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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

223 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 223
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 8.74%
Wants: 4
Gots: 26 | 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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4/5  rDev +2.8%

kylehay2004, Dec 19, 2013
Photo of JayQue
3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
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.

JayQue, Dec 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

geocool, Dec 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

n2185, Dec 04, 2013
Photo of TheMarkE
3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
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.

TheMarkE, Dec 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

kmoen, Dec 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

warnerry, Nov 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

largadeer, Nov 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

dwagner003, Nov 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

hickmancase, Nov 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

jim_carignan, Nov 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Xandrose, Nov 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

jds16, Nov 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Sweffin, Nov 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

LMH88, Nov 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

BAsbill, Nov 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Jernej13, Nov 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

GRG1313, Oct 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

Rekrule, Oct 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

guillemiro, Oct 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

zestar, Oct 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Zach122, Oct 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

civicm87, Oct 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

rastamendi, Sep 16, 2013
Trader Joe's Providential Belgian Style Golden Ale from Trader Joe's Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 223 ratings.