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Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Belgian Ale
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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An original beer of top-fermentation, following our own recipe, coproduction of: Regnier De Muynck and Het Bierpaleis, brewed at de 'proef'brouwerij.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 28, 2008
33cl, from Geers Oostakker, complex brew, not balanced, hazy, good head, nice brew

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7633) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2008
Pale yellowy Wit haze, white rim. Enticing sharp yeasty snout with an edge of sourness, banana esters, almost leafy coriander, biscuity pale malt, herbal hop, chick pea. Mouth silky, peppery, drying into a firm bittering hop finish. Yeasty, citrussy, hints of pine and antiseptic hop. Nice balance of spice, malt, hop and wheat like a hopped-up, more characterful Zot. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2011
Hazy blond coloured beer with a little white head and almost no carbonation. Hoppy and fruity hinted aroma. Full palate. FInish is light herby and bitter sweet hinted.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (5068) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAY 26, 2011
Hazy golden coloured body with a thin white head that fades fast. Aroma of nice yeast, honey, coriander seed, grass and a lot of flowers. Light to Medium-bodied; Assertive grassy and floral taste with a good dose of malt to balance with a pleasant and surprisingly complex finish that shows alcohol, malt, sugars and a good yeastie note. Aftertaste shows a subdued finale with the coriander seed and yeast playing the largest parts, but the pleasantness of a floral finish with a touch of hops is nice. Overall, a very pleasant and enjoyable beer with good flavours throughout and a complexity to enjoy. To think that this is just a typical beer that you can find everyday and enjoy without question or savouring is amazing. I sampled this 33 cL stubby bottle purchased at the Bier Tempel in Bruxelles, Belgium on 02-January-2011 for €2,50 sampled at home in Washington on this side of the pond on 26-May-2011. Best by date of 16-June-2012 on cap.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2008
Clear golden with large white head. Sweet yeasty aroma with floral notes. Sweet flavor with yeasty, spicy and floral notes. Ends dry.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrHangover (3142) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2011
Probably served this one too cold. Faint fruity yeast aroma. Hazy golden colour and good carbonation going on. Flavour is bitter, loads of hoppy bitterness. Not really special.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (34880) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy to cloudy orange with a diminishing white head. Aroma is mild yeasty and light caramel malty, classic Belgian. Medium sweet flavour yet dominated by yeast and caramel in a light way. Mild spice note into the finish. Lingering smooth yeasty and slight caramelish too.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (17025) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 12, 2009
Bottle in belgium with my pizza ... hazy yellow ... fruity yeasty nose ... light soft bready fruits ... light hop ... little dry ... quite lagery.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11439) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2011
Bottle, bought @ Bier Tempel, Brussels.
Pale hazy golden with a medium, staying, frothy, white head. Aroma is fairly complex, roses, pepper, crisp malts, yeast, apple and peach. High carbonation, creamy yet somehow watery palate with some dryness. Flavour has mild maltiness, light nutty, some roses, white pepper. Fair lingering grassy bitterness in the end. Good beer overall.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sten (706) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - APR 7, 2009
Yellow coloured beer with a small white head. Not much aroma, slightly sweet. Sweet and yeasty flavour, very watery, no body. Drinkable (Bottle 33cl)


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