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BeerMania Mea Culpa

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

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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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"In fermento veritas." Bière aux 10 épices (10 spices) BeerMania is not a brewery, the "Mea Culpa" (or Mea Maxima Culpa, the same in 75cl bottle - there is even Ultima Culpa, but that's an incredibly large artsy glass) is brewed upon Nassers' own recipe at a Belgian brewery. He declines sofar to tell which, untill he has all contracts signed and papers worked out...


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5355) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 3, 2014
33cl, exclusive brew, from Beer Mania Brussels, complex brew, floral/malty and slightly spicy/bitter, balanced, hazy, rocky head, nice brew

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Serapac (78) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle. Hazy orange, medium white head. Aroma tutti fruti, taste likewise, mostly sweet, not much on the palate. Mediocre belgian ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sparf (106) - Östersund, SWEDEN - MAR 4, 2014
Stiltypisk i doft och utseende. Vacker ljus färg och en hyfsat varaktig skumkrona. I doften hittar jag jäst och en parfymaktig tallbarrston mot en fruktig bakgrund. Mycket fruktig och tämligen söt i smaken. Dock balanserat med ett lätt, beskt anslag. Tyvärr gifter sig inte karaktärerna till en balans och det som kunde blivit en trevlig komplexitet framstår som spretigt på grund av ett ofärdigt genomförande. Rund, fyllig kropp och med en trevligt torr avslutning. I eftersmaken tonar dock banan sötad med vitt socker upp. Ingen hit.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrHangover (2449) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 6, 2014
Bottle, courtesy of worldbeertaste. Pours a clear golden beer with a thick white head on top. Aroma is yeasty, bready with some slight unripe fruits in there. Flavor is rather boring, typical Belgian ale. Slight sour, yeasty notes on top of high carbonation levels. Not so impressive.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
worldbeertaste (1599) - AUSTRIA - JAN 5, 2014
Hazy gold with a white sticky lasting, lacy frothy head. Smells of yeast and fruit with some fresh bread. Typical but still nice. Medium oily frothy dry body. Sweet taste of fruity malt with yeast and a bitter grassy finish. Refreshing enough but a typical Belgian beer nonetheless..

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (4011) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Worldbeertaste. Poured hazy light amber with a frothy white head. The aroma is yeasty citrus. The flavour is light bitter with a big Belgian yeast hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (4752) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to Worldbeertaste. Pours clear golden with an off white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, grass, citrus. Flavor is light sweet and moderate bitter. Slight funkiness in the palate. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zer0 (1126) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle shared. Pours clear golden. Aroma is citrus, champagne yeast and grass. Taste is moderate bitter. Medium body. Ok, average.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Renobob (564) - Besançon, FRANCE - NOV 23, 2013
Couleur dorée, peu d'amertume et bien équilibrée. À déguster dans son sublime verre en cristal de bohème.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13108) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 27, 2013
Bottle, 33cl. It pours an unclear, pale golden body under a dense, finger-thick white head. Fruity nose with some white sugar and hints of pine cones and resin. The flavor has a nice bitterness, as well as a generic fruityness and some white sugar notes. Medium body, quite dry. A nice bitterness finishes the whole thing. A really pleasant and easy drinkable beer, nothing world class going on, but sure decent. 130208


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