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


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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
An epic brew from Achilles, a red-brown rich and malty masterpiece with just a dash of hoppy bitterness for balance.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
urge13 (17) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - OCT 28, 2011
From bottle into tulip. Light Amber with a crisp white head and slight lacing. Cranberry aroma with a little tart cherry. Bitter cherry with slight orange, and malt. Fairly oily on the tongue but has enough carbonation to make it work. Overall a decent beer,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
craftbeersweden (420) - SWEDEN - SEP 16, 2015
Dark orange, hazy, beer with a one finger high, white, head.

Nose: Sweet caramel malt, orange, vanilla, bread, raisin, apple and toffee.
Taste: Brown sugar, caramel, raisin, biscuit, plum, yeast, herbs, orange marmalade, malt and hops.
Body: Medium body. High carbonation. A little bitterness.

Great taste and moutfeel. Not overwhelming though. Good solid Belgian strong ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (3163) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - AUG 27, 2015
Clear orange, big white lasting lacing foam head. Sweet aroma and taste, probably by high alcohol content, still quite nice beer. (Velp 201508)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bosbouw (2231) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2015
Heldere koper kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt zoetig, stroop, suiker. Smaakt zoetig, stroop. Zoete meuk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
chromeotaphor (116) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2015
Diep donker caramel warm aroma. Prachtig bruin uiterlijk met een lichte vertroebeling. Rijke zoet bittere body met hinten van caramel vanille en erg fruitig (appel perzik). Drinkt zich verraderlijk makkelijk weg voor een grand cru! Zelfs een beetje dorstlessend?! Aangename maar niet speciale grand cru.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
onceblind (6172) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Slightly hazy deep copper with a lush Rocky off white head. Creamy yet musty Belgian strong ale aromas with some bright Amber malts and toast, maybe a dash of fruitiness as well. Smooth and mellow Belgian amber malt flavor, a dash of booze, Belgian fruity esters, light toast, amber grains and gentle Belgian estery booze on the finish. Semidry and quite tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlazerT (339) - POLAND - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle. Amber with tiny white head. Smell is highly caramel and yeasty, booze quite noticable, some fruit and pear. Taste is semi-sweet to sweet. Medium body, sticky texture, soft carbonation, fisnish is semi-sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Icedwarf (926) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2015
Troebel donkergeel bier zonder schuim. Smaak is zoet en fruitig, vanille, perzik en appels. Erg goed bier, smaak blijft redelijk lang hangen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PlutonowyMan (220) - POLAND - MAY 27, 2015
Kolor jest ciemno czerwony, br?zowy, mglisty z ma?o sympatycznym osadem ma dnie, ale jak to mówi? co nas nie zabija to nas wzmacnia, wi?c mo?e b?dzie dobrze. Piana zbudowana z drobnych p?cherzyków, be?owa. Niestety do?? szybko opada, redukuj?c si? do niewielkiego pier?cienia. Aromat bardzo intensywny, w pierwszym rzucie mamy miód ale raczej nie w formie p?ynnej. Do tego dochodz? daktyle, likier z fig i rodzynek, nieco aromatów koniakowych, przyprawy, cukier kandyzowany. Smak bardzo miodowy, pojawiaj? si? ponownie figi i daktyle, karmel, generalnie s?odko, cho? piwo wcale nie zamula i nie zakleja. Ponownie jak w zapachu s? tu akcenty winne czy nawet koniakowe. W Serafijn Grand Cru goryczka jest raczej niska, nieznaczna. Wysycenie ?rednie w kierunku do wysokiego. Alkohol cho? jest go 9% jest odczuwalny tylko raczej jako przyjemne ciepe?ko. Faktura piwa raczej wydaje si? by? t?usta jednak nie daje wra?enia, ?e piwo jest masywne. Mo?na raczej odnie?? wra?enie, ?e jest lekko wodniste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tderoeck (6904) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 12, 2015
18/IV/15 - 33cl bottle from Willems (Grobbendonk) @ home - BB: 19/III/15 (2015-450)

Gusher alert!
Clear red to orange beer, big creamy to fizzy off-white head, unstable, dissipates quickly, non adhesive. Aroma: banana overload, very sweet and sugary, yeast, some orange peel, more banana. MF: way too much carbonation, medium to full body. Taste: sweet and sugary start, lots of overripe banana, some citrus, yeast. Aftertaste: little spicy, soft bitterness, cloves, bit of orange peel, yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevnic2008 (10237) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - MAY 11, 2015
Poured a clear medium amber with a thin white head. The aroma is caramel, fruit, alcohol and yeast.

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