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Brewed by Le Baladin
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Piozzo, Italy

bottled
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RATINGS: 490   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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The masterpiece of the brewery. The beer that mostly encountered the favour among the customers at Le Baladin. Although one wouldn’t believe that, it’s the most alcoholic among all the productions. It originated from an old recipe created toward the end of the ’800 following the style of the belgian abbey beers. Intense aroma of warm flowers, apricot and banana and hints of bitter almond. Agreeable, refreshing and quenching taste of apricot in syrup, almond cake and citrus fruits. Excellent the use of belgian selected hop during the fermentation process. This beer matches perfectly with ripen cheeses, biscuits and almond sweets.


Vargatul's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vargatul (138) - Bucharest, - DEC 29, 2012
0.25 l bottle, from Auchan. Dark amber colour with burgundy hints, long beige head. Aroma has notes of honey, belgian yeast, malt, brown sugar, quince, walnuts jam, noble alcohol. Full body, bittersweet taste, lively carbonation, long finish.


4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrealboome (15) - - SEP 22, 2014
Una birra eccezionale... non sto qua a farve una descrizione delle varie note e aromi, perché trovo che sia inutile e anche perché francamente non me li ricordo... però ricordo solo che è una delle birre che ho bevuto con più piacere...

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonno (2336) - JAPAN - SEP 17, 2014
I don’t get the love for this - A fruity chritmas cake with spruce topping and lots of burnt raisins. Doesn’t really develop in to much. Solid, but not world class.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
biirusaikou (679) - - SEP 16, 2014
Draught at GJBF Yokohama 2014. Awesome brew, plenty of pear, apricot, plum, butter tart, alcohol is well hidden. Would swear this is actually a top brew from Belgium.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
CanCrusher (642) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - SEP 10, 2014
Bottle 0,25L. Hazy, light amber colour with creamy, light brown head. Aroma of caramel, almond and sherry. Taste is sweet in a good way and very fruity (mostly cherry), with long lasting aftertaste. Full body, creamy texture, soft carbonation. They choose the right name for this beer (super=great). Alcohol is well hidden.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Simonsen (654) - NORWAY - SEP 7, 2014
Flaske fra vinmonopolet. Uklar, rødbrun farge. Moderat karbonert, selv om korken spratt opp med et smell. Tynn skumtopp. Smaker frukt, banan, nellik, gjær, aprikos, mandel og blomster. En god god belgian strongale som varmer

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dexcansino (454) - Andalucía, SPAIN - AUG 15, 2014
Cerveza color ambarina con una fina capa de espuma blanca. Olor muy suave y floral. Sabor a albaricoque, uva moscatel y ciruela. Riquísima.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Andresvendsen (199) - - AUG 2, 2014
En riktigt grym italienare. Hade man inte kunnat tro att dom skulle lära sig med. Men ack så fel man har ibland ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jhamp9 (1050) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Clear copper pour with a nice white head. Aroma is toffee, raisins, and dough. Taste is sweet dates and caramel, bread, and light spices. Medium body. Very enjoyable beer.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
brewgrav (10) - - JUL 19, 2014
Bouteille 250 ml Un nez caramel un corp present mais sans plus Texture beurré en bouche Biere malté et sucré Une couleur ambré avec beaucoup de matière en suspens

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackafholmes (209) - - JUL 13, 2014
Keg from baladin bar in rome. Deep amber slightly Misty beer. Halo head. Aroma of almond and summer fruit. Taste is tart and sweet fruit and again very drinkable. Mild carbonation and medium body. Pretty dangerous stuff given its strength, could drink it all day.


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