrus flavors. Peaches on the finish. Excellent, as always from Unibroue. http://www.unibroue.com/ A-

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Beer, USA, Pale Ale, Fat Tire, New Belgium Brewing Company, Fort Collins, Colorado

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C/ Gorgeous amber – orange. N/ Fresh rope, fresh burlap, and nice crisp malts. Liquefied amber. Slightly crushed nuts (ouch!). T/ Medium mouthfeel. Smooth, round malts. Peaches and taffy, followed by a nice acid and wood snap. Round, long, somewhat flabby, finish with a mineral exit. A beer that is light enough for causal drinking […]

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Belgium, Beer, “Belgian Farmhouse Ale”, Saison Dupont, Brasserie Dupont, Tourpes

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N/ Round gunnysack. Round, light malts. Light leather. Faint citrus. Slight funk. T/ Medium mouthfeel. Medium acid. Liquid burlap. Crisp, but full. Mild hop bite. Tad salty. B+.

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Belgium, Beer, Delirium Nocturnum

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N/ Yeasty. Toast. Woods. Wet gunnysack. Light cherry.T/ Medium-full to full mouthfeel.  Nicely balanced hops inside amassive malt bombing run.  Coffee and cola. Tart apple. Smooth.  Very big. Not a beer for newbies.Very Good +.

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Belgium, Beer, Orval, Trappist Ale

N/ Old and wet wine barrel. The smell of age. Light flowers. Chamomile. Cloves. Incense. T/ Medium mouthfeel. Effervescent, almost too much so! Woods, gunnysack, dry dirt. Stale cherries. Dry, but a long, long finish. Interesting. Very Good+ / Brilliant-.

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