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Brouwerij Sterkens
Brewed at Scheldebrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Meer, Belgium

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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   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.


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cavie (4005) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - OCT 14, 2011
Bottle from pikapp327. Big ceramic monster bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow golden color with a white head. Peanuts and popcorn on the nose. Dusty as well. Flavor is Belgian yeast with a very dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5746) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 12, 2011
(750ml ceramic fliptop bottle) clear pale yellow with a thick meringue like head that reminds of Duvel. Nose is floral and sweet malts, spices. Tastes like Duvel also, light bittering hops, sweet and floral with a bit of an odd umami flavor.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
reebtogi (4621) - 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 ber alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 22, 2011
jug with a bb of 28/4/14 at daks 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 (4494) - 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 (1732) - 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 (12112) - 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 (6169) - 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 (1562) - 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.


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