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

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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 25, 2010
Bottle. A clear, dark golden beer, with an off-white head. Alcohol, acetone notes, fruits and some sweetness in the aroma. The flavor is pretty much the same, with too much focus on the alcohol. Warming mouthfeel, medium to full body. Fruity finish with alcohol. Not all bad, like a malt liquor blended with a belgian ale. 091016

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
uckelman (319) - Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2010
Head dissipates almost immediately. Pretty reddish color. Slightly metalic flavor. Initial aroma of spices.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (11230) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 18, 2010
Bottle. Dark golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, alcohol, malt, butterscotsch, apple. Medium body. A little bit boring beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maupie (927) - Roosendaal, NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2010
After the beer was served in the glass there was found a lasting quantity not wall adhesive white foam collar which was fine and evenly of structure. The beer also contained no carbonic acid in the glass. The beer has a clear ruby color and a sweet taste. The after tast of the beer is hoppy bitter with a spicy touch. This beer smells fruity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spkevin (395) - Doetinchem, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2009
bottle @ home. Pours a red/brown beer with an ok head. Hints of fruits and spices in the aroma. Spicey and sweet taste. Not a bad beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bogus (97) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2009
Bottle at the wombat. Very nice amber colouring. Aroma of sweets and fruits. The taste is also sweet and fruity with hints of alcohol. Liked it for half a glass, after that it became a struggle to finish my glass.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2009
0.3 L bottle. A dense, fingerthick yellow tanned head over an orange to light brown colored body with good clarity. Sweet buttery malts and cream-caramel to the nose. Also a whiff of ripe apples and alcohol. Taste is medium to heavy sweet. Buttery malts again, backed by some mild bittering hops. A sour tone is noticable. Mid-bodied with an oily mouthfeel. Malty, light bitter-sweet ending. Goes well down, but does stand out in any way.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JanEric (1027) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2009
Bottle t.h.t. dec 09. Dark amber, almost no head, very sparsely. Aroma of sweets, and fruits. tastes bitter from the alcohol (not the hops), some dark fruit, fizzling carbonation. Finish average.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TrefwoordPunk (818) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2009
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a dark red wine-like colour with a medium off-white head and a sweet, fruity aroma with hints of prunes, caramel, rhum and molasses. The taste is bitter sweet, with both hops and notes of malts, alcohol, molasse, toffee, milk chocolate and dark fruits. The finish is both sticky sweet and mildly hoppy. pretty good

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (3422) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2009
Copper colour. Sweet aroma. Nice bittersweet flavour with hints of red fruits.


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