Brewed by ít Hofbrouwerijke
Style: Porter
Beerzel, Belgium


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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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A chocolate porter matured for 6 months on real Schaerbeekse krieken.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Trappist1 (425) - Diest, - APR 4, 2014
750ml bottle. Dark brown color, with a pinkish beige head. Nose: smokey, roasted, cherries, (wild?) yeast ver much present. bit sugarish, hint of sourishness. Taste gives brown chocolate, speculoos, some mocha. Lacks a bit of power though. carbonated and a gentle finish (which I did not expect). To me, it feels that the porter and the íkriekí just do not mix up together. Lacks a bit of punch from the íkriekí and the smoothness of the porter. Nevertheless a good effort, like this. Nice experiment.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jdavidh (144) - California, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Nice cherry nose, very little chocolate. Dark reddish brown color. Tart but not too tart, minimal sweetness, and just a touch of hop bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PriorL (1643) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 4, 2014
Sample at Zythos Beer Festival. Thx to the Belgian Ratebeer crew for sharing the beers! APPEARANCE: clouded red beer, small unstable reddish head. NOSE: cherries, fruity. TASTE: cherries, sweet, dry, earthy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
berntholer (801) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 2, 2014
light beige head with some lacing. darkbrown colour. aroma cherries, boozy, hint stale. taste is cherries, roasted malts, slight sour with a light bitter aftertaste. medium body and carbonation, rather thin mouthfeel.bottle 75 cl / bbf jun-2017

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ST247 (361) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - APR 27, 2014
@ZBF. Pours dark red with light red head. Light sour aroma, fruity. Taste is light fruity.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
77ships (3586) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - APR 26, 2014
Sampled draft @ ZBF 2014. Thick murky brownish red with off-white bubbles. Smells lactic, sour, fermenting berries, rotting cherries and chocolate. Tastes of rotting cherries, lactic, muddy water, fermenting chocolate, the sourness doesnít come across as intended. Not very pleasant, the whole feels very messy and tad watery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (4311) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2014
Bottle @ DVMBBT: Creamy red ish brown foamy head on top of a hazy red ish brown colored beer. Aromas of cherries, some light marzipan, light chalky, light manure, very nice aroma! Flavours of chocolate, cherries, light tart, light toast, some malts, some bitters, light chalky and some herbs... Aftertaste is a mix of bitters, malts, toast, chocolate and cherries. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied and a creamy texture. I reallly like this stuff!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (7287) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2014
Bottle @ Van Moll Tasting shared by me. Murky opaque reddish color, small beige head. Aroma is on the one hand chemical, on the other hand thereís a slight touch of chocolate and indeed cherries. Taste has clearly got cherries, sweet-sourish. Hmm Iím not convinced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansjelaah (1282) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2014
Bottle @van moll. Red brown color with no head. Smells cherries, sweet. Tastes roasted, sweet, roasted, cherries, fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (1393) - ís-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2014
Pours a dark red brownish beer with a small head. Smells cherries, butter and little sour. Tastes bit chocolate, cherries and little sour. Average carbo, thin body and a sticky texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DutchDrebus (3863) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2014
Bottle @ Proeftafel Van Moll, Eindhoven. Murky red colour with a small off-white head. Smells sour, cherry, dusty, grape peel. Tastes slightly sour, cherry, a bit flat. Thin to medium body, soft carbo.

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