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


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RATINGS: 465   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Full body - staying head - amber color with a spicy, malty palate that finishes very fruity with complex hoppy undertones.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nicocanta (47) - - NOV 21, 2014
Bonne surprise. En particulier du fait d’un très bon parfum de céréales. Dommage qu’elle soit un peu courte en bouche. Mais agréable moment.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lesifflebiere (1371) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 18, 2014
Boisson blonde pâle, dorée aux reflets argent, avec une mousse blanche à haut coefficient de disparition rapide. Nez de vin mousseux, de raisins verts, avec un arrière-plan de céréales blondes. Bouche mince, sucrée mais sans être ronde ou riche, ou complexe. Beaucoup de jus de fruits, un peu de poire, une buvabilité très haute pour son taux d’alcool, mais au final elle est un peu simple pour un "grand cru". Agréable du début à la fin, mais pas de grande découverte ici.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
langeveld12 (259) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2014
Puts an average white frothy head that completely diminished. Body is clear yellow and sparkling. Aroma contains light malts (are), light hops (flowers, perfume, pine, lemon), light yeasts and grape, apple, cherry, cassis and some vanilla. Flavor is light acidic, then light acidic and light sweet, followed by sweet and finishing in light bitter. Body is light to medium with watery texture and soft carbonation. I've had better.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mainuh_man (250) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 3, 2014
0.33L bottle. Pours clear golden with a white head. Aromas are rich malt, butterscotch / butter. Flavor is fairly sweet, with bready malt and bubblegum. Mild, herby hops to balance it, but mostly rich malt. Full body with a sticky mouthfeel and average carbonation. Overall, tasty enough, decent malt character, but fairly unidimensional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sten (692) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - NOV 2, 2014
Hazy blond beer with a small but stable white head. fresh and malty aroma. Slightly sweet and very malty flavour. (Botlle 33cl)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markoijelena (755) - Belgrade, SERBIA - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle 0.33l from Delhaize supermarket Ghent Belgium.Pour it golden colour with small white head.Taste and aroma of banana, wheat, bread, malt, honey.Interesting and good one for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (10386) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle at De Kelk, Brugge, 17/10/14. Lightly hazed golden with a decent off white covering. Nose is malt forward, booze fumeage, spice, sweet, caramel, dark fruit rinds. Taste comprises candied fruit peel, earthy notes, spice, straw, bitter fruits. Medium + body, fine carbonation, lightly warming alcohol in the close. Ok Belgian Strong, drinkable and doesn’t get too sweet or cloying, doesn’t deliver too much when considering the ABV mind!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bewyder (158) - FRANCE - OCT 16, 2014
Pas aussi amère que ce à quoi je m’attendais...ou espérais...elle reste assez équilibrée et bonne. Bouteille achetée chez un caviste, Nogent-sur-marne, France, bue le 19/01/2014.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RW80 (891) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2014
33cl bottle Appearance: A quite clear golden colour with steady 2 fingers sized head Arroma: Belgian yeast and straw. Taste: caramel, Belgian yeast ,bread, Apricot and floral hints, quite estery but dull, no real finish except for a slight increase by the alcohol which shows up faintly. medium body, average carbonation. A bit blend Belgian strong ale, their are better one out there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PsychoGunnar (200) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 11, 2014
Amber colored to straw yellow with thick white foam. Smells like a strongly alcoholic tripel - wine graps and sauerkraut are immediate associations I get. The mouth feel is temperamental and fizzy, and the taste contains rock candy, grapes, apple cider vinegar and alcohol. Less complicated than I prefer my tripels to be - too much alcohol in the taste.

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