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


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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
This dark brown Serafijn has a spicey herbal character and a soft bitterness. The Achilles brewery has a unique way of achieving an even heating of the wort: using no direct flame or steam, the wort is pumped through a spiral that sits in a tub of hot water!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 4, 2006
Deep reddish colour with a dense tan head. Malty, dark fruit sweet aroma with a light alcohol note. Malty, light roasted flavor with a fruity sweetness and a faint chocolate note.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sayravai (4691) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 21, 2006
Very hazy reddish amber color with a lemonadey, medium head. Sweet, rye-puddingy aroma with toffee and caramel. The flavor is rye pudding with maple syrup, plus some hops. Medium to full-bodied with lemonadey, high and foamy carbonation. In the very edge of being way too sugary and lemonadey. Not very balanced, for sure. Clearly a microbrewery product, but not a very pleasant one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (4118) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 4, 2006
Cloudy brown color. Raspberries, apples, oranges, flowery nose. Smooth, creamy mouth of chocolate raspberry juice. Sweet velvty finish. WOW this beer was really rounded. Very drinkable. Another great random find.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sten (710) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - JAN 29, 2006
A dark beer with a brownish head. Like all other beers from achilles a lot of corbonation, so it is very acidic in the aroma and taste. The aroma is also sweet. The taste has hints of caramel. (Bottlle 33cl)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2006
33 cl bottle. No yeast at the bottom. Amber colour with a great fluffy head. Aroma of dried fruit, light sweetness and some spice. Flavour of roasted malt, spice and ends up with a hint of mettalic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bask (305) - Leuven, BELGIUM - DEC 30, 2005
Bottle. Dark brown body, beige small head. Malty aroma: coffee, chocolat and caramel. Bread, dreid fruits. Malty and spicy flavour, strong long-during coffee finish. Alcohol is well-hidden. Somewhat too carbonated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2005
Bottle. Brown colour with a tan head. Yeasty, dark fruits, aroma and a sweet light dry, spicy taste. Medium to full body and a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10781) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2005
Bottled: Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Fluffy beige head. Yeast, spice, malts and light fruit in the nose. Flavour is fruity and somewhat vineous. Notes of caramel. Alcohol is very well hidden. Is medium bodied and quite smooth. 7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (23578) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2005
Bottled. Clear brown coloured with an off white head. Aroma of malts and caramel with notes of dried fruits. Sweet flavour of malts and dried fruits with notes of spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sunevdj (3479) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2005
Pours a dark brown with a big long lasting head. Sweet with soem breadiness. Aromas of dark fruits, prunes & plums and alcohol. Port like slightly vinous. Sweet dry finish. Medium to full bodied. Very nice beer and not as bitter as the Serafijn Blond.

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