Brewed by Brasserie de Blaugies
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Dour-Blaugies, Belgium


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RATINGS: 385   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
A special edition of la Moneuse, extra rich for the winter season.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (2907) - DENMARK - JUN 26, 2016
Bottle. Hazy hazelnut/amber with a large off white/beige head with good retention, lace and regeneration. Mild brown sugar, honey, minerals and flowers in the nose. Flavour has mild dark dried fruits, brown sugar, honey, red grapes, berries, acidity. Filling mouthfeel with lively carbonation, some sweetness, light/medium acidic, some astringency. I don’t enjoy the acidity and astringency.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (4063) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2016
Bottle shared at home. Almost clear reddish brown with fizzy beige head that leaves a little ring of medium sized bubbles. Cranberries, lots of wood and dead leaves, figs, dry earthy notes, some funk and hay, spicy yeast, raisins, sour red berries, overripe cherries. Very light sweetness and sourness and under medium bitter. Medium bodied with a bit fizzy carbonation and very dry feel. Interesting stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
NordicV (1955) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2016
Dimmig bärnstensfärgad mot orange öl med ett vitt skum. Doft av bröd, lätt kryddig jäst och viss fruktighet. I smaken tillkommer viss alkoholsötma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
axl (577) - Lund, SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2016
750ml bottle. Murky orange with brown head. Aroma is bready and malty with saison yeast, hay and slight spiciness. Taste is similarly malty and bready with saison yeast, hay, spices and a very slight acidic touch in the finish. Medium mouthfeel, light carbonation and malty hay aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kwik-lime (1706) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2016
Bottle at Spuyten Duyvil, Williamsburg. Yeasty aroma, quite citrusey, somewhat sour but not overbearingly so. Enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7388) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAR 14, 2016
4 oz pour at The Sovereign. Poured a mostly clear ruby-amber color with an off-white head. Light fruity notes. Caramel, light spices pretty tasty. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (6095) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 13, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at The Sovereign shared by radagast83, thanks Chris! Clear amber with off-white head. Aromas of caramel, dark fruit, malt, wine. Tastes of caramel, malt, wine, dark fruit. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
poech73 (370) - Braine, BELGIUM - FEB 27, 2016
From Carref** Soignies >> Ambrée fort malté épicé sur lie. Nez citronné avec du candi et beaucoup de levure. En bouche, le candi arrive à l’avant accompagné du bouquet épicé sur de notes de réglisse, de coriandre et un pointe d’anis. Ensuite, le maltage caramélisé livre des arômes vagues de cacao avec un houblonnage moyennement sec à la fin aigrelette agréable, minéral sans astringence, le tout super bien équilibré mais peu complexe. La levure apporte au surplus beaucoup de saveurs épicées notamment une sensation argileuse et poivrée avec des fruits confits. Le classique du top.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SvanteL (306) - SWEDEN - JAN 27, 2016
Orangegul med medelstort skum. Fruktig, lite syrlig doft med inslag av örter och aningen stallighet. Smaken är frisk och fruktig med lite örtighet och jäst och en fin syrlighet . En annorlunda vinteröl, välbalanserad mellan syra och sötma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (6367) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2016
Bottle shared with friends. Pours dark amber. Small white head . smell is malty , bit sweet. Taste is surprisingly bitter. Malty, very malty towards the back. Hints of roastyness and caramel ok body, high carbo -to high . ok

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