Brouwerij Sterkens
Brewed at Scheldebrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Meer, Belgium


on tap


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RATINGS: 177   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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dyetube (1279) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 5, 2010
This beer pours a muddy dull yellow with a thick white head. The aromas are lemon, yeast, light skunk. The mouthfeel is watery and slightly sweet with a bitterness on the end. Not a great beer but drinkable. Cheers!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - NOV 4, 2010
New "Monsters" design.....Pours a clear light gold with large foamy white head. Aroma is filled with light fruity esters, yeasty, with a nice light malty profile. Flavor doesn’t stray far with an added light touch of sweetness, notes of white pepper, little grass, nice hop profile with a balanced bitter in the end. Mouth feel is light-medium body with fizzy carbonation. Overall, I really enjoyed this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13522) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2010
Bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a mild, white head. Notes of malt, caramel and spices in the nose. Flavor is sweet with more caramel, along with some yeast and light spices. Light to medium in body with fine carbonation. Finishes sweet with some more maltiness. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (5127) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2010
Ceramic/stone bottle: Had this one a while ago and really enjoyed it. Off white foamy head with a light hazy, dark yellow to orange body. Smell lots of fruit (lemon, orange, banana), some light spices, hints of wheat, yeast and bread. Taste is a pretty fresh, bitter and sweet mix of: fruits, hops, sweets, spices, yeast, honey, wheat and hint of malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
twindadplus2 (625) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 15, 2010
Dark cloudy honey brown color with no head or carbonation. Very spicy and yeasty with a honey sweetness and some doughy malt. Very tasty but I would have preferred maybe a bit of carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DKS4011 (8) - Black Earth, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 23, 2010 does not count
To be honest, I homebrew so I was first drawn to this beer by the nifty bottle. I do enjoy Belgian beers though and this one did not disappoint. However, for a Belgian, it was on the lower end of the spectrum. For an overall beer it still ranks on the upper end of the spectrum. Mine was very smooth with almost no carbonation (almost like a Cask pour), very cloudy and strong yeast overtone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dionysus (1454) - Arizona, USA - AUG 22, 2010
Thanks superdave! Bottle pours gold with a frothy white head. Aroma is light fruit and yeast. Flavor is sweet with honey, cracker, and some paper. Body is creamy and soft with a dry finish. Not too shabby.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10111) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 15, 2010
Bottle thanks to Superdave. Cloudy gold, fluffy white head. Honey, malty, spicy. Flavor is light and fluffy with some honey, yeasty, spices, bready notes. Pretty good. Thanks DAVE!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
DialSquare (3249) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 13, 2010
Big ceramic bottle from Liquor Loft. Yellow pour with visible carbonation and a large bright white head. Lemon, spice and yeast aroma. Taste is bready yeast and light pepper. Nice creamy medium texture. Finishes clean and slightly dry. Drinkable - but not so complex.

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