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Brewed by Boelens
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Belsele, Belgium

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JAXSON (526) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2010
Bottle as a gift from Joost. Medium chestnut brown, nice white head. A bit of brown sugar, nice malts, some Christmas kind of spices. Cloves come to mind. Kind of Chimay Blue-like, nothing crazy but understated and well done.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 4, 2010
Bottle, graciously gifted to me by the folks at De Heeren Van Liedekercke. Pours a hazy caramel brown hue with a tall column of frothy tan foam. The aroma shows a nice brown sugar and caramel malt base, with hints of root beer, vanilla, and perhaps a dash of earthy chicory spice. Flavors follow suit, deliciously sweet with root beer-like caramel sugars, hints of dates, and figs, with notes of balancing cocoa roast and a finishing spice profile of orange zest and earth. The palate is substantial and creamy, showing smooth up front and intensifying with fizz on the finish. This brew would be a great accompaniment to a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream. Tasty, tasty stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13288) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2009
On tap at DHVL. Brown colour with lasting beige head. It’s ok, some ok malt in mouth. From the others at the table who had it I was expecting a bit more, but as I drank it, I couldn’t really discern anything other than it was a pretty decent malty Belgian ale. Which it is.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6365) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 22, 2009
This is the Heeren Van Liedekerke house beer. It pours dark brown with a perfect fluffy off-white head and a malt aroma. The flavor is sweet mellow malt that is very balanced. A bit of carbonation and lots of floaties in the bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10814) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 19, 2009
Bottle at De Heeren van Liedekerke. A house beer. Pours dark amber brown with an off-white head. Brown malty aroma.. Medium body with frothy carbonation. Flavor is dark malt with enough hop to moderate. A very delicious brown ale.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11029) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2009
Amber with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is grainy malt, perfumed spice and a little herbal. Dry caramel malty flavour with spice and herbs, and a little yeast in the finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
kappldav123 (4735) - GERMANY - JUN 7, 2009
Gift from DHVL. Bottle looks really good, the beer in the glass also. Starts great - notes of raisins and liquorice, nicely spicy. Finish a bit weeker, modest spicy, a bit washy. All in all a good beer!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jerre (2414) - Waregem, BELGIUM - APR 26, 2009
Bottle, 33 cl. Bought @ ZBF from De Heeren van Liedekercke. Dark reddish brown color, with a beige head. Aroma dark sweet malts, hops. Medium body. Taste some yeast, bit sweet, roasted malts. Nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wim (2667) - Weelde, BELGIUM - MAR 29, 2009
brown coloured body with a off white head a spicy fruity malty aroma a malty spicy fruity taste with a herby bitter finish

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yves (2094) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - MAR 15, 2009
Light brown coloured beer with small white head and lots of carbonation. Sweet bit malty and fruity aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is bitter and herby.


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