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400 jaar Scherpenheuvel

 (RETIRED)
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46
45
style
Brouwerij Montaigu
Formerly brewed at ’t Hofbrouwerijke

Style: Belgian Ale
Scherpenheuvel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Brewed for Montaigu brewfirm


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (2351) - BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2014
Sampled in 2011 as "400 Quadringenti". Pale off-white, sticky head on top of a cloudy, yellow-blonde beer; aroma strongly reminiscent of banana, notes of green apples, sour cream, straw, white bread; taste soft and creamy, dryishly fruity, sweetish pils malt, aftertaste aromatically hoppy but not quite bitter enough to balance the sweetishness and therefore on the thin side.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (3557) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - OCT 2, 2013
cellar leftover brewed 09 2010 bbf : 12 2012 pours clear blonde, good white foam smell is some caramel high carbo . sweet, perfumed, caramel, very perfumed in the back . not to bad, actualy . unique, but would be better with less carbo

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bart (2939) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 29, 2012
33cl Bottle @ home. Darker blond coloured beer with average carbonation and a rather small white head. Rather light aroma, with some sweeter malty hints. Full palate. Finish is herby malty sweet with some very far alcoholic hints but as short wattery hint as well. Misses some depth and character. Medium.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BlackHaddock (4042) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2012
33cl Bottle,400 Quadringenti labelled, complete with sediment: brewed 09/2011, best before 12/2012. Poured into a Westvleteren chalice @ home on 15 Oct 2012. The sediment was allowed out during my pour so the beer looked a dull, cloudy orange: the head was white, the foam and bubbles being a variety of sizes and shapes. Floral/fruity nose, with traces of malts and yeast. I found the taste to be semi-sour and with a moldy feel overall. Strange but not really interesting, I prefer my Belgian brews to be more powerful and stronger in alcohol. Flavour wise it lacked depth, some maltiness, yeastiness and an off fruity undertone didn’t really do it for me. Nothing wrong with it, but I couldn’t recommend it to anyone.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (17215) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow color with a white head. Has a sweetish malty spicy yeasty aroma. Sweetish malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy yeasty finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Thompson (340) - - JUN 12, 2012
Small white head gone very fast. Hazy amber coloured. Smells yeasty malt. good carbo in mouth. taste is overall yeasty. Overall not bad but nothing to buy again. Drank at the benzai again.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (8761) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2012 33cl bottle @ home shared with dad. Opaque hazy yellow color, very lively beer with a huge white to off-white head that leaves fair lacing. Smell malts, lightly earthy, lightly metallic. Taste malts, lightly metallic, lightly bitter. Towards the end a slight fruityness. Low to medium carbonation, low to medium body. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rand (1300) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 12, 2012
Bottle 33 cl from L’Antre du Vaudrée - Liège (B). Golden beer with gorgeous white foam and fine and sturdy crackling. Laces. Fruity aromas, peach, lemon, yeast and spices. The mouth is soft sweetened, malted, yeast, set off with bitterness; notes of coriander, pepper, fruity of citrus and zest. Crispy. Nice balance sweet-bitter-acid.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (10500) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2012
Bottle. Blonde, hazy. Canned peach and dust in the aroma. Soft floral citric hopbitter flavor. tart notes.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (21333) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Hazy yellow coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of spices and caramel. Fruity flavour of spices, grass, yeast and hops. Yeasty finish.


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