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Brewed by Dorpsbrouwerij Humulus
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Arendonk, Belgium

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Arendonker Bruin wordt ambachtelijk gebrouwen en is een donker degustatiebier van hoge gisting met nagisting op de fles. De caramel- en roostermouten kleuren het bier diep donker bruin en dragen bij tot de typisch moutige en lichtjes geroosterde volle smaak. Bij het recept van dit bier liet de brouwmeester zich leiden door zijn persoonlijke smaak. Het is een karaktervol bier met een alcoholgehalte van 8.5 vol.%.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (4593) - Shropshire, - NOV 14, 2012
20 Oct 2012: 33cl bottle at the lovely Diest bierfestival, shared with my wife. Brown/dark red body with a tan/biege head. This is a fairly sweet brew with malty molasses in both the nose and the taste: The malts aren’t alone though, it is more complicated than that. Yeasty notes, summery fruits, with hints of spices and herbs: all have an appearance in the beer, some fleetingly, some lasting. Complex and slightly oily texture to the bodyfeel. OK more than spectacular but glad we had the bottle.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (1045) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Clear dark brown color, small one finger dense frothy beige head, recedes slowly to a thick stable layer; sweet malty aroma, brown sugar, palm sugar, caramel, dark fruits; taste medium sweet, light bitter, malt; light body, watery texture, soft carbonation, aftertaste mild sweetbitter, chocolate notes, bit spicy, light alcoholic touch.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DJoer (913) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2015
Medium mokka brown head, dark brown some black colour, dark malts some malts herbs and yeasts, medium to high carbontion medium bitter, herbs some coffee/chocolat some sour yeast taste

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Camons (7131) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle @ Kristrup tasting. Pours dark amber with a offwhite head. Aroma malt, yeast, little grass, light wood. Flavor is light malt, caramel, grass, yeast. Medium body, average carbonation. 310115

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EHSRanders (1848) - Tjele, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle. Hazy brown colour with small creamy off white mostly lasting head. Aroma is roasted malt. Sweet Spicy flavor.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (7277) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2015
Amber and almost clear. Has an off-white head, lasting. Malty, yeasty aroma, toasted.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boxereddy (193) - BELGIUM - JAN 6, 2015
Donkerbruin bier met een kleine beige schuimkraag. De geur heeft een gistig tintje met een toets van gedroogde vruchten en enkele geroosterde noten. Fatsoenlijke bitterheid in de mond met een moutige zoetheid. Licht alcoholische afdronk. Geen topper maar wel best lekker te drinken!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (1800) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle a brown colored beer with a white head aroma malts spicy fruits and some hops flavor malts spicy fruits and some hops in the aftertaste

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (6298) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, brown sugar and fruitiness. Flavor is sweet and malty with some caramel, grains and fruitiness. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (14774) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle. An almost clear one, dark amber to brown in color and with a small, dense, dark beige head. The aroma has a yeasty touch, with sugar, dried fruits and some roasted notes. Alcohol too. The flavor has a decent bitterness to deal with the little malty sweetness there is. Dried fruits, some nuts and oranges. Yeast too. Full body with some alcohol warmth. Pleasant carbonation. Lasting finish. Not very interesting this one, but sure drinkable. 141213

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Meilby (8669) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, alcohol, yeast and nuts. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long warm, caramel and yeasty finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.


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