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

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RATINGS: 436   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vells (650) - LATVIA - OCT 17, 2013
hmm.. this one seems quite thin, but in same time nicely balanced. Lemon, yeast and spices dominates. OK malty. Quite sweet with some notes of sour and bitter

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pringao_Toribi (225) - Oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 11, 2013
A classical tripel, a fine beer as all beer made in Belgium, but nothing special to flash above. Cap collectors: the cap is similar to the label, and read "Augustjin Grand Cru"

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
onceblind (3965) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Hazy full gold with a lasting bubbly/rocky head. Nose is sweet and fruity and estery with notes of bready yeast and apricot and grape and apple with an earthy sort of herbal note. Flavor is very estery with a large tropical/dusty bright fruity tone, lots of complex yeast flavors with a lot of peach/pear/grape flavors and a backing malt sweetness that finishes a little dusty yet sweet apricoty. Slight bitterness throughout. Quite sexy.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DCLawyer (1395) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 18, 2013
Bottle->Trappist. Hazy pale gold with huge frothy white head. Aroma is sweet, with yeast, citrus, and dark fruit. Very good. Palate: velvety front followed by crisp carbonation. Taste is Belgian yeast, bright citrus and spices. Aroma far outshines the taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Trappist1 (425) - Diest, BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2013
Mat, donker blond van kleur. Neus is kruidig (tintje van kaneel?), licht romige body. Afdronk is zoetig, warm, volmondig met licht alcoholische nasmaak.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (2058) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2013
Standard strong Belgian blond beer. Body is tripel-like, with some extra spices and fruits.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DwarfeD (846) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2013
33cl bottle at home. Hazy yellow/orange with a small white head. Medium body with ditto carbonation. Citrus, grass, herbs. Well balanced combination of sweet- and bitterness.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
McTapps (3624) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 24, 2013
Beer brought from our last trip to Belgium. Pours out in a quite clear golden colour with steady head and medium-smooth body. Nose of the typical Belgian yeast and straw. Taste of caramel, dull hops, basement, toffee, intense Belgian yeast and bread. Floral hints. Finishes off quite too sweet and boring. Way below average.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
MichaelAwesome (3601) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - AUG 24, 2013
Heftiges bierchen aus der lidl-sammlung gekauft in rochefort. Hat etwas von seife. Und zwar sehr heftig. Gewisse säuren sind auch vorhanden, leider tendieren diese in die richtung des erbrochenen. Spezielles bier mit einem speziell ekligen nachklang.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lore (1005) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 20, 2013
cloudy bright golden colour, medium white head, which collapses promptly; aroma of green apple, yeast, and some maltynes; taste of candy sugar, fruits, hoppy bitterness and significant alcoholic warmth; not bad belgian ale, but very far from the best


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