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Brewed by Berghoeve Brouwerij
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Den Ham, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (5751) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2013
Bottle shared at ABC Beers. Pours dark brown with a thick beige head. Aroma of chocolate, light chilli, roasted malt and cerial. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter, with the chilli warming in the finish. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (5739) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 23, 2013
33cl bottle from ABCBeers. Thick creamy tan head. Clear black pour. Slight chocholate and chilli taste. Great for the ABV.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (5323) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2014
Bottled @ DDDH, small sample. Dark color, short head. Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, hint of pepper. Dark malty bitterness in taste, bit creamy, slight spicy hint. I have had it before and can remember the spicy bite was a bit stronger. Nice and easy drinker and lots of flavor for a 4% beer.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kappldav123 (5167) - GERMANY - JAN 26, 2014
Thanks to WillemsUrenkel for that bottle. Looks really good. Beer in the glass dark black, nice head. Amazing aroma, warming-malty, stouty, a bit smokey. Starts intense malty, stouty, earthy. Gets milder and milder, but not washy, still soft-malty with some earthy-smokey notes. I like that beer!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (5095) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle, courtesy of bierkoning. Black color with thick long lasting beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, toffee,chilli. Taste, coffee, dark chocolate, liquorice and chilli in very light way. Long coffee bitter finish. Surprisingly rich taste for 4,0 %. I was afraid of chilli, but this is very tasty beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4988) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle at Rooie Dop, Utrecht at the RBESG 2013 opening night. Poured a deep mahogany with a thin off-white head. The aroma is dry dusty yeast. The flavour is medium bitter, spicy with liqourice. The chili is there but it adds to the flavour without dominating.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borresteijn (4928) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 7, 2012
33cl Bottle from De Bierkoning. Almost black colour, beige head. Aroma of sweet soy sauce, hard roasted malts, some green chili/paprika, bit of caramel. Flavour is medium sweet, milk chocolate, hard roasted malts, some sweet soy sauce, light peppery hard roasted finish. Light bodied, full carbonation. Decent porter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (4748) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2013
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: Medium sized darker beige light brown colored foamy head on top of a black colored beer. Aroma has some good notes of oatmeal, roast, dust, chalk, coffee and chocolate. Flavour has notes of dust, coal, roast, coffee, some chocolate, yeast, nuts, porridge, some coffee beans and malt toast with bitters and a light light spicy touch... Now we know... Aftertaste is a mix of bitters, cacoa, malt toast, light hint of something spicy and some dusty coffee tones. Low carbo, soft creamy mouthfeel, medium to lightly fuller bodied and a creamy texture. If I didn’t know about the pepper I wouldn’t have guessed it either. The pepper is not noticeable, but than again I love spicy food. Next to that it’s a decent beer, an absolutely for 4% ABV! Well done!

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
McTapps (4589) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle from bierkoning - with many thanks. Pours ot of the bottle in a unclear dark brown, almost black colour, low head and medium body. Nose of roasted malt. Taste of leather, very bittersweet chocolat, torf, nuts, burnt malt and roast. Hints of smoke. Finsihes quite sweet with some espresso hints. Not that easy to drink, but very spicy and aromatic.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MichaelAwesome (4587) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 11, 2013
Thank you bierkoning for that one. Well, thank you beerkoning and not thank you Berghoeve for that smokey piwo. Tough one from start to end with some roasted malt and some chili in the aroma. Well, the smoked end and aftertaste kill all points. That´s it.


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