Brewed by Microbrouwerij Achilles
Style: Belgian Ale
Heist op den Berg-Itegem, Belgium


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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
This cross-cultural brew was first made at the request of an Irish musical group and was named "Celtic Heaven," but soon became a permanent part of the Serafijn lineup. Similar to a light Irish ale, but but with the intriguing of a spicy, almost perfumed aroma that comes not from spices but from a special Belgian yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2006
Bottle. Golden color with a fluffy beige head. Unclear. Yeast, sweetness, ripe fruit and spice in the nose. Quite heavy. Fruits, notes of alcohol light caramel end sweetness in the flavour. Some vague spices are notable. Quite smooth mouthfeel. Body medium. Sweet warming ind the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (40453) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange to light amber with a little semi fizzy off-white head. Spiced and light metallic aroma. Fizzy carbonated mouthfeel. Flavour is mild caramel malt and distinct spiced. Mild yeasty note into the finish. Lingering fruity and spiced finish into a solid bitterness. Mild caramel note in the far finish. Wellbrewed, but nothing great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34350) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2005
A hazy amber beer with a huge orange head. The aroma is quite spicy with notes of coriander, yeast, muscat, and soap - is that what Joris calls aftershave? The flavor has a somewhat weird spicyness, though not unpleasant, it contains notes of muscat, yeast, brown sugar, and nutmeg - a bit on the spicy side for me. The end is dry, but it keeps prickling the tongue for a long while. It is a very lively beer, be very careful if You pour it in a Tulip glass - next time I’ll pour it in a Trappist glass. The livelyness also cost me a bottle - it simply blew the bottom of the bottle, while it was standing in my cupboard - I never had that happen before.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2006
Bottle. Cloudy orange coloured with an off white head. Aroma of malts, fruits and caramel. Sweet flavour of malts, fruits and caramel with notes of spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 12, 2008
Bottled. Deep golden colour, small white head. Aroma is caramel, yeast, mild notes of alcohol and some wood too. Flavour is quite the same but with a lot of nuttyness and also grassy notes added. Also some notes of yeast and candy sugary sweetness. Aftertaste is yeasty, nutty and quite sugary.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2006
(Botle 33 cl) Clear, amber golden with a dense, off-white head. Fruity nose - perhaps even overripe. Medium body with lightly sweet caramel and then some not too pleasant malt notes. Dry finish. 191206

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (23483) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 26, 2006
Bottled. Hazy amber, brief heas. Light phenolic aroma of pineappel and banana. Medium bodied with clean mouthfeel and notes of burnt malt. A middle-of-the-road Belgian ale that is solid but fails to make a lasting impression.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (23044) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2006
Bottle. Hazy amber colour with a longlasting white head. Fruity malty yeasty aroma. Smooth malty yeasty flavor. Malty bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2011
25th May 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! Crisp palate. Refreshing beer. Toffee and banana flavours. Long finish. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (19160) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 22, 2007
Hazy amber color; wonderful head, huge, thick. Strange but nice aroma, perfumy, soapy, candy-like. A suspect that I got from the aroma is confirmed by the taste: infection; the body is medium-weak, with a light sourness. Not extremely bad, but I think it’s spoiled.

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