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Brewed by Boelens
Style: Belgian Ale
Belsele, Belgium

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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Brewed in memory of a wolf that is supposed to roam in the north of Flanders, killing sheep. "Not for little lambs".


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vickey9 (543) - Brussels, - FEB 4, 2013
Dark blond, white dissapearing head, yeast at the bottom. Nose is coriander, caramel and malt. Body is medium, carbon fine, texture thin. Taste is rather sweet. Palate is nuts, barrels, coriander, caramel, yeasts and ripped fruits like figs. Semi-dry finish. B@H


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (6304) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle @ Home. Pours hazy burnt orange with a creamy offwhite head, heavy floaties, heavy lacings. Aroma of malt, yeast, candy sugar, sweet fruity, banana, light tartness. Flavor is sweet, tartness, malt, yeast, candy sugar, tart fruit, light vinegar note. Medium body, average carbonation, light tart finish. 301114

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (2425) - BELGIUM - NOV 4, 2014
A ’tarwetripel’ developped when the Waasland region in Flanders, where Boelens is situated, was startled by sightings of an out-of-place, roving wolf (and I am convinced I saw him too in that period, but anyway)... Apparently still made to this day. Off-white, loose head, deep brownish orange colour, cloudy. Estery nose, spices, caramelly maltiness, wheaty, very yeasty; nutty and caramelly malty taste, yeasty, sweetish fruitiness, citrus, coriander, peach, mild grassy hop bitterish finish. I had this a few times in bad (infected) condition but I will not take that into consideration for this rating.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EHSRanders (1795) - Tjele, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber colour with medium creamy white mostly lasting head. Malty aroma. Sweet spicy flavor. Oily palate.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EddyBeer1 (925) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 28, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2014 Brune opaque, effervescence moyenne, col beige moyen et aérien. Principalement maltée, léger caramel, fruits secs, légère amertume houblonnée.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lowenbrau (2132) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 24, 2014
33cl bottle @El Lúpulo Feroz, Oviedo. 01-01-2014.
In short: average belgian ale.
POurs murky copper with nice frothy off white head. Some head retention, poor lacing. Citrusy, coriander, sweet aromas. Medium body, average to high carbonation, some crispy texture. Taste is sweet, spicy, coriander, citrusy, caramel. Sweet aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Japalo (1257) - DENMARK - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle@home. Dark brown. Hazy. One finger foam. Molasses caramslty. Dry sweet. Complex malty. Some alcohol mouthfeel. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wim (2875) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2014
ath home dark amber coloured body with a off white head and a spicy yeast malt hop aroma a spicy yeast malt alcholic bitter taste with a alcholic bitter finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
note666 (1144) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2014
2014 - 05 - 04 330ml bottle. amber-brown colour. medium, fadin, frothy, tan head. hint of leather in aroma. bitter-sweet taste. dry palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hcalsos (205) - Rælingen, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2014
0.33 l bottle. Brown colour eith a medium offwhite head. Perfumed caramell and fruity aroma. Sweet caramel and pear. Nice bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
corkyrory66 (698) - BELGIUM - MAR 30, 2014
Rappelons le changement d’étiquette, vraiment très classe maintenant, avec un fond marron et un blason doré en haut avec une inscription anno 1908, et la mention Authentic Belgian Brewery en calligraphie dorée sous le nom de la bière. Bière ambrée de 6,5 % abv, avec du malt de froment et de la coriandre. Couleur ambre moyen. Léger trouble. Bulles inexistantes !! Mousse blanche qui tombe très vite, et pourtant mon exemplaire sera à date en février 2015 !! Arômes de pelure de pomme de terre, malt caramel, speculoos, pain d’épices. 1ère bouche douce sur du malt légèrement grillé, du pain gris, de la moutarde douce et une pointe de coriandre. Arrière-bouche sur du pain gris. 2ème bouche assez plate, sauf une pointe de girofle. 3ème où on revient sur du malt grillé. Arrière-bouche plus maltée, plus complète. La longueur s’ouvre sur des épices, des câpres, des herbes aromatiques assez imprécises, plutôt amère mais sans la classe. La levure est d’un niveau modeste mais bien constituée. L’alcool fait plus que son niveau papier, mais sans pouvoir relever le niveau des saveurs. La finale n’apporte rien de plus. CONCLUSION : une bière qui avait de nombreux atouts marketing, notamment l’appui de l’histoire de ce loup qui a terrorisé la région de Waas … Alors, peut-être que les loups apprécient ce goût assez âpre .. je ne peux vous le confirmer … mais cette bière ne peut prétendre à un niveau supérieur, notamment par une finale assez faible. Ceci dit, elle n’est pas non plus boiteuse.... le loup non plus !!


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