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


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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (4851) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sten (674) - 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)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7316) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5759) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 28, 2008
33cl, from Geers Oostakker, complex brew, not balanced, hazy, good head, nice brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10350) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (32033) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (11219) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 19, 2008
Bottle @ Maria tasting. Golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, fruit, yeast, dried fruits. Flavour is sweet, fruit, yeast, dried fruits, malt, spices. medium body. OK beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2008
Bottle, thx to fonefan. It pours a slighlty hazy, golden body with a white to off-white head. Nice fruityness on the nose, with some pale malt and generic grains. Sweet and fruity Belgian style in the mouth, with a little spicyness and pale malt. Medium, quite fizzy mouthfeel, and a fruity finish with some notes of spicyness. A quaffable beer that doesn’t stand out at all. (080412)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2008
Bottle @<a href=http://ratebeer.com/forums/thisted-kalder target=_new> Thisted Tasting by Maria.. Clear light to medium yellow color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, spicy notes - coriander. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (120408)

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