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

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   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 (3772) - 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.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 2, 2014
Voor een donker bier (wat mijn favoriete zijn) was dit toch wat een tegenvaller. Niet veel smaak

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete (1302) - BELGIUM - MAR 14, 2014
Dark brown beer, beige foam. Medium body. Well balanced, medium sweet, light bitter aftertaste. Notes of dark fruit and roastiness. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Russo (1685) - Campinas, BRAZIL - MAR 13, 2014
Drank at Turnhout beer festival. Very dark color with an off white head. Aroma has notes of roses and caramel. Flavor is sweet and quit roasted malt hints. Low carbonation and light body with a sweet finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone 4S

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BoBoChamp (5449) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 7, 2014
33cl, new exclusive brew Anno 2012, from Willems Grobbendonk, complex brew, spicy/malty and slightly woody/roasted, balanced, cloudy, rocky head, nice brew

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Icedwarf (325) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAR 2, 2014
Zwart bier met duidelijke rooksmaak, caramel, drop. Smaak blijft niet lang hangen. Weinig tot geen koolzuur.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
goozen (2941) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle 0,33ltr: Dark brown coloured brew with an slightly sweet bitter taste, hints of caramel and lightly roasted malts.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bierkoning (10210) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2013
Bottle. Murky brown color. Soft caramelaroma. Fizzy, alcoholic caramelly sweet flavor. Hint of pear drups. Nothing special.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike_77 (3126) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 5, 2013
Very dark brown with a red hue. Aroma of sweet dark malts and caramel. Flavour has similar characteristics but less intense. Overall a bit thin and weak.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bart (2940) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 16, 2013
33cl Bottle, tasted during Scotland trip with Robin and Stefaan. Brown coloured beer with some very light carbonation and a small off white head. Sweet herby malty hinted aroma. Medium palate. FInish is sweet roasted bitter malty. Medium.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2013
33 cL bottle at Delerium. Pours hazy brown with a small off white head. Aroma is roasted malty caramelish. Toasted malty, phenolic and dry. Liqourice like. High corbonation. Roasted malty and breadish finish.


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