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Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium

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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Boerken® is een amberkleurig soort abdijbier, hergist in de fles. Het heeft een iets bittere moutsmaak en een volumepercentage van 9,5%.
http://www.boerkenenboerinneken.be/


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjik83 (640) - - DEC 5, 2014
- Alcoholpercentage van 9,5% - Smakelijk biertje destijds gedronken - Complimenten aan de brouwerij- en brouwmeester - Nog geen topper, maar wel de hoge waardering die verdiend is ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (675) - Belgrade, SERBIA - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle 0.33l taste sample at Horeca Expo Ghent Belgium 2014.Pour it dark amber color with small white head.Taste and aroma of malt, dark fruits, caramel, Belgian yeast.But all together nothing special for me.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (6287) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2014
33 cl. bottle. Hazy golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of yeast, spice, fruit, malt, caramel and alcohol.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackisle (849) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2014
Swing top bottle 33cl. Clear deep amber color, a lot of bubbles, big foamy beige head, slowly collapsing with good lacing; aroma sweet malty, dark fruits, plum, caramel, yeasty, nutty notes (almond, chestnut); taste moderate sweet, slightly bitter, caramel, fruity and spicy notes, bit yeasty; full-bodied, oily to sticky texture, average carbonation; finish bittersweet, fruity, woody, herbal and spicy notes. A beer like a meal, quite complex but in balance.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (1878) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2014
330ml bottle from Vanuxeem. Pours chestnut brown with decent off-white head. Taste is on the sweeter side of things with fruitcake, warming alcohol and a slight spiciness coming through. A delicious beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sureshpa (295) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2014
Aroma: Caramel, dates, floral, yeast Appearance: Brown, red glow, little haze, dense light bubble, beige foam, full lace Taste: Coffee, roast, dates, very light dry, bitter, kinda sweet finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thanatosti (970) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 23, 2014
33 cl. swing top bottle @ home, gift from Hilde. Dark brown with an off-white head. Malty nose with some dark fruits. I don’t really know why this isn’t listed as an abbey dubbel because it is a typical dubbel, albeit a bit more spicy than the average one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2477) - Athens, Georgia, USA - SEP 6, 2014
2007 bottle. Pours a hazy brown with minimal head or lacing. Aroma is chocolate, dark fruits, caramel sweetness. Taste is a big sweet malt bomb, caramel and chocolate, barely any yeast esters remain. Warmth in your throat and all the way down to your belly, big and sweet, but nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
__Rb81 (266) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours red brown with a off-white head. Aroma is malts, caramel, dark fruits, little sour. Taste is malts, dark fruits, caramel, hint of sour in there as well, yeast. Warming alcohol in the aftertaste. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJester (1958) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 27, 2014
350 mL bottle. Dark - looks like a dubel. lovely aroma - lots of dates. Reminiscent of Abbaye des Rocs, but more one dimensional. The flavour is good, but not as appealing as the aroma. There is an interesting note of spice on the top of the mouth at the end. Alcohol is very (too?) well hidden. Nice beer.


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