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

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 496   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kosmokrator (495) - - MAY 2, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 7, 2014 Color arancio nebuloso con schiuma bianca fragile e poco persistente. Aroma di caramello, lieviti, pesche e caramelle; gusto dolce e fruttato con note più specifiche di mandorla, castagna e zucchero di canna, e un tocco finale maggiormente acidulo. Corpo medio-lieve, struttura setosa e parzialmente acquosa, effervescenza debole; al palato è "calda" anche se l’abv è ben mascherato.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
murran (206) - - OCT 19, 2014
Pours a dark amber body with a medium head. Nice and malty aroma with a hint of hops. Very nice and rich taste with malty flavours like syrup and dried fruit.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
17Beer (41) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Pours dark orange with a thick, big buff colored head. Aroma of citrus and nuts. Big complex nutty sweet taste. Mild, malty finish with round malty deliciousness. Super is right.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (871) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
750ml bottle poured in a chalice. Lovely Beer. Very fruity a yeasty. Pours a orange hazy color with a thin head which disappears leaving few lacings. Smell is very fruity and yeasty. Red fruits, mainly. Taste follows the nose. Some caramel malts can also be felt. The yeasts taste is really great. A little bit acid aftertaste. Medium body. Medium carbonation. High drinkability. [ BA Review @ 12/25/2010 ]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bill Becker (362) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - OCT 12, 2014
A clear copper coloured brew with a small but long lasting head of foam, great lacing. It smells very grainy, a bit fruity, noticeable hop presence. More whiffs in and it gets strongly caramel malty. Malty sweet, not so much grain, light fruitiness. Very smooth, near perfect mouth feel yet, a bit lacking somehow when I take the price tag into account. +$18 for a bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BobyFischer (39) - FRANCE - OCT 6, 2014
C’est très fin.Très italien en cela que ça a de vineux.Légère acidité, malté/caramel, effervescence "frizzante".Quelque chose aussi proche d’un bon cidre.Très original et étonnant.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Jarla (1) - ITALY - SEP 24, 2014 does not count
Birra semplicemente spettacolare. É una delle birre artigianali che preferisco. Molto corposa, gradazione elevata colore ambrato! Consigliata ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrealboome (16) - - 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 (2345) - 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 (727) - - 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 (651) - 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.


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