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Brouwerij Sterkens
Brewed at Scheldebrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Meer, Belgium

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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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An excellent top fermented ale, brewed according to the traditions you can find in the domain of Bokrijk (Belgium). Second fermentation in the jar.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
reebtogi (4155) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 3, 2011
750mL ceramic snap cap bottle. Pours hazy golden color with white head and nice lace. Aromas of yeast and spice. Tastes of sweet malt and spice with a medium hop bitterness. Not quite as easy drinking as some other Belgians.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 22, 2011
jug with a bb of 28/4/14 at dak’s 8/14/10. hazy brownish shade of yellow with a soft white head. it smells like a mix of lemon, flowers, yeast, honey, wood and doughy malt; it tastes the same only sweeter. meh. 6/3/6/3/14

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ChainGangGuy (4370) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAR 4, 2011
Appearance: Pours a clouded, milky yellow body with a modestly-sized, fizzly white head. Smell: Aroma of lightly grainy malts and sugary cereals. Slim notes of lemon zest, meadow flowers, spice, and white peaches, which attaches to a waft of alcohol giving a little sniff of schnapps. Taste: Light pale maltiness, perhaps a bit of pils in the mix, with a moderate sweetness to it. A sousing with water, then a slip of alcohol. Fruitiness of white peaches and soft lemon. Only a slight bitterness is felt. vague peppery spiciness. A bit of enduring sweetness for the lightly acidic, lightly warming finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-plus body. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: A beer that never really grabbed me, instead one I just got through, like paying bills or doing the laundry. I found it to be less than appealing and pretty forgettable. You might like it though!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Abio (1569) - Waasland, BELGIUM - FEB 5, 2011
Light orange coloured, a good sized head. Smell is malts, spiced, a bit earthy. Very soft, malts, light hopped, spiced. Misses a boost.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2011
(750ml ceramic bottle, courtesy of thirdeye11) Pours a clear golden body with a moderate white head. Aroma of yeast, perfume, wet leather, and citrus. Flavor of yeast, earth, and dough.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6017) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2011
Crock, thanks to thirdeye11, yellow color with a nice sweet cinnamon, malty fruit and sugar aroma and flavor

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dixonian (1561) - Plano, Texas, USA - JAN 22, 2011
750ml ceramic bottle - thanks to Thirdeye11. Pours nice and frothy - smells of banana, honey, and bread. Clear, slightly sweet, and a bit funky. Quite enjoyable, I went back for a bit more of this one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 15, 2011
Cloudy gold with a fluffy white head. Sweet aroma of honey, malt, spice and yeast. Flavor is light with some honey, yeasty, spices, bread. Pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jhumphries69 (1034) - Tyrone, Georgia, USA - JAN 15, 2011
Awesome high-fire ceramic flip-top bottle (500ml). Pours golden and bright with an immense white head that was foamy and tight in areas and soapy with big bubbles in others. Fruity sweet aroma. Banana and sweet grainy pilsner malt. A bit delicate. Overall - decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
taphandle (1135) - Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2010
Clear and light yellow with a head of lots of big bubbles. Aroma is yeasty and citrusy. Taste has the Belgian, twangy edge to it mixed with unidentifiable spices. The finish has clean tastes of light fruit. A good Belgian, but not my favorite style.


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