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


on tap


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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Note (2/VI/15): We are splitting them up, today. This is for the "regular" version, that also states blond. If he sold you the "ipa" version, that’s without the word blond on the label, please enter your rating under the other version.

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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 so far to tell which, until he has all contracts signed and papers worked out...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (15606) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Psytron (1607) - Turku, FINLAND - OCT 9, 2013
Smell of malts, fruit. Pale golden olour, high wwhite head. Strong aroma of hops, also some fruitiness. Bitter with a tiny sourness. Lively carbon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Smercurio (4) - Roma, ITALY - AUG 29, 2013 does not count
complex flavor but is drinking a beer he is left very easily. is not meditation but it certainly is a beer with which to dine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aaronh2012 (92) - Maryland, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Pleasant carbonation and mouth feel, nice Belgian aroma, slight head, excellent clarity, rounded maltiness

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hymir (3) - Stavanger’, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2013 does not count
Nice surprise to find at Beermani. The owners own recipie. Served in terrible glass of his own design ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berntholer (1473) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUN 16, 2013
ivory-white head with slight yellow gaze disappears with structured lacing and a small foam-head. amber clear colour. aroma of yeast, caramel sweetness, coriander, ginger and a bit alcoholic. taste is alcoholic, almond/marzipan, honey, sweet, citrus with a fair sweet and alcoholic aftertaste. medium body and carbonation. better than expected! although i couldn’t pinpoint the 10 spices ;) bottle 33 cl / best before 20-2-2015

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EddyBeer1 (1058) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 8, 2013
Bière orangée, pétillance moyenne (de visu), mousse fine mais persistante. Au palais : forte pétillance, bel équilibre malt-houblon, notes de miel, épicées, florales, sécheresse moyenne. Plutôt classique mais des plus agréable!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Staffan47 (894) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2013
Vet inte vad det är för stil. Blond? Frisk och härlig. Helvetes coolt glas. Serverad i butiken

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yiannnos (1164) - , CYPRUS - APR 27, 2013
Cloudy yellow. Belgian yeast aromas. Hoppy, fruity, spicy and bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RexTalionis (3160) - FINLAND - APR 12, 2013
Bottle 33 cl, BBE 29.02.2014. Pours hazy golden in color with a foamy white head. Orange peel, some peppery spices and notes of belgian yeast in aroma. Flavor is quite similar spicy with them orange peel and light fruity lemon feel being as well there. A bit on the sweeter side. Nice belgian yeasty aftertaste with some grassy bitterness, light, being there.

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