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Trader Joe's Providential Belgian Style Golden Ale - Trader Joe's Brewing Company

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Trader Joe's Providential Belgian Style Golden AleTrader Joe's Providential Belgian Style Golden Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

199 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 199
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 4
Gots: 23 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Trader Joe's Brewing Company
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HalfFull on 12-12-2012)
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nickfl

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.1%

12-19-2013 02:34:05 | More by nickfl
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.1%

12-19-2013 02:32:35 | More by kylehay2004
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JayQue

Virginia

3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Trader Joe's/Unibroue have provided a tremendous bargain with this beer. At around $5 a pop, this beer rivals many that cost 3 times as much.

Poured from a corked and caged 750 ml bottle into my Chimay goblet. Best by 02-04-15 dated stamped on the bottle.

Pours a hazy gold color with a big delicately bubbly white head. Head retention is fairly good, not much in the way of lacing. Aroma is strong. Light fruit (apples and pears) and a pronounced Belgian yeast presence.

Flavor is similar. The Belgian yeast is a strong presence along with the fruit/sweetness. A little spicing, primarily the ginger is noticible as well.

The mouthfeel is rich and smooth. A little alcohol warming is noticeable. Carbonation level is just right.

An impressive beer at a cheap price.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2013 03:11:42 | More by JayQue
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geocool

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-12-2013 22:33:28 | More by geocool
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n2185

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-04-2013 01:22:54 | More by n2185
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TheMarkE

California

3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Perfect blonde/gold with a huge head of foam. Quite a bit of carbonation.

Smell: Yeast, citrus, and spice.

Taste: Citrus, clove and other spices, yeast, light grains, banana.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a slight spice aftertaste.

The Verdict: Very good. Its brewed by Unibroue so I shouldn't be surprised. Complex, tasty, and one heck of a great deal.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2013 21:18:28 | More by TheMarkE
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kmoen

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-01-2013 08:19:08 | More by kmoen
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warnerry

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-26-2013 20:11:43 | More by warnerry
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largadeer

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-26-2013 10:13:49 | More by largadeer
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dwagner003

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

11-25-2013 16:14:09 | More by dwagner003
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hickmancase

California

4.5/5  rDev +16%

11-25-2013 00:09:41 | More by hickmancase
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

11-24-2013 20:27:11 | More by jim_carignan
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Xandrose

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

11-23-2013 04:52:43 | More by Xandrose
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jds16

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

11-23-2013 02:55:30 | More by jds16
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Sweffin

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

11-16-2013 17:07:05 | More by Sweffin
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LMH88

New York

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-15-2013 03:32:30 | More by LMH88
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BAsbill

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

11-06-2013 05:44:44 | More by BAsbill
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Jernej13

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-03-2013 21:32:41 | More by Jernej13
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GRG1313

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

10-26-2013 02:23:47 | More by GRG1313
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

10-21-2013 12:07:53 | More by Rekrule
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guillemiro

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

10-14-2013 02:09:48 | More by guillemiro
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scottwurst

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

10-08-2013 22:07:49 | More by scottwurst
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

10-04-2013 07:39:55 | More by zestar
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Zach122

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

10-03-2013 04:37:50 | More by Zach122
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civicm87

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

10-03-2013 02:40:39 | More by civicm87
Trader Joe's Providential Belgian Style Golden Ale from Trader Joe's Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 199 ratings.