Want to know what tons and tons of Cascade and other American hops taste like? Well here it is. Lingers on your palette long after your last sip. From my review on it:
The hops assault you with a black pepper and pine spice, followed by a surge of citrus(grapefruit mostly). I noted a toffee and bread taste from the malt. You get a taste of alcohol at the finish, and its gin-like in complexity, probably my favorite part about this beer. Something about this beer always makes me describe it as “chewy”, I think its because you’re left smacking your lips with the long aftertaste. This beer just seems to stick to your palate, lingering at the top of our mouth and sides of your tongue. Its quite an intense experience, and an enjoyable one at that. If you really enjoy this, try to track down some of Bells “Hopslam”.
Pretty good beer. You instantly get the belgian yeast taste, with a little bitter bite from the hops. It comes across as a little thin but I think its purposeful. You just hear Belgian and expect to be assaulted with alcohol and yeast, instead you get a great easy drinking session beer. You would have no problem drinking several of these with a nice big pizza.
I drank 6 of these to make sure the taste was consistant (sure). I drank the first one straight out of the fridge and put the extra 5 in the freezer. The colder it is, the better it tastes. Not a bad beer for the price, I liken it to high life with a touch of sweetness. It would make a good beer to take along on a camping trip.
I’d like it to have less sugar/sweetness and more alcohol punch for a winter ale. Most people couldn’t drink more than 2 in a sitting, and wouldn’t end up with that “warming” the alcohol gives you.