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


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RATINGS: 449   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.

eManu's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
eManu (449) - Kuala Lumpur & Brussels, - JUL 22, 2012
From a 33cl that was expired on 22.7.11. Pours a light hazy amber color with a nice thick off white head. Aroma of Malts, hops and sugars. Flavore of malts, light hops, sugars, sirups, grains. Grainy feel and strong liquor finish, butterscotch also. A bit to sweet, although it has this slight bitter sweet finish but with too much sweetness. Ok, but One is enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bewyder (35) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
outlawskies (962) - - OCT 12, 2014
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RW80 (645) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidmartinek (3722) - austin, Texas, USA - SEP 25, 2014
For whichever reason, there just isn’t much to smell here. The color is like that of an American malt liquor existing for no other reason than for rapid intoxication at neglidgable cost. I guess it smells like a lightweight househould oil if you strain your nostrils hard enough (think 10wt.) I was expecting something dark, but instead got this oily, filtered biscuity yeast beast, bright as the sun. At least I like the smell of a good working garage shop or I would have to fail this beer entirely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wixie (37) - BELGIUM - SEP 21, 2014
Clear. Little, airy head. Aroma of grains and hops. Medium body, average carbonation. Bitter taste, a bit metallic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (2240) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Overall yeasty and malty , some melted butter , smooth and slick . Some hop dryness and bitterness at the finish. Not much of a head a pale gold body, but lots of lacing .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
melush (842) - SPAIN - SEP 11, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, en Cerveceria Internacional. Color dorado. Sabor a malta, levadura, ligeramente especiado, dulce.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
psilosophy (498) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - AUG 29, 2014
Bouteille de 33cl. Couleur or pale, mousse correcte de tenue moyenne. Un houblon assez présent, des épices, une note de frangipane. Rien de stupéfiant mais l’ ensemble est bien équilibré, l’ alcool supporte bien le tout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
ChristianHR (186) - DENMARK - AUG 20, 2014
The smell is sweet of caramel with notes of the bitterness from a good quality champagne. Pours hazy yellow with a thick white head. Tastes sweet of caramel, dates, nuts and raisin. The bitter finish got tones of lemon. The mouth feel is rather thick but also very carbonated and crisp.

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