Brewed by Brand Bierbrouwerij (Heineken)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Wijlre, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruuurd (216) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2015
Fruity, caramel tones. Nice beer, not to strong and not to heavy in taste. Still kinda average though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BobEvers (370) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2015
Fles33cl. Kleur amber. Smalle schuimkraag. Geur mout en karamel. Smaak vrij zoetig. Karamel. Licht fruitig en beetje bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DJoer (1165) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2015
Nice fine texture medium mokka head, copper brown clear colour, caramel herbs malts smell, medium carbonation low bitter fruity caramel sweet a bit to much some sour touch some malts

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jerohen (2163) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2014
Bottled from Mitra, Baarn, The Netherlands. Can?t believe i haven?t rated this one yet. Clear ruby colored, small off-white head. Beautiful nose of caramel malts, toffee, molasses. Sweet malty flavor, some hops, caramel. Bittersweet flavor. Actually nice to taste beers like this between all those overhopped beers these days.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ZodiacM (759) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2014
Oranjerood van kleur met lichte schuimkraag. Geur en smaak van gebrande mout, caramel. Smaak blijft niet lang hangen, weinig body. Wel aardig maar niet meer dan dat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjik83 (1320) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 15, 2016 30cl flesje via 8 Zaligheden, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 7,5% Uitgeschonken in La Chouffe glas Uiterlijk: koperbruin met klein schuimkraagje dat uiteindelijk helemaal wegtrekt Aroma en smaak: zoet, donker fruit, caramel, fruitig als banaan, rozijnen Conclusie: niet echt kruidig voor een winterbier, wel lekkerder dan eerdere keren dat ik hem dronk EDIT 15-01-15: Van de tap bij Tramhalte, Maastricht. Lekkerder dan op de fles

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
RW80 (1905) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2014
30cl bottle lApperance:Cear ruby color with a small head. Aroma:Spices and candy some malts. taste: some moderate sweet caramel up ront with some spices and then finishing dry with bitter finish. Light bodied, with a bit too thin mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Something seems to be missing itís a bit too thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ulysse (411) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 28, 2014
On the bottle it states: Brand, Sylvester. Winterbier. I donít know if all sylversters are winter beers, if not please classify this accordingly. clove, raisin, red, brown, soft carbonation, light body. Interesting start but lacks character. Too watery to be in the beer category.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Taboada (824) - Compostela (Galiza), - MAY 19, 2014
Tasted from tap at Nederlandse Bierproeffestival on 17/05/2014. Ruby colour with a small white head. Sweet is very present in the taste and in the aroma. Taste of caramel, brown sugar and bubble gum. The aftertaste is light sweet with caramel reminders. Next one please!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
markextrae (3538) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2014
from tap in the winter months. poured a clear amber colour with a white head. dry mouthfeel, malts, citrus, apples, raisins, caramel, bit to low carbonated. not a real good brew

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