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Brouwerij Sterkens
Brewed at Scheldebrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Meer, Belgium

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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An excellent top fermented ale, brewed according to the traditions you can find in the domain of Bokrijk (Belgium). Second fermentation in the jar.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mattyb83 (737) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 23, 2011
Slightly hazy straw yellow color with small white head. Yay!!! A beer that doesn’t look like poop for once tonight, and one that actually has a little bit of a head on it. Two firsts in one pour. Fruity and floral aroma with all the typical belgian esters, but also a touch of lemon and potpourri. Taste is slightly grainy, slight nutmeg/clove and cinnamon. Meh. Just nothing that makes this beer interesting. It reminds me of every generic belgian ale with nothing that makes me want to drink this again. I’d take a duvel over it every day that ends in "day".

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fratto (2835) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 1, 2011
Monster bottle from pikapp327. Light orange pour with a big white head. Aroma is grass, musty, yeast, and awkward. Taste is cinnamon, spice, clove, and yeast.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cavie (4042) - 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 (5780) - 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 (4819) - 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 (4531) - 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 (1773) - 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 (12268) - 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 (6237) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2011
Crock, thanks to thirdeye11, yellow color with a nice sweet cinnamon, malty fruit and sugar aroma and flavor


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