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

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RATINGS: 478   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Full body - staying head - amber color with a spicy, malty palate that finishes very fruity with complex hoppy undertones.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
note666 (1194) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2008
330 ml bottle. yellow colour. big white fading head. bit sour taste. alcohol present.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Borresteijn (5235) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2008
Bottle @ Café Gollem. Golden colour, big white head. Aroma of sour apples, malts, yeast. Flavour is fruity, malty and some yeast, lots of carbonation. Not too good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HughConway (829) - Washington, USA - JUL 26, 2008
Draft. Pale, thick white head not highly laced. Fruit aroma, sparkle and alcohol in mouth

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 20, 2008
33cl, from De Hopduvel Gent, not complex, cloudy, rocky head, nice brew, but nothing special

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
janubio (473) - SPAIN - JUL 17, 2008
330 ml bottle. Pale golden colour, a good white head, always keeps a lace on the surface. Champagne like aroma, with spices and lemony hints, some apple too. In mouth is sparkling, remember me of champagne but also of sherry wine, apples, lemon and spices. Dry after taste. I wouldn’t matter to try another one any other day.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (14046) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2008
Bottle, 9% at ÅBF08. Clear golden colour. Small white head. Sweet, grainy flavour. The alcohol is not that distinct.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yves (2500) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - JUL 13, 2008
Blond coloured beer with medium carbonation and medium white head. Hoppy + spicy aroma. Full palate little sparkless. Finish is spicy, a little herby and dry.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchCrow (20) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2008
Very sparkling. Light, hazy, golden colour. Big white head. Kind of a weird smell. Tastes a bit like citrus, a bit sour. Doesn’t taste like 9% alcohol at all. Overall I’m not very impressed. It was enjoyable, but not ’one to remember’.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wim (3059) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JUL 6, 2008
gold blond coloured sparkling body with a hughes white head a fruity malty aroma a fruity malty sweet spicy taste with a alcholic bitter finish nice one

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
austone (1062) - Turku; Pori, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2008
Sparkling golden, huge fluffy head. Sourish nose, some wheat, salty fino sherry, apple and alcohol. Overly alcoholic and a bit sour flavor. Not the greatest to an empty stomach. Yeast adds a spicy touch, and disguises most of the alcohol. Dry finish, little bittering hops. Medium bodied, strongly carbonated mouthfeel. Nose is nice, flavor mostly booze.


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