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Old 12-14-2006, 01:27 AM   #11
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My wife picked on up too, we just sampled it and poured about half of it down the drain... Not that there's anything wrong with it, if you like that style of beer you'll probably like it. We just don't seem to like any belgian style ale's and this one had that characteristic belgian flavor that doesn't mesh with our palates...

On the plus side it was pretty cheap and came in a cool bottle...

 
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Old 12-14-2006, 02:30 AM   #12
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I have my bottle cooling and will open it in a little while. I am not a big belgium fan. They are only a bit above hefe in my book. So, we shall see.
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Old 12-21-2006, 09:09 PM   #13

I picked some up over the weekend and have it chilling in the fridge. I might have some tonight; I might wait until my brew session tomorrow. I haven't decided yet.

Anybody else try theirs?

 
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Old 12-21-2006, 09:34 PM   #14
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I had one last night and enjoyed it. I am not the biggest Belgium fan, but this was good. It is strong and full, with some nice roast and slight sour tones that work well with both the alcohol and the earthy esters from the yeast. It is very spitzy with a big and lasting head. I was pleased.
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Old 12-22-2006, 12:56 AM   #15
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Sounds good. I might crack mine open over the holidays.
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Old 12-28-2006, 10:49 PM   #16
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This ale was absolutely horrible...and I really like Belgians. Perhaps my bottle was bad...but it tasted like...

Liquid Liverwurst. I like liverwurst...on warm bread with some sauerkraut...but not as a beer flavor.

Did anyone else get this taste? Perhaps I discovered a Belgian style which doesn't work for me. I will be bringing the other bottle I purchased back to TJ's. As I recall, the 2005 was ok.

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Old 12-29-2006, 04:34 AM   #17
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Quote:
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This ale was absolutely horrible...and I really like Belgians. Perhaps my bottle was bad...but it tasted like...

Liquid Liverwurst. I like liverwurst...on warm bread with some sauerkraut...but not as a beer flavor.

Did anyone else get this taste? Perhaps I discovered a Belgian style which doesn't work for me. I will be bringing the other bottle I purchased back to TJ's. As I recall, the 2005 was ok.

Cheers.

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That sucks. Mine did not taste of the sour old underwear you seem to be discribing, but you know those Belgian beers. I mostly don't care too much for them, but I enjoyed my TJ brew.
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Old 12-30-2006, 06:47 AM   #18
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Quote:
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My wife picked on up too, we just sampled it and poured about half of it down the drain...
Well hey if you've any left send it on over, i'll take that off your hands!

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This ale was absolutely horrible...
That goes for you too!!


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I like liverwurst...on warm bread with some sauerkraut...
you are making me hungry as a, well, something that is extremely hungry for polski chow!
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Old 04-10-2007, 06:01 AM   #19
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I love this beer. One of my favorites.

 
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