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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Ertvelde, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1052   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Sinds 1295 wordt Augustijn gebrouwen volgens de eewenoude traditie van de paters Augustijnen. Dit authentieke kloosterbier met nagisting op fles, zal u door zijn volle smaak en fraaie kleur keer op keer weten te verrassen.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2009
Draught @ De Trollenkelder, Gent, Belgium.
Clear medium orange color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, toasted, fruity, light hoppy, moderate yeasty, spicy, coriander. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090308]
Earlier Rating: 8/14/2006 Total Score: 3.4
Bottle. Amber with white lasting head. Aroma and taste of spices & malts. Body is medium. Some fruits in here. little sweetness. Finish has slight spicyness and bitterness.
7-3-7-3-15
Bottle 33cl. @ home.
[ As Cuvée de Briqville ]. Clear medium yellow orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, toasted, fruity - excotic, moderate hoppy, moderate to light heavy yeasty. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20090430]
7-3-7-3-14

Earlier Rating: 6/2/2008 Total Score: 3.3
Bottle @ home.
Clear medium to light dark yellow color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, toasted, moderate yeasty, barnyard, notes fruity - apple. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (230408)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31480) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2009
33 cL bottle, courtesy of KimJohansen. Pours cloudy dark orange with a huge white head. Aroma is mild phenolic and slight fruity yeasty. Mild fruity, yeasty and light phenolic flavoured. Mild citric touch. Smooth fruity and yeasty flavoured finish.
Earlier Rating: 2/3/2008 Total Score: 3.2
33 cL bottle. Pours deep orange and golden with a huge off-white head. Classic Belgian yeast aroma, quite strong malt accent and a solid alcohol note. Flavour is much the same, quite strongly flavoured from spiced yeast and barley/alcohol leads into a sweet almond/marzipan like finish. Reminds me alot about a dobbel bock. Certainly not a triple at all.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (29484) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2005
A hazy orange beer with a small beige head. The aroma is sour with notes of oranges - quite boring. The flavor is sweet malty with a weird spice combination, that I can’t put names to. Thanks Carlo (lachesis) for giving Jeppe this.
Earlier Rating: 8/16/2004 Total Score: 3.5
[Drunk just before the best before date] An orange beer with lumps of yeast floating around and a huge beige head. The aroma is sweet with notes of coriander, peach, prunes, oranges, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet, very carbonated and alcoholic, with notes of oranges, coriander, apples, and wood.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2005
(Bottle 33 cl) Also spelled "Zw˙ntje"! Brewed for the town festival in Zwijnaarde. Pale golden and hazy with a tall and thick head. Sweetish and malty beer with a huge sediment. Fruity notes and a bitter finish. Very standard Van Steenberge. 190302
Earlier Rating: 5/23/2005 Total Score: 3
(Bottle 33 cl) Dark golden with a nice full head, lots of sediment. Very full-bodied and with a very evident alcohol. OK indeed, but a bit rough and characterless as with some Bios beers. 270394

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (21081) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2006
Bottle. Clear yellow coloured with a huge white head. Aroma of fruits and spices. Flavour of fruits, yeast and spices.
Earlier Rating: 7/29/2005 Total Score: 3.4
Bottled. Clearyellow coloured with a white head. Spicy aroma with fruity notes. Fruity flavour with spicy and acidic notes. Thanks Carlo.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20619) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 17, 2006
Bottled. Hazy orange colour with mediumsized white head. Aroma is citric fruity and a bit yeast. Flavour is citrus, sweet malts, caramel and alcohol. Unbalanced and too sweet in my opinion. Some slight hints of spices also.
Earlier Rating: 9/3/2006 Total Score: 3.6
Draught. hazy orange colour, small white head. Caramel, malts, fruits, toffee and nuts in the aroma. Flavour is toffee, caramel, nuts and malts. Some hops and also sourness also. Lovely palate.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19667) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2005
Bottled. Cloudy golden, brief creamy head. Aroma of pineapple and banana. Sweet and nearly full bodied with rounded mouthfeel. Low bitterness. A flavourful, solid offering from van Steenberge.
Earlier Rating: 1/31/2002 Total Score: 3.6
Golden coloured. Aromatic fruity aroma - smells like ripe peaches. Sweet, vanillaish and medium bodied, but dangerously drinkable. Not much bitterness, so the finish is more like a fruit salad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2011
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a small whit ehead. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor. has a fruity spicy yeasty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14990) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 9, 2007
Moederbier Augustijn
Light blond color, huge head (too much carbonation). The aroma is dry and very spicy. The body is medium, with dry mouthfeel and flavor, spicy as well, with a very light sweetness, and a bit of alcohol punch. Pleasant.
Earlier Rating: 9/5/2003 Total Score: 3.9
Golden color, generous head. Very nice malt aroma, dry spices, Tripel, leaning on a pleasant fruitness. Good flavor, spicy, but quite ordinary, in its category, nothing peculiar.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14095) - Hųjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2011
Bottle from Brdr. Schmidt, Viby. Huge head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are yeast, fruits, malt and hops.


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